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2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Dr. Peter Rhee: "Fix Gun Background Checks" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Dr. Peter Rhee, the trauma surgeon who heads the UMC team that saved Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and other victims of the Jan. 8 rampage, has joined a national push for better background checks on gun purchases. He spoke ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
A Good Reason for Mid-Week Drinking (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Just a reminder that the first-ever Southern Arizona Cocktail Competition goes down at Hotel Congress tomorrow, Tuesday, March 29.
If you have yet to delve into the world of modern-day mixology, this event is a good place to ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Phoenix New Times: Angry Letter Writer and GOP Education Policy Advisor Anthony Hill Has Serious Domestic Abuse Issues (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Paul Rubin of the Phoenix New Times digs up a disturbing tidbit about Anthony Hill, the substitute teacher whose letter about how Hispanics kids all want to be gang members and hate America was read aloud (with zero vetting ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Ron Asta Wonders: Should I Stay or Should I Go? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Republican Ron Asta wants to know if you think he should stay in the race for Tucson mayor.
Asta, who has been hammered in the morning daily for apologizing for shoplifting a steak but not addressing a traffic accident that ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Happy Birthday, Tucson Weekly Production Staffer Andrew Ling (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        My co-worker Andrew Ling asked for two things for his birthday via text (his messages are in green, mine in white), so I tried to be accommodating.


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2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Win Tickets to See Delicate Steve with Akron/Family (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        New Jersey's Delicate Steve is a one man show in recorded form, but it's a little difficult to tell with all that's going on each of his instrumental tracks. He's bringing a full band to open for Akron/Family at Club Congress ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
The Next Frontier in Skateboarding? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Skaters bring their dogs to skateparks all the time, but more often than not, they just run around the park and get in the way when you're trying to skate. I'm not saying that bringing dogs along for a session is a bad thing ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Nice to Know What AT&T Does With My Money (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        AT&T needs a few things from the FCC - approval of their merger with T-Mobile, permission to screw with how traffic flows through the internet tubes - so what's the only way to woo a government entity? Cupcakes!
IN this covetous ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Set Your DVR: Pro Bowling Drama Next Week (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        I might be one of ten people in town who regularly watches professional bowling on television (strangely, I don't actually bowl all that often), so I was excited to see that next week's installment of the Dick Weber PBA Playoffs ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Secrets of the Non-Tucson Basic Cable Bartenders (Volume One) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        It's been nice outside lately, although we all know that won't last for long before the oppressive inferno-like heat kicks in. If you're having some sort of spring outdoor event soon, here's a drink you might consider serving ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Picture This: Scenes From the D'Backs-Dodgers Game Benefitting Tucson Together Fund (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
Dallas Green throws out the first pitch at Friday's spring training game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the L.A. Dodgers. Dallas' sister, 9-year-old Christina-Taylor Green, was killed in the Jan. 8 assassination attempt ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Would Someone (Intentionally) Amusing Please Run for Office Here? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Ian Murphy, the guy who pranked Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, is running for the New York congressional seat vacated by Craigslist cruiser Chris Lee. I don't know if I'm optimistic for his chances as a Green Party candidate ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
The Future of TUSD's Ethnic Studies? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        David Safier at Blog for Arizona suspects the fix is in to turn Mexican-American Studies into an elective course:
Last week, TUSD school board president Mark Stegeman wrote an op ed in the Star recommending the Mexican American ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Medical Marijuana Rules Released (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        The Arizona Department of Health Services released the final draft of the medical marijuana rules today.
According to the final draft, those who qualify for a medical marijuana patient card can begin registering for cards on ... read more

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Watch Angry Birds in the Theater Instead of Just Playing It There (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Seems inevitable, really. I'm a little surprised Nicolas Cage hasn't been attached to Angry Birds: Holiday Edition: The Film Experience in IMAX 3-D already.…
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2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Corrections (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

• Violinist Emma Noel Votapek was born in Japan. The story
"Classical concert set to aid relief in Japan" on C1 on Friday
misstated her birthplace.

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
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 today:

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Monday, March 28

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
Tucson Realty exec Harris dies; 'champion of so many causes' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Michael Harris' résumé reads more like an exhaustive list of
Tucson philanthropies.

