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2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Open Letter From Mark Stegeman (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        In reaction to Tuesday's youth takeover of the Tucson Unified School District's governing board meeting, board president Mark Stegeman wrote the following letter:
April 28, 2011
Open letter to the public, concerning the April ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Brewer Talks to Arizona Week (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Michael Chihak has a lengthy interview with Gov. Jan Brewer on KUAT-TV's Arizona Week. Oh, and I'm on there, too, to talk about Brewer's vetoes, including her rejection of Sen. Frank Antenori's city-destroying SB 1322.&hellip ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
The Food Truck Diaries, Volume 13: The Future of Tucson Food Trucks (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
It wasn’t long ago that Tucson’s mobile-food culture was little more than Sonoran hot dogs ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Giffords: Travel Plans Unknown At This Time (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        A statement from Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on today's scrubbed launch:Congresswoman Giffords is disappointed that Endeavour was unable to launch today, but realizes that mission safety must come first. Launch delays are ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Dear Star, Don't Hold Your Breath for Maroon 5 Tickets (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Dear Arizona Daily Star,
While I understand that it's hard news to take and the people at AVA still seem hopeful that Maroon 5 is coming to town, posting a story online saying that tickets aren't on sale because "details for ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Endeavour to Launch Monday, At Earliest (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        From Space.com:
NASA called off its attempt to launch the final voyage of the space shuttle Endeavour today (April 29) because of a malfunction in one of the spacecraft's critical power units.
"It's unfortunate for the [Endeavour ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Writer's Block: Hypnosis House Call (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Local psychologist Steven Gurgevich's book Hypnosis House Call: A Complete Course in Mind-Body Healing was recently ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
The Baja Arizona Movement Is Underway (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Fresh from taping a segment with The Daily Show, Start Our State has launched a petition ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Java Edge in Rita Ranch Closes (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        The Java Edge on the corner of Valencia and Nexus roads in Rita Ranch is no more, another casualty of tough economic times.
From an e-mail announcing the closure:
This week we reluctantly had to consolidate two of our locations ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Farewell to a Soldier: Capt. Nathan J. Nylander (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Senior Airman Shane Dunaway delivers the sad news about Capt. Nathan J. Nylander, who was killed in Afghanistan ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
A Self-Proclaimed Bad Advice Column (Locally Written!) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Local comedienne J.L. Godwin promises "the worst relationship advice on the planet, guaranteed" on her blog.
Her blog persona, The Big Chicken, is a self-described "big human person" who has a dream to "roller skate all across ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Laura Milkins Is Walking Home (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        On Sunday, May 1, Laura Milkins will begin her 2,000 mile walk home to her mother's house in Grand Rapids, Mich. The walk will be broadcast online 24 hours a day as she treks across the country and talks with people along the ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Padres Win With 10th Inning Comeback (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
The Tucson Padres made a 10th inning comeback last night, scoring four runs to defeat the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. Tim Hagerty, the voice of the Padres, brings us details:
When Aaron Cunningham’s chopper rolled into ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
A Musical About a Murderous, Cannibalistic, Necrophiliac! Tonight and Saturday at the Screening Room (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Writer and producer Dan Davies presents the Arizona premiere of his film Ed Gein, The Musical at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at the Screening Room, 127 E. Congress St.
Davis will offer an introduction, meet ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
'Bee' Careful in Tucson Spring, a Season That Can Sting (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        While we're busy avoiding the rattlesnakes and javelina that blossom along with Tucson’s spring, we can ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Watershed Management Group Wins YouTube Video Contest (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Here's a fascinating video produced by the India Staff of Watershed Management Group, a local nonprofit. The video was one of four winning videos out of 1,350 entries in the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Contest.… ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Correction (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The number of service members with ties to Tucson and Southern
Arizona killed in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan is 52. In
the story "D-M captain among casualties in Afghanistan airport
sho

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Blood donations (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The American Red Cross will be seeking blood donors at these
times and places in the area next week. To schedule an appointment,
call 1-800-733-2767.

