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2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
The Greg Mortenson Saga Continues (weekly)

After Sunday's 60 Minutes piece, Greg Mortenson might have thought the worst of the accusations regarding his book Three Cups of Tea and his financial relationship with the Central Asia Institute were behind him, but apparently ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Black Light Dinner Party: Song/Video of the Day (weekly)

        Black Light Dinner Party "Older Together" from dreambear on Vimeo.
Black Light Dinner Party seem to be in the mold of synth-poppy/vaguely danceable acts of recent years like Passion Pit and Miike Snow, but it's a little hard ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
How One Company Bought Most of the 1-800 Numbers (weekly)

        If you hear female moaning next time you dial an 1-800 number, you can thank PrimeTel Communications:
For years, teenagers across the U.S. could call a toll-free hotline if they had embarrassing questions about AIDS and safe ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Trump Demonstrates Supreme Ignorance (weekly)

        Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
NBC's Savannah Guthrie pwns Donald Trump on his understanding of Roe V. Wade. TPM has details:
Donald Trump is 100% pro-life.…
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2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
A Good Idea: New Event at This Year's Tucson Culinary Festival (weekly)

        Organizers of the Tucson Culinary Festival announced recently that this year's event will feature chances to check out four distinct dining regions within the city. From the press release:
“Dine Around Tucson” a ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Stephen Lemons & Sound Strike: BFFs Forever (weekly)

        Stephen Lemons of the Phoenix New Times (who it might be worth mentioning is seemingly not above working for a paper that receives a significant amount of revenue from concert promoters adversely affected by the Sound Strike ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
One Year Since the Deepwater Horizon Explosion (weekly)

One year ago, an explosion shook the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, killing 11 workers and releasing 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
As far as I'm concerned, nothing better was written about the tragedy ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Hoover Punishes ABC for Canceling My Soap Opera (weekly)

Thanks, Hoover. I've only had terrible luck with your vacuums, but I appreciate that your corporate bigwigs are trying to keep All My Children on the air::
The first advertiser to step forth and protest ABC Daytime’s ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
The End Is Nigh (weekly)

        The Arizona Legislature is making a big push to wrap up the session—and as far as we're concerned, the sooner the better. AZ Blue Meanie rounds up a lot of the legislative action that's still on the agenda here.
One more ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Tucson Tea Party Denounces Backer of Dupnik Recall (weekly)

        We mentioned in The Skinny last week that Sam Stone, spokesman for the Pima County Republican Party, dismissed the effort to recall Sheriff Clarence Dupnik as "a stunt and nothing more."
Now Trent Humphries of the Tucson Tea ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
GOP Spending Reductions Cut Back on Border Security (weekly)

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2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
The Spirit of Bipartisanship Arises to Scold the Legislature (weekly)

        While an online petition might be among the least effective methods of protest, it's still nice to see city councilman Steve Kozachik trying something to hold off the series of bills that went through the Legislature this year ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Padres Lose Again in Extra Innings (weekly)

        The Tucson Padres lost another extra-inning heartbreaker at Kino Stadium last night, despite making comebacks in the ninth and 11th innings. The Padres' Tim Hagerty has details:
The Tucson Padres and Salt Lake Bees played their ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Benefit Concert Raises $6K, Will Be Given Time to Save Piano (weekly)

        The Berger Performing Arts Center raised $6,000 from about 200 spectators at its benefit concert on April 16, bringing the center that much closer to keeping a piano in its halls, says Brandon Howell, manager of the performing ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Dinner and a Movie: Hana Tokyo (weekly)

        A new Japanese restautant specializing in sushi and hibachi dining has opened at 5435 S. Calle Santa Cruz, Suite 185, right next to the Harkins Theater.
I haven’t had a chance to make it over to Tucson’s first Hana ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
JP's defamation lawsuit against Star is dismissed (starnet-local)

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Arizona Daily Star
filed by a local justice of the peace.

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Salvation Army asks for food donations (starnet-local)

The Tucson Salvation Army is in desperate need of food for its
Easter Sunday breakfast.

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Tuesday, April 19

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Photos: 660+ kids get water-safety training (starnet-local)

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Treatment comes easier for those at poverty level (starnet-local)

When it comes to getting ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Cold Case: Trucker was slain, body dumped, rig stolen in '98 (starnet-local)

No attempt was made ... read more

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Waterline break could close Congress Street for days (starnet-local)

A rupture in a reclaimed water line on the west side near the
Rio Nuevo site has shut down all lanes of West Congress Street just
west of Interstate 10.

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Tucson Fire: Woman struck by SunTran bus downtown (starnet-local)

A 58-year-old woman was struck by a SunTran bus this afternoon
and was briefly trapped under the rear wheels, officials say.

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Tucson Salvation Army needs help with Easter breakfast (starnet-local)

The Tucson Salvation Army is in desperate need of food for its
Easter Sunday breakfast.

2011-04-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 20 2011\
Oro Valley to host RTA public meeting (starnet-local)

The Regional Transportation Authority, or RTA, will hold a
public meeting Thursday in Oro Valley on proposed fare changes to
its transit services.

