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2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
TUSD's Michael Hicks: "We Have Lost Control" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Making its way through the blogosphere today is a post by The Arizona Republic's Doug MacEachern, a regular Maricopa County critic of TUSD's Mexican-American studies program.
What's interesting in MacEachern's post isn't his ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
Sluts and Fox News (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Raw Story notes that Fox News' Sean Hannity is covering the new "slutwalk" movement with the help ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
Unique Eggs Benedict: Izzy's Cafe (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        I’ve been hearing good things about the unique eggs Benedict being served at this new place called Izzy’s Café up in Oro Valley, yet I haven’t be able to get up there to eat yet.
But I spoke with owner ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
B-52's at Rialto Tonight! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Who's going to see the B-52's at downtown's Rialto Theatre tonight?
Also at the Rialto this week: A Pink Floyd laser show tomorrow, Brandi Carlile on Thursday and lots more!…
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2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
Tonight: Help the UA Music Program at Club Congress (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Two UA students—Victor Castañeda and Kyle Wilson—are the masterminds behind tonight's 8 p.m. show at Club Congress. They have a dream to "revolutionize and revive the love and unity amongst the local music scene ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
Grijalva: Obama's Immigration Proposal Is "Absolutely the Humane Approach We Need Right Now" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Congressman Raul Grijalva reacts to Obama's immigration speech:
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, thanked President Obama for taking the opportunity in his El Paso speech today on ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
Obama's Immigration Speech: "A Delicate Political Dance" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza reacts to Obama's immigration address in El Paso today:
President Obama’s speech Tuesday in Texas was cast as an attempt at restarting the conversation about comprehensive immigration ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
I Want To Drink and Play This Game Somewhere in Town (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
I refuse to drink Budweiser while playing "Poolball" but when there's an opportunity to mix two things I enjoy but am terrible at, I couldn't resist hanging out wherever this game would be available.
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2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
Law & Order Update: KVOA to Air Episode After All (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Apparently, KVOA has decided that the Law & Order: Los Angeles episode is offensive in prime time, but ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
Take Us Out to the Ballgame: Welcome Home, Padres! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
The Tucson Padres return to town tonight for the start of an eight-game homestand, loaded with some great promotions ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
PPP: "Trump Has Had One of the Quickest Rises and Falls in the History of Presidential Politics" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
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Talking Points Memo shares a clip of Donald Trump telling Fox News that he understands why Ross Perot briefly dropped out of the presidential race in 1992:The media heat might be starting ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
New Italian Food: Bella D’Auria (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        The former owner of Café D’Auria is back with a new Italian restaurant opening this summer at 4445 E. Broadway Blvd.
Bella D’Auria will serve “Naples-style Italian food,” according to Chef Lorenzo ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
Jetman Crosses Grand Canyon (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
We imagine that we'll all be commuting to work with jetpacks like this in the future. For now, we have to settle for watching Yves Rossy scoot across the Grand Canyon.…
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2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
Obama To Tackle Immigration in Speech Today (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        President Barack Obama will make a big speech on immigration today:
President Obama will deliver a speech in Texas Tuesday intended to revive interest in a far-reaching approach to immigration, one of the nation's most divisive ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
KVOA Won't Air Giffords Themed Law & Order: LA Episode Locally (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
KVOA has decided not to run the forthcoming episode of Law and Order: LA that revolves ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
Grijalva: Bring Troops Home From Afghanistan and Iraq (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Congressman Raul Grijalva launches a weekly video update on current affairs. This week, he calls for President Barack Obama to bring troops home from Afghanistan and Iraq, and promoted the People's Budget, a progressive alternative ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
Today's Amazing Website: The Library of Congress Jukebox (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
If you have any passion for historic American music at all, the Library of Congress' new National Jukebox ... read more

2011-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2011\
NPR Covers the Baja Arizona Movement (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
There was a sizable crowd at the Shanty on Thursday, so despite the longest of long shot odds, the Baja Arizona signature drive is on. NPR's Ted Robbins interviewed a number of the people involved.…
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2010-08-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 28 2010\
Colbert on McCain's Primary Victory (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cJohn McCain's Victorious Defeatwww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full Episodes2010 ElectionFox News
Stephen Colbert might be the conservative alternative to Jon Stewart, but they both offered ... read more

2010-08-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 28 2010\
Post-Primary Punditry (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
I wasn't able to join the Roundtable gang today, but I did visit with Bill Buckmaster and Christopher Conover of Arizona Public Media to talk about the primary election on Wednesday.
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2010-08-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 28 2010\
Daily Show Covers McCain Primary Victory (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10cIndecision 2010 - Arizona, Alaska & Floridawww.thedailyshow.comDaily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorTea Party
More context than our local TV news stations!
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2010-08-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 28 2010\
Even The Onion Thinks We're Lame (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        From The Onion:
Following a series of embarrassingly backward laws recently enacted in Arizona, Texas governor Rick Perry pledged Wednesday to do everything in his power to reestablish his state as the most regressive in the nation. ... read more

