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2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Celebration at McKale Center: More in the Crowd (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
A tone of celebration and hopeful rejoicing filled McKale Center for the Together We Thrive Tucson & America memorial.
The capacity crowd applauded as family members, doctors, and Arizona politicians entered the V.I.P. section in the ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Greyhound Abuse Protest on Saturday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Because of an undercover video that was published in late 2010, many questions have been raised recently about the living conditions of the dogs at Tucson Greyhound Park. The dogs are kept in complete darkness all day, are constantly ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Friday's Return to Regular Range Programming (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        It's been an interesting day here at the Weekly today. After a stretch of exhausting and emotional days since Saturday morning, the shooting-related news has slowed, the heart wrenching funerals have begun, and President Obama visited ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Michael Chabon on Last Night's Event (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        From The Atlantic: As he joined in, at times, with the applause, the president's hard, measured handclaps, too close to the microphone, drowned out everything else in my kitchen right then, and seemed to be tolling the passing of something ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Updates: On-Site Investigation Concluded; Bag Found; More Heroism; Audio Released (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Some updates this afternoon:
— The Pima County Sheriff's Department says the FBI has concluded its investigation at the shopping center at Ina and Oracle roads.
— Per the county:
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
In Case You Missed It: The Entire "Together We Thrive" Program (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        We posted video of Obama's portion of last night's program earlier, but if you want to see the entire program, here's C-SPAN's complete coverage:

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2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
"And Then She Finally Opens Her Eyes..." (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Talking Points Memo brings us a first-hand account of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords opening her eyes while Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz were with her at UMC last night:Gillibrand: And we just were so excited ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Obama's Words: Reaction Around the Nation (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
I haven't sat down to write an analysis of President Obama's speech last night from a political perspective, although I can say that, as a person in the audience, I found it to be a moving and emotional address. His call for us to find ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
In Case You Missed It: Obama's Message Last Night (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Video of President Obama's remarks last night at McKale Center:

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2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Take-Aways From Thursday's UMC Press Conference (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        One patient in critical, four in fair, one to be discharged. All making fantastic progress.…
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2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Confirmed Details About Loughner's Morning of Jan. 8, Search Results (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Confirmation of some shooting facts via the Pima County Sheriff's Office:
In this update, it is confirmed that an Arizona Department of Game and Fish officer conducted a traffic stop with Loughner on the day of the shooting at 7:34 a ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Updates on Memorial Services for Green, Zimmerman (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        A memorial service for friends and family of Christina Taylor Green will be held today.
Details from the Pima County Sheriff's Office:
The funeral services for Christina Green will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton on January 13, 2011 ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Top Ten in Books (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        Casa Video's top rentals for the week ending Jan. 9, 2011
          
          
          
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2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Fort salutes Afghanistan victim (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Army Pfc. Robert J. ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
TPD Unsung Heroes will be honored at foundation dinner (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The Tucson Police Foundation will honor six people associated
with the Tucson Police Department at its sixth annual Unsung Heroes
Recognition Dinner on Jan. 29.

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
corrections (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

• James Passannanti's name was misspelled in an article on 1B
Thursday, "Picking fast proves to be a good formula."

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 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:

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Shooting victim Barber visits UMC memorial (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Thursday, Jan. 13

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Volunteers help city try to heal, one bell at a time (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Kindness.

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
'Angels,' bikers help protect girl's funeral (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Mourners at the funeral ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
'Faces' makes top 200 (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

 

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Monks craft a custom casket for Christina (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Christina-Taylor Green, the youngest victim of Saturday's
shooting spree, was laid to rest in a custom casket made by a group
of Trappist monks in Iowa.

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Safeway starts fund to aid victims of mass shooting (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Safeway has formed a fund to aid the victims of Saturday's mass
shooting in Tucson. The company launched the fund with an initial
contribution of $100,000 from the Safeway Foundation.

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
What's closed (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

What's closed for the Rev. Martin Luther King holiday Monday

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Giffords continues 'major leap forward' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Hours after she opened ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
VIGILS for victims of shootings (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

TODAY

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Thousands mourn youngest who died (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Christina-Taylor Green ... read more

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Getting acquainted with the skulls around us (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Bill would ban gun magazines with more than 10 rounds (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A bill that will be introduced in Congress next week would ban
gun ammunition magazines with more than 10 rounds of
ammunition.

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Vigils planned Friday for shooting victims (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Two vigils are planned Friday for the victims of Saturday’s mass
shooting.

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
The Star would like to talk with victims of Saturday's shooting (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The Star would like to talk with victims for Saturday's shooting
for an upcoming news story. If you were at the scene of the
shooting or can help us get in touch with someone who was, please
contact m

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Giffords makes 'major leap forward' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/bigstories/art

Hours after opening her eyes for the first time, doctors are
performing “aggressive physical therapy” on U.S. Congresswoman
Gabrielle Giffords and are nothing short of astounded by her
progress.