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Slain D-M weatherman trained Afghan AF (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A Davis-Monthan officer ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations today:

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Life stories: UA professor was passionate about Austen's work (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/lifestyles/faith-an

"It is a truth universally ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Ben's Bells: Businesswoman exemplifies 'love and kindness in action' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/lifestyles/faith-an

The recipient of this ... read more

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Friday, April 29

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Giffords meets with Obama; shuttle delay clouds her trip (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Initially there was disappointment, and
some Tucsonans who came to watch Friday's scheduled shuttle launch
talked about flying home after the mission was scrubbed.

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Green Valley residents asked to leave explosives at home (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Got a souvenir grenade laying around the house? Or a coffee can
full of gunpowder in the garage?

2011-04-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 30 2011\
Crews monitoring fire near border (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Coronado National Forest officials are in Nogales, Sonora
helping fight one of two wildfires as part of an international
agreement between the forest service and Mexico.

2010-08-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 17 2010\
CD8: Paton's Ad Hitting Kelly on Stimulus and Earmarks (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Here's the Paton TV ad we wrote about earlier today.
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2010-08-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 17 2010\
CD8: Roll Call Looks at the Southern Arizona's Hottest GOP Primary (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Roll Call examines the CD8 race:
One of the hottest House races in the country right now is in Tucson, Ariz., where two Republicans are battling for the chance to take on Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords , an incumbent high on national ... read more

2010-08-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 17 2010\
Conservatives for Congress Committee Hits Paton in TV Ad (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Conservatives for Congress, the independent campaign committee that has recently been taking some swipes at Republican Jonathan Paton in CD8, has a new TV ad that criticizes Paton for hitting a fellow Republican "below the belt." The ... read more

2010-08-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 17 2010\
Democratic Senate Race: Parraz Debuts TV Spot (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Randy Parraz, one of four Democrats running for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican John McCain, debuts a bio ad for TV.
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2010-08-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 17 2010\
CD8: Paton Hits Kelly on Stimulus Dollars in New TV Ad. Special Guest Star: Tucson Weekly! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Are deep pockets in the GOP establishment responding to the call to help Jonathan Paton in his GOP primary against Jesse Kelly in Congressional District 8?
Despite having more experience in the political ring as a state lawmaker from ... read more

2010-08-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 17 2010\
Getting in step with the new school year (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2010-08-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 17 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Monday, Aug. 16

2010-08-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 17 2010\
Monsoon: Sound, fury, scant rain (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Halfway through the ... read more

2010-08-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 17 2010\
Family of missing Tucson man seeks public's help (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The family of 65-year ... read more

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Regents, with qualms, OK 5-year plans for universities (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320077
The Arizona Board of Regents approved five-year strategic plans for the three state universities Thursday, but one regent noted the plans don't reflect economic realities.

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
State inspection finds violations at Sierra Tucson (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320043
Reports of a patient with a history of psychosis leaving the grounds without permission, and the discharge of a patient with suicidal thoughts to his private car without an escort, are among violations state investigators recently discovered at the Sierra ... read more

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Study of Catholic sisters focuses on religious role of women (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320037
A Vatican study of Roman Catholic sisters in the United States is discouraging and intrusive to some local women while others say it is a chance to emphasize good works and call more women to religious life.

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Mosaic artist wants help with mural (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320061
Shards of glass, bits of broken tile and other discards will be used to transform a wall near the University of Arizona campus into a kindness-themed mural.

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Brewer opponents blast payday loans (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320064
PHOENIX — Announced and potential opponents of Gov. Jan Brewer are criticizing her connection to efforts to keep the payday loan industry alive.

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
UA student addresses abuses in teen dating (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320034
Mikala Jennings knows first-hand what it is like to be abused.

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Wet's a good bet (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320044
The same weather phenomenon that robbed us of monsoon moisture now promises a wet winter — beginning Monday night.

