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2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
The scoop: Round table axed for local news show (starnet-local)

Former "Arizona Illustrated" host Bill Buckmaster said he was
ignored by KUAT when he expressed interest in continuing to host
the show's Friday round table after the new year.

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Get involved (starnet-local)

Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities online at, the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona's
website. For personalized assistance or more information on any of
the volunteer

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Nonprofit seeks to give every child a toy at holiday party (starnet-local)

Maybe Santa said the ... read more

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Radar van (starnet-local)

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the
Tucson Police Department:

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Neighbors: Local man hits it big in auctioneering world (starnet-local)

Paul Ramirez's star ... read more

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local)

northwest side

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Family on a mission (starnet-local)

Vincent Morales turns ... read more

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
These folks make good tamales (starnet-local)

Eighty people competed in Casino del Sol's Sixth Annual Tucson
Tamal & Heritage Festival Saturday.

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Saturday, Dec. 4

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Josh Brodesky: Agency fires her, county hires her (starnet-local)

Dana Johnson was supposed to make sure communities across
southeastern Arizona received the best mental health care

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Afghan road bomb kills Tucson grad on 3rd tour (starnet-local)

An Army National Guard ... read more

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Neto's Tucson: Tamal & Heritage Festival celebrates Tucson tradition (starnet-local)

It was food heaven Saturday ... read more

2010-12-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 05 2010\
Roadside bomb kills soldier raised in Tucson (starnet-local)

An Army National Guard sergeant who grew up in Tucson was killed
Thursday when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in

2010-03-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 24 2010\
Farley Report: "GOP Budget Places Our Emergency Rooms in Mortal Danger" (weekly)

        The latest dispatch from state Rep. Steve Farley:
Howdy,  Friends O'Farley…
What a day for America! After a hundred years of trying, we finally enacted real health care reform.
It's not perfect, and the main features do not go into effect ... read more

2010-03-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 24 2010\
Giffords/Mitchell/Grijalva/Pastor: "The Suggestion That Somehow This Bill Is Responsible for Arizona’s Budget Crisis Is Absurd" (weekly)

        There's a lot of confusion about the impact of the health-care reform package that Democrats managed to make into law this week.
One question is the impact of the legislation on the state of Arizona, which recently eliminated KidsCare and made ... read more

2010-03-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 24 2010\
Playboy Coming To UA! (weekly)

Hey, girls of the Pac-10! Here's your chance to show some school spirit ... read more

2010-03-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 24 2010\
Palin Targets Giffords For Defeat (weekly)

        Fox News commentator Sarah Palin has put Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on notice!
Politico reports:Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin rolled out a list of Democratic members of Congress she intends to target for defeat this year, announcing that ... read more

2010-03-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 24 2010\
The Making of a Mind: Mind and Brain Lecture Series Continues Tonight (weekly)

The UA College of Science "Mind and Brain" lecture series that's been filling up Centennial Hall continues this evening with "The Making of a Mind," presented by LouAnn Gerken, a professor of psychology.
Here's a brief description:
We're all ... read more

2010-03-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 24 2010\
Tucson Originals Gift Certificate Sale (weekly)

        Tucson Originals holds its popular quarterly gift-certificate sale on Wednesday, March 24. You can save between 20 and 40 percent on meals at more than 40 independent, locally owned eateries by getting up early tomorrow and clicking here.
An ... read more

2010-03-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 24 2010\
Rasmussen: Goddard Trails Martin & Mills, But Leads Over Brewer (weekly)

        Rasmussen has a new poll showing close races in this year's race for governor, as well as numbers on the sales tax election.
The survey shows that 53 percent of voters support the sales tax, while 36 percent oppose it and 11 percent are undecided ... read more

2010-03-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 24 2010\
WXSW Continues Tonight! (weekly)

Tucson's WXSW festival continues with Surfer Blood (above), Think About Life, and Turbo Fruits at Club Congress tonight. Details here.  For the WXSW lineup at Plush, click here.
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2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Council Member Scott, Attorney General Goddard to Host Crime And Fraud Preventio (city)
Ward IV Council Member Shirley C. Scott and Arizona Attorney General
Terry Goddard will host the Ward IV Crime and Fraud Prevention Forum on
Wednesday, July 8, beginning at 6 p.m. at the William Clements
Recreation Center, 8155 E. Poinciana Dr.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Local Jurisdictions Continue To Fight The Bite in Challenging Economic Times (city)
Mosquito breeding and population do not rise and fall with area economic conditions.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Free Bus Training For Individuals With Disabilities And Seniors (city)
Sun Tran s Accessible Rider Training Program

Sun Tran is offering free ridership training, designed to help people gain greater independence by learning how to ride the bus.  The Sun Tran Accessible Rider Training (START) program helps seniors and individuals ... read more

