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2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
A Reminder About Save a Life Saturday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Save a Life Saturday is this week. You can still sign up for free CPR classes at the Red Cross of Southern Arizona website.…
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2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Today’s Food Truck Factoid (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        D and D Island Grill JA—an awesome Jamaican food truck you can read about here —has shaved a “D” of its name and relocated to the corner of Grant Road and Sixth Avenue.
The food truck is now parked in ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
This Kids' Video is Not Making Me Feel Better About Japanese Meltdowns (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
I don't speak much Japanese best as I can tell, the nuclear power plant in Japan has a stomach ache, and his feces are the nuclear waste, but doctors are trying to limit the number of his farts with a diaper. All I know is ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Arizona CEOs Ask Russell Pearce: 'How Much More Can We Take?' (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        On Tuesday, more than 60 Arizona CEOs responded to the news of more immigration legislation going through the Legislature with a letter to Senate President Russell Pearce.
In a press release on the Greater Phoenix Chamber of ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
A Simulation of the Japanese Radiation Plume (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Is it just me, or does this simulation clearly show that the radiation plume is heading right for us?
I guess the other question I have is: Should I start hiding under my desk now, or wait until the sirens to start wailing ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
News You Can Use From the Star: NCAA Edition (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Information you can also learn from Patrick Finley's NCAA Tournament wrap-up today: There's only one team with a peacock as a mascot, and a few players have kind of funny names. Then again, I posted a photo of a really expensive ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Get Your Irish (Dance) On (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Adding to Mari Herreras' blog entry below, viewers can actually see Michael Flatley on the big screen starting today.
Lord of the Dance in RealD3D (Not Rated) is now showing at El Con 20 and Park Place 20.… ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
SB 1621, Featuring the Stick-It-to Sheriff-Dupnik Clause (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        A lot has been said about the 13 budget bills making their way through the Arizona Legislature this week—and there's quite a bit that could concern Southern Arizonans, including deep cuts to education and health care. ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Journal Keeps 104.9 After All—for the New ESPN Tucson (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        The Journal Broadcast Group, which owns and operates the only FM news/talk station in the market, is now hoping the success of that model will carry over to sports: Journal is simulcasting its sports station KFFN AM 1490 on ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Linda Ray Reporting from SXSW, Volume 1 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Peter Blackstock shares Howe Gelb's history of Giant Sand told via SXSW experiences. The work is published in the SXSW Scrapbook, celebrating the conference's 25th anniversary.…
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2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
'Senate Education Budget Violates Prop. 100 Public Trust' (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        If you decided to protect your sanity and not watch the Arizona Senate debate the budget bills last night, the good nonpartisan folks at the Arizona Education Network stayed up late for an evening of live blogging. To get an ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Happy St. Patrick's Day With Michael Flatley (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Remember a time not long ago when it seemed everyone wanted to be Irish? If you don't, I'm happy to help you remember that time when Aunt Hilde just couldn't get enough of Michael Flatley and the whole Lord of the Dance phenomenon ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Beowulf Alley Announces 2011-2012 Season (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Beowulf Alley's 2011-2012 offerings include a little Shakespeare, an adaptation of a Nobel Prize-winner and more.
Here's the list:
Rough Crossingby Oscar and Tony Award-winning Tom Stoppardfrom an original play by Ferenc MolnarDirected ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
I Appreciate the Effort, Sen. Gallardo (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Apparently, there is no manner in which the Republicans running the legislature will consider funding transplant coverage, but at least Sen. Steve Gallardo made an effort to embarrass the majority over their apparent hypocrisy ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Coca-Cola Freestyle, You Are Awesome (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        So I hear these Coca Cola Freestyle machines have been installed at a couple of locations around town, but the only one that I’ve been able to verify is the one currently up and running at El Taco Tote at 1340 N. Wilmot ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Plant a Garden With Chef Janos Wilder This Weekend (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        You’re invited to help Janos Wilder and the staff from Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails expand the community garden at the Children’s Museum Tucson at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 19.
Wilder and his staff will be planting ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Police Dispatch (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/polic

