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2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Democrats Want To Knock GOP Mayoral Candidate McClusky off the Ballot (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Jeff Rogers tells The Range that he'll try to knock Republican Shaun McClusky out of the mayor's race.
Rogers says that party operatives have discovered between 280 and 300 invalid signatures ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Nerd Worlds Collide! Muppet Star Wars Action Figures! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Yes, it will be a little bit of a hassle to have to travel to Disneyland to purchase the Muppet Star ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
This Is Where Anti-Piracy Laws Are Going, Apparently (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        In Tennessee, if you share your Netflix password with someone, you could face a year in jail and a $2,500 fine. While it makes sense that if someone is using the service, they should probably pay for it, that's sort of an ominously ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Federal Judge Rejects Motion for Advance Notice of Loughner Drugging (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Believing that Jared Loughner would not be forcibly medicated without the permission of the court, Judge Larry Burns rejected the defense's motion to be notified in advance of plans to administer psychotropic drugs to their ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
When You Need Only the Best in Ice Cube Technology (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
The ice that comes from the plastic trays in my freezer suddenly seems so inadequate. Only $205 (plus shipping) if anyone's going to buy me something for Blogger's Day (note: there is actually no gift-giving opportunity/holiday ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
City Hall Brawl: Democrat Regina Romero vs. Democrat Joe Flores in Ward 1 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        As she wraps up her first term on the Tucson City Council, Democrat Regina Romero says she loves her job representing the westside Ward 1.
“I’ve represented Ward 1 very well,” Romero says.… ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Shooting in Yuma Leaves Five Dead, Including Suspect (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Tragic news today, according to the Yuma Sun:
The suspect in a series of shootings around Yuma County is dead, police said. Carey Hal Dyess, 73, of Yuma, apparently shot and killed one person in Yuma and three people in Yuma ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
New: New York Pizza Department (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        We finally made it over to the newish New York Pizza Department for a slice this week. The pizzeria at 1521 N. Wilmot Road did not disappoint, and it’s currently running a special where you can get a soda and a slice for ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
City Hall Brawl: Ward 2: Democrat Paul Cunningham vs. Republican Jennifer Rawson in Ward 2 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Democrat Paul Cunningham was appointed to the Tucson City Council after Councilman Rodney Glassman stepped down last year to run for the U.S. Senate.
Cunningham has been involved with politics most of his life; his father, ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
City Hall Brawl: Democrat Shirley Scott vs. Republican Tyler Vogt in Ward 4 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        When Republican Tyler Vogt filed his nominating petitions to run for the Ward 4 Tucson City Council seat last week, he sent an open letter to Ward 4 Councilwoman Shirley Scott urging her to quit the race.
“I offer you ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
The Decline of American Civilization Begins With Girls Playing With Trucks (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Sean Hannity's Great American Panel starts with the liberal influences of Elmo and takes that train straight to Paranoid Crazy Town:

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2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Food Conspiracy Co-op Adds Some Serious Square Footage (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Food Conspiracy Co-op has signed a deal that will more than double the amount of room the store at 412 N. Fourth Ave. has to work with.
Co-op officials just announced that they signed a deal to lease a 6,500-square-foot building ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
City Hall Brawl: Just Who Is Running for Mayor, Anyway? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        With Republican Mayor Bob Walkup stepping down after three terms, seven candidates—two Democrats, two Republicans, two Greens and one independent—filed to run for mayor yesterday.
While it's unlikely that all of ... read more

2011-06-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 03 2011\
Go See the Sand Rubies Tonight (For the Last Time?) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        The Sand Rubies/Sidewinders, the desert rock band that never quite made it, are hanging up their instruments tonight after 26 years as a band (albeit with a hiatus for the main components of the group - David Slutes and Rich ... read more

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
New Gov Poll Today? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        We hear there's a new poll on the race between Gov. Jan Brewer and challenger Terry Goddard coming out today that will show Goddard within single digits. Stay tuned.…
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2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

citywide

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
The sounds and joys of Oktoberfest (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Saturday, Sept. 18

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
Tucson Oddity: Traffic routinely snakes under huge rattler bridge (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

If Tucson served as the backdrop for a monster movie, a giant
metal rattlesnake that ravaged downtown would be an appropriate
villain.

