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2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Rep. Giffords Upgraded From "Serious" to "Good" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        From the New York Times:
Doctors on Tuesday night upgraded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’s medical condition from serious to good, and announced they planned to move her from an intensive care unit to a rehabilitation hospital ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
SOTU Day at GIffords' Office (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Before he was seated next to First Lady Michelle Obama at tonight's State of the Union speech, Daniel Hernandez was at Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' office, where a group of 9/11 first responders delivered a signed flag to Congreswoman ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Cactus Drive-In Theater Update (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The latest update from the Cactus Drive-In Theater Project's Charles Spillar:
Good news! We filed the paperwork for our nonprofit corporation last week.…
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2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Bad Lady! Bad! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The Associated Press is reporting that a South Carolina woman was charged with animal cruelty after hanging a dog and burning its body because it chewed on her Bible:
When questioned by police and animal control officers, Miriam Smith ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Rush Limbaugh Not a Fan of Ribbons for Rep. Giffords (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Apparently, the ribbons that some attendees of the State of the Union are planning to wear to honor Rep. Giffords and the others wounded or killed in the Tucson shooting will eventually lead to a "sing-a-long" according to Rush Limbaugh ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Ladies and Gentlemen, Oscar Nominee Banksy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        This quote from Indiewire reinforces that Banksy is one of my favorite living human beings:“This is a big surprise,” he states of the nomination. “I don’t agree with the concept of award ceremonies, but I’ ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
A Quick Guide to What's Happening in Egypt (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Mother Jones has a rundown of what's happening in Egypt today including real-time news sources, as thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand freedom.
What's happening? Inspired by the recent protests that led to the fall ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
French Guy Beatboxes Through Rap History (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        While it's a little strange to hear a French inflected Chuck D impression, this guy is quite good at what he does.

[Daily What/Mistehonk]
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2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Pima Dems: Don't Counter-Protest on Friday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        From Jeff Rogers, Chair of the Pima County Democratic Party:
The right to free speech and peaceful assembly are sacred and should be cherished. But in this difficult time as our community heals, we would like to encourage a spirit of ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Chicago Takes Its Sports Possibly Too Seriously (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        John C. Stone was fired from his job at a Chevrolet dealership in a Chicago suburb for wearing a Packers tie:
Stone said he wore the tie at Webb Chevrolet on Monday — one day after the Packers beat the Chicago Bears in the NFC ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Sports Illustrated's Moving Profile of the Green Family (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Not sure how I missed this before, but one of my favorite writers, Sports Illustrated's Joe Posnanski, put together an incredible heartwrenching article in the Jan. 24 issue of that magazine about the Green family:
Christina had gone ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
What You've Always Suspected About Taco Bell is Mostly True (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
I'm thankful Gizmodo didn't publish this story when I was in college and eating Taco Bell for nearly a meal a day:
That's the reason why an Alabama law firm is presenting a lawsuit for false advertising, claiming that what Taco Bell ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Speeches Are Better With Charts (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        While the State of the Union address isn't much more than an extended pep rally at times, it's still a huge event on the political calendar, setting the tone for what the President wants to accomplish in the year ahead.
The Obama White ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
The Oscar Nominees Are Out (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Things I personally found noteworthy from today's Oscar nominations (although it's ok, it's only an award show, so why get all worked up about it, right?):
1. Inception, a movie I personally didn't enjoy all that much, is nominated ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Boca Calls Off Lion Taco Offer (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The owners of Boca have called off their offer to serve lion tacos because of threats.
From Boca's Facebook page:
Due to concern for safety of our families, customers, vendors, and friends we will not be selling African Lion Tacos on ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 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:

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Kelly weighing decision on shuttle flight (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

HOUSTON - Astronaut Mark Kelly, the husband of wounded U.S. Rep.
Gabrielle Giffords, says he'll decide in the next two weeks whether
to resume training for his April space shuttle flight or remain at

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Intern Hernandez in favor of changes to gun-control laws (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

NEW YORK - The intern credited with helping Rep. Gabrielle
Giffords after she was shot in the head in Arizona is speaking out
in favor of changes to the nation's background-check system.

