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2011-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2011\
Linda Ray Reporting From SXSW: Volume 3 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        The Autumn Defense perform at SXSW in Austin.

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2011-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 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:

2011-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Saturday, March 19

2011-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2011\
VA doc fired for political email (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

PHOENIX - A doctor at ... read more

2011-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2011\
Six people stabbed at north-side party (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/crime/ar

Six people were stabbed ... read more

2011-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2011\
Tucson Oddity: A thorny question: How does cactus survive without dirt? (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Cacti have a long and ... read more

2011-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2011\
Bills to restrict driver texting, pickup-bed riders advance (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

PHOENIX - The sight of youngsters bouncing around in - and
sometimes out of - the back of pickup trucks may not be around for
long.

2011-03-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 21 2011\
Be patient with trees (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/lifestyles/home-and

What some of the biggest ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Not So Super-Villains (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/not-s

        
        'Despicable Me' mixes ho-hum family-friendly moments with delicious adult sarcasm
          
            by Colin Boyd
          
          
          
            Ever since he was a kid, Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) has struggled with ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Guest Opinion (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/hoffm

        
        Arizona's Clean Elections limits money—and, therefore, speech—in campaigns
          
            by Jonathan Hoffman
          
          
          
            One philosophy holds that the best we can do for this imperfect ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Live (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/live/

        
        Dead Meadow
          
            by Billups Allen
          
          
          
            DEAD MEADOW PLUSH Wednesday, June 30 Fuzz from a small arsenal of Orange amplifiers emanated from the stage at Plush, much to the delight ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Dark Childhood (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/dark-

        
        Etcetera's delicious 'Mr. Marmalade' introduces the creepiest imaginary friend ever
          
            by Nathan Christensen
          
          
          
            Ah, for the carefree days of childhood, back when your only ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Beyond Tragedy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/beyon

        
        This engaging collection of short stories features Native Americans dealing with fractured families
          
            by Christine Wald-Hopkins
          
          
          
            There's a spiderweb quality about this ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Top Ten in Movies (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        Casa Video's top rentals for the week ending July 4, 2010
          
          
          
            Casa Video's top rentals for the week ending July 4, 2010 1. Hot Tub Time Machine MGM 2. The Crazies Anchor Bay 3. Percy Jackson and ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Police Dispatch (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/polic

        
        That's a stretch; Mat snatcher
          
            by Anna Mirocha
          
          
          
            THAT'S A STRETCH WEST ESPERANZA BOULEVARD, GREEN VALLEY JUNE 10, 12:18 A.M. A man busted for allegedly drinking and driving ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Soundbites (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/sound

        
        R.I.P.; Rock out this slow week; Second Saturday is here again!
          
            by Stephen Seigel
          
          
          
            R.I.P. We learned just after our deadline last week that Craig Tinney passed away on ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Media Watch (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/media

        
        KOLD ends Becker's employment after 20 years; Anchondo heading to Indianapolis
          
            by John Schuster
          
          
          
            KOLD ENDS BECKER'S EMPLOYMENT AFTER 20 YEARS KOLD Channel 13 has decided ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Top Ten in Books (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        Mostly Books best-sellers for the week ending July 4, 2010
          
          
          
            Mostly Books best-sellers for the week ending July 4, 2010 1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson, Vintage ($7.99) 2. The ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Dead End (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/dead-

        
        More than 15 years after NAFTA began, Mexican trucks are still restricted from U.S. roads
          
            by Tim Vanderpool
          
          
          
            The Mariposa Port of Entry at Nogales is a bustling hub of ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Now Showing at Home (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/now-s

        
        Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (Blu-ray); The Doors: When You're Strange; Hot Tub Time Machine: Unrated (Blu-ray)
          
            by Bob Grimm
          
          
          
            Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (Blu-ray ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
T Q&A (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/t-qan

        
        Francisco X. Alarcón
          
            by Mari Herreras
          
          
          
            Francisco X. Alarcón, a Chicano poet and educator born in Los Angeles, has written 10 volumes of poetry, including From ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Stop the Hysteria (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/stop-

        
        More than 50 artists make powerful statements against SB 1070 in Raices Taller's 'How Brown Am I?'
          
            by Margaret Regan
          
          
          
            Every artwork in the Raices Taller 222 exhibition ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Mojo (Reprise) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/tom-p

        
        by Eric Swedlund
          
          
          