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
There's sheen of good, even with 'pond scum' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

It might look like pond ... read more

2010-09-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 20 2010\
$50K grant to aid Arizona Trail work (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The Arizona Trail - a grand, scenic route snaking 817 miles from
Mexico to Utah - will get some major makeover work, thanks to a
$50,000 grant.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
City's budget plight: So what now? (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324244
No rental tax. No police and fire layoffs. That much is clear. But a stream of City Council motions and votes Tuesday left a lot of unanswered questions about Tucson's budget deficit and what is being done to fix it.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Huckelberry will ask for maximum Asarco fine (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324255
Asarco's failure to keep tailings dust from blowing away at its Mission mine during two dust storms last year could cost the company hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines, Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry said Wednesday.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Recall leader takes out petitions (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324245
Recall organizer Humberto Lopez officially took out petitions Wednesday against Mayor Bob Walkup and Councilwomen Regina Romero and Karin Uhlich, characterizing Tucson as a community "in crisis."

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
TMC now is offering 24/7 neurological coverage (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324232
In a move to improve patient safety, Tucson Medical Center now has neurosurgeons and neurologists on call around the clock, seven days a week.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Mom who starved baby could get parole (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324220
A Tucson mother of four admitted Wednesday that she starved her youngest child to death and agreed to serve a life term with parole possible.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Flandrau may get new life as tech hub (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324211
The University of Arizona plans to revive Flandrau Science Center as a science outreach hub seven months after closing its planetarium.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
School helps pupils deal with boy's death (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324204
Instead of the usual regimen of math, reading and science, students at Peter Howell Elementary School spent part of Wednesday morning writing letters to the family of a classmate who police say accidentally shot himself to death.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Law and Order: Manager is shot at Miracle Mile club (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324236
A manager at a north-side strip club was shot in the ankle Wednesday night, police said.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
South-side teacher one of about 100 to win Obama's award for excellence (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324234
Tucson kindergarten teacher Dana Islas received an award Wednesday from President  Obama at the White House.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324216
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Mt. Lemmon wildfire expands to 40 acres (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324261
A wildfire burning on Mount Lemmon near the Catalina Highway spread to about 40 acres Wednesday night, authorities said.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324195
The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Volunteer Connection (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324033
Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities online at www. volunteersoaz.org, the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona's Web site. For personalized assistance or more information on any of the volunteer opportunities listed here, call 881-3300.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
What's happening: This week's calendar (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323963
  Book Events

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
What's happening: This week's calendar (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324044
  Art Exhibit

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
More than 100 dancers compete at powwow (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323986
Dwight White Buffalo has danced nearly all his life, carrying on the traditions of his Cheyenne ancestors.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Reader photo of the week (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323995
We're looking for your best photos to print in the Northwest Star. Share images from high school events, shots of Arizona's wildlife or photos of fabulous scenery. Go to azstarnet.com/sn/northwest to upload your pictures.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Cancer center's go-to person 'full of kindness' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324029
The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Cindy Ryan, an advocate for children's cancer charities and a caring friend.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Batter up: Teams take field at renovated sports park h (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323988
There wasn't any fanfare when Mike Jacob Sports Park — formerly known as Tucson Sports Park — officially reopened Monday after being closed for much of last year, but people are still plenty excited.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Reader photos of the week (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324006
We're looking for your best photos to print in the Foothills Star. Share images from high school events, shots of Arizona's wildlife or photos of fabulous scenery.  Go to azstarnet.com/sn/foothills to upload your pictures.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Jewish or no, you'll like these films (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323990
Unique documentaries and award-winning films from around the world will be a treat for audiences at the Tucson International Jewish Film Festival.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Amphi High students take 2nd, 3rd in state contest (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323959
Two Amphitheater High School students finished in the top three in the Arizona School Boards Association Jack Peterson Student Photography Contest.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
In brief (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324036

