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2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Indie Rock Punching Bag Weezer Cover Indie Kings Radiohead (weekly)

I can't bring myself to push the play button. Someone tell me if this is as bad as I fear.…
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2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Garrison Keillor: Not Boycotting Arizona (weekly)

        I'm not making the claim the Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor is the coolest guy around, but his blog post about why he's not boycotting Arizona (his show broadcasts from Flagstaff on June 4) is an interesting read ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Al Melvin: The Private Sector Is the Answer, Even When It's Not (weekly)

        Hank Stephenson of the Nogales International has a story for you: Three Nogales businessmen go to a state border security committee to ask for the committee to recommend to the federal government that more customs employees ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Idiot Boksen - The Art of the Opening (Part 1) (weekly)

        Last week, in discussing Treme and one-season wonder Terriers, I mentioned how both have excellent main title sequences. I love opening credits, and posting them kicked off a bi-annual binge on my part, where I re-watch all ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
There Goes the Neighborhood: Palin Moves to Scottsdale, Prepares Presidential Bid (weekly)

Sarah Palin has confirmed that she's one of Arizona's newest residents:Despite its rustic flair, there is nothing ordinary about Ms. Palin’s new neighborhood, one of the most elite in the Phoenix area and a place that ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Craig Schumacher Could Use Your Support (weekly)

        We wrote about Wavelab owner Craig Schumacher and his battle with cancer on the blog before, but as he enters another round of chemo, he's having a rough go of it and according to an email newsletter that went out yesterday ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Sen. Al Melvin To Arizona Residents Who Will Lose Unemployment Benefits: "How Long Have They Been On That Already?" (weekly)

        State Sen. Al Melvin, who represents the Catalina Foothills and Oro Valley in the Arizona Legislature, remains opposed a change in state law that would allow out-of-work Arizonans to receive extended unemployment benefits from ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Get Your "Sarah Palin's Associates" Bingo Card Ready (weekly)

Who knows whether Sarah Palin is running for Senate, president, Paradise Valley school board, or nothing ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
GOP: Cut Medicare or We'll Destroy the Economy (weekly)

        Having voted for huge Medicare cuts, Republicans are now holding them hostage to lifting the debt ceiling. Talking Points Memo reports:Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says substantial Medicare cuts must be part ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Sorry, Kids: Miss Tiggy Winkles Toys Is Shutting Its Doors (weekly)

        Sad news from Miss Tiggy Winkles Toys: As many of you have observed the toy store has struggled in this challenging economy. Despite all hope a full recovery has not come.…
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2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Slate: Restoring Loughner's Competence (weekly)

        Slate's Explainer has a quick take on how doctors will attempt to restore Jared Lee Loughner to competence ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Padres Home for Memorial Day Weekend! Go See a Ball Game! (weekly)

The Tucson Padres return home for a big weekend of Memorial Day baseball fun at Kino Stadium. Tonight ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market Is Relocating (weekly)

        The popular Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market on the corner of Speedway and Riverview boulevards is relocating next month to the Mercado San Agustin at 100 S. Avenida del Convento.
Organizers say the market needs more ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Please Bring Me This Magic Ice Cream Making Machine (weekly)

The MooBella vending machine (currently distributed in the northeast part of the country) makes made-to-order real ice cream in a number of flavors in 40 seconds. If this machine was in the Tucson Weekly break room, I might ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Tucson as Western Fountain of Youth: How Desert Heat and Sun Keeps us Sexy, Young (weekly)

        With another birthday barreling around the bend, it’s only natural that I spent the past week doing ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
District head at home after stroke (starnet-local)

Flowing Wells Unified ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Send a kid to camp (starnet-local)

The Arizona Daily Star's Sportsmen's Fund Send a Kid to Camp
program raises money so children from low-income households and
military families can attend YMCA, Boy Scout and Girl Scout and
Camp Courag

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Summer reading program offers prizes for kids, adults (starnet-local)

Bookworms of all ages can make a dent in that summer reading
list and earn prizes for their efforts by participating in the Pima
County Public Library's annual summer reading program.

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Ben's Bells: Job finder helps refugees get started (starnet-local)

The recipient of this ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Friday, May 27

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Gridley kids call space station for half-hour chat with Kelly (starnet-local)

Shuttle Endeavour commander Mark Kelly had another live chat
from space Friday night with Tucson schoolchildren.

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Artist Moreno resurrects students' La Pilita mural (starnet-local)

As Martin Moreno touched ... read more

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Blood mobile (starnet-local)

The American Red Cross will be seeking blood donors at these
times and places in the area next week. To schedule an appointment,
call 1-800-733-2767.

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
What's closed Memorial Day (starnet-local)

What's closed on Monday for the Memorial Day holiday:

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
How could judge be sure Loughner isn't faking? (starnet-local)

When a federal judge declared Jared Lee Loughner incompetent to
stand trial Wednesday, he said confidently that Loughner was not
faking his symptoms.

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Loughner leaves Tucson for Missouri facility (starnet-local)

TUCSON - The suspect in a deadly Tucson shooting rampage has
left Arizona, headed by plane to a Missouri prison facility where
mental health experts will try to make him psychologically fit to
stand t

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Palin confirms she bought $1.7 million home in Arizona (starnet-local)

Sarah Palin has confirmed she purchased a $1.7 million property
in Scottsdale, The New York Times is reporting.

2011-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2011\
Today's radar van locations (starnet-local)

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

2011-04-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 18 2009\
[upset former fan]
This guy officiates City League Basketball at the Jewish Community Center in Tucson[...]He is a terrible official[...]pissing off the fans that used to respect him. GFY Eugene.

