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2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Gov. Brewer to Attend Dinner Honoring the "Faith Based" President (weekly)

        No, not Barack Obama, who has spent an extensive amount of time discussing how his Christian faith impacts his life. It's that other guy, the one before Obama.…
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2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Sure, a Short Film Based on a Arcade Fire Album. Why Not? (weekly)

        I don't have much of a sense of what it must be like to be Win Butler of the Arcade Fire right now, but I imagine the number of possibilities that open up when you're one of the biggest indie rock bands on the planet, but at ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Rocky Times in Rocky Point (weekly)

        Just in time for Spring Break: Ray Stern of Phoenix New Times delivers a dispatch from Rocky Point:
The town's boosters, condo owners, real estate officials, store owners, taco sellers, ATV renters, and residents are desperate ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Hospitals Offer Plan To Save Insurance Coverage for Poor (weekly)

        Arizona hospitals are coming up with ways to save health insurance for people on AHCCCS. Howie Fischer has details:
Arizona hospitals are making a last-ditch effort to save government-subsidized care for about two thirds of ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
More GOP Family Values on Display in Wisconsin (weekly)

        An amusing aside to the union-busting in Wisconsin, via The Raw Story:
Protesters who marched at the home of Wisconsin state senator Randy Hopper (R-Fond du Lac) were met with something of a surprise on Saturday. Mrs. Hopper ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Chris Rock on the Tea Party and Racism (weekly)

        The entirety of Scott Raab's interview with Chris Rock in this month's Esquire is worth reading, but this particular quote was worth a specific mention:
You got kids? Kids always act up the most before they go to sleep.&hellip ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Rep. Matt Heinz: Restore Hospice Funding for Dying Arizonans (weekly)

Rep. Matt Heinz of Tucson is fighting to restore hospice care to dying patients. Jorge Salazar of Cronkite News Service brings us the details:
Restoring hospice care to Medicaid-covered services in Arizona would provide better ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
A Request to Tucson Clubs: Bring Hungry Kids of Hungary to Town (weekly)

        The joke's probably on me and they've probably played here a dozen times without it coming to my attention, but Australia's Hungry Kids of Hungary, appearing at SXSW this week, might be my favorite band of the moment. At least ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Sierra Club: Protect the Grand Canyon From Mining. Plus: The Bad Bills Continue at the Legislature (weekly)

        Sandy Bahr of the Sierra Club sends out her weekly update:
Hello all! The Legislature continues to move along with passing unnecessary and ridiculous bills and has not focused on the one thing they absolutely must do — ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Heartbreaking Newspaper Front Page from Japan (weekly)

        The emotional photo on the cover of Japanese daily newspaper Asahi Shimbun by photographer Toshiyuki Tsunerari might end up being the iconic image from last week's earthquake and tsunami.

[HT: Blogging via Typewriter] ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Palin Going Rogue on Fox? (weekly)

        New York Magazine wonders if Sarah Palin has gone rogue on Fox News boss Roger Ailes in the wake of the Tucson shooting rampage:
Before Sarah Palin posted her infamous “Blood Libel” video on Facebook on January 12 ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Two Mad Men Make the Pitch for High Speed Rail (weekly)

        I've spent a decade or so complaining that there should be a high speed train running from Flagstaff to Tucson via Phoenix, so I'm already in the bag for the message fictional characters Pete Campbell and Harry Crane are selling ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Artistic Range: Brandi Saxton at Borealis Arts (weekly)

"Clara" by Brandi Saxton, is on display in Unbelievably Believable, running through March 16 at Borealis Arts, 6530 E. Tanque Verde Road, suite 160.
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2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Your Monday Morning Legislative Recap, Courtesy of Random Musings (weekly)

        Random Musings rounds up the week that was at the Arizona Legislature. Among the highlights:
- Senate President Russell Pearce announced that his "hold" on his anti-immigrant legislation was off.…
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2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
The Morning After: Uh Huh Her (weekly)

One of the best things about Tucson in March (for a music-lover) is that the city serves as a pit stop for some pretty awesome bands on their way to and from South by Southwest.
Take indie pop rockers Uh Huh Her for example ... read more

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Student of the week (starnet-local)

Amy Stewart

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations today:

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Nogales-area fire burns 4,200 acres near Nogales (starnet-local)

Firefighters have partially contained a wildfire burning a few
miles west of Nogales, Arizona.