2011-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2011\
More Japan events set; concert raises $11,541 (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Saturday's free Japan Disaster Relief Concert raised $11,541
from nearly 400 people who attended, organizers said.

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
UA Scientists Play God, Create New Mosquito That Can't Transmit Malaria (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
Daniel Stolte, science writer for UA Communications, tells us:
For years, researchers ... read more

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
CD8 Financials: Paton Raises $165K (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Republican Jonathan Paton has struggled to raise funds for his District 8 congressional campaign over the last three months.
Paton raised somewhere around $165,000 between April and June—a lackluster quarter, especially compared to the ... read more

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
Freebies: Craigslist Weirdness (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        One can learn about humanity by reading craigslist, and I mean more than how much musicians love music jargon, or how lazy students can be these days (for example, one ad in the "writing gigs" section simply states: "home work - don't care") ... read more

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
Tucson's Everyday People: The Ghosts Among Us by Eddie Gallego at the Old Town Artisans (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        The Ghosts Among UsBy Blair Kurland

Many unearthly visitors populate the Old Town Artisans. Hear another snippet from storyteller Eddie Gallego.
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2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
Exuberance Abounds (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/exube

        
        Downtown Tucson Partnership head Michael Keith giddily insists that the future is quite bright
          
            by Dave Devine
          
          
          
            As he leads a walking tour of downtown's east end, Michael ... read more

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
Tile Roofs and Borrowed Styles (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/tile-

        
        Josias Joesler's many influences on the look of the Old Pueblo are on display in 'Tucson Architect'
          
            by Margaret Regan
          
          
          
            Tucson’s most famous architect, Josias Joesler ... read more

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
Noshing Around (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/noshi

        
        Five Guys Burgers; Flavor of India; Garlic, Tomatoes and Basil; Peaches and Corn; World of Chocolate; Update: May's Counter Chicken and Waffles
          
            by Adam Borowitz
          
          
          
            Five ... read more

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
Mailbag (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/mailb

        
        Thoughts on Martin Gardner and the Gulf Coast Tom Danehy (June 24) was obviously most influenced by Martin Gardner's mathematical work, but I think it's telling that Gardner told Skeptic magazine: "I'm not a creative mathematician in ... read more

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
USA Weekend puzzle solution (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Due to a misprint in today's issue of USA Weekend, the solution
to the Stickdoku puzzle is incomplete. Here is an image of the
complete solution.

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
corrections (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

• A promotion on Page A1 Thursday indicated the wrong date for
three upcoming concerts. Robert Plant, Elton John and the New
Pornographers will perform Wednesday night.

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
Monsoon's here, but we ain't seen nothin' yet (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

How productive was the first month of the monsoon?

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Thursday, July 15

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
City police crime lab going up (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Work is under way on ... read more

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
UA expert bio-engineers mosquito resistant to malaria (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A University of Arizona entomologist has bio-engineered a mosquito that is completely resistant to the parasite that causes malaria — a significant step toward creating a malaria-free “super mosqu

2010-07-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 16 2010\
Tucson records first rain of the monsoon ... sort of (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

How productive was the first month of the monsoon?
In a word: tracey.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
Pueblo embarks on mascot search: No pandas, please (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315758
After more than a decade without a mascot, students at Pueblo Magnet High School are spearheading an effort to find a new one.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
Tucson Oddity: Only remnants are left at 'God's Little Acre' park (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315623
A property that's fallen into disrepair along South Nogales Highway still holds remnants of one of the region's first unofficial adopt-a-road cleanup programs.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
Road Runner: Grant-Craycroft work will take holiday break (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315720
The improvement project at East Grant and North Craycroft roads  has been trying for some daily drivers in the area, and delays mean the work will be extended past the holiday season.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
County weighs voluntary trans-fat reduction by eateries (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315759
Pima County may be one political step closer to trimming the fat this week, but it's not bureaucratic pork being considered for slicing.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
She shows ballroom moves in a converted living room (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315746
Two Saturdays a month, the east-side Curtis residence transforms into a ballroom dance studio for teens.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
Experts: Financial claims of Giving Tree are improbable (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315747
The Giving Tree has grown exponentially in recent years.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
Giving Tree handed out holiday toys, took them back after the party, ex- volunteer, employee say (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315726
Memories of children crying over confiscated Christmas toys still upset the Rev. Tom Hill.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
Charging for emergency, transitional shelter can keep people down, advocates maintain (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315732
By Rob O'Dell and Patty Machelor