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
DES says it'll enforce ban on aid to illegal immigrants (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320058
PHOENIX — The Department of Economic Security issued a policy Thursday instructing its workers to enforce a new ban on providing welfare services to those not in this country legally, including a requirement to report illegal applicants to federal immigration ... read more

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320062

  
    green valley

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Gary Triano's ex-wife arrested in his 1996 pipe-bomb slaying (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320033
The phone at Toni Ferrara's house began ringing off the hook at 6 a.m. Thursday and the e-mails began pouring in soon after.

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320013
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Man dies in fire on Country Club near Broadway (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320060
A man died from injuries suffered in an early morning house fire, officials said.

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Corrections (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320018
• In "UA prof receives grant to study asthma's effects," Thursday on A2, the headline should have said that the study will focus on asthma's causes.

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Law and Order (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320069

  Driver crashes, dies in evasion attempt

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Ali appears at Parkinson's center, whose success is largely his doing (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320065
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali made a rare public appearance in Phoenix Thursday at the opening of a newly expanded treatment center for Parkinson's disease.

2009-12-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 04 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/320057
The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to photograph of speeders at these locations today:

2009-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2009\
Fans soak in Arizona's victory over Utah (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Fueled by beer and margaritas, Wildcat fans shouted in jubilation at the University of Arizona men's basketball team's triumph in its first contest in the 2009 NCAA Tournament on Friday.

2009-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2009\
In tough economy, religious stores see more customers (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Dena Ruggiero walked into Fr Kino's Corner looking for a job and a little spiritual reinforcement.

2009-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2009\
Phoenix mayor to testify before Congress about border violence (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon will testify before Congress next week about how border violence has impacted public safety in Phoenix.

2009-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2009\
Pima County leads state in rabies cases; 21 so far this year (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Pima County has had more cases of rabid animals this year than any other county, while Arizona is on track to set a record for the second consecutive year.

2009-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2009\
Border Patrol: Nogales anti-tunnel barrier works (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
NOGALES - A thick underground concrete barrier built to block smuggling tunnels along a stretch of the border with Mexico in downtown Nogales has done the trick so far, a Border Patrol spokesman said Friday.

2009-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2009\
Water, Rio Nuevo on council's agenda (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
The City Council has extended its study session portion of the weekly meeting to deal with numerous items that have been mounting over the past two months.

2009-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2009\
State getting $2M in stimulus funds for senior meals (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Nutrition programs for Arizona seniors will get a nearly $2 million boost through federal stimulus dollars released Wednesday.

2009-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2009\
Arizona hospitals could get more stimulus funds, if state OKs match (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has designated $2.5 million in stimulus funding for Arizona's hospitals, one week after the Arizona Legislature restored some funds for the state's Medicaid program.

2009-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2009\
State agencies outline impacts of budget cuts (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
PHOENIX - Dozens of state agencies have projected how they would respond to budget reductions of 5, 10, 15 and 20 percent, listing cuts including mass layoffs of university personnel, truncating social-welfare services and shutting down police aviation ... read more

2011-04-30 'Bee' Careful in Tucson Spring, a Season That Can Sting (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/bee-careful-in-tucson-spring-a-season-that-can-sting

        
        
        

While we're busy avoiding the rattlesnakes and javelina that blossom along with Tucson’s spring, we can easily forget one more potentially dangerous critter.


All hail the black-and-yellow bumblebee.…
            

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2011-04-30 A Musical About a Murderous, Cannibalistic, Necrophiliac! Tonight and Saturday at the Screening Room (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/a-musical-about-a-murderous-cannibalistic-necrophiliac-tonight-and-saturday-at-the-screening-room

        
        
        

Writer and producer Dan Davies presents the Arizona premiere of his film Ed Gein, The Musical at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at the Screening Room, 127 E. Congress St.


Davis will offer an introduction, meet-and-greet and a Q&A session. The film's director, Steve Russell, will be in attendance.…
            

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2011-04-30 A Self-Proclaimed Bad Advice Column (Locally Written!) (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/a-self-proclaimed-bad-advice-column-locally-written

        
        
        

Local comedienne J.L. Godwin promises "the worst relationship advice on the planet, guaranteed" on her blog.