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
With your help, fund can send 700 kids to camp (starnet-local)

The Star kicked off its summer camp drive in February with an
envelope for readers to send donations. Our goal is to raise
$190,000 by June 1 to send 700 kids to weeklong overnight

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Monday, March 14

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Man injured in south-side house fire (starnet-local)

A man in his 50s was injured in a house fire on Tucson's south
side Monday evening.

2011-03-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 15 2011\
Arizona Cancer Center gets grant to hire experts (starnet-local)

The Arizona Cancer Center has won a $2 million gift from the
Prescott-based Del E. Webb Foundation to hire a few new cancer
researchers and doctors at a planned Phoenix clinic.

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
What's closed 4th of July (starnet-local)

Services affected by the Fourth of July holiday:

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Blooms will reign as 'Queens of the Night' (starnet-local)

The night-blooming cereus ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Ogden ends 33 years with TFD (starnet-local)

Longtime Tucson firefighter ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Work on traffic-alert signs will close I-10, I-19 lanes (starnet-local)

Motorists can expect lane closures on Interstates 10 and 19 over
the next week as work continues on the installation of overhead
traffic-alert signs.

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Child-support fee more than doubles today (starnet-local)

Noncustodial parents will have to dig a bit deeper for monthly
child-support payments beginning today.

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Get ready for a muggy 4th of July weekend (starnet-local)

An increase in moisture ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
House fire in central Tucson blamed on smoking (starnet-local)

A fire that caused $100,000 in damage to a midtown home early Thursday was the 12th cigarette-related blaze in Tucson this year.

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
corrections (starnet-local)

• The city's Los Reales landfill will be open Monday. A list of
services affected by the Independence Day holiday, Thursday on A5,
incorrectly said it was closed.

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
DUI checkpoints set for weekend (starnet-local)

Law enforcement agencies throughout the state will be conducting
major DUI task-force deployments over the Fourth of July

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local)


2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
What's closed for 4th of July (starnet-local)

Services affected by the Fourth of July holiday:

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Thursday, July 1

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
O'odham teens cook up a victory in national contest (starnet-local)

Three teens from the ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Child molester convicted of seeking to have victim, mom killed (starnet-local)

A 42-year-old Tucson man already serving 12 years for child molestation is now facing two life terms after being convicted of conspiring to kill his victim and her mother.

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
God Bless The Loft: Independent Day "Team America" Sing-Along! (weekly)

The Loft Cinema presents its annual Independence Day Team America sing-along on Sunday, July 4. What better way to celebrate our nation's birthday? Details here.
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2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Is the Economy on the Rebound? (weekly)

Arizona Illustrated anchor Bill Buckmaster talks about the slightly rebounding Arizona economy with Marshall Vest, director of the Economic and Business Research Center at Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona, and Dennis ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
CD8: Republicans Respond to RNC Chair's Comments on Afghanistan (weekly)

        Republican National Chairman Michael Steele has come under fire for comments yesterday about Afghanistan:
Keep in mind again, federal candidates, [Afghanistan] was a war of Obama’s choosing. This is not something the United States had actively ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Charlie Cook: "For Democrats, the House Is, At Best, Teetering on the Edge" (weekly)

        More bad news for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who represents a swing district in Southern Arizona's CD8. Charlie Cook of The Cook Report analyzes the latest polls:Among all voters, there has been a significant swing since 2008 when Democrats ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Conor Oberst Responds to Charlie Levy's Letter Regarding SB 1070 Boycott (weekly)

        We recently reported on an open letter that Arizona concert promoter Charlie Levy, of Stateside Presents, wrote to artists who are boycotting performing in our state in order to protest SB 1070, Gov. Jan Brewer and the state Legislature's ass ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Republican Jim Deakin: "Getting Politics Out of Health Care Will Reduce Costs" (weekly)