            Tom Petty's massive vault-raiding effort to put together last year's The Live Anthology established a clear path to Mojo, a bluesy, jammy, slower and less-catchy record for ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Coming Home (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/comin

        
        A Tucson woman's efforts to get three women stuck in Haiti recognized as U.S. citizens finally lead to success
          
            by Mari Herreras
          
          
          
            US. citizens Carmel, Maude and Emmanuela ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
K.Rat (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/krat/

        
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2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Nine Questions (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/nine-

        
        Emil Richardson
          
            by Kristine Peashock
          
          
          
            A Southern Arizonan through and through, 26-year-old Emil Richardson was born in Nogales, Ariz., and raised in Bisbee; he has now ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Weekly Wide Web (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/weekl

        
        Wanted: Documents!
          
            by Nick Smith
          
          
          
            Information, like a gallon of milk, has an expiration date. We still don't know exactly how much oil has been sent gushing into the ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Hot Hot Heat: Future Breeds (Dangerbird) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/hot-h

        
        by Sean Bottai
          
          
          
            If Hot Hot Heat were my boyfriend, we'd have broken up around 2007's Happiness Ltd. "You don't know what you want to be," I would have said, playing with Steve Bays' curls. ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Off the Streets (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/off-t

        
        Public officials, both locally and nationally, seek to end homelessness
          
            by Dave Devine
          
          
          
            Despite a shaky economy and slashed government budgets, the Obama administration ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Random Shots (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/rando

        
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2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Top Ten in Music (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        Zia Records top sales for the week ending July 4, 2010 1. Eminem Recovery (Aftermath) 2. Drake Thank Me Later (Cash Money) 3. Hot Tub Time Machine (DVD) MGM 4. Wolf Parade Expo 86 (Sub Pop) 5. Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (DVD) Zoe ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
The Right Stuff (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/the-r

        
        The contenders in Congressional District 8 set out to prove they're conservative enough to challenge Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords
          
            by Jim Nintzel
          
          
          
            It's a sunny February ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Andrew Collberg: On the Wreath (Le Pop Musik) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/andre

        
        by Gene Armstrong
          
          
          
            Andrew Collberg treads common ground among artists such as Harry Nilsson, Nick Drake and José González. The 22-year-old local singer-songwriter—born in ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
corrections (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

• The "Saguaro, Monarch of the Desert" lecture was listed
incorrectly in the July 4 At Home, on Page 8. It was never
scheduled for July 7. For other Oasis class information, call
322-5607.

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
San Xavier exit on I-19 closes tonight (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The northbound Interstate 19 off-ramp at San Xavier Road will
close tonight for repair of guardrails.

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Your cat can't wear a condom, campaigner reminds passers-by (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Life stories: Musician Tinney hailed at pre-death 'Irish wake' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Ever since a devastating motorcycle crash last November left him
paralyzed and on a ventilator, James Craig Tinney had grumbled
about going to the hospital.

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Wednesday, July 7

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Extension may open by Dec. (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A major extension of ... read more

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Take your shot at becoming a TV star (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

In an attempt to get back on Hollywood's radar, Old Tucson is
making a television pilot, and the prospective series needs
actors.

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Mobile home fire reported on northwest side (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Firefighters from the Northwest and Avra Valley fire districts
are battling a mobile home fire this evening in Marana, authorities
said.

2010-07-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 08 2010\
Fire causes $30,000 in damage to north-side house (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A fire destroyed a room and caused smoke damage at a north-side
home this afternoon, authorities said.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314732

  
    east side

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Domain names of Wildcats scooped up (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314668
Despite being a high school junior in New York, still two years away from his plan to play basketball for the Arizona Wildcats, Sidiki Johnson already has his name linked to a Tucson-based commercial enterprise.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Override is key to rebound for TUSD (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314734
Tucson Unified School District is asking voters to approve a tax override to replace money lost to state budget cuts and to boost technology in the district.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Political notebook : Oh, the statement you could make for Halloween (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314729
Americans were all over the Sarah Palin glasses-and-updo combo last year, but the National Retail Federation this season says politicians have all but dropped off the costume map.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Oversight elusive in alternative-healing sphere (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314725
Arizona has no shaman licensing board, no reiki review center and no sweat-lodge inspection department.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Rosemont opponents give US official an earful (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314698
They came, a federal official listened, but did they conquer?