  NORTHWEST

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
What's happening: This week's calendar (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323985
  Children's Event

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Police Reports (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323998
1 Two men were cited on suspicion of underage drinking at 9:22 p.m. Dec. 16 near East Snyder Road and North Avenida del Conejo after one of them threw a glow stick at a parked patrol car. The deputy smelled alcohol and marijuana coming from inside the ... read more

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Catalina thrift-shop opening delayed (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323966
  The Golden Goose's planned opening at its new building has been delayed.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Dear Sue: Let me express what you mean to me (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324019
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring:  all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Tour director gives Tucson a sweet fundraiser (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323962
If you're cruising into the new year with fitness, food, fun or philanthropy high on your resolution list, Laszlo Otvos has a fundraiser tailor-made to fit all those goals: the Tour de Cookie.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
The Foothills curmudgeon: Granddaughter's visit ends with the season (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324000
Well, it's all over, that time called Christmas and New Year's … which leads me to ask, what other significant historical event took place over Christmas week?

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
how to Share your news (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324032
It's easy. Just go online to  azstarnet.com/sn/east and fill out a form. Tell us about your sports team's accomplishments. Share information about your church. Bring us up to date on your group's fundraising efforts. 

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Police Reports (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324030

  EAST SIDE

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Volunteer Connection (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324011
Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities online at www. volunteersoaz.org, the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona's Web site. For personalized assistance or more information on any of the volunteer opportunities listed here, call 881-3300.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Police Reports (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323964

  MARANA

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Dixieland sounds fill senior center (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324026
The sounds of Dixieland filled the halls of the former Belin mansion Saturday, evoking memories of days gone by when high society might have gathered in those same halls.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Man helps nab burglary suspect (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/323958
Jim Rudolph knew something was amiss when he checked on one of the houses he manages in SaddleBrooke.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Antique fair is faring well under new management (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324016
The first Sunday of the month is a hopping time at the normally quiet corner of East Tanque Verde and North Tanque Verde Loop roads.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Buying your 1st horse? Seminar may help you (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324024
HEART of Tucson will present a first-time horse-ownership seminar from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 30 at Lazy Bear Ranch, 11765 E. St. James Road on Tucson's east side.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Vail Theatre to host folk legend McEuen (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324022
Folk legend and banjo virtuoso John McEuen, a 40-year member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, will be joined by his "music pal 2/3" Matt Cartsonis, for a concert this month.

2010-01-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 07 2010\
Buying your 1st horse? Seminar may help you (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/324015
HEART of Tucson will present a first-time horse-ownership seminar from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 30 at Lazy Bear Ranch, 11765 E. St. James Road on Tucson's east side.