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
Giving Tree finances (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315721
  
    Giving Tree Finances

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
Bonnie Henry : UA College of Medicine's founding dean was savvy (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315613
He built it with no funding from the state — a state whose power brokers were determined that Phoenix, not Tucson, would get Arizona's first medical school.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
State legislator has rancher's insights (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315620
PRESCOTT — For Steve Pierce, being a rancher means making tough choices based on what nature hands you. In recent years, that's meant dealing with the effects of drought.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
EarthWeek: A diary of the planet (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315606
  A choking comeback

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
County gets one bid to build ice rink in Marana (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315751
Pima County received a single proposal to build an ice rink in Marana.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
House fire tied to Halloween candles (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315769
The suspected cause of a fire that killed three dogs and two cats in a northwest-side home Saturday night was lighted candles in unattended Halloween jack-o'-lanterns, said a Northwest Fire District spokeswoman.

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315744

  Joint meeting set on regional trail plan

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
Education Notes (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315716
  Día de los Muertos display open at THS

2009-11-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 02 2009\
Jeff's forecast (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/315767
So much for fall's big return, as we're approaching near-record heat in the first part of the week. This is due in part to strong high pressure over the eastern Pacific, cranking up daytime highs 10 to 13 degrees above average through Wednesday.

2009-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2009\
Work-at-home firms fuel growing questions (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Tucsonan Roberto delos Santos started fishing for a job late last year and finally got a bite last month.

2009-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2009\
Bills for proposed UA Science Center questioned (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
The city will conduct an "internal review" of payments to the University of Arizona for the UA's planned Science Center complex downtown, Tucson City Manager Mike Hein said Thursday.

2009-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2009\
Members of food co-op to receive rebate checks (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Members of the Food Conspiracy Co-op, 412 N. Fourth Ave., are getting rebate checks from $44,000 in profits generated by member purchases in 2008.

2009-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2009\
Fox, Rialto, Temple of Music and TCC looking to collaborate (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Operators of the city-owned Fox, Rialto, Temple of Music and Art and Tucson Convention Center theater complexes are looking for ways to collaborate so that the downtown theater district can function more effectively.

2009-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2009\
Saturday science lectures will take place at UA's Biosphere 2 (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
A series of Saturday morning lectures on science produced by the University of Arizona will take place at UA's Biosphere 2.

2009-02-16 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 16 2009\
Gem Show at TCC ends with crowds up some but sales spotty (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/11
Despite the economic downturn, officials of the 55th annual Tucson Gem & Mineral Show at the Tucson Convention Center said attendance was higher than last year.

2007-08-29 1st-degree-murder arrest follows traffic fatality (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198662.php
A Tucson man was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder after police say he slammed into the back of a car killing one man and seriously injuring another on the North Side Monday night.
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2007-08-29 2 doctoral students studying drought effects on piñon trees (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198657.php
The UA's first experiments are under way inside the newly acquired Biosphere 2, with two doctoral students leading studies on the impact of drought on piñon pines and how plant density affects water levels in soil.
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2007-08-29 ADOT postponing repairs, audit finds (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198690.php
PHOENIX — A state audit of the Arizona Department of Transportation revealed that highway maintenance efforts from repaving and patching roads to picking up litter have been falling behind.
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2007-08-29 AZ SAT scores drop for second straight year (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61368.php
Arizona's SAT scores dropped for the second year in a row, mirroring a slight decline in national scores.
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2007-08-29 Arizona at bottom in utility assistance (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61364.php
Nearly a quarter of the year, the mercury in Arizona hits 100 or higher.
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2007-08-29 Artwork of 17 students on display in Tubac (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61383.php
The Tubac Center for the Arts will feature the art of 17 students from Green Fields Country Day School next month, the school said.
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2007-08-29 Canyon tour bus inspections find 355 violations in 3 days (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198707.php
An inspection of tour buses heading into Grand Canyon National Park last week resulted in 13 percent of buses and drivers not being able to continue because of violations, authorities said Tuesday.
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2007-08-29 Chandler church preaches more intimacy to stifle infidelity (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6997439

  