Republican Jim Deakin, who has joined J.D. Hayworth in challenging U.S. Sen. John McCain in the GOP primary, stops by Arizona Illustrated to chat with Bill Buckmaster. He says he'd filibuster Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court until ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Live (weekly)

        Monster Pussy, Logan Greene and the Bricks, The Gentlemen of Monster Island
            by Billups Allen

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
His Name Is Max Thunder (weekly)

        The story of a downtown social queen with cancer, a gay theater director with mental illness, and the child they're raising together
            by James Reel
            In 2009, both Carlee ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Cage Campaign: We're Raising More Dough Than Melvin (weekly)

        Cheryl Cage—who narrowly lost to Al Melvin for the Legislative District 26 seat two years ago—sent a news release today that says she's raking in the dough:

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Rasmussen: Brewer Leads Goddard (weekly)

        Rasmussen has new numbers on the Arizona governor's race. She's out ahead of Goddard:
Brewer, the runaway leader in her own party’s primary contest, is now leading Goddard, the unchallenged Democratic candidate for governor, by 18 points ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Bodies ... The Exhibition Offers Special (weekly)

        Admission for Bodies ... The Exhibition will be reduced from Friday, July 2, to Monday, July 5, in honor of Independence Day.
Regular admission is $22. Ticket prices for the weekend are:
$17.76 for adults 13-64$14 children 4-12$18 adults 55 ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Wind and dust predicted for the Old Pueblo today (starnet-local)

Blowing dust and wind gusts of up to 40 mph are possible from scattered thunderstorms that will form around Tucson-area mountain ranges this afternoon and evening.

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Trio that fled from fatal rollover after beer run won't face serious charges (starnet-local)

Three people who fled the scene of a fatal wreck on Tucson’s east side last week have not been located and they’re not being actively pursued, police said.

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Correction (starnet-local)

• The crossword clues and answer grid did not match Tuesday
across the bottom of Page 4 of Classifieds. The clues were for
Tuesday's crossword; the grid was for Wednesday (today). Tuesday's

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Community calendar (starnet-local)

Ballroom dancing - Let's Dance Club, 6245 E. Bellevue St.
Couples and singles welcome. 7 p.m. lesson; 8 p.m. dance. June 30.
$10. 296-5578.

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
AAA: Drivers undeterred (starnet-local)

The number of Arizonans ... read more

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Cold Case: Wild shot ricocheted twice; innocent woman died (starnet-local)

Betty C. Williams, 68, was sitting at a friend's kitchen table
joking about the hand she was dealt during a game of progressive
rummy when a stray bullet from a drive-by shooting pierced her arm,

2010-07-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 02 2010\
Data: 33% of Arizona Hispanics are obese (starnet-local)

One in every three Hispanics in Arizona is obese, and with the
state's changing demographics, that figure could get worse without

2009-02-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 01 2009\
Cuts close historic house (starnet-local)
The Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House, one of Tucson's oldest structures, will be shuttered by the Arizona Historical Society because of state budget cuts.

2009-02-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 01 2009\
Governor signs off on cuts of $580M (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Saturday to fix the state's current budget, paving the way for lawmakers to start dealing with an even bigger deficit expected next year.

2009-02-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 01 2009\
Neto's Tucson : (starnet-local)
In Latino culture, the quinceañera is a traditional rite of passage for 15-year-old girls entering a new stage in life. Taking a cue from the quinceañera, adding a few cultural and educational twists, some Tucson high school students are engaged in ... read more

2009-02-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 01 2009\
Public-TV operation will close during June (starnet-local)
An organization that operates several public-access television channels will close its doors and send its employees home for one month this summer.

2009-02-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 01 2009\
Woman arrested after chase and crash (starnet-local)
A woman accused of leading  Tucson police on a chase early Friday morning and crashing into a car carrying a man and his young daughter has been arrested on suspicion of eight felony counts.

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