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
President's remarks on Tucson shooting (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

President Obama's Tucson references were in this first section
of his State of the Union address, as prepared for delivery:

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Corrections (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

• Tracey Weaver's first name was misspelled in "Backyard
Treasures" on H4 of Sunday's At Home.

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Caseload emergency to delay US trials in AZ (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Federal court officials declared Tuesday a judicial emergency in
Arizona - an action U.S. District Judge John M. Roll urged in the
weeks before he was killed.

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Tuesday, Jan. 25

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Giffords' status upgraded; move to rehab set for today (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

HOUSTON - The hospital treating U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords
says the congresswoman's condition has been upgraded from serious
to good and she will be moved to a rehabilitation hospital
today.

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Utah lawmakers ponder making M1911 pistol the official gun of state (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

SALT LAKE CITY - State lawmakers are debating whether to
designate a Browning pistol as the official gun of Utah, despite
protests from people who believe it's inappropriate because of
recent mass sho

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Groups unite to make, give out 'chemo caps' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Several local groups ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
'What comes of this moment is up to us' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Tucson was at the State ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
State of the Union address begins with mention of Tucson (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

President Obama's State ... read more

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Unmanned aircraft crashes near Fort Huachuca (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

An unmanned aircraft has crashed after taking off from Fort
Huachuca. A base spokeswoman says the Shadow aircraft was found
Monday night about two and a-half miles north of an airfield where
other unm

2011-01-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 26 2011\
Tucson police call body found in park 'suspicious death' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The body of a 43-year-old man was found in a midtown park
Tuesday morning and police say they are investigating it as a
"suspicious death."

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
Here's Why McCain Needs To Worry (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
Pollster.com pulls together the surveys of U.S. Sen. John McCain's battle with Republican J.D. Hayworth.
BTW, I removed one poll from the round-up; Behavior Research Center was an outlier that showed McCain with a titanic lead that none of the ... read more

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
McCain: Complete the Danged Death Star (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Remember when John McCain compared himself to Luke Skywalker? High4entertainment mashes up McCain's latest Senate ad with Star Wars.

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2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
SB 1070 Protest: A Day Without A Mexican in Nogales (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        The Nogales International reports on a "Day Without a Mexican" in Nogales protest of Arizona's new immigration law:“It’s dead,” said one Morley Avenue merchant who asked he not be identified for this story. “We should ... read more

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
Get Your Ass to 'Immigrant Nation!' (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
The Loft is hosting a free screening on Saturday, May 15, at 10 a.m. of Immigrant Nation!, a documentary film "about the modern immigrant rights movement. In particular, it is the story of the struggle of Elvira Arellano, a single mother from ... read more

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
'Killer Joe' at Etcetera (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
Killer Joe, written by Tracy Letts and directed by Christopher Johnson, opens at Live Theatre Workshop (5317 E. Speedway Blvd.) tonight, 10:30 p.m., as part of the Etcetera's late night series. Cast: Eric Anson, Kristi Loera, Miranda McBride ... read more

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
Artistic Range: Sarah Cadrobbi (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
Outside Looking In, an exhibit of works by Tucson Weekly's own Sarah Cadrobbi, opens with a reception ... read more

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
Your Last Chance To Meet the UA Spacemen (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
You've only got a few hours left to reserve a spot ... read more

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
SB 1070: Fixing The State's Image (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Howie Fischer reports that Gov. Jan Brewer wants to repair the damage to the state's image in the wake of the passage of SB 1070:
With the state's tourism industry under siege in the wake of a new law aimed at illegal immigrants, Gov. Jan Brewer ... read more

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
Volunteer Fair This Sunday, May 16 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
My friend Charlie Levy has organized another Tucson Volunteer Fair this Sunday, May 16, at Hotel Congress and the Rialto Theatre. A whole bunch of do-good organizations will be in one place for anyone who has spare time this summer. Details ... read more

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
Lewis Black Links Arizona, Nazis and Glenn Beck (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Lewis Black starts out talking about Arizona and ends up linking Glenn Beck to—who else?—Hitler!
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10cBack in Black - Glenn Beck's Nazi Tourette'swww.thedailyshow.comDaily Show Full EpisodesPolitical ... read more