        
        
        Some words on the nature of this column
            by Anna Mirocha
            SOME WORDS ON THE NATURE OF THIS COLUMN We interrupt our regular Police Dispatch reports to bring you a special item: a chat about this column's ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Serraglio (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/serra

        
        
        Adelaide, Australia, could teach similar Tucson a thing or two about permaculture
            by Randy Serraglio
            When I told Tucson permaculture guru Brad Lancaster that I was headed to Adelaide, South Australia ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Red Meat (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/red-m

        
        
        
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2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Soundbites (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/sound

        
        
        In Austin's orbit; Three shows, multiple bands, $8 each; Short takes; On the bandwagon
            by Stephen Seigel
            IN AUSTIN'S ORBIT By the time you read this, I'll be in Austin, knee-deep in free booze and barbecue ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Love and Laughs Online (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/love-

        
        
        The Second City returns to Arizona with a humorous take on modern dating
            by Sherilyn Forrester
            Those of you who saw last year's Second City show at the Arizona Theatre Company, The Second City Does Arizona ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Health Matters (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/healt

        
        
        Pima County retirees' complaints over insurance cuts lead to an AG investigation
            by Mari Herreras
            Nobody has yet been able to convince any of the three Democratic members of the Pima County Board of Supervisors ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Sustainable Scoops (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/susta

        
        
        Isabella's Ice Cream brings eco-friendly, cold and creamy aspects to Tucson's food-truck world
            by Jacqueline Kuder
            Food trucks are all the rage in the culinary world—and they're no longer limited ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Sharon Van Etten: Epic (Ba Da Bing) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/sharo

        
        
        by Eric Swedlund
            Heartbreak can make prisoners of songwriters, trapping them in a whirlpool of doubt and misery. And whatever good intentions or poetic talent that existed at a song's inception can get swept away ... read more

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Top Ten in Movies (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        
        Casa Video's top rentals for the week ending March 13, 2011
            
            Casa Video's top rentals for the week ending March 13, 2011 1.…
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2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 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:

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Plant sale at Desert Survivors (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
194 people, groups donate to Sportsmen's Fund (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

This year, 194 people, families, businesses and organizations
have donated a total of $22,412 for children to go to camp this
summer.

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Thursday, March 17

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
Angel to grace OV park that Christina loved (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Christina-Taylor Green was a 9/11 baby, and now a 9-foot,
11-inch angel statue made from World Trade Center steel will soon
stand in an Oro Valley park to honor the youngest victim in the
Tucson shoot

2011-03-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 18 2011\
AZ health officials: Skip the potassium iodide pills (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

State and federal officials say Arizonans should not be taking
potassium iodide as a prophylactic to radiation from Japan.

2010-07-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 05 2010\
Celebrating the Fourth by upholding . . . a melon (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2010-07-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 05 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2010-07-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 05 2010\
Ask the Dean: Governors, stop neglecting universities (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/educatio

Question: State universities are money pits. They keep asking
for more state support and show no accountability for what they do!
Why is that?

2010-07-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 05 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Saturday, July 3

2010-07-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 05 2010\
Tucson Oddity: Starr Pass is homage to stage driver, not a spelling flub (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Starr Pass Boulevard ... read more

2010-07-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 05 2010\
What's closed: Services affected by the Fourth of July holiday (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Garbage and recycling

2010-03-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Twice the education for half the dollars
Two years ago, Borton was but a "Performing" school (managed "Excelling" only last year) while most charter schools in Tucson have been "excelling" for almost a decade. The reality is TUSD is a below average school district in a state educators rate last ... read more

2009-06-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2007\
HIGH WATER BILLS TUCSON WATER
Tucson water department Is havIng many complaInts of hIgh water bIlls In the past and not takIng any responseablIty and after receIvIng a four tIme over the average amount bIll I contacted TWD and they saId It would be addressed to fInd the problem. So ... read more

2009-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
sigh...
Actually, my daughter goes to an excellent public school (Borton) here in Tucson and has an amazing teacher.  She is doing much more homework than I did at her age, and her writing skills have improved by leaps and bounds over the two years she has been ... read more

2009-02-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Why can't we retain teachers?
Let me explain it to you, "Wonder why."