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Pascua Yaquis donate $100,000 to American Red Cross S. AZ Chapter (starnet-local)
The American Red Cross Southern Arizona Chapter has received a $100,000 gift from the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Tucsonans will vote on increasing police, firefighter staffing (starnet-local)
Tucsonans will get the chance to mandate increased city Police and Fire Department staffing levels this November.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Your I-10 frustration to end by late August (starnet-local)
Interstate 10 through Tucson is now scheduled to open fully by the end of August — with four lanes each direction and all on- and offramps — eight months ahead of the original schedule for the five-mile widening project.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Storms knock out electric power to thousands (starnet-local)
Thunderstorms Wednesday evening flooded streets and knocked down power lines, cutting electricity to thousands of Tucson Electric Power customers in Tucson and Green Valley.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Teen jailed in death of Nogales girl, age 16 (starnet-local)
A Nogales, Ariz., teen is in jail after a gun he was handling went off, fatally wounding a 16-year-old girl.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Engineering is a woman's world, too, girls discover (starnet-local)
The group of middle school girls crowded around the large machine, eagerly listening to their teacher explain how the high-tech piece of engineering equipment can produce 3-D versions of items they design.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
We could see another round of afternoon and/or evening thunderstorms today before drier air moves in. With that drier air will come the hottest temperatures of the year over the weekend.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Tucsonan on quest for world title in 'Pokémon' game (starnet-local)
Web designer Steve Wasserloos thinks he may be the world's best "Pokémon" player, and next month he'll get the chance to prove it.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Brewer signs 3 bills to reboot spending plan (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer signed three bills Wednesday revamping the spending plan she rejected just a week earlier.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Family of teen hit by car seeks $30 million (starnet-local)
A family has filed a $30 million claim against Pima County, saying a county crosswalk in which a teen was struck by a car and seriously injured earlier this year does not meet safety standards.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Mosaics bring back 'the good old days' at Sunset Villa (starnet-local)
Jessie Pallanes is full of stories that paint a picture of what the Sunset Villa Neighborhood was like 50 years ago.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Burns shakes up Senate leadership team to get everyone on same budgetary page (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Senate President Bob Burns shook up his leadership team Wednesday, at least to the extent he could, in an effort to ease the way to getting a budget approved.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
TUSD has 6 school-nurse posts open; pay gap remains a problem (starnet-local)
Though it's been handing out pink slips, there's one job in Southern Arizona's largest school district that remains open for hire — school nurse.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Law and Order (starnet-local)

  Couple dead in trailer not linked to crime

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local)


2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Blow-out lights up Arizona Pavilions (starnet-local)
Four hours were not even enough to see all there was to see Saturday at Marana's Star Spangled Spectacular celebration.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
'High School Musical' thrills HS (starnet-local)
It was strictly standing room only for a production of "High School Musical" at Catalina Foothills High School.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Vail sets new school opening (starnet-local)
This month Vail's new Rincon Vista Middle School will open its doors to more than 400 students from 11 Vail public schools as well as schools from outside the district.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Country fans flock to Rillito Freedom Fest (starnet-local)
Boots, buckles and beer were out in full force Saturday for 99.5 KIIM-FM radio's Freedom Fest as crowds poured into Rillito Park for the holiday music festival.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Cooking up new food ideas (starnet-local)
When he visits his mom in Douglas, chef de cuisine Alexis Martinez isn't allowed in the kitchen.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Teens spend summer serving (starnet-local)
New York City teen Jonathan Nathan is in Tucson for six weeks to learn what manual labor is all about.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Sell your stuff, meet folks at monthly fair (starnet-local)
Once a month the Lew Sorensen Community Center transforms into a display house of nearly everything imaginable, ranging from old Southwestern saddles to African prayer masks.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Brazilian's ID-theft case sets precedent (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — A Brazilian man who owns a granite-countertop business is the first business owner in Arizona to be criminally charged in an investigation of suspected employer-sanctions violations.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Catalina gets new childcare (starnet-local)
After much planning and fundraising, the First Baptist Church of Catalina is ready to launch its new preschool program.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Trio brings experience to new venture (starnet-local)
If you kick the tires, rummage around in the glove box and look under the hood of a new auto repair shop in Marana, you'll find something solid: Experience.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Calendar (starnet-local)
Children's event

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Loose in the Foothills : Spot affords special view of 4th (starnet-local)
Brer Rabbit had his Laughing Place and his Bramble Patch, but Pat and I have a special Fireworks Watching Place (FWP). It's high on a hill, with a complete view of the Catalina Foothills and the Tucson valley — and best of all, we're the only ones who ... read more

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Enjoy the Journey : Traveling on 4th offers insights into our nation (starnet-local)
I would describe the terrific holiday we experienced Saturday as, "a Fourth of July celebration like none other."

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Correction (starnet-local)
The story, "Budget gets council's OK, but not without some cuts," on Page 4 of last week's Northwest Star, mischaracterized Marana's June elimination of town positions. The town eliminated 10 positions but only notified two employees their positions were ... read more

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Tucson Water plans solar plant (starnet-local)
A planned 1-megawatt solar plant in Avra Valley stands to help Tucson Water conserve energy, though it isn't likely to save the utility any money.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Brotherly duo logs 9 summers at MDA camp (starnet-local)
Every year, Jacob Conover takes a bus trip to Heber to embark on a week of soccer, video games and water-gun fights.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
OV looks at taking over animal control (starnet-local)
Oro Valley leaders are exploring the idea of taking over animal care and licensing in town.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Signatures needed to name ball field for Steve Emerine (starnet-local)
Steve Emerine, a former Pima County assessor, had passions for a number of things — jazz, politics, journalism. But his greatest passion were the sounds and sights of baseball.

2009-07-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 09 2009\
Local food and artwork all in one historic barn (starnet-local)
Shoppers make their way through the historic horse barn and greet each other and vendors as they sip coffee and pick up fresh vegetables at the Rincon Valley Farmers Market.

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