2011-01-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 14 2011\
Friends describe dramatic moment with Giffords (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/article_6dedb6

When Giffords opened ... read more

2010-05-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 03 2010\
Frank Rich: "Outbreaks of Nativist Apoplexy Are Nothing New in American History" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Frank Rich looks at the national politics of immigration in today's New York Times:
Outbreaks of nativist apoplexy are nothing new in American history. The last derailed George W. Bush’s apparently earnest effort to get a bipartisan immigration ... read more

2010-05-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 03 2010\
May Day Protest: Thousands Assemble Downtown To Protest SB 1070 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Photo by Aleksa Brown
UA journalism student and former TW intern Hank Stephenson delivers a dispatch ... read more

2010-05-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 03 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Saturday, May 1

2010-05-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 03 2010\
3 roadway, bridge projects set to begin today across city (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Three road construction projects that start today could affect
daily commutes.

2010-05-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 03 2010\
Cyclist's blog trains eye on El Tour seen from space (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Google is putting our bicyclists ... read more

2010-05-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 03 2010\
Play, parents have long played key roles at Community School (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

It was 1948, and Tucson parents ... read more

2010-05-03 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 03 2010\
Company owner had bright idea 16 years ago to rev up shed sales (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Let's say your company builds ... read more

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Ceremony of Flags Marks Tucson's 234th Birthday (city) http://www.tucsonaz.gov/hottopics/ceremo
The five flags that have flown over Tucson   American, Spanish, Mexican, Confederate, and the State of Arizona   will be presented in a ceremony to celebrate Tucson s 234th birthday.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Board OKs test spray on desert invader (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305339
The aerial spraying of buffelgrass in Tucson Mountain Park will proceed as soon as enough rain falls to cause the grass to turn green again.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
3 sought in teen's killing during carjacking attempt (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305352
Three men — including two brothers — are being sought in connection with the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl during an attempted carjacking on the south side earlier this month, police said Monday.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Crowds shout out health-care views at VFW speech site (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305326
PHOENIX — After enjoying a family vacation Sunday at the Grand Canyon, President Obama returned Monday to the reality that his political honeymoon is long over.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Cuts apparent on Day One (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305311
Except for the empty libraries and counseling offices, and the parents lobbying for funding in the parking lots, all the normal signs of the first day of school were obvious in the Tucson Unified School District on Monday.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Obama: Spending on defense rife with waste, 'pork' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305290
PHOENIX — President Obama chastised the defense industry and a free-spending Congress on Monday for wasting tax dollars "with doctrine and weapons better suited to fight the Soviets on the plains of Europe than insurgents in the rugged terrain of Afghanistan ... read more

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
State can be broke by mid-October, absent budget OK (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305350
PHOENIX — The state of Arizona is on track to run out of money to pay its bills and its employees by mid-October — if not sooner — if lawmakers don't adopt a new budget plan quickly, state Treasurer Dean Martin said Monday.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Mine inspector OKs reclamation plan for Rosemont Mine (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305349
The Arizona State Mine Inspector's Office has approved a plan by the owners of the Rosemont Mine for reclaiming the land once the mine is finished, stirring charges from opponents that the state rushed to judgment.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Taxpayer Watch : Graffiti on trucks an eyesore, but city says it's not responsible for removing it (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305347
The box trucks in front of a recycling center in the 5800 block of East 22nd Street are tagged with graffiti of several colors and different types of handwriting.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
School districts get swine-flu guidance (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305355
PHOENIX — Health officials in Arizona have given school districts detailed guidance on how to deal with swine-flu outbreaks this fall, and mass vaccinations of students are being planned in many areas.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Ex-UA student faces trial in May (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305351
The trial of a former UA student accused of trying to kill her newborn son has been scheduled for May 25.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305286
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Small plane crashes, burns at Prescott airport soon after takeoff; 2 people die (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305353
PRESCOTT — Authorities say a small plane crashed and burned Monday afternoon at the Prescott Municipal Airport, killing both people aboard, after it developed problems minutes after takeoff.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Adoptions about to start for 34 miniature pinschers (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305345
More than 30 miniature pinschers received by a shelter during the weekend should be available for adoption by Wednesday.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Sergeant in standoff shot by fellow SWAT member (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305343
A SWAT sergeant shot during a standoff last week was wounded by friendly fire, Tucson police said Monday.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Pima County sets rates for property tax (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305342
The Board of Supervisors set property tax rates Monday for 92 taxing jurisdictions in Pima County. Many of the rates have decreased from last year, but because of increased home valuations, many will still see higher tax bills this fall.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Term halved for convict in manslaughter (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305341
A Tucson man who was sentenced to 10 years in prison in a manslaughter case had his sentenced slashed in half Monday.