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Area events offer help, hope in abundance (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314688
Few of the thousands of people who picked up free health care, groceries or clothing Saturday were more grateful than Serina Boese.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314728
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations this week, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Most sweat lodges would need no permits in Pima (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314722
The typical sweat lodge built in Pima County does not require a building permit, chief building official Yves Khawam said last week.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Scientists to study Verde River's flow (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314692
PRESCOTT — U.S. Geological Survey researchers plan to study how changes in the flow of the middle and upper Verde River might affect plant and animal life and water quality.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Findings issued on fatal, fiery crash, minus info from driver (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314727
Though it took four months to complete its investigation into a fiery crash, records show Arizona Department of Public Safety investigators never questioned the driver in the wreck that killed a Tucson mom.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Crash near Willcox kills Texas woman, 19 (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314715
A 19-year-old woman was killed in a single-vehicle rollover early Saturday on Interstate 10 near Willcox, authorities said.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Neto's Tucson : (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314726
Every Friday a small group of women gathers in the arts and crafts room at Downtown's Armory Senior Center. The women come from varied walks of life and distinct experiences, but they are one family.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
TEP parent OKs deal for wind power (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314693
KINGMAN — UniSource Energy Services has agreed to buy the power from Mohave County's first wind power farm near Kingman.

2009-10-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 25 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/314689
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-02-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 07 2009\
Brewer vents over budget troubles she's inherited (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PHOENIX - Republican Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday she was "very angry" about Arizona's budget troubles when she took office last month after Democrat Janet Napolitano resigned.

2009-02-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 07 2009\
Derby season gets rolling this weekend (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The lives of a Tucson family revolve closely around the spinning wheels of roller derby skates.

2007-08-21 2 die, 1 hurt as woman dodges big rig on I-10 (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60634.php
Two Californians were killed and a Tucson woman was injured Sunday when the Tucsonan swerved off Interstate 10 to avoid a tractor-trailer moving into her lane.
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2007-08-21 54 illegal aliens arrested at border, crossing in motor home (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6956989
The agents looked inside the RV and found 54 illegal aliens from Mexico, including the driver.
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2007-08-21 Ariz. orthopedic surgeon's license suspended (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197393.php
SCOTTSDALE — The Arizona Medical Board has summarily suspended the license of Dr. David L. Greene, saying he represents an imminent threat to public health and safety.
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2007-08-21 Az's increase in DUI deaths leads U.S. (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60641.php
Arizona led the nation in its increase in the number of alcohol-related traffic fatalities in 2006.
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2007-08-21 Baby left alone in hot car, mother pleads "not guilty" (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6958281
Police say Jackie Diaz left her baby alone in the car for about an hour while she and the baby's grandmother took a meeting at a midtown mortgage company.
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2007-08-21 Bleak future seen for post-Iraq Army (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60642.php
Retired military leaders warned Tucsonans on Monday of a post-Iraq military that will be starved for parts, people and money for family services long after the end of the war.
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2007-08-21 Border Patrol agent enters plea in shooting death of illegal immigrant (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6958229
Nicholas Corbett faces second degree murder, manslaughter and negligent homicide charges in the death of 22 year old Francisco Javier Dominguez Rivera.
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2007-08-21 Border Patrol pitches permanent checkpoint (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60692.php
Tucson leads the pack when it comes to illegal drugs and people being smuggled across the border, a U.S. Border Patrol spokesman said.
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2007-08-21 Border agent pleads not guilty to slaying illegal immigrant (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60643.php
BISBEE - U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Corbett pleaded not guilty to a charge of fatally shooting an illegal immigrant in January.
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2007-08-21 Border agent's plea is not guilty in shooting (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197378.php
BISBEE — U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Corbett pleaded not guilty Monday in Cochise County Superior Court to charges of fatally shooting an illegal immigrant in January.
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2007-08-21 Border agents find entrant's body (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197367.php
Border Patrol agents recovered the body of an illegal border crosser near Sasabe, stopped an RV with 54 illegal entrants inside near Sonoita, and found 72 people inside two stash houses in Nogales — all on Sunday.
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2007-08-21 Buses at Grand Canyon Park to be inspected (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60637.php
All tour buses and large passenger vans entering Grand Canyon National Park's busiest entrance will be targeted for inspections later this week.
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2007-08-21 Calif. man, child killed on I-10; Tucsonan hurt (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197375.php
Two Californians were killed  Sunday and a Tucson woman was injured when the woman swerved off Interstate 10 and into oncoming traffic to avoid colliding with a tractor-trailer.
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2007-08-21 Celebrity Bowling on Sunday benefits Az Families for Children (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60649.php
For a bit of celeb spotting, try the Arizona Families for Children Celebrity Bowling Event on Sunday.
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2007-08-21 Child-removal policy is criticized (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197395.php
PHOENIX — Arizona is removing too many neglected children from their homes, a national critic of child welfare policies contends.
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2007-08-21 Company tells miners use fans or find someplace else to live (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6959293