2008-08-06 3 dogs left in Animal Care van die (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251510.php
Tucson police will investigate the deaths of three dogs that were left inside a Pima Animal Care Center vehicle for about an hour Saturday — a tragedy that the dogs' owner said was easily preventable.
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2008-08-06 AIMS scores in writing are down from '07 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251516.php
AIMS test scores remained relatively flat in math and reading statewide, but writing scores dropped across nearly every grade level, according to the most recent test scores, released publicly today.
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2008-08-06 AIMS writing scores down across the board (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92918.php
Writing scores on the 2008 AIMS test were lower across the board statewide, except in the eighth grade, where there was a slight upturn from the previous year. Math and reading scores were relatively unchanged.
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2008-08-06 Arizonans don't rush to get new passport cards (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92841.php
A cheaper, more convenient alternative to the passport book has been released in the United States, but not many Arizonans have paid it much attention.
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2008-08-06 Border Patrol agent's trial reset to October (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92836.php
Days after ruling that the retrial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent will not move to Phoenix but remain in Tucson, a judge pushed the start date back more than a month.
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2008-08-06 Chemical doesn't rule out Mars life (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251518.php
While the discovery of an oxidizing agent in Mars' arctic soil represents an unanticipated twist in the Phoenix lander's mission, it doesn't slam the door on the possibility that the red planet could support life, scientists said Tuesday.
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2008-08-06 Climate score card (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251504.php
The Star offers a monthly snapshot of how our 2008 weather compares with the norm.
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2008-08-06 Cops: Prostitution ring shut down in Phoenix (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92887.php
PHOENIX - Police said they broke up a major prostitution ring that operated in the region and set up dates through Web sites.
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2008-08-06 Council may show support for federal visa program (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92842.php
The City Council will vote Wednesday on whether to declare its support for a federal visa program for noncitizens that rewards them for helping fight certain crimes.
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2008-08-06 Cox digital customers surveyed on Tucson (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92883.php
What do you think of Tucson? Cox Communications digital subscribers can tune in to Channel 7 at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. each night through Aug. 13 and take an interactive survey presented by Cox and Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities.
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2008-08-06 Deaths (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92862.php
Compiled by Meggin Kitterman. For Information, call 573-4561.
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2008-08-06 Deaths (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251467.php