2009-08-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 18 2009\
Home invasion/robbery gets man 2 to 8.75 years (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305340
A 24-year-old Tucson man charged with 21 felonies in connection with a March home invasion is facing between two and 8.75 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

2009-08-18 3 sought in teen's killing during carjacking attempt (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305352.php
Three men — including two brothers — are being sought in connection with the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl during an attempted carjacking on the south side earlier this month, police said Monday.
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2009-08-18 Adoptions about to start for 34 miniature pinschers (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305345.php
More than 30 miniature pinschers received by a shelter during the weekend should be available for adoption by Wednesday.
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2009-08-18 Board OKs test spray on desert invader (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305339.php
The aerial spraying of buffelgrass in Tucson Mountain Park will proceed as soon as enough rain falls to cause the grass to turn green again.
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2009-08-18 Ceremony of Flags Marks Tucson's 234th Birthday (city)
http://www.tucsonaz.gov/hottopics/ceremonyofflags.html
The five flags that have flown over Tucson   American, Spanish, Mexican, Confederate, and the State of Arizona   will be presented in a ceremony to celebrate Tucson s 234th birthday.
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2009-08-18 Community calendar (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305297.php

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2009-08-18 Crowds shout out health-care views at VFW speech site (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305326.php
PHOENIX — After enjoying a family vacation Sunday at the Grand Canyon, President Obama returned Monday to the reality that his political honeymoon is long over.
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2009-08-18 Cuts apparent on Day One (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305311.php
Except for the empty libraries and counseling offices, and the parents lobbying for funding in the parking lots, all the normal signs of the first day of school were obvious in the Tucson Unified School District on Monday.
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2009-08-18 Ex-UA student faces trial in May (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305351.php
The trial of a former UA student accused of trying to kill her newborn son has been scheduled for May 25.
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2009-08-18 Gang-linked slaying draws life (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305323.php
A former Californian, shot by rival gang members three times as a youth, was sentenced to life in prison in the death of a Tucson teen.
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2009-08-18 Home invasion/robbery gets man 2 to 8.75 years (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305340.php
A 24-year-old Tucson man charged with 21 felonies in connection with a March home invasion is facing between two and 8.75 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
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2009-08-18 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305332.php
A westerly flow aloft continues to bring dry air and very warm weather to Southern Arizona. We'll start to see some afternoon cloud buildups by midweek, with enough moisture to give us a chance of isolated or scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms by the end of the week and the weekend.
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2009-08-18 Man, 21, gets 9 years over drug deal where best friend was slain (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305338.php
A 21-year-old Tucson man whose best friend was shot to death in a drug-related incident in October 2007 was sentenced to nine years in prison Monday.
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2009-08-18 Mine inspector OKs reclamation plan for Rosemont Mine (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305349.php
The Arizona State Mine Inspector's Office has approved a plan by the owners of the Rosemont Mine for reclaiming the land once the mine is finished, stirring charges from opponents that the state rushed to judgment.
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2009-08-18 Obama: Spending on defense rife with waste, 'pork' (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305290.php
PHOENIX — President Obama chastised the defense industry and a free-spending Congress on Monday for wasting tax dollars "with doctrine and weapons better suited to fight the Soviets on the plains of Europe than insurgents in the rugged terrain of Afghanistan."
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2009-08-18 Pima County sets rates for property tax (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305342.php
The Board of Supervisors set property tax rates Monday for 92 taxing jurisdictions in Pima County. Many of the rates have decreased from last year, but because of increased home valuations, many will still see higher tax bills this fall.
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2009-08-18 Radar van locations (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305286.php
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:
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2009-08-18 School districts get swine-flu guidance (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305355.php
PHOENIX — Health officials in Arizona have given school districts detailed guidance on how to deal with swine-flu outbreaks this fall, and mass vaccinations of students are being planned in many areas.
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2009-08-18 Sergeant in standoff shot by fellow SWAT member (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305343.php
A SWAT sergeant shot during a standoff last week was wounded by friendly fire, Tucson police said Monday.
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2009-08-18 Small plane crashes, burns at Prescott airport soon after takeoff; 2 people die (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305353.php
PRESCOTT — Authorities say a small plane crashed and burned Monday afternoon at the Prescott Municipal Airport, killing both people aboard, after it developed problems minutes after takeoff.
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2009-08-18 State can be broke by mid-October, absent budget OK (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305350.php
PHOENIX — The state of Arizona is on track to run out of money to pay its bills and its employees by mid-October — if not sooner — if lawmakers don't adopt a new budget plan quickly, state Treasurer Dean Martin said Monday.
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2009-08-18 Taxpayer Watch : Graffiti on trucks an eyesore, but city says it's not responsible for removing it (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305347.php
The box trucks in front of a recycling center in the 5800 block of East 22nd Street are tagged with graffiti of several colors and different types of handwriting.
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2009-08-18 Term halved for convict in manslaughter (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305341.php
A Tucson man who was sentenced to 10 years in prison in a manslaughter case had his sentenced slashed in half Monday.
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2009-08-18 Victim of pit bulls in fair condition (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/305337.php
A man was mauled by three pit bulls in a west-side wash Friday, officials said.
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