It's simply that Democrats hate teachers. First, they insist on paying lazy (home by 3pm) incompetent (can't pass AIMS themselves) teachers the same as any other teacher (public education is the best examples ... read more

2009-02-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Gee I wonder why!
Lets see, the legislature makes it clear that public ed is about the lowest of their priorities; No Child Left Behind creates a testing hysteria in the schools; new teachers face a gauntlet of constant evaluations and classroom oversight; and **scripting ... read more

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Volunteers made 'Makeover' possible for Lizzie, Bell family (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Lizzie Bell, 14, clasped her hands to her face and hugged her parents as the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" bus moved from her front yard Tuesday to reveal the family's new home.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
4th Avenue merchants: What recession? (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Fourth Avenue merchants have not let the economy and closed nearby underpass on the avenue stop them from undertaking a flurry of moves and expansions.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Tucson Water budget cuts delayed (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The City Council voted Tuesday to delay approving Tucson Water's financial strategy until the city tries to sell  Central Arizona Project water to nearby towns.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Cox Communications donates $100,000 to UA scholarship program (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Into the darkness of bad budget news at the University of Arizona, Cox Communications is shining a $100,000 bright light.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Lawmakers push to tighten incest law (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PHOENIX - Among other charges, Arizona officials wanted to prosecute polygamist leader Warren Jeffs for allegedly arranging the marriages of two underage girls to their adult half-cousins.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Humane Society yard sale to aid anti-cruelty programs (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Folks looking for a fun way to benefit animals this weekend will be barking up the right tree with the Humane Society of Southern Arizona's two-day yard sale.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Democrats in Legislature to meet here Thursday (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Democrats in the Arizona Legislature will hold a hearing Thursday in Tucson to hear citizens' concerns about proposed state budget cuts for the fiscal year that starts July 1.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Builders' alliance seeking nonprofits' applications for free renovation (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The Arizona Builders' Alliance, a trade association of commercial builders, is seeking applications from local nonprofits for free renovation services.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Arizona court overturns local government budget payment (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PHOENIX - The Arizona Supreme Court put red ink back into the state budget on Tuesday by overturning a provision requiring local governments to pay nearly $30 million to help balance the current state budget.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Some Arizona rest stops, MVD offices may close (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PHOENIX - Several rest areas may close and wait times for driver's licenses may increase as the Arizona Department of Transportation scrambles to cope with state budget cuts and declining revenues, the agency's director told lawmakers Monday.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
8 state parks face closure after lawmakers make cuts (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PHOENIX - Eight state parks  face possible closure due to budget cuts but Parks Board members hope there are alternatives to save at least some from shutdowns that could be just the beginning for the 27-park system.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Coconino County to charge $20 to challenge speeding tickets (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
FLAGSTAFF - Drivers busted by photo-enforcement cameras along state highways in northern Arizona's Coconino County will have to pay to challenge speeding tickets.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
North Side collision Monday night kills Tucson woman (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
An investigation continues  into a collision that killed a 55-year-old Tucson woman.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
City finance director resigns after only four months (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
In the middle of talks about how to cut about $80 million from next fiscal year's budget, the city of Tucson's Finance Department is again without a permanent leader.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Arrest warrant issued for resort burglary suspect (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Sheriff's detectives have an arrest warrant for a man in connection with a rash of resort burglaries.

2009-02-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 04 2009\
Emergency notifications go modern in Arizona county (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PRESCOTT - Residents in northern Arizona's Yavapai County can now get notifications of floods, fires and other emergencies on their cell phones and other electronic devices.