  


PHOENIX -- High amounts of formaldehyde have been found in trailers used by copper miners and their families living in Morenci in eastern Ariz.
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2007-08-21 Couple wins, neighbors gripe, board balks (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197382.php
Tom Glenn was elated when a Pima County Superior Court judge ordered the county to reissue a building permit it had given Glenn and then revoked eight months later.
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2007-08-21 DEATHS (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60674.php
Compiled by the Tucson Citizen Library. For more information, call 573-4561.
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2007-08-21 DPS dog killed during I-10 chase (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197405.php
An Arizona Department of Public Safety police dog was killed Monday night during a chase involving two men on Interstate 10 southeast of Tucson, an official said.
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2007-08-21 Deaths (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197315.php

  The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.
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2007-08-21 Denogean : Scolding by McCain right on target (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60673.php
The rolls of Sen. John McCain's shrinking fan club don't include me. Oh, no.
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2007-08-21 Detectives search for fugitive mother and son (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6958073
Detectives say 21 year old Michael Anthony Romero may be hiding-out with help from his mother, 40 year old Jody Michelle Freidinger.
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2007-08-21 Doctor's license suspended (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60690.php
SCOTTSDALE - The Arizona Medical Board has summarily suspended the license of Dr. David L. Greene because it says he represents an imminent threat to public health and safety.
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2007-08-21 FLDS follower sentenced in sexual conduct case (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6959290

  


KINGMAN, Ariz. -- A member of the polygamy practicing Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has been sentenced to 45 days in jail.
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2007-08-21 First Magnus employees upset over delayed paychecks (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6958171
Employees say they need their paychecks, not an IOU. "We had to cancel the honeymoon."
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2007-08-21 Hope to revive defunct ice rink is melting (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60625.php
Any hopes of resuscitating Tucson's now-closed East Side private ice rink are fading.
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2007-08-21 Hurricane Dean: monster on the move (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6957914
The massive storm is already being blamed for at least 10 deaths and appears to be gaining strength as it takes aim at Mexico.
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2007-08-21 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197365.php
High pressure is still in place and so is enough moisture to trigger a few isolated thunderstorms the next couple of days. There will be an increase in thunderstorm activity by the weekend as some more moisture moves in from the east. A further increase may come from Hurricane Dean moisture.
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2007-08-21 Judge tosses 10 charges against county school superintendent (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6959291

  


MESA, Ariz. -- A judge has dismissed 10 charges against Maricopa County Schools Superintendent Sandra Dowling. Dowling has been accused of theft and bid rigging.
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2007-08-21 LOTTERY (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60698.php
For Aug. 20
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2007-08-21 Local taxes going up despite decreases by city, county, schools (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197319.php
Pima County, the city of Tucson and most area school districts have lowered their tax rates for 2007, but many homeowners still will see their property tax go up between 7 percent and 12 percent due to rising home values.
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2007-08-21 Lottery (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197399.php
Drawings for Monday, Aug. 20
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2007-08-21 MDA fundraiser won't take no for an answer (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60626.php
Visit any Fry's, Albertsons or Walgreens stores in Catalina, Oro Valley and the Northwest Side from Aug. 1 to Labor Day weekend and you may see Quentin Kahler.
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2007-08-21 Most of tax bill is immune to Prop. 101's restrictions (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197389.php
Voters were aiming for tax relief when they voted for Proposition 101 last year. The amendment to the state constitution prevents cities, counties and community college districts from increasing the total amount of taxes they collect more than 2 percent per year over a base level set in 2005.
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2007-08-21 Neighbor's unsightly property finally has city agency's notice (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197384.php
Archie Turner's backyard is immaculate, with a small garden and a number of trimmed and pruned plants.
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2007-08-21 New schools straining state's finances (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197379.php
PHOENIX — Rising construction costs and rapid student growth are pushing up the costs of new schools far faster than the state's ability to pay, according to a new report.
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2007-08-21 Obstetrician's wife has quadruplets (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60628.php
PHOENIX - A Columbus, Georgia, woman has given birth in Phoenix to quadruplets - all boys.
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2007-08-21 Officer involved in dog death had exemplary record (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6959292