MESA, Ariz. -- A king-size bed with a silky spread dominated the church's stage. A sign outside the sanctuary doors warned, "PG-13. Parents strongly cautioned: Some content may not be...
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2007-08-29 Compromise averts Sun Tran strike (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198709.php
Sun Tran and Teamsters Local 104 headed off a bus strike Tuesday night, two days before an extended contract was to expire.
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2007-08-29 Copper Cactus Award finalists announced in four categories (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61378.php
Forty-three businesses in Tucson have been selected as finalists for the 2007 Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Awards.
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2007-08-29 Court reinstates ousted Hopi leader (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61404.php
The Hopi tribe's appellate court has reinstated ousted Chairman Ben Nuvamsa, who was removed by the Tribal Council after his February election because he supposedly did not meet residency requirements.
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2007-08-29 DEATHS (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61428.php
Compiled by Jared Juan. For information, call 573-4561.
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2007-08-29 Deal approved, bus strike averted (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6997488

  


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Sun Tran buses will continue rolling after members of Teamsters Local 104 approved a new contract and headed off a strike deadline.
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2007-08-29 Driver arrested for murder in crash (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61358.php
A Tucson man was killed, another was critically injured and a third was booked on suspicion of murder in a Monday night street fight and chase that ended with a car crashing through a block wall.
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2007-08-29 Fatal late-night accident under investigation in midtown (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6993374
One man is under arrest, charged with first-degree murder, aggravated assault and criminal damage.
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2007-08-29 Feds weighing whether to protect prairie dogs (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61470.php
DENVER - After challenges by environmental groups, federal officials are reconsidering whether the Gunnison's prairie dog should be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
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2007-08-29 Fewer live below the poverty line, but more are without insurance (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6997479

  


PHOENIX -- Fewer Arizonans are living below the poverty line according to the U.S. Census Bureau, however, a higher number of Arizonans are living without health insurance.
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2007-08-29 Fire Department fills gap in medical care (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61468.php
When Carl Berato fell last week while trying to put on a pair of pants, the 90-year-old, who lives alone, picked up the phone to call 911 for help.
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2007-08-29 Fire captain fired amid homicide, money-handling accusations (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198672.php
A Northwest Fire/Rescue District captain accused of failing to disclose a homicide conviction and misusing his position as warehouse supervisor was fired Tuesday.
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2007-08-29 Fix at Nogales wash holds up despite rain (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198703.php
NOGALES, Ariz. — Officials continued patching up a section of a concrete wash Tuesday that was torn up by floodwaters in an effort to prevent the rupture of an exposed pipe that carries millions of gallons of raw sewage.
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2007-08-29 Former Marana mayor and businessman headed to trial (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6996636
"The politicians have too much power and I hope in this case Mr. Sutton gets what's coming to him."
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2007-08-29 Fundraiser For Affordable Housing Trust Fund and Thank-You to Retiring Ward 2 Co (city)
http://www.tucsonaz.gov/hottopics/\affordablehousefundraiser.html
To honor her many accomplishments during two terms on the City Council,"A Home For Everyone" fundraiser and thank-you event will take place at the Tucson Convention Center for retiring Ward 2 Council Member Carol W. West.
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2007-08-29 Group may sue feds over 55 endangered species (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61471.php
An environmental organization served notice Tuesday that it intends to sue a federal agency over 55 endangered species in 28 states and seek restoration of 8.7 million acres of protected habitat.
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2007-08-29 I-10 traffic jam hits after big rig catches fire (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61374.php
File this in the "it could have been worse" department.
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2007-08-29 Investigators need your help: armed robbers at large (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6996671
Deputies say the man in this photo hit the Quik Mart at 900 W. Roger Rd. back on July 30. He put a gun on the clerk and demanded money. About a month later, he did it again.
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2007-08-29 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198660.php
With high pressure centered over the middle of Arizona, most of the moisture has been pushed to the south and east. We should just see partly cloudy skies this afternoon, with any thunderstorms limited to the mountains east and south of Tucson. Isolated thunderstorms will return by Friday.
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2007-08-29 LOTTERY (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61473.php
For Aug. 28
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2007-08-29 Man, 21, shot in drug-linked invasion of S. Side home (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198659.php
Armed robbers burst into a home Monday night, shooting a man in a drug-related home invasion on the South Side, an official said.
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2007-08-29 McCain can get public funds (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61451.php
Republican John McCain, his presidential campaign trying to climb out of dire financial straits, is eligible to receive public financing for his struggling bid, the Federal Election Commission said Tuesday.
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2007-08-29 McCain's birthday wish: $2 a year for campaign (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198697.php
John McCain could really use a birthday present.
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2007-08-29 Mesa man convicted of drowning little boy (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6997483