Her blog persona, The Big Chicken, is a self-described "big human person" who has a dream to "roller skate all across the land and make a movie about my funny adventures."…
            

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2011-04-30 Ben's Bells: Businesswoman exemplifies 'love and kindness in action' (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/lifestyles/faith-and-values/article_eac15d20-f9cd-5b69-a072-3c177c1cdc37.html

The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is businesswoman and
philanthropist Jana Westerbeke.

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2011-04-30 Blood donations (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_31f112be-2d7a-5ffe-81e1-b6c1dc1bcd28.html

The American Red Cross will be seeking blood donors at these
times and places in the area next week. To schedule an appointment,
call 1-800-733-2767.

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2011-04-30 Brewer Talks to Arizona Week (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/brewer-talks-to-arizona-week

        
        
        

Michael Chihak has a lengthy interview with Gov. Jan Brewer on KUAT-TV's Arizona Week. Oh, and I'm on there, too, to talk about Brewer's vetoes, including her rejection of Sen. Frank Antenori's city-destroying SB 1322.…
            

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2011-04-30 Correction (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_f8027d0f-2810-5acf-b2f8-c0b324055c18.html

The number of service members with ties to Tucson and Southern
Arizona killed in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan is 52. In
the story "D-M captain among casualties in Afghanistan airport
sho
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2011-04-30 Crews monitoring fire near border (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_3f6243ae-7272-11e0-a3a6-001cc4c03286.html

Coronado National Forest officials are in Nogales, Sonora
helping fight one of two wildfires as part of an international
agreement between the forest service and Mexico.

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2011-04-30 Dear Star, Don't Hold Your Breath for Maroon 5 Tickets (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/dear-star-dont-hold-your-breath-for-maroon-5-tickets

        
        
        

Dear Arizona Daily Star,


While I understand that it's hard news to take and the people at AVA still seem hopeful that Maroon 5 is coming to town, posting a story online saying that tickets aren't on sale because "details for the show, which should feature Train, have not been finalized" could probably be cleared up with an email to the band's PR representative, who told me earlier this week that "the event is definitely not happening".


Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.…
            

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2011-04-30 Endeavour to Launch Monday, At Earliest (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/endeavour-to-launch-monday-at-earliest

        
        
        

From Space.com:


NASA called off its attempt to launch the final voyage of the space shuttle Endeavour today (April 29) because of a malfunction in one of the spacecraft's critical power units.


"It's unfortunate for the [Endeavour] team and Mark Kelly and his crew, but today the orbiter's not ready to fly, and as we always say in this business, we will not fly before we're ready," launch director Mike Leinbach said.

Two heaters on one of Endeavour's auxiliary power units, which power hydraulics systems on the shuttle during its return to Earth, failed this morning, rendering the unit useless.…
            

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2011-04-30 Farewell to a Soldier: Capt. Nathan J. Nylander (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/farewell-to-a-soldier-capt-nathan-j-nylander

        
        
        


Senior Airman Shane Dunaway delivers the sad news about Capt. Nathan J. Nylander, who was killed in Afghanistan last week:


Capt. Nathan J. Nylander, an Airman assigned to the 25th Operational Weather Squadron here at D-M was pronounced dead on April 27 after a shooting at Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan.


The death of this Airman marks the third loss Davis-Monthan has suffered to either operations in Afghanistan or Iraq.…
            

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2011-04-30 Giffords meets with Obama; shuttle delay clouds her trip (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_2b425ac8-c83f-5295-af4f-a771a8b806c5.html

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Initially there was disappointment, and
some Tucsonans who came to watch Friday's scheduled shuttle launch
talked about flying home after the mission was scrubbed.

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2011-04-30 Giffords: Travel Plans Unknown At This Time (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/giffords-travel-plans-unknown-at-this-time

        
        
        

A statement from Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on today's scrubbed launch:


Congresswoman Giffords is disappointed that Endeavour was unable to launch today, but realizes that mission safety must come first. Launch delays are not uncommon with the space shuttle.…
            

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2011-04-30 Green Valley residents asked to leave explosives at home (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_a8cc7566-7278-11e0-88b1-001cc4c03286.html

Got a souvenir grenade laying around the house? Or a coffee can
full of gunpowder in the garage?

