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2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Mailbag (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/mailb

        
        
        Perhaps SB 1339 Could Have Some Positive Aspects; Transmission-Line Project Has No Legit 'Renewable Energy' Claims; Events Like the Street Fair and Club Crawl® Have Merit Despite Downsides; Views on Our State Leaders; Correction ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Random Shots (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/rando

        
        
        
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2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Top Ten in Music (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        
        Zia Records' top sales for the week ending March 14, 2011
            
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2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Classic Backstage Musical (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/class

        
        
        Cole Porter's marvelous score animates Studio Connections' uneven 'Kiss Me, Kate'
            by Nathan Christensen
            Kiss Me, Kate begins with an industrial-looking lamp standing at center stage, its bare bulb shining ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Defense or Danger? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/defen

        
        
        The Arizona Senate votes to allow guns on college campuses' public rights of way—but not in classrooms
            by Jazmine Woodberry
            When Robert Rosinski first held a gun during boot camp, he didn't feel ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
African Options (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/afric

        
        
        The number of Ethiopian restaurants in Tucson recently doubled—from one to two
            by Jazmine Woodberry
            Zemam's Ethiopian Cuisine opened in a small house on Broadway Boulevard in 1994. It would take ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Wye Oak: Civilian (Merge) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/wye-o

        
        
        by Gene Armstrong
            With their third album, the Baltimore-based team of vocalist and guitarist Jenn Wasner and drummer-keyboards player Andy Stack creates a dramatic dynamic, challenging the conventions of folk rock ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Comedy of Errors (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/comed

        
        
        John C. Reilly steals 'Cedar Rapids' from its supposed star
            by Colin Boyd
            A strange thing happens when John C. Reilly walks into Cedar Rapids: Nothing else onscreen is really worth paying attention to ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
25 Years of Learning (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/25-ye

        
        
        by A. Greene
            The Children's Museum Tucson is turning 25—and there is certainly a lot to celebrate. "Silver is a big deal," said Peggy Solís, community relations and marketing director at the museum. ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Music Therapy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/music

        
        
        As Gabrielle Giffords continues her recovery in Houston, rock 'n' roll helps her hometown heal
            by Jim Nintzel
            Ron Barber didn't need much convincing when he was invited to bring his family onstage with ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
A Chinese Constant (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/a-chi

        
        
        For 43 years, the family behind Lotus Garden has watched Tucson grow—and tastes change
            by Rita Connelly
            In February 1968, when Lotus Garden opened its doors for business, there wasn't much to be ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Nine Questions (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/nine-

        
        
        Michael M. Hojjatie
            by Kristine Peashock
            Michael M. Hojjatie is a partner in locally operated Forbidden Records and Forbidden Magazine, run by a small contingency of heavy-metal fanatics whose motto is ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Four Threads (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/four-

        
        
        Elizabeth Gunn keeps readers turning pages with her latest Tucson-based tale
            by Sarah Simpson
            In the third book of her Sarah Burke series, Elizabeth Gunn juggles four different plots. In one, our heroine ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Center of the Community (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/cente

        
        
        Seventy years ago, Tucson's newly renovated train depot played a prominent local role in World War II
            by Dave Devine
            As war engulfed much of the world 70 years ago, the Southern Pacific Railroad decided ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Culinary Criticism (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/culin

        
        
        by Jimmy Boegle
            During a panel focusing on food writing at last weekend's Tucson Festival of Books, I watched from the audience as the former editor of a renowned food magazine trashed my writing—specifically ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
¡Ask a Mexican! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/ask-a

        
        
        by Gustavo Arellano
            Dear Mexican: Why is it que cada vez that I talk to a Hispanic (not many Mexicans in New York yet), it seems that they have a fantasma that they think lives in their house? I know that Carlos ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Now Showing at Home (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/now-s

        
        
        Jackass 3 (Blu-ray+DVD+Digital Copy); The Times of Harvey Milk (Blu-ray); Love and Other Drugs; Sharktopus
            by Bob Grimm
            Jackass 3 (Blu-ray+DVD+Digital Copy) PARAMOUNT…
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2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
City Week (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/city-

        
        
        "Meet Tucson's Pioneers" Cemetery Tour; Oro Valley Arts in the Park Fine Art and Jazz Festival; Urban Assault Ride 2011; Elemental Artistry's Spring Equinox Community Celebration
            by Shain Bergan
            I See ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
The Skinny (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/the-s

        
        
        Senate President Russell Pearce wants to give the public a whole day to review the budget … Arizona’s hospitals come up with a way to save people on AHCCCS—but will lawmakers support the plan? … The Pima County Democratic ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Microdistilling! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/micro