2007-08-18 'American Idol' Jordin Sparks signs with Jive Records; debut album due in November (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60448.php
Jordin Sparks has signed the record contract that comes with winning "American Idol."
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2007-08-18 'Ankle-biters' just pesky, but W. Nile lurks (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197026.php
The post-monsoon squadrons of mosquitoes attacking your ankles are just extremely annoying, not deadly. You'll have to wait a bit longer for that.
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2007-08-18 4 killed in Marine helicopter crash over Arizona, 1 survives (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6949887

  


PHOENIX -- Military officials released few details about the crash of a U.S. Marine Corps search-and-rescue helicopter that went down during a training flight over southwest Arizona,...
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2007-08-18 4H course a real challenge (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197036.php
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2007-08-18 9/11 memorial panel balks at changes (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197045.php
PHOENIX — Some members of a legislative commission propose tearing down the key feature in the state's Sept. 11 memorial and replacing it with one bearing completely different text.
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2007-08-18 Arizona native creating online community for fellow hitchhikers (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6949855

  


FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Morgan Strub got bitten by the hitchhiking bug as a 16-year-old runaway. After leaving his home in Phoenix, he ended up hitchhiking to Albuquerque, via Gallup,...
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2007-08-18 Authorities don't believe trials will stop polygamy (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60529.php
PHOENIX - As the criminal trials of eight members of a polygamous sect slowly come to an end, the Arizona authorities who brought them to court predict that other practitioners will continue to skirt the law.
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2007-08-18 Az to fine First Magnus for abrupt shutdown (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60524.php
Arizona regulators have moved to pull Tucson-based mortgage lender First Magnus Financial Corp.'s license and fine it for abruptly shutting down Thursday. The firm is the second-biggest private lender in the country.
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2007-08-18 Blood Donations (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197011.php
The American Red Cross will seek blood donors at these times and places in the Tucson area next week:
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2007-08-18 Car strikes Tucsonan fixing flat on SR79, killing him (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60445.php
A Tucson man was fatally struck by a car Thursday night as he changed a flat tire on state Route 79 between Oracle Junction and Florence, a Department of Public Safety spokeswoman said.
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2007-08-18 Celebrate Tucson's birthday at weekend parties (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60478.php
Celebrate Tucson's 232nd birthday at a series of events this weekend.
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2007-08-18 Changes to 9/11 memorial resisted (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60462.php
PHOENIX - A new proposal to dramatically alter the state's 9/11 memorial and its controversial inscriptions surfaced Friday but a state oversight commission refused its chairman's attempt to win immediate approval.
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2007-08-18 Charges dropped vs. three accused of theft from church (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197055.php
A theft case filed earlier this year against the pastor of a Tucson church, the pastor's wife and the church's treasurer has been dismissed.
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2007-08-18 Cholla High growth surprises district (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60466.php
Cholla Magnet High School's student population exploded this year, and students, administrators and parents are struggling to put things together.
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2007-08-18 DEATHS (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60517.php
Compiled by Claudia Martinez. For information, call 573-4561.
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2007-08-18 DPS fires officer who was arrested twice this year (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197008.php
A Department of Public Safety officer who has been arrested twice this year on suspicion of disorderly conduct was fired earlier this month, according to information obtained by the Star on Friday.
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2007-08-18 Deaths (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196971.php

  The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.
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2007-08-18 Digital tributes breathe new life into funeral industry (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60459.php
Marian Stevenson was born in 1932 and died in 2006, but visitors to her gravesite can learn more about her life than just the dates that she lived.
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2007-08-18 District policies vary on cell phones, pagers (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197052.php
Students across the city are spicing up the ol' readin', 'ritin' and 'rithmetic routine with talking, texting and iTunes.
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2007-08-18 Dying woman takes oath of citizenship (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60533.php
PHOENIX - Her body growing weaker day by day because of terminal cancer, Maria Torres de Chamberlin rose from her living room recliner Friday afternoon to celebrate one of the greatest days of her life.
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2007-08-18 Eller business school rated 12th-best (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60446.php
The University of Arizona's business school placed near the top of a news magazine's national rankings.
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2007-08-18 Ex-Cat Terry to be at sandwich shop debut (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60449.php
Jason Terry, the sixth man on the University of Arizona's 1997 national championship basketball team, will be at the opening of the campus-area Which Wich Superior Sandwiches restaurant Sunday.
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2007-08-18 Faculty in community college district balking at ethics forms (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6949885