2010-08-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 28 2010\
Metropolitan Grill Reopens With New Name, Décor and Menu (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Metropolitan Grill  (7892 N. Oracle Road) reopens this weekend with a slightly different name, a revamped menu and an overhauled interior featuring work by several local artists.
Gone are the white walls at what is now Metropolitan ... read more

2010-08-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 28 2010\
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 this weekend, according
to the Tucson Police Department:

2010-08-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 28 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Friday, Aug. 27

2010-08-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 28 2010\
Ben's Bells: Patriot Guard Riders captain 'goes way beyond her duty' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The recipient of this ... read more

2010-08-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 28 2010\
Airman acquitted in marriage fraud case (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A Davis-Monthan airman accused of running a sham Russian bride
ring was acquitted at his court-martial Friday.

2010-08-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 28 2010\
Bicyclist collides with Sun Tran bus (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Tucson police are investigating a collision between a Sun Tran
bus and a bicyclist that occurred on the south side Friday
afternoon, police said.

2010-08-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 28 2010\
Monsoon mayhem set to hit Tucson, Southern Arizona this afternoon (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A strong thunderstorm that formed outside Green Valley earlier today is a harbinger for another round of monsoon mayhem, according to the National Weather Service.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
MDA gets $6.4M gift, its largest (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321354
The Tucson-based Muscular Dystrophy Association has received a gift of $6.4 million — the largest donation in the national nonprofit's 59-year history.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Photos: Bobcat's prickly perch (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321329
This bobcat was apparently chased by another bobcat up a saguaro near North Kolb Road and East Sunrise Drive on Monday afternoon. The bobcat would likely come down from its lofty perch when it felt safe. Climbing saguaros is not routine behavior for bobcats ... read more

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Rio Nuevo directors likely to be locals (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321323
Only five of nine appointees to the new Rio Nuevo board must be from Southern Arizona, but officials from the Legislature and the Governor's Office said they will pick mostly — if not all — locals.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Midtown area creates 'dumpster art' to beautify streets, deter graffitists (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321381
If there is one thing graffiti taggers won't paint on, it's another person's paint.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Photos: 5 injured in rollover as sedan, truck collide (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321351
Above, emergency personnel examine a four-door Suzuki that overturned after it collided with a Dodge truck  Monday at South Country Club and East Irvington roads. Five people were pinned in the Suzuki and all were taken to a hospital with non-life  threatening ... read more

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Life stories : Say the name Ortiz: 'That's Sunnyside wrestling' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321345
Richard D. Ortiz demanded respect, practiced tough love and went to the mat for all of his boys — not just his four sons, but any of the south-side athletes he coached and mentored.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321318
The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Feds seize fake goods at Tucson swap meet (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321364
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents seized more than $785,000 worth of counterfeit goods on Saturday from 20 vendors at the Tanque Verde swap meet on Tucson's south side.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
UA prof decries food and beverage ads aimed at kids (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321343
Dale Kunkel, University of Arizona communications professor, says the food and beverage industry is exploiting children.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Substitute teacher's certificate lifted after his conviction in 2 drug deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321380
A convicted murderer might already be serving two consecutive life sentences for the drug-related deaths of two Tucson men. But he now won't be allowed to do any substitute teaching, either.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Student of the week: Stone Tanuvasa (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321342
Stone Tanuvasa

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Taxpayer Watch : West-side resident complains of foul smells, but county checks, says it didn't notice them (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321368
The foul odor that permeates his west-side neighborhood is so strong at times that it forces James Foley to stay indoors, he said.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Legislative Dems hold key to vote on sales-tax hike (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321367
PHOENIX — The decision on whether Arizonans will get vote on a sales-tax increase to balance the state budget has landed in the laps of House Democrats.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Figure in drug deal, homicides gets 7 years (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321366
A Phoenix man who admitted he was the middleman in a drug transaction that resulted in a double homicide was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
State 7th in US in boat mishaps accidents (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321383
PARKER — La Paz County Sheriff's Lt. Alan Nelson guides his patrol boat across the choppy waters of the Colorado River, keeping a careful watch for those breaking the law or endangering themselves and others.