        
        
        The next big trend in spirits?
            by Dan Gibson
            In foodie culture, there's a pervasive thought that smaller is better. The independent butcher is turning out better steaks than the guy working behind the ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Live (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/live/

        
        
        Benefit concert for the fund for civility, respect and understanding, Tucson Convention Center Arena, Thursday, March 10
            by Gene Armstrong
            If this all-star benefit concert had simply been about raising ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Top Ten in Books (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        
        Antigone Books best-sellers for the week ending March 11, 2011
            
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2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Weekly Wide Web (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/weekl

        
        
        Reddit Deals With Death ... Maybe; The week on The Range; Comment of the week; Best of WWW; and more!
            by Dan Gibson
            Reddit is a wildly fascinating corner of the Internet. It seems unfair to call it just ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Danehy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/daneh

        
        
        Libya is never far from the minds of this basketball-loving Tucson family
            by Tom Danehy
            It has been an interesting few weeks, to say the least, for Tucsonan Sohaib Fellah. Consider the weekend he had ... read more

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
K.Rat (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/krat/

        
        
        
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2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations
are given if available.

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 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:

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Two semis on I-10 crash near Benson, damaging bridge (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/crime/ar

A fiery crash involving two tractor-trailer rigs on Interstate
10 Tuesday night damaged a bridge that will take months to
repair.

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Josh Brodesky: Asta, who would be mayor, must come to terms with the traffic death in his past (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Ron Asta is a terrible driver. He turns his signal on to change
lanes, but then often doesn't. He has to remind himself about where
he is going. If he sees a speck of a car on the horizon, he'll wait

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Avid public servant Bushnell dies (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Asa "Ace" Bushnell, a devoted public servant, rehabilitation
counselor and loving husband, has died.

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Lane of I-10 east of Tucson closed by crash to re-open tonight (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A section of Interstate 10 just west of Benson remains closed
this afternoon after a fiery crash Tuesday night involving two
tractor trailer rigs, but one eastbound lane is expected to open by
nightfa

2011-03-17 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 17 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Wednesday, March 16

2010-07-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 04 2010\
Youth agency has given her clear direction (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Juliet Yardy thinks ... read more

2010-07-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 04 2010\
He's carved quite a hobby for himself (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Larry Gotkin's interests ... read more

2010-07-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 04 2010\
Fourth of July fireworks shows go off tonight (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Tonight, millions of ... read more

2010-07-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 04 2010\
Neto's Tucson: Writing professor helps inmates find a purposeful voice (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Every Saturday, University of Arizona English professor Erec
Toso packs paper, books and pencils into boxes, and drives to the
classroom. But before he enters, Toso walks through a gantlet of
armed gu

2010-07-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 04 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Saturday, July 3

2010-07-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 04 2010\
Time to light up the night (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

See a list of places ... read more

2010-07-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 04 2010\
Monsoon time seems to bring on the rhyme (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The thunder will crash, the lightning will strike, the water
will rise a bit more than you'd like.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
Flu vaccine draws crowd (with slide show) (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314145
Tucson resident Darlene Fernandez, who recently found out she's pregnant, was pleasantly surprised Tuesday when she arrived at Tucson Electric Park — she had expected a free H1N1 vaccine for her 5-year-old son but didn't think there would be any for ... read more

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
State to seek nutrition changes on food stamps (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314146
PHOENIX — The state's top health official is going to Washington to persuade federal officials a candy bar does not deserve the same legal status as cauliflower.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
La Cañada project is OK'd; walls left out (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314150
A northwest road-widening project will be built without three sound walls the adjacent neighborhood has spent more than a year requesting.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
Tucsonan's novelization tops best-seller list (with slide show) (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314141
A Tucsonan has made it to the top of a New York Times best-seller list.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
Teens learn ways to combat racism (with slide show) (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314140
Two-hundred teens from 15 schools pounded on their bongo drums in unison, sending rhythmic vibrations through the walls during the ninth annual It's Time to Talk Youth Forum on Race at the YWCA Tucson.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
City, Pima at odds over vote hand-count (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314130
A dispute between Tucson and Pima County could lead to no hand-count of November's election results — a practice that could help uncover voting machine malfunctions and fraud.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
British couple who loved visiting Tombstone killed crossing street (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314143
A British couple who spent so much time in Tombstone that they became well known in the 1,800-person city have been hit and killed by a truck, upsetting the locals who knew them and reigniting frustrations over the area where the accident occurred.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
Suspect is identified in south-side killing (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314136
A suspect has been identified in the shooting death of a 40-year-old man Sunday at his south side home, police said.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
D-M sergeant gets 5 years for abusing 2 girls (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314148
A technical sergeant assigned to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base was sentenced to five years in prison and 15 years of intensive probation Monday for sexually abusing and sexually exploiting two girls, ages 10 and 13.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314139
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
Ward 5 candidates answer citizens' questions (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314138
The Star invited members of the community to ask questions of City Council candidates.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
3 contractors asked to hone proposals on wastewater facility (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314133
Pima County will ask three contractors to spend the next year honing proposals to design, construct and then operate a new wastewater treatment plant to replace the nearly 60-year old Roger Road facility.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
Burglar in chase, shooting by police gets probation (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314137
An 18-year-old burglar whose accomplice was shot in the leg by a Tucson police officer was sentenced to three years of intensive probation Tuesday.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
4 small fires are started by lightning (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314113
Lightning strikes have caused four small fires since Thursday in isolated parts of the Coronado National Forest, a fire official said.