  The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.
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2008-08-06 Defender's role in protest probed (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251526.php
The actions of Pima County Legal Defender Isabel Garcia at a protest last month against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are "under review" after top county officials were flooded with complaints.
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2008-08-06 Drug office loses $28K in federal funds (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92886.php
Fighting drug crimes will get a little more expensive for Tucsonans as federal grant funding falls for a city drug prosecution office.
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2008-08-06 Expect a.m. backups on Swan Road near D-M (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251517.php
Hangar construction at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is causing morning traffic jams outside D-M's Swan Road gate, a situation expected to continue for about two weeks.
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2008-08-06 Flooding, power outages follow evening rainstorm (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251537.php
More than an inch of rain fell Tuesday night over much of the Tucson area, causing flooding problems and scattered power outages.
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2008-08-06 GOP leader: UA, NAU spending scrimps on safety (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92844.php
The speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives has sent a letter to Gov. Janet Napolitano accusing the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University of putting student lives at risk.
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2008-08-06 GOP leaders seek new session to fund 500 school vouchers (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251527.php
PHOENIX — The top Republican legislative leaders want a special legislative session, and soon, to authorize use of surplus House funds to finance two programs which pay to send some children to private and parochial schools.
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2008-08-06 House speaker seeks special session on school vouchers (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92830.php
House Speaker Jim Weiers is asking that Gov. Janet Napolitano call lawmakers back to the Capitol for a special session aimed at saving a pair of private-school voucher programs for disabled and foster-care children.
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2008-08-06 Immunization clinics scheduled (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251485.php
The Pima County Health Department will conduct its annual immunization clinics in Exhibit Hall A of the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.
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2008-08-06 Lake Powell 45 feet higher due to snowmelt (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92828.php
Lake Powell has reached its highest level in six years, a sign that the Colorado River is recovering from one of the worst dry spells on record.
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2008-08-06 Lottery (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92909.php
For Aug. 5
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2008-08-06 Man sentenced to 11 years in home invasion (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251532.php
A Tucson man who was shot while committing a home invasion with a buddy who ended up dead was sentenced to 11 years in prison Tuesday.
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2008-08-06 Matt's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251496.php
More afternoon showers and thunderstorms can be expected today across Southern Arizona. We could see even more activity into Thursday as we potentially tap into the remnants of Tropical Storm Edouard. Highs will be warmest today, with readings near 100, with slightly lower temps due Thursday.
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2008-08-06 Most in primaries balk at tax for transportation (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251509.php
A majority of Southern Arizona legislative candidates in the Sept. 2 primary are opposed to a 1-cent sales tax increase to pay for new roads and public transit.
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2008-08-06 Nominate a notable local student (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251534.php
Do you know students who are excelling in — and out of — the classroom?
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2008-08-06 POLL - ICE program asks immigrants to turn themselves in (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=8794433
Will the new ICE program work? Click for the latest STORY and POLL.
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2008-08-06 Phoenix Mars scientists undaunted by salt find (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92840.php
The unexpected discovery of perchlorate on Mars fails to lessen the chance the planet is or was habitable, scientists said Tuesday.
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2008-08-06 Pima County lawyer slammed, defended over Arpaio piñata (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92881.php
Controversy continued Tuesday over Isabel Garcia, the Pima County legal defender who carried a paper-mâché head of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in front of a cheering crowd during a protest last month.
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2008-08-06 Pima inmate is returned to Mexico in murder case (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251530.php
A former Nogales, Sonora, police officer accused of killing his commander has been returned to Mexico after he was discovered in custody at the Pima County jail under another name.
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2008-08-06 Plea deal 1-2 years; kidnap charge out (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251508.php
A 44-year-old Tucson man arrested last fall and accused of kidnapping his girlfriend is facing between one and two years in prison after entering a plea agreement Tuesday.
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2008-08-06 Police want to talk to 2 about killing last week (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251529.php
Police are looking for two persons of interest in connection with the slaying of a man who was found covered in blood on a park bench Friday.
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2008-08-06 Pot seizures total 2,471 lbs.; crossers reunited (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251500.php
Border Patrol agents seized more than 2,400 pounds of marijuana in two separate incidents earlier this week and helped reunite a child with his parents after they were separated in the desert on Monday.
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2008-08-06 Proposed copper mine adjacent to public land concerns Robuck (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92861.php
Robert Robuck said plans to locate an open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains in the Coronado National Forest east of Sahuarita initially prompted him to run in the September Democratic Party primary for the District 2 seat on the Pima County Board of Supervisors.
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2008-08-06 Prosecutors to seek death penalty in 2001 slaying of woman, 74 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251519.php
The Pima County Attorney's Office will seek the death penalty for a man accused of raping and killing a 74-year-old woman in an August 2001 case.
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2008-08-06 Recess vote by Giffords draws flak from rival (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251512.php
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' vote in favor of Congress' taking a five-week hiatus has resulted in mounting criticism from Republicans — but her aides promise the next month won't be about lounging by the pool and sipping drinks with little umbrellas.
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2008-08-06 Self-deport plan draws one taker (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92837.php
If you want to know how many illegal immigrants showed up Tuesday in Phoenix on the first day of the federal government's new, no-penalty deport yourself program, you'll have to wait.
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2008-08-06 Sheriff reminds drivers as school year starts (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92884.php
The Pima County Sheriff's Department is stepping up enforcement of traffic laws around schools as children head back to school this month.
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2008-08-06 Sun Tran, D-M among winners of safety awards (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92888.php
Sun Tran, an Air Force lieutenant colonel and a local motorcycle riders group are among the winners of the 2008 Summit Awards presented by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
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2008-08-06 TUSD librarian fined for trespassing at school (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251511.php
A Tucson Unified School District librarian was placed on 12 months of unsupervised probation Monday and ordered to pay a $250 fine after being convicted of trespassing.
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2008-08-06 Tucson Time Capsule : Arizona's balladeer (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/251459.php
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2008-08-06 Valadez believes experience makes him the best candidate (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92858.php
Incumbent Democratic Pima County Supervisor Ramón Valadez is seeking a second full term in the District 2 seat he was appointed to in 2003 and won the following year.
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2008-08-06 Wine Spectator honors 20 Tucson restaurants (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/92853.php
Twenty Tucson restaurants won accolades from Wine Spectator, which published its annual restaurant awards in the magazine's August issue.
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