  


PHOENIX -- The governing board of Maricopa Community Colleges wants faculty members to sign several forms designed to ensure ethics and accountability in the wake of financial and...
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2007-08-18 Feds extend comment period on Navajo coal-fired power plant (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6949884

  


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The federal government has decided to give people another 30 days to review a massive document on the potential impacts of a proposed coal-fired power plant that...
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2007-08-18 First Magnus troubles spell trouble for Tucson borrowers (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6949067
"About a third of the borrowers in this market are not going to be able to get a loan."
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2007-08-18 Former UA basketball player's name will be part of $20M practice facility (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197000.php
Pro basketball star Gilbert Arenas tells his blog readers he's the "No. 1 player from Arizona," jokingly bragging that his three NBA all-star honors trump Richard Jefferson.
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2007-08-18 Former Wildcat makes $3.5 million donation to UA (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6949079
The donation will go directly to phase two of construction for a $14 million basketball and volleyball facility.
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2009-06-02 HIGH WATER BILLS TUCSON WATER
Tucson water department Is havIng many complaInts of hIgh water bIlls In the past and not takIng any responseablIty and after receIvIng a four tIme over the average amount bIll I contacted TWD and they saId It would be addressed to fInd the problem. So several days later I found a note on my door explaInIng there were no sIgns of leaks or loss of pressure. When contactIng the water departmet after there InspectIon they Informed me that I just used to much water. So I took the loss and paId the 222.00 bIll and then the very next month receIved a 707.52 water bIll and after contactIng TWD agaIn there reactIon was I HAVE A PROBLEM wIthIn my system whIch was checked and monItored closely after the prevIous monthly bIll and I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM WITH MY SYSTEM. After countless hours of resear ...read more...
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2007-08-18 I-10 overpass coming down (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60518.php
The east side of the Granada Avenue/Clark Street overpass at Interstate 10 will be demolished Monday through Friday.
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2007-08-18 Immigrant battling cancer realizes dream by becoming U.S. citizen (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6949886

  