2009-10-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 21 2009\
Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314121
That storm system that produced thunderstorms east of Tucson on Tuesday is well east of Arizona this morning and leaving some colder air behind. Highs will stay in the upper 70s today, with tonight's lows dropping into the 40s. A dry westerly flow will ... read more

2009-02-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 03 2009\
City's aging water mains targeted for more repairs (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
About 450 miles of water mains that lie under Tucson will meet the end of their expected lifespans in the next 10 years, according to Tucson Water officials.

2009-02-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 03 2009\
UA to close some museums, require unpaid time off (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
University of Arizona President Robert N. Shelton has placed public outreach on the chopping block to deal with the multimillion-dollar budget blow UA received Saturday from the state Legislature.

2009-02-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 03 2009\
UA chooses interim director for BIO5 Institute (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The University of Arizona BIO5 Institute will continue to work to promote collaborative research and secure federal funding under new leadership announced Monday.

2009-02-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 03 2009\
Eight state park closures recommended (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
State officials are recommending the immediate closure of eight state parks because of midyear spending cuts imposed under legislation signed by Gov. Jan Brewer to eliminate a revenue shortfall.

2009-02-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 03 2009\
Annual Desert Diamond Arts & Crafts Festival starts this weekend (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The ninth annual Desert Diamond Arts & Crafts Festival starts this weekend.

2009-02-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 03 2009\
Access Tucson to furlough staff in June, automate broadcasts (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
To come in under budget, Tucson's public access television channel will be closed for the month of June, with all employees forced to take unpaid leave, the group's executive director said Saturday.