2010-09-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 14 2010\
The LD26 Debate Debate Continues With Melvin's New Demands (weekly)

        The debate on whether the Legislative District 26 Senate candidates will debate has become like a cash cow for The Range. Every few weeks, there’s a new development, a new promise and a new complaint, but we still haven’t ... read more

2010-09-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 14 2010\
CD8 Air War: Giffords and Kelly Roll Out New TV Ads (weekly)


Both Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and GOP challenger Jesse Kelly unveiled new TV spots today.
Giffords has a testimonial from Cochise County veterinarian and rancher Dr. Gary Thrasher, a Republican who is supporting the incumbent ... read more

2010-09-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 14 2010\
CD8: About That Conservatives For Congress Ad, Part II (weekly)

        We wrote last week about an ad that Conservatives for Congress used to attack Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who is facing a challenge from Republican Jesse Kelly. You can read our take here.
Now says the ... read more

2010-09-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 14 2010\
Tomatoes on the Moon (weekly)

        The gang at the UA Controlled Environment Agriculture Center have made progress on their lunar greenhouse.
I wrote about their South Pole greenhouse and their lunar ambitions here.
Now the UA's Ed Stiles tells us more:
The first extraterrestrials ... read more

2010-09-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 14 2010\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local)

east side

2010-09-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 14 2010\
Pet-dumping 'crisis' brings adoption plea; recession is blamed (starnet-local)

Bob and Candace Persoon wanted to save a dog. They didn't want
another expensive breed from a "puppy mill."

2010-09-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 14 2010\
Corrections (starnet-local)

• The Political Events calendar on B5 Sunday incorrectly
included an event. There will be no Clean Elections debate Thursday
for Legislative District 26. None of the candidates is running a

2010-09-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 14 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Monday, Sept. 13

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Hot, dry '09 hit us hard; '10 may bring more rain (starnet-local)
It really was a dry heat in Tucson and most of Arizona in the decade that just ended, shattering or approaching records for high temperatures and low rainfall.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Which state parks close? (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — The decision by lawmakers last month to take funds from the parks system means some will be closed later this year, the director of the agency said Thursday.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Some folks actually keep New Year's resolutions (starnet-local)
Flora Easley is proof that New Year's resolutions really can work. Hers for 2009 was to lose weight, and she did — 101 pounds in seven months.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Tucsonan shares her blessings daily (starnet-local)
Many people benefit from Ann Geiger's enthusiasm.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 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:

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Photos: First Night has family- friendly fun (starnet-local)
This is the second year for First Night, a family-friendly,  alcohol-free event at 11 downtown venues. First Night features dancing, movies, live music and midnight fireworks.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Police on lookout for man who robbed west-side bank (starnet-local)
Tucson police are looking for a man who robbed a west-side Wells Fargo bank Wednesday and escaped with an undisclosed amount of money.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Forget diets: Permanent weight loss requires attitude change about food (starnet-local)
Losing weight is about calorie deficit, and one pound of fat is equal to a 3,500-calorie deficit, said Junelle H. Lupiani, a nutritionist and registered dietitian at Miraval Life in Balance wellness resort north of Tucson.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Having quitting 'coach' may help smokers kick nicotine (starnet-local)
A support system is key for keeping other New Year's resolutions, too.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Brewer seeks probe of Senate health bill (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer wants an investigation into whether it's legal for Congress to give special treatment in its health-care plan to Nebraska.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Ex-bartender at GV Lanes sues, citing boss's arrest (starnet-local)
A Green Valley woman is suing her former employers, citing adverse treatment and retaliation by a manager after his arrest on charges related to his relationship with the woman's 16-year-old son.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Four indicted in hostage-taking, alien-smuggling (starnet-local)
Three Mexican men and a Tucson woman arrested last month after an armed standoff with local police and federal agents south of Tucson have been indicted on federal hostage-taking and alien-smuggling charges.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Photos: Foothills band heads to Fiesta Bowl competition (starnet-local)
The Catalina Foothills High School Marching Band will compete in the Fiesta Bowl National Band Championship today in Glendale and will march Saturday in downtown Phoenix in the Fiesta Bowl Parade, according to Fiesta Bowl Web site, events ... read more

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Fall into backyard fire pit is fatal to Phoenix resident (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Officials say a man was killed when he fell into a backyard fire pit in Phoenix.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Former Chandler cop is new US cyber security czar (starnet-local)
President Obama's new national cyber security czar, Howard Schmidt, is an 11-year veteran of the Chandler Police Department, where he was a narcotics detective who took an interest in digital forensics.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
After standoff, 'person of interest' in AZ death kills self (starnet-local)
GLENDALE — Police investigating the shooting death of a jogger in Glendale say a man who was a "person of interest" in the case killed himself Thursday in Northern California after a 10-hour standoff with authorities.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Photo radar under attack in Arizona (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — More than a year after Arizona became the first state in the country to deploy dozens of speed cameras on highways statewide, threats to the groundbreaking program abound.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local)
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Correction (starnet-local)
The attendance for the University of Arizona women's basketball game on Tuesday night at McKale Center was 965. An incorrect figure was reported in the box score on B2 in Wednesday's Star.

2010-01-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 01 2010\
Services affected by New Year's (starnet-local)
    Services affected by new year's

2009-04-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 18 2009\
Bike 2 Work fair honors 2 commuters, 2 advocates (citizen-local)
The annual Bike 2 Work Fair downtown was a happening place Friday morning, featuring attractions ranging from a 60-year-old Tucson man circling the pavement on a clown bike to a Bicycle Commuter of the Year award going to a hand cyclist.

2009-04-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 18 2009\
Remains in 19th-century graves downtown ID'd as soldiers (citizen-local)
Eight months after archaeological researchers removed the last of more than 1,300 remains from a nearly forgotten 19th-century downtown cemetery, some faces from the past are beginning to emerge.

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