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2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Andrew Thomas Faces Ethics Charges for "Reckless" Abuse of Power (weekly)

        Feathered Bastard fills us on the ethics charges facing Andrew Thomas, the former Maricopa County attorney who lost his bid for AG:
A "reckless, four-year campaign of corruption and power abuse."
That's how retired Judge Charles E. Jones ... read more

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Tumblr Down for Most of the Day, Hipster World Crushed by Despair (weekly)

This is what happens when the blogging platform of the moment goes down for more than half a day. I have to admit I was a little vexed to see Tumblr down this morning, since it's a great home for both pop-culture blogging (the GQ Tumblr ... read more

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
AZ Legislature: Death by Budget Cut (weekly)

        The New York Times looks at how the Arizona Legislature has cut off funding for life-saving transplants:
Even physicians with decades of experience telling patients that their lives are nearing an end are having difficulty discussing ... read more

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
The AAA Team Moving Here Doesn't Want to Stay for Long (weekly)

        It looked for a little while like we might be able to hold on to the former Portland Beavers in the long term (as it stands, the club will definitely play here in 2011 and possibly in 2012), since their projected long-term home in Escondido ... read more

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
New Ethiopian Restaurant Opens Downtown (weekly)

        A new Ethiopian restaurant named Café Desta has opened at 758 S. Stone Ave, and we've already heard that the food here is as good—if not better—than that at Tucson's other, highly regarded Ethiopian restaurant, Zemams ... read more

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Mama’s Hawaiian Barbecue Is Open (weekly)

        Mama's Hawaiian Barbecue is open at 850 E. Speedway Blvd. How do I know this to be true? Because Mama herself e-mailed me last night:
Hey, Mama's is open and the beef teryaki is beaut!
Please stop by, MAMA
A second e-mail detailed her ... read more

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
A Green Christmas (weekly)

        Traditional Irish band Téada returns to Tucson
            by Margaret Regan
            Oisín Mac Diarmada was racing by train across Ireland to Dublin one evening last week ... read more

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Finding Sanctuary (weekly)

        Meet Yazmín Ortega, an undocumented immigrant who trekked through Arizona on her way to East Harlem, N.Y.
            by Devlin Houser
            NEW YORK — A small kettle of ... read more

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Police Dispatch (weekly)

        You've got the wrong guy; Smoke break
            by Anna Mirocha
            [ Read more ]
        [ Subscribe to the comments ... read more

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Corrections (starnet-local)

• "Oro Valley hotel is down but not out, developers insist" on
D1 Sunday misstated the location of Homewood Suites. It is on the
east side of North Oracle Road near East Linda Vista Boulev

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local)

east side

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Holiday goodies for D-M airmen (starnet-local)

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Radar van locations (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:

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Old bridge to be part of Tempe memorial (starnet-local)

Portions of an old bridge that hasn't been used in decades will
be part of an ambitious veterans memorial project along the banks
of Tempe Town Lake.

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Panel: State should keep Juvenile Corrections Dept. (starnet-local)

Arizona legislators on Monday recommended new life for the state
Department of Juvenile Corrections, an agency nearly put out of
business due to the state's budget crisis.

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Formal inquiry in Maricopa dispute (starnet-local)

A judge has ruled there is enough evidence to launch a formal
attorney-discipline case against former Maricopa County Attorney
Andrew Thomas.

2010-12-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 07 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Monday, Dec. 6

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Health Care Bill Estimate for AZ: $11.6 Billion Over The Next Decade (weekly)

        Thomas Betlach, the director of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, has some bad news for Gov. Jan Brewer: The estimated cost of the new health-care reform package for the state of Arizona is $11.6 billion over between fiscal years ... read more

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
A Look At Mars' Melas Chasma (weekly)

        NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
The latest batch of pics from the UA Lunar and Planetary ... read more

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Writer's Block: Beth Alvarado and Colleagues (weekly)

        UA lecturer Beth Alvarado and several UA alumni have been published in Dedicated to the People of Darfur: Writings on Fear, Risk and Hope.
Rutgers University Press$23.95, 224 pagesedited by Luke and Jennifer ReynoldsContributions from 46 authors ... read more

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Event Cancellation: Christopher Smith (weekly)

        The following event (listed on page 27 in the print issue) has been cancelled.
CHRISTOPHER SMITH FLUTE RECITALPCC Center for the Arts. 2202 W. Anklam Road. 206-6986. A flute recital by local musician Christopher Smith features pieces by Debussy ... read more

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Breaking Local News: Time-Traveling Jacuzzi (weekly)

        If you opened the morning daily's site this afternoon, your probably saw this as top story: ... read more

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Glassman vs. D.C.? (weekly)

        Tucson City Councilman Rodney Glassman, who is expected to announce his campaign for U.S. Sen. John McCain's seat in early April, may be having trouble with Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, which is rumored to be hunting for a stronger ... read more

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Artistic Range: "Warhol: From Dylan to Duchamp" at Eric Firestone Gallery (weekly)

A sample of the photographs on display in "Warhol: From Dylan to Duchamp," continuing ... read more

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Howe Gelb At MAST Tonight! (weekly)

Head on down to MAST (299 S. Park Ave.) from 6-8 to hear local musician Howe Gelb and friends perform songs from the Johnny Cash album, Live at San Quentin. Tonight's event is also your last chance to check out the art from local artists Nick ... read more

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Pop Goes The Loft Featuring Live Music! (weekly)

Local rock 'n' roll band Monster Pussy will be performing before Pop Goes The Loft tonight! Get the scoop here.
        [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Trash At Rialto Theatre (weekly)

They're at it again! The folks that brought the Clusterfuck dance party, Glitter Ball and last month's Pop to Rialto Theatre are celebrating punk rock this Friday with Trash. Details here.
        [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ] ... read more

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local)

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations
are stated when available.