2009-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/321326
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Payne gets death sentence for killing his kids (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
A Pima County jury Tuesday decided Christopher M. Payne should be sentenced to death for killing his children Ariana and Tyler Payne.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Regents' committee recommends suspending tuition cap (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
A tuition subcommittee of the Arizona Board of Regents voted Tuesday to recommend suspending the cap that has limited tuition and fee increases at the state's universities to the top of the bottom one-third of the universities' peers.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Ruling: Feds must rethink reasons for not helping jaguars (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
A federal judge Tuesday ordered the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to revisit its decisions not to designate habitat and create a recovery plan for jaguars in the United States.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
New Tucson Raceway Park opens April 25 (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
The New Tucson Raceway Park at the Pima County Fairgrounds will open April 25 for biweekly Saturday races under new management.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Spring Fling: Bring on the fun (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
A giant human slingshot and the smell of funnel cakes and Sonoran hot dogs draw crowds north on First Avenue like pilgrims seeking healing.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Man's death in police custody still a mystery (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Michelle Moreno wants to know why her husband died in Tucson police custody Jan. 31.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
TUSD: JROTC instructors violated rules for handling cadets (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
A Junior ROTC instructor at Catalina Magnet High School will be mildly reprimanded and his supervisor given "direction" for violating district and Air Force handbook policies in dealing with cadets.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Backers say more participated in Earth Hour this year (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Tucson's second Earth Hour  observance saw an increase in participants and activities Saturday night, backers said.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
State appeals court upholds law involving DUI suits (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
PHOENIX - The Arizona Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of a law that limits the state's liability in negligence lawsuits stemming from motor vehicle accidents caused by drunken drivers.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Jeffs' Tucson lawyer pushes for Texas raid info (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
KINGMAN - Attorneys for polygamist leader Warren Jeffs are asking an Arizona judge to force Texas authorities to fully answer questions about a raid at a sect compound.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Arizona House OKs bill for possible toll roads (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
PHOENIX - The Arizona House on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that could set the stage for construction of new toll roads if the measure becomes law.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Tucson grocery bagger extraordinaire gets spot on Letterman show (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
When someone tells Tucsonan Francisco Palacios to "go bag it," he does so willingly.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Federal prosecutor picked to oversee state's casinos (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has appointed a federal prosecutor as the new director of the state agency that regulates Indian casinos.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Arizona fails to make ground on grim budget picture (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
PHOENIX — Gloomy economic news means recession-weary Arizona legislators are back where they started from before they made roughly $600 million in spending cuts in concert with Gov. Jan Brewer in January.

2009-04-01 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 01 2009\
Napolitano: Strike at drug cartels now (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
WASHINGTON — The time is right for striking at the Mexican drug cartels, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday.

2010-08-28 Airman acquitted in marriage fraud case (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_a39cadd1-0bed-5560-b6e3-d7816b16cac3.html

A Davis-Monthan airman accused of running a sham Russian bride
ring was acquitted at his court-martial Friday.

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2010-08-28 Ben's Bells: Patriot Guard Riders captain 'goes way beyond her duty' (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_dc968437-b7cd-5598-9b10-881005b50460.html

The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Robi Campbell, a ride
captain for the Tucson chapter of the Patriot Guard Riders, who
provide motorcycle escorts for soldiers going to and coming back
from w
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2010-08-28 Bicyclist collides with Sun Tran bus (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_184d70a8-b22f-11df-88c6-001cc4c03286.html

Tucson police are investigating a collision between a Sun Tran
bus and a bicyclist that occurred on the south side Friday
afternoon, police said.

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2010-08-28 Colbert on McCain's Primary Victory (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2010/08/27/colbert-on-mccains-primary-victory

        
        

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
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2010-08-28 Daily Show Covers McCain Primary Victory (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2010/08/27/daily-show-covers-mccain-primary-victory

        
        

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
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2010-08-28 Even The Onion Thinks We're Lame (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2010/08/27/even-the-onion-thinks-were-lame

        
        

From The Onion:


Following a series of embarrassingly backward laws recently enacted in Arizona, Texas governor Rick Perry pledged Wednesday to do everything in his power to reestablish his state as the most regressive in the nation. "I commend Arizona for its commitment to exceedingly draconian social policies, but [Arizona Governor] Jan Brewer should know that we still have some real doozies up our sleeve," said Perry, referring to Arizona's passage of the strictest immigration law in recent U.S. history, as well as its measures allowing concealed weapons to be carried without a permit and banning ethnic studies programs in public school ...read more...
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2010-08-28 Lottery (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_7f0064c2-0289-53e8-8b49-a2d60863d65d.html

Drawings for Friday, Aug. 27

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2010-08-28 Metropolitan Grill Reopens With New Name, Décor and Menu (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2010/08/27/metropolitan-grill-reopens-with-new-name-dcor-and-menu

        
        

Metropolitan Grill (7892 N. Oracle Road) reopens this weekend with a slightly different name, a revamped menu and an overhauled interior featuring work by several local artists.


Gone are the white walls at what is now Metropolitan Grill: America’s Kitchen.…
            

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2010-08-28 Monsoon mayhem set to hit Tucson, Southern Arizona this afternoon (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_af92d612-b20f-11df-a468-001cc4c002e0.html

A strong thunderstorm that formed outside Green Valley earlier today is a harbinger for another round of monsoon mayhem, according to the National Weather Service.
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2010-08-28 Post-Primary Punditry (weekly)
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2010/08/27/post-primary-punditry

        
        


I wasn't able to join the Roundtable gang today, but I did visit with Bill Buckmaster and Christopher Conover of Arizona Public Media to talk about the primary election on Wednesday.


        

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2010-08-28 Radar van locations (starnet-local)
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_8050f454-3b49-5590-be08-db06c51560f5.html

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations this weekend, according
to the Tucson Police Department:

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