  


PHOENIX -- Prosecutors said it was a love triangle between a mother, her boyfriend and the woman's young son. The defense maintained the wrong man was on trial.
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2007-08-29 Mine owner to put air purifiers in trailers (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198702.php
MORENCI — The owner of an eastern Arizona copper mine says it will install air purifiers in trailers used as temporary housing to cut the level of formaldehyde inside the units.
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2007-08-29 Neighbors and deputies team up to fight meth in Tucson (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6996599
Residents are teaming up with Pima County and its sheriff's deputies to make the Flowing Wells neighborhood meth free.
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2007-08-29 Nogales braces for catastrophe; state of emergency continues (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6993576
Four slabs of concrete have shifted. Any more movement could cause damage to an underground sewer line, spilling a river of raw sewage.
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2007-08-29 Nogales sewage pipe problem fuels state emergency plans (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61423.php
Reflecting the potential danger to a threatened sewage-laden pipe through downtown Nogales, Acting Gov. Jan Brewer signed an emergency declaration Tuesday authorizing response plans including use of the National Guard.
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2007-08-29 Opinion by Ernesto Portillo Jr. : TUSD still unequal, longtime critic says (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198630.php
Tucson Unified School District continues to move toward possibly shedding the 29-year-old federal mandated desegregation order. Maria Mendoza, a key player in its creation, doesn't believe it.
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2007-08-29 Over $4M worth of pot nabbed at border (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61459.php
More than $4 million worth of marijuana was seized and nine U.S. citizens arrested at the Lukeville Port of Entry on Sunday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Brian Levin said in a news release Tuesday.
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2007-08-29 Owner of Morenci mine to put air purifiers in house trailers (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61403.php
The owner of an eastern Arizona copper mine says it will install air purifiers in trailers used as temporary housing to cut the level of formaldehyde inside the units.
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2007-08-29 Photo exhibit profiles daily life of epileptics (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61431.php
A photography exhibit on the daily experiences of patients with epilepsy will be on display at The University of Arizona College of Medicine for two weeks in September.
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2007-08-29 Pima pay, poverty, uninsured data subpar (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198635.php
  
    AZ UNINSURED RATE IS 4th-HIGHEST
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2007-08-29 Poll: 2/3 back Az's curbs on illegal workers (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61454.php
PHOENIX - A large majority of Arizonans approve of a Bush administration plan to curb the hiring of illegal immigrants, and many consider immigration their top issue as they decide on the next president, according to a Cronkite-Eight Poll released Tuesday.
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2007-08-29 Pot found at DMX home; dogs not used in fights (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198694.php
PHOENIX — Investigators said Tuesday that a chunky-textured substance seized from the bedroom of rapper DMX was not an illegal drug.
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2007-08-29 Report: 1 in 7 in Pima County lives in poverty (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61460.php
Nearly 1 in 7 people in the metro area are living in poverty, data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau show.
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2007-08-29 Report: 20.9% in AZ lack health insurance (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198682.php
PHOENIX — More than one out of every five Arizonans do not have health insurance, the fourth-highest rate in the nation, the U.S. Census Bureau reports.
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2007-08-29 Republican Tim Bee may challenge Giffords for Congress (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61371.php
State Senate President Tim Bee isn't a candidate for Congress . . . yet.
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2007-08-29 Residential robbery leaves man wounded (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61421.php
A 20-year-old man visiting friends was shot and critically wounded when men burst into a Southwest Side home in what appeared to be a drug-related residential robbery, Tucson police said Tuesday.
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2007-08-29 Robbery team hits small market twice? (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61458.php
A male-female robbery team  struck twice in the past month at the Quik Mart at 900 W. Roger Road, sheriff's deputies said in a news release.
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2007-08-29 Semi-truck catches fire in I-10 cone zone, A-DOT opens exits (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6996547
"This is one of those scenarios we planned for."
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2007-08-29 Sky Harbor confiscated items often put to government use (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198706.php
PHOENIX — Items left behind at Sky Harbor International Airport security checkpoints often find their way to good use elsewhere, and it's the job of the Arizona Department of Administration to warehouse the loot.
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2007-08-29 Smuggling suspect caught after chase (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61363.php
A Mexican man attempting to smuggle about 1,100 pounds of pot across the border injured a Border Patrol agent Sunday during a prolonged high-speed chase, according to a news release.
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2007-08-29 Sobriety checkpoints planned for weekend (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61452.php
To deter drunken driving over Labor Day weekend, one of the deadliest holidays for motorists, the Pima County Sheriff's Department plans to set up several sobriety checkpoints.
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2007-08-29 State SAT scores are down, but better than the national average (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6997482