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Let the good times roll! (starnet-local)

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
YWCA honors 12 women at 28th annual celebration (starnet-local)

The Tucson YWCA honored 12 women Sunday with their 28th annual
Women on the Move Awards at the Westin La Paloma.

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Camp program response is solid (starnet-local)

The Arizona Daily Star Sportsmen's Fund Send a Kid to Camp
program kicked off its annual summer-camp drive Feb. 25 with an
envelope in the Star for readers who want to help to send kids from

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Copper was king in San Manuel (starnet-local)

When it shut down in 1999, the ... read more

2010-03-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 26 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Thursday, March 25

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
The 21st Annual Children's Assistance and Resource Event July 17, 18 (city)
C.A.R.E. Fair is Tucson s original  one-stop-shop  for health and human services. Dozens of government, private and non-profit agencies gather together at one location, for the sole purpose of getting limited
income families with children ready for school ... read more

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Judge orders trio to repay $29M in 'Christian' scam (starnet-local)
Dozens of Tucson military members and churchgoers swindled in a "Christian" investment scam won a moral victory in a California courtroom this week, but it may not help them get their money back.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Ben's Bells : Casa de los Niños worker's caring 'makes all the kids feel very safe' (starnet-local)
The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Pat Pierce, whose compassion and concern help make life easier for the children at Casa de los Niños.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Kindergarten teacher in Tucson captures top presidential award (starnet-local)
For those who think kindergarten is about cookies and colors and naptime, Dana Islas would beg to differ.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Blood donations (starnet-local)
The American Red Cross will be seeking blood donors at these times and places next week. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-448-3543.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations this weekend, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
City Court pursues effort to split off (starnet-local)
Tucson City Court is moving to split administratively from the city, giving itself the power to make its own hiring, firing, discipline and pay decisions.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Last-minute 12-hour delay gives air crews some bonus personal time (starnet-local)
Hurry up and wait. The phrase often typifies life in the military, much to the exasperation of those who serve.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Tucson woman denies Illinois cemetery-scandal ties (starnet-local)
A Tucson businesswoman may seek legal action to keep her name from being associated with grotesque cemetery crimes in Illinois.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
German couple's yanked visas alter cuisine in Nutrioso (starnet-local)
The spaetzle and schnitzel shortage continues in the mountain hamlet of Nutrioso, but Angus beef and ahi tuna have arrived.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Officers seize 7 dogs, all emaciated, at home (starnet-local)
Seven emaciated pit bulls have been seized from an Avra Valley home.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
AZ could get $7.1M to combat swine flu (starnet-local)
One day after President Obama said an aggressive form of swine influenza could return this fall, the federal government is offering Arizona $7.1 million to make sure the state is ready.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Driver who killed lawyer gets prison (starnet-local)
The Tucson man who killed Pima County Public Defender Robert Hooker in a street-racing crash last year pleaded for forgiveness Friday from Hooker's family, another victim and the community.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Law and Order (starnet-local)

  Inmate, 16, collapses at state prison, dies

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Ex-school chief's trial on sex charge is delayed (starnet-local)
Former Tanque Verde Superintendent Albert Thomas "Tom" Rogers' trial on charges of traveling with the intent of engaging in sexual conduct with a minor has been postponed 60 days to Oct. 6, court documents show.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
'2-day M*A*S*H unit' ready (starnet-local)
After a hiatus last year due to a 10-month deployment to Iraq, the 996 Area Support Medical Company is happy to be back in Tucson for its annual mission at the Children's Assistance and Resource Event — or CARE Fair — Friday and next Saturday.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Get Involved (starnet-local)
Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities online at, the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona's Web site. For personalized assistance or more information on any of the volunteer opportunities listed here, call 881-3300.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Suspected migrant found dead near Sells (starnet-local)
The body of a suspected illegal immigrant was discovered on Thursday afternoon by a Tohono O'odham tribal member on the Nation.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Bee attack injures man, 84, kills small dog (starnet-local)
An 84-year-old man is recovering after he and his poodle were attacked by a swarm of Africanized bees and stung more than 1,000 times. The poodle did not survive.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
OV official may get post in Sahuarita (starnet-local)
Oro Valley Planning and Zoning Director Sarah More is the top candidate for the same post in Sahuarita.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Project Ayuda putting seniors to work (starnet-local)
It is her first job.

2009-07-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 11 2009\
Wiring faulted in fire at greyhound track (starnet-local)
State regulators found faulty electrical wiring but no racing violation in connection with a May 28 fire that forced the evacuation of Tucson Greyhound Park.

2008-10-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 24 2008\
2008 & 2009 Budgets - October Update (city)
FYs 2008 & 2009 Budgets - October Update

2008-10-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 24 2008\
10 killed in Nogales, Son., shootout, police chase (citizen-local)
Gunfire and a high-speed chase through the streets of Nogales killed 10 criminal cartel suspects and injured eight people - three of them police officers - Thursday,  Mexican police said.

2008-10-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 24 2008\
Readers weigh in on Lute's tenure (citizen-local)
Lute Olson is stepping down as University of Arizona basketball coach. A sampling of comments left at by our readers:

2008-10-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 24 2008\
DPS: Owners don't have to ID speeders using their cars (citizen-local)
PHOENIX - The Arizona Department of Public Safety's director says vehicle owners who aren't behind the wheel when their vehicles are photographed speeding don't have to identify the actual violators and state law shouldn't be changed to make owners responsible ... read more

2008-10-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 24 2008\
Officials warn about space heater safety after $180K fire (citizen-local)
A five-minute trip to get coffee cost a man his home and everything he owned, a Tucson Fire Department spokeswoman said.

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