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Sun Tran Strike Update: Negotiations Reopen at Meeting Tonight (Friday) (weekly)

        This just in, via a Sun Tran press release:
Professional Transit Management officials and representatives of Teamsters Local 104 have agreed to reopen negotiations on the terms of a new contract for drivers, mechanics and other bargaining unit ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
An Open Letter to Seashell Radio (weekly)

        Dear Seashell Radio,
I love you. There, I said it, but it doesn't mean I'll feel better. It just means I ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Ben Quayle Family Fake (weekly)

If Comedy Central misses a day of making fun of Arizona, Keith Olbermann usually steps in.
The latest was a good poke at former Vice President Dan Quayle's son, who is running in the state's 3rd Congressional District primary. Mailers show ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Hayworth Attack Ad: McCain Is a Liar Who Supports Amnesty (weekly)

Here's Republican J.D. Hayworth's latest ad attacking U.S. Sen. John McCain. Guess what? Hayworth says McCain supports amnesty. McCain, who has slid back and forth on the issue of illegal immigration, says he would insist on a penalty before ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Chewing the Fat With Chef Albert Hall (weekly)

        Chef Albert Hall called this week with an update on the various projects he and his wife, Lila Yamashiro, have going on around town.
Hall says he’s hired Odell Baskerville to be the executive chef at Acacia at St. Philip’s. Baskerville ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Anchor-Baby Debate: Adios, GOP (weekly)

According to Sen. Lindsey Graham, pregnant women are running across the border and over the river to give birth.
It's apparent that the South Carolina Republican has never been pregnant, and should do his homework.
In Tucson, it's wealthy Mexican ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Tucson Food Amabassador Kim Fox Travel Update (weekly)

        Local-eats ambassador Kim Fox left the Moldy Pueblo in June to start a year-long food trek from Paris to Vilnius, Lithuania—all on her trusty bicycle.
"I want to visit organic farms, farmers' markets, food banks, seed banks, nonprofit ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
The Amazing Race (weekly)

        Three Democrats and two Republicans want to be your next Arizona attorney general
            by Mari Herreras
            On the Republican side of the state Attorney General's race, you have ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Paris, With a Bullet (weekly)

        Jean-Pierre Jeunet's odd revenge-caper film is gorgeous, but overloaded with unnecessary elements
            by Colin Boyd
            Micmacs could only be a film by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, with ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
corrections (starnet-local)

A photo caption on A4 for the story "Dirtying up the TCC Arena
to make a tidy BMX track" in Friday's paper had the name of an
event incorrect. The American Bicycle Association's BMX Southwes

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Blood donations (starnet-local)

The American Red Cross will be seeking blood donors at these
places next week. To schedule your appointment, call

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Ben's Bells: Fitness instructor is gentle with the elderly (starnet-local)

The recipient of this ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Friday, Aug. 6

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Police, fire chiefs: Pass tax or risk serious cuts (starnet-local)

Tucsonans could face ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
UA College of Medicine holds annual White Coat Ceremony (starnet-local)

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
They served a 'higher purpose' (starnet-local)

One by one they stood ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
2,000 attend memorial for Tucson copter crash victims (starnet-local)

2,000 people packed ... read more

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Tucson police to conduct special traffic enforcement (starnet-local)

The Tucson Police Department has received a grant to enforce pedestrian, bicycle and traffic laws.

2010-08-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 07 2010\
Clarification (starnet-local)

A headline and story on Page A2 on June 30 misstated the
reprimand the Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct issued to Pima
County Justice of the Peace Anne Segal.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
City loses control of Rio Nuevo project (starnet-local)
Control of Tucson's downtown redevelopment project was taken away from the City Council with the stroke of the governor's pen Monday.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
Coronado Hotel owners delay sale as Pima considers bid (starnet-local)
The owners of the historic Coronado Hotel said Monday that they will continue to accept offers to buy the building until Dec. 10 to give Pima County time to consider buying the downtown housing complex.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
Job losses boost Food Bank volunteerism (starnet-local)
The bleak employment picture has created a volunteering boom at the Tucson Community Food Bank.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
Science benefits flow from stimulus (starnet-local)
University of Arizona researchers snared more than $83 million of the $21.5 billion in stimulus funds designated for scientific research in the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, said Leslie Tolbert, UA vice president for research.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
Mom of 4 without car is given one (starnet-local)
Monday was a bright day for Dawn Tyau, whose life will be a little easier now that the family has reliable transportation.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
Unkempt property on E. 29th draws complaints (starnet-local)
Gabe Molina is sick of looking at the junk across the street from an east-side Jehovah's Witness meeting house.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
New law strips teachers of some protections (starnet-local)
In an effort to weed out underperforming teachers with many years of service, state lawmakers have stripped educators of some protections that their employers have afforded them for years.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
Hyped Wildcat fans kept cops busy (starnet-local)
A day University of Arizona fans hoped would be a historic one for its football program instead ended in despair Saturday night with a double-overtime loss to Oregon.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
Law and Order: Police probe cold case, bring murder charge (starnet-local)
A man was arrested Monday in connection with the shooting death nearly five years ago of a 16-year-old boy, Tucson police said.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
3 accused of killing girl, dad in Arivaca likely to have 2 trials (starnet-local)
The three people accused of killing an Arivaca girl and her father in May will likely be tried during at least two separate trials.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
Man called too frail for trial is jailed on DUI charge (starnet-local)
A 26-year-old Tucson man whose trial on charges stemming from a gunbattle with police has been delayed for three years because of wounds he received that night is now being held in jail without bond.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
Tucson teen is among 3 Yahoo yodeling champs (starnet-local)
Log on to the Yahoo home page and click the exclamation point. That's a Tucson teen you'll hear yodeling.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
'Reality sets in' as Brewer OKs $144 million in cuts to schools (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Without a single Democrat in support, state lawmakers agreed Monday to immediately cut $300 million in state spending, half of that from education.

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 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:

2009-11-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 24 2009\
Free H1N1 vaccinations available at TEP today (starnet-local)
The Pima County Health Department will hold a free H1N1 vaccination clinic today at Tucson Electric Park, 2500 E. Ajo Way, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. for people in high-risk groups.

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