  


PHOENIX -- Arizona students taking the SAT did better than the national average but still saw their test scores drop for a second straight year.
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2007-08-29 State police seize 5.5 pounds of heroin in traffic stop (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61386.php
The Associated Press
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2007-08-29 Suspect in forgery may have ripped off employer (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198700.php
PHOENIX — A Chandler woman accused of forging a string of checks is suspected of using the money to finance a birthday party for her son, pay court fines and her husband's drug debts.
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2007-08-29 Suspected migrant's body found on ranch (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61382.php
A Casa Grande-area rancher  found the body of a suspected illegal immigrant on his property, a U.S. Border Patrol spokesman said Tuesday.
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2007-08-29 Symposium to review water use, allocation (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61453.php
Experts will gather this week in Tucson to discuss issues that have plagued southern Arizona for decades: Sustainable water. Unlimited growth. Quality of life. Can we have it all?
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2007-08-29 TUSD adopts open-enrollment policy (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198708.php
The TUSD Governing Board repealed a long-existing policy that dictated student transfers and placement by race Tuesday night, less than a week after a federal judge said the policy was unconstitutional.
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2007-08-29 TUSD lets students apply for transfers (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61479.php
TUSD students who wanted to go to other district schools but were denied enrollment may do so - but only if there is room, the school board decided Tuesday night.
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2007-08-29 Teamsters reach tentative agreement with SunTran (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6994955
"Nothing is ever perfect, but we got somewhere, and that's what's important."
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2007-08-29 Test scores are up for Arizona high school students (kvoa)
http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=6996754
The 2007 scholastic aptitude test (SAT) results are in and Arizona is coming out above the national average.
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2007-08-29 Travel restrictions on Euclid begin early Wednesday (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61429.php
Southbound Euclid Avenue between 12th Street and 18th Street will be closed to travel from 4:30 to 6 a.m. on  Wednesday and Friday to allow crews to unload a section of the Euclid/Park Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge from a flatbed truck. Southbound travel on Euclid will be diverted to northbound Euclid with one lane of travel in each direction.
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2007-08-29 Trees for Tucson Needs People to Make a Difference (city)
http://www.tucsonaz.gov/hottopics/treesfortucson.html
As a part of the nationwide Make a Difference Day efforts to be held on October 27, 2007, Tucson Clean & Beautiful has partnered with Tucson Electric Power and other sponsors toward the goal of planting of 1,000 Trees for Tucson! Trees help to provide shade and keep our community cooler, collect carbon dioxide and other pollutants from our atmosphere and water, create wildlife habitat, and much more.
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2007-08-29 Tucson Time Capsule: UA gets beachified in 1987 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198590.php
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2007-08-29 Tucson-based enviro group files intent to sue Interior Department (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198704.php
TUCSON — An environmental organization served notice Tuesday that it intends to sue a federal agency over 55 endangered species in 28 states and seek restoration of 8.7 million acres of protected habitat.
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2007-08-29 Union approves Sun Tran contract (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61365.php
Sun Tran buses will keep rolling after Teamsters Local 104 members overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract Tuesday night.
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2007-08-29 Whips, bludgeons among items seized at airport (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61366.php
Steve Perica oversees an unusual way station for wedding-cake serving sets, toy guns and corkscrews. Then, there is the occasional pair of fuzzy handcuffs, whip or cat-o'-nine-tails.
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2007-08-29 Young flute masters (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/61465.php
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2007-08-29 more inside (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/198699.php

  
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