PHOENIX -- A terminally ill immigrant has realized her dream of becoming an American citizen. Maria Torres de Chamberlain, who is suffering from terminal cancer, took the oath of...
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2007-08-18 Jail starts own mental program (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197006.php
Mentally incompetent people suspected of committing crimes no longer have to leave Pima County to receive the treatment they need before they can be prosecuted.
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2007-08-18 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197024.php
After today, the high pressure over the Four Corners region will shift over Central Arizona, pushing our thunderstorms out of the area. There will still be enough moisture left for a few thunderstorms next week, but they will be mostly near or over the mountains. Expect triple- digit temperatures.
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2007-08-18 LOTTERY (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60535.php
For Aug. 17
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2007-08-18 Large loads of pot intercepted near Arivaca, on O'odham land (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197040.php
Border Patrol agents seized more than 3,500 pounds of marijuana Thursday night and Friday morning in two incidents.
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2007-08-18 Lender's collapse costs 6,000 jobs in U.S (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197027.php
Job losses from the collapse of Tucson-based mortgage lender First Magnus Financial Corp. total nearly 6,000 nationwide, according to a required notice the company filed with state officials on Friday.
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2007-08-18 Marine copter crash near Yuma kills 4 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197046.php
A U.S. Marine Corps search-and-rescue helicopter crashed during a training flight over Southwest Arizona, killing four people on board, officials said Friday. One person survived.
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2007-08-18 Mexican trucks near full access to U.S. (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60463.php
WASHINGTON - Some Mexican trucks will be allowed to carry cargo anywhere in the United States as soon as a federal inspector general certifies safety and inspection plans, the Bush administration announced Friday.
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2007-08-18 Mom of Payne kids files $12M claim vs. DES, cops for deaths (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60525.php
The mother of two Tucson children, who claims they were killed under the watch of state child welfare workers and Tucson police, has filed a $12 million wrongful death claim.
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2007-08-18 Morlock: Son taught Latases about hard charging (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60527.php
Salette Latas always feared a military funeral and its honor guard.
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2007-08-18 New languages translate into TUSD success (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6949205
TUSD is one of only a handful of districts in the country teaching the six official languages of the United Nations.
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2007-08-18 New school building costs called challenging (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60460.php
PHOENIX - Arizona's nearly decade-old state program to pay for building new schools will face a steadily increasing burden as student enrollment continues to surge amid rising construction costs, a legislative watchdog agency warned Friday.
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2007-08-18 Night of worry spooks Leal when mishap locks him in jail (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60465.php
A City Council member spent a night in jail this week - by accident.
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2007-08-18 Poems that welcome Habitat owners win bell for their author (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197042.php
The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Ardith Powell, a Habitat for Humanity volunteer who makes sure every new homeowner receives a special gift.
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2007-08-18 Police seek man in July shooting death of father (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197007.php
Tucson gang detectives are searching for a man in connection with the shooting death of his father in front of a West Side residence in July, an official said Friday.
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2007-08-18 Political Notebook by Daniel Scarpinato : As cell door slams, Leal fears it may be the end (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197047.php
City Councilman Steve Leal spent 10 hours behind bars this week — and no, it wasn't the South Side Democrat's political activities that put him in the pokey.
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2007-08-18 Prisoner escapes Tucson Police custody; handcuffs and patrol car (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6949237
An investigation is underway after a prisoner escaped while in police custody. Police say 31 year old Eddie Avila took off Tuesday night. He had been handcuffed in a patrol car.
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2007-08-18 Rape of girl, 12, brings 65 years for Tucson man (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197029.php
A Tucson man convicted last month of raping a 12-year-old girl he met on a telephone chat line was sentenced to 65 years in prison Friday, but not before he proclaimed his innocence once again.
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2007-08-18 Real life learning in Pima County high schools (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6949036
A new kind of real life learning is taking place in high schools all over Pima County thanks to the new Joint Technological Education District, also known as JTED.
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2007-08-18 Rescue operations suspended at Utah mine, 3 rescuers killed (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6948858
"We begged him not to go back in here. What Brandon told him was those were his brothers."
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2007-08-18 Sex-trial defendant wants case dismissed (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197051.php
A Tucson man who recently won a new trial on sexual-assault charges says his entire case should be thrown out because the alleged victim was coerced into testifying against him.
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2007-08-18 She could have been the CEO of Love Inc. (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197050.php
Karen Ann Steiner was all heart.
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2007-08-18 Southern Arizona weather frozen in time at Etherton Gallery (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6942910
"The best part is where you get the great night with the great sky. You know, it's like the perfect storm...the perfect sky and you're there."
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2007-08-18 Teen struck, killed while changing tire (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197032.php
A Tucson teen was killed Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash on Arizona 79 between Florence and Oracle Junction, a Department of Public Safety duty officer said.
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2007-08-18 Tucson Time Capsule: Solar-powered irrigation (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/196967.php
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2007-08-18 UA, Apple in deal to carry podcasts (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60522.php
Plug into the University of Arizona electronically at UA on iTunes U.
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2007-08-18 Wordplay is gift of crossword puzzle creator (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60528.php
PHOENIX - There are computer programs that help crossword puzzle creators such as Bonnie L. Gentry of Scottsdale with mundane tasks such as deciding where the black squares go and suggesting short words.
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2007-08-18 Yavapai County seeks missing woman, infant (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60443.php
The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office is trying to locate a missing 18-year-old Chino Valley woman and her infant daughter.
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2007-08-18 You're warned, leadfoot (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60487.php
Motorists speeding through school zones or elsewhere along city streets may soon receive a warning in the mail, courtesy of the Tucson Police Department's new photo radar program.
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2007-08-18 Yuma copter crash kills 4 (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60444.php
A U.S. Marine Corps search-and-rescue helicopter crashed during a training flight over southwestern Arizona, killing four people on board, officials said Friday. One person survived.
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2007-08-18 more inside (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197049.php

  
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