  


MESA, Ariz. -- The Chandler K-9 supervisor who left his police dog alone in an SUV for several hours later to die, has had no disciplinary actions during his 16-year career, according...
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2007-08-21 Outdated cell phone 'toy' rings up police (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197370.php
A kid's first cell phone is often treated like a rite of passage in 21st-century America.
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2007-08-21 Pain medication usage up in Arizona, U.S. (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197386.php
Disabled after 11 back surgeries for what one doctor called "a congenitally deficient spine," Mary Lynn O'Connor has taken prescription painkillers Oxycontin or morphine for the past seven years.
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2007-08-21 Parking for El Mirador proposal questioned (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60691.php
El Mirador would present urban living to the northern edge of downtown.
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2007-08-21 Pinal County OKs 5 new dispatchers for Sheriff's Office (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197385.php
Pinal County Sheriff Chris Vasquez says the county's emergency communications center receives nearly a million calls a year as new residents move into the suburban area flanked by Phoenix and Tucson.
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2007-08-21 Police have hang-ups with needless emergency calls (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60621.php
Tucson police have a favor to ask.
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2007-08-21 Popular trolley service looking at expansion (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6959294

  


PHOENIX -- Scottsdale has been looking at expanding its trolley routes southward, possibly linking up with new neighborhood bus routes in Tempe and eventually the light-rail route...
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2007-08-21 Proof-of-residency law adds $20M to Az's coffers (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60683.php
Prove you're a legal resident of Arizona or shell out an extra $11,000 tuition.
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2007-08-21 Property tax rates go down, amount due up (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60684.php
The owner of a $200,000 home in Tucson Unified School District will pay about $2,495 in property taxes after bills are sent out next month.
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2007-08-21 Rape case built on '94 DNA dismissed (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197376.php
The case against a Tucson man who was indicted early last year in connection with a 1994 rape has been dismissed and can never be refiled.
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2007-08-21 Sahuarita avoids checkpoint controversy, stays neutral (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6956677
Border Patrol plans to build a permanent checkpoint near Green Valley.
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2007-08-21 Shades of 1775: Spanish flag returns (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60622.php
Flags that have flown over Tucson were presented Monday to mark the 232nd birthday of the city, which grew from a Spanish fort. The ceremony took place in the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson courtyard, at the southwest corner of Church Avenue and Washington Street. The adobe-walled presidio is a recently completed interpretive project at the site of the 1775 fort. The flags are those of Spain, Mexico, the United States, the Confederacy and Arizona. Also presented were the Tohono O'odham and Pascua Yaqui flags. Hector Soza (above) brings in the Spanish flag during the ceremony.
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2007-08-21 Suspects' tip leads to body near border (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60624.php
The body of a suspected illegal immigrant was found Sunday near state Route 286 about three miles north of the Mexico border, a U.S. Border Patrol spokesman said.
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2007-08-21 Talks continue between Sun Tran, Teamsters (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60682.php
Talks continue between Sun Tran and the union that represents its drivers and mechanics.
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2007-08-21 Teachers at Vesey Elementary having problems with portable classrooms (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6956629
Teachers were told the classrooms would be ready to go by Saturday. But that deadline has come and gone.
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2007-08-21 Town split on Superfund for mine site (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197388.php
PHOENIX — The 4,000 residents of Dewey-Humboldt are divided on whether a Superfund listing for a site from the town's mining past would be a blessing or a bane.
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2007-08-21 Truck kills police dog during suspect chase (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/60701.php
A Department of Safety police dog was killed by a semi truck in the line of duty Monday evening during a pursuit that also ended with a large seizure of marijuana, a DPS spokesman said in a news release.
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2007-08-21 Tucson Time Capsule: Enthusiastic Kiss crowd (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197310.php
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2007-08-21 Tucson man allegedly murdered by girlfriend's ex; family in mourning (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6958406
"Why, why? Everybody wants to know, why did this happen to him?  He was such a great guy, nice guy."
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2007-08-21 UA nursing school makes things more real (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197383.php
Mannequins that breathe, have heartbeats and speak in multiple languages are among $1.3 million in improvements that greeted nursing students at the University of Arizona when the semester began Monday.
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2007-08-21 more inside (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/197392.php

  
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