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2011-04-30 Java Edge in Rita Ranch Closes (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/java-edge-in-rita-ranch-closes

        
        
        

The Java Edge on the corner of Valencia and Nexus roads in Rita Ranch is no more, another casualty of tough economic times.


From an e-mail announcing the closure:


This week we reluctantly had to consolidate two of our locations together in order to make better use of our resources.…
            

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2011-04-30 Laura Milkins Is Walking Home (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/laura-milkins-is-walking-home

        
        
        

On Sunday, May 1, Laura Milkins will begin her 2,000 mile walk home to her mother's house in Grand Rapids, Mich. The walk will be broadcast online 24 hours a day as she treks across the country and talks with people along the way. That footage will also be edited into a weekly online TV show.…
            

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2011-04-30 Life stories: UA professor was passionate about Austen's work (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/lifestyles/faith-and-values/article_133c2ab4-62a1-5ced-bfbd-7214e444a661.html

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in
possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife."

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2011-04-30 Lottery (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_41bfad76-f829-5398-8e65-d09bc01c6930.html

Drawings for Friday, April 29

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2011-04-30 Open Letter From Mark Stegeman (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/open-letter-from-mark-stegeman

        
        
        

In reaction to Tuesday's youth takeover of the Tucson Unified School District's governing board meeting, board president Mark Stegeman wrote the following letter:


April 28, 2011


Open letter to the public, concerning the April 26 meeting of the Tucson Unified School District:


As is well known, the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board postponed its April 26 meeting after a crowd of students and allied persons filled the Board room shortly before the meeting was scheduled to start.


The frequent exercise of free speech, especially dissenting opinions, is one indicator of a healthy democratic society.…
            

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2011-04-30 Padres Win With 10th Inning Comeback (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/padres-win-with-10th-inning-comeback

        
        
        


The Tucson Padres made a 10th inning comeback last night, scoring four runs to defeat the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. Tim Hagerty, the voice of the Padres, brings us details:


When Aaron Cunningham’s chopper rolled into left field in the bottom of the tenth inning Thursday, the Tucson Padres sealed their first extra inning win, one-run win, and walk-off win, beating Colorado Springs 8-7.…
            

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2011-04-30 Radar van locations (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_d2226a6f-fb0b-5d21-af19-a303df3741c7.html

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations today:

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2011-04-30 Slain D-M weatherman trained Afghan AF (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_91acf58c-684f-5d01-a21d-8edf30b1198f.html

A Davis-Monthan officer gunned down in Afghanistan on Wednesday
was a military meteorologist who was helping to train that nation's
fledgling air force, officials said Friday.

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2011-04-30 The Baja Arizona Movement Is Underway (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/the-baja-arizona-movement-is-underway

        
        
        

Fresh from taping a segment with The Daily Show, Start Our State has launched a petition drive as the first step of splitting from Maricopa County:



        

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2011-04-30 The Food Truck Diaries, Volume 13: The Future of Tucson Food Trucks (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/the-food-truck-diaries-volume-13-the-future-of-tucson-food-trucks

        
        
        


It wasn’t long ago that Tucson’s mobile-food culture was little more than Sonoran hot dogs and taco stands, but that is changing.


A new generation of food trucks is emerging, selling everything from tender barbecue sandwiches to Hawaiian shaved ice.…
            

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2011-04-30 Watershed Management Group Wins YouTube Video Contest (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/watershed-management-group-wins-youtube-video-contest

        
        
        

Here's a fascinating video produced by the India Staff of Watershed Management Group, a local nonprofit. The video was one of four winning videos out of 1,350 entries in the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Contest.…
            

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2011-04-30 Writer's Block: Hypnosis House Call (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2011/04/29/writers-block-hypnosis-house-call

        
        
        

Local psychologist Steven Gurgevich's book Hypnosis House Call: A Complete Course in Mind-Body Healing was recently published. Visit www.HealingwithHypnosis.com for more information.…
            

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