2007-08-17 1st revamp of Border Patrol uniforms in 50 years (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60389.php
Leather belts with brass buckles are out; nylon belts with quick-release plastic buckles are in. Slacks are out; lightweight cargo pants are in. Shiny badges and nameplates are out; cloth patches are in.
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2007-08-17 2 more I-10 bridges facing demolition (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196817.php
The final two bridges in this first round of demolitions will be taken down next week as part of the Interstate 10 widening project.
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2007-08-17 A Note from the Editors (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/gbase/Music/Content?oid=99319
Thanks for reading and supporting Tucson's music community.
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2007-08-17 Arpaio upset by fake photo showing him in Klan garb, holding a noose (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196841.php
PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is irate over the circulation of a doctored photo that shows him dressed in a Ku Klux Klan outfit and holding a noose with a Hispanic man in the background.
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2007-08-17 Arpaio's office loses press-release ruling (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196847.php
PHOENIX — Public officials can be ordered to provide public records even before they have been created, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
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2007-08-17 Birthplace of Scientology restored (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196848.php
MESA — L. Ron Hubbard had a restlessness that led to a lifetime of traversing the globe. So it was scarcely three years that the writer and adventurer lived at his "House on Camelback."
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2007-08-17 Boy chats with crew in space (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60408.php
Thursday was one of the most exciting days of Hector Zepeda's young life, he said. He expects another exciting day when he is launched into space.
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2007-08-17 DEATHS (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60404.php
Compiled by Claudia Martinez. For information, call 573-4561.
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2007-08-17 Dead soldiers' names need protection: state (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196823.php
PHOENIX — Attorneys for the state are asking a federal judge to throw out a challenge to Arizona's new law blocking the use of the names of dead soldiers on merchandise offered for sale.
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2007-08-17 Deaths (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196843.php
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.
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2007-08-17 Denogean : TUSD, teachers must learn how to fight nice (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60398.php
The Tuesday evening meeting of the Tucson Unified School District governing board was above-average political theater.
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2007-08-17 Ex-fire boss having troubles being assigned to prison (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60409.php
A former Coconino National Forest fire boss convicted of illegally setting fires can't report to prison because officials haven't told him where to go, his lawyer said.
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2007-08-17 Fire boss convicted of arson awaits prison assignment (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60355.php
A former Coconino National Forest fire boss convicted of illegally setting fires can't report to prison because officials haven't told him where to go, his lawyer said.
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2007-08-17 First Magnus stops writing loans, lays-off hundreds in Tucson (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6943792
"Despite our efforts to continue normal operations, we have come to a point when we must substantially reduce our workforce."
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2007-08-17 Head-on crash on SE Side kills man, 47 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196844.php
A 47-year-old man died in a head-on collision on East Valencia Road south of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on the Southeast Side on Thursday afternoon, an official said.
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2007-08-17 Humane Society calls for investigation into death of Chandler K-9 (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6944186
The 5 year old K-9 cop was left inside a hot cruiser for about 12 hours over the weekend.
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2007-08-17 Illegal immigrants rescued from Morley Tunnel in Nogales (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6941194
"When she wrapped it around her waist, her feet came off the ground. She was getting pulled away by the water. We tried to pull her toward us."
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2007-08-17 Immunization rate alarmingly low in Pinal County (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6944148
"It's tremendously important to make sure they're protected against any of those diseases that we think have been eradicated, but our children are still susceptible."
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2007-08-17 Information and Referral has new number (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196850.php
Information and Referral, an agency that connects people who need help with organizations that provide help, has a new phone number.
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2007-08-17 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196827.php
Several weak upper-level disturbances will enhance thunderstorm activity today as plenty of moisture remains over Southern Arizona. Expect a chance of thunderstorms continuing each day through the weekend. The chances of thunderstorms will lessen after Sunday.
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2007-08-17 Judges broaden access to public info (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60410.php
PHOENIX - Requests under Arizona's public records law can be made in advance of the records being created, an appellate court ruled Thursday in a case involving a dispute between a suburban newspaper and a county sheriff's office.
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2007-08-17 LOTTERY (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60417.php
For Aug. 16
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2007-08-17 Land swap for research parks OK'd (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196854.php
A land swap between the University of Arizona and KB Home was completed Thursday, paving way for two huge research parks involving the university to be built on the South and Southeast sides.
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2007-08-17 Land swap opens door to homes, UA bioscience park on near S. Side (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60350.php
A land swap critical to developing a large tract of land on Tucson's South Side has been finalized, but the residential builder involved with the project has said the housing market may affect its progress.
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2007-08-17 Lender's shutdown 'not panic situation' (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60358.php
The meltdown in the nation's mortgage lending industry dealt a serious blow Thursday to a large private lender based in Tucson, its prospective borrowers, hundreds of its employees here and thousands more across the country.
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2007-08-17 Local family reunited as Giffords helps four get back from Gaza (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60359.php
A Tucson family is grateful to be back in its adopted country after surviving a civil war and fearing that it would never be able to leave its troubled homeland.
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2007-08-17 Lottery (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196863.php
Drawings for Thursday, Aug. 16
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2007-08-17 Man arrested in connection with shooting death of teenager (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6945110

  


MESA, Ariz. -- A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a teenage boy at a Mesa hotel, police said. Isaac Phillip James was taken into custody...
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2007-08-17 Metals mining claims increase in West (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60381.php
WASHINGTON - Metals mining claims on Western federal lands jumped by 80 percent in the past 4 1/2 years, some popping up near popular national parks, including the Grand Canyon.
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2007-08-17 Mother of 2 slain children files $12 million claim (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6945130

  


TUCSON, Ariz. -- The mother of two slain children has filed a claim against the state, Child Protective Services, the Tucson Police Department and others seeking $12 million for the...
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2007-08-17 Mother of Payne kids files wrongful death claim against city and state (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6944105
She's asking the state for $8 million dollars and the city of Tucson for an additional $4 million.
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2007-08-17 Mother of slain baby charged with abusing young son at Mesa store (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6945132

  


PHOENIX -- A woman whose baby was killed at the hands of her boyfriend four years ago is now charged with beating her surviving son at a store, authorities said.
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2007-08-17 Newspaper sues Bullhead City (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60407.php
BULLHEAD CITY - The parent company of the Mohave Valley Daily News filed a lawsuit against Bullhead City, seeking public records related to an investigation of sexual harassment and hostile workplace allegations against city employees.
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2007-08-17 Northwest Medical Center's CEO resigns (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60386.php
Northwest Medical Center's chief executive officer resigned effective Wednesday.
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2007-08-17 Now that's presidential aid! (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60396.php
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2007-08-17 Opinion by Ernesto Portillo Jr. : 1% TUSD raise offer offensive to teachers (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196838.php
A whopping number of teachers and other staff members at Tucson Unified School District are fuming. I don't blame them.
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2007-08-17 Payne kids' mother seeks $12 million in their deaths (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196828.php
The mother of Ariana and Tyler Payne has filed a claim against the state, Child Protective Services, the Tucson Police Department and others, seeking $12 million for the deaths of her two children.
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2007-08-17 Phoenix home of Scientology founder now a museum (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60360.php
L. Ron Hubbard had a restlessness that led to a lifetime of traversing the globe. So it was scarcely three years that the eclectic writer and adventurer lived at his "House on Camelback."
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2007-08-17 Police recapture arrestee who escaped from squad car (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196855.php
A man who broke out of a patrol car while cuffed just outside the Pima County jail was nabbed Thursday morning at a South Side restaurant.
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2007-08-17 Primary date before Feb. 5 is not likely (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196813.php
PHOENIX — Gov. Janet Napolitano on Wednesday narrowed her options on when Arizona will hold its 2008 presidential primary, saying she is "not inclined" to set a date earlier than what is allowed by party rules.
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2007-08-17 Rise in copper, gold, uranium prices boost Western mining claims (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60354.php
WASHINGTON - Metals mining claims on Western federal lands jumped by 80 percent in the past 4 1/2 years, some popping up near popular national parks, including the Grand Canyon.
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2007-08-17 Saturday event honors local health pioneer (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60387.php
The public is invited to a dedication ceremony of the Herbert K. Abrams Public Health Center,  3950 S. Country Club Road, on Saturday.
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2007-08-17 Seniors head to Mexico for cheaper nursing care (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60356.php
CHAPALA, Mexico - Richard Slater lives at a nursing home in Mexico, comfortably settled into his own cottage surrounded by purple bougainvillea and pomegranate trees.
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2007-08-17 Some parents upset after school district drops student dress code (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6945111

  


PHOENIX -- Some parents in the Dysart Unified School District are upset after spending lots of money on their children's back-to-school clothes and then having the district eliminate...
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2007-08-17 South Side collision injures 5 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196842.php
At least five people were injured in a four-vehicle collision Thursday afternoon on the South Side, officials said.
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2007-08-17 The 'ultimate gift' to med students (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196839.php
Wailing ambulance sirens provided an apropos soundtrack Thursday morning when second-year medical students from the University of Arizona honored 130 of the best teachers they will ever have: those who donated their bodies for study.
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2007-08-17 The death penalty: who makes the call to pursue the ultimate punishment? (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6944228
Gonzalez, Payne, Jesus Muro Moje and Marco Chavez, all four facing the Death Penalty in Pima County. "In this office it's my philosophy that we should reserve this for the worst of the worst."
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2007-08-17 Tucson 6th grader's close encounter with astronauts on board Endeavour (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6943867
Hector Zepeda, who is 11, was so excited when he heard his question asked he almost blasted out of his chair! "It's awesome," he said, while his family applauded.
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2007-08-17 Tucson Time Capsule: High-risk aquatics (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196774.php
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2007-08-17 Tucson family freed from war zone, trapped in Gaza (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6941085
Monir Gharbiah's story is one of patriotism, uncertainty and fear.
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2007-08-17 Tucson lawmaker pushes for anti-text messaging bill (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6943976
The Tucson Democrat claims partisan politics put a lid on his proposal, but now says he'll try again with a new bill this fall to try to stop something he likens to drunk driving.
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2007-08-17 UA completes land swap to pave way for 2 research parks (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6945131

  


TUCSON, Ariz. -- The University of Arizona has completed a land swap with a home building company that paves the way for two huge research parks to be built here.
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2007-08-17 Very Low Interest Home Improvement Loans Offered Citywide (city)
http://www.tucsonaz.gov/hottopics/homeimprovementloans.html
Qualified homeowners within the city limits may apply for subsidized home improvement loans ranging from $5,000 to $40,000 with interest rates as low as 0%.
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2007-08-17 Vision problems can lead to trouble focusing in school (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60413.php
In kindergarten, 6-year-old Daniel Bright had messy handwriting and trouble gripping his pencil correctly.
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2007-08-17 Ward III City Council Member Karin Uhlich Lends Support To "Free Fix For Felix" (city)
http://www.tucsonaz.gov/hottopics/fixfelix.html
Ward III City Council Member Karin Uhlich is asking owners of unaltered male cats to consider taking part in "Free Fix For Felix," a two-day offer of free neuter surgeries provided by Spay and Neuter Solutions Inc. of Tucson.
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