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
Today in Televised Tucson Food News (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc
... read more

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
Open For Business: Picazzo's Organic Italian Kitchen (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        I just got off the phone with the spokeswoman for the new Picazzo's Organic Italian Kitchen at 7850 N. Oracle Road, in Oro Valley, and she says it’s open for business.
In this week’s Noshing Around I reported that Picazzo’s ... read more

2010-05-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 15 2010\
Vote Nintzel in "Best of the Capitol" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Voting is open in the Arizona Capitol Times' Best of the Capitol survey. I encourage you to vote for my brother, Doug Nintzel of the Arizona Department of Transportation, as Best Government PR Person. Details here.
        [ Subscribe to the ... read more

2009-08-31 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
U of A on-campus meal plan stinks
Unlike most colleges, the U of A does not have a on campus meal plan serviced by all you can eat dining cafeterias. Instead it offers a fast food court, just like you find in your local mall. Prices are high. Selection is very limited.
A new company ... read more

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
'I did everything I could have to save the house, and nothing worked.' Marybel Ramírez (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306958
Jesús and Irma Terán began packing a month ago, preparing for the day they'd leave the home they love for a rental on the southeast side.

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
Disputes splinter border watchers (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306960
The largest national Minuteman organization is going through a leadership crisis that could cause more splits in the already fractured border-watch movement.

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
Just pay it with CampusBucks (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306953
Two University of Arizona students and fraternity brothers have started a business that's competing with the college's meal plan.

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306879

  
    downtown

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
The great monsoon washout of 2009 (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306940
The experts agree, and the statistics back them up: This is a pathetic monsoon.

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
Cancer survivor leads a crusade (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306949
Nurse practitioner Margaret Hoeft is one of the few ovarian cancer survivors with enough strength and longevity to do advocacy work.

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
Political notebook : McCain has kind words for his departed friend (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306945
It's eerily ironic, but just hours before it was announced that Sen. John McCain's friend Ted Kennedy had died, the Arizona senator was mistaken Tuesday for his Massachusetts colleague at a Phoenix-area event.

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
Library offers free homework assistance (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306932
Hear that? It's the sound of textbooks opening all over Tucson. School is back in session and homework just might cause a few evening skirmishes in the months ahead.

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
City needs 2nd chance to make 1st impression (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306961
Tucson is an acquired taste, which is a nice way of saying it makes a lousy first impression.

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306964
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations this week, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
Vivid memories fill every nook of empty Lochiel Schoolhouse (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306948
LOCHIEL — Ramón Quiroga helps his wife, Elena, up the steps into an abandoned building that once served as the one-room Lochiel Schoolhouse.

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
Law and Order (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306965

  $150,000 house fire was set, police report

2009-08-30 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 30 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306950
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2008-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2008\
Winterhaven residents put on 58th annual Festival of Lights (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
If you're wondering where to find a Christmas winter wonderland, it's not at the North Pole.

2008-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2008\
Snow closes Mt. Lemmon Highway; more expected (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
There is a good chance it will rain every day this week until a West Coast storm makes its way through Tucson by Friday, says the National Weather Service here.

2008-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2008\
Candlelight vigil to honor slain sex workers on Wednesday (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A candlelight vigil to honor slain sex workers will take place at 6 p.m., Wednesday at El Tiradito Shrine at Main Avenue and Cushing Street south of the Tucson Convention Center.

2008-12-15 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 15 2008\
Low-cost pet vaccination clinic on Saturdays (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Animal Fair will have a low-cost vaccination clinic for healthy dogs and cats from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Petland, 6061 E. Broadway.

2009-08-30 'I did everything I could have to save the house, and nothing worked.' Marybel Ramírez (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306958.php
Jesús and Irma Terán began packing a month ago, preparing for the day they'd leave the home they love for a rental on the southeast side.
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2009-08-30 Cancer survivor leads a crusade (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306949.php
Nurse practitioner Margaret Hoeft is one of the few ovarian cancer survivors with enough strength and longevity to do advocacy work.
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2009-08-30 City needs 2nd chance to make 1st impression (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306961.php
Tucson is an acquired taste, which is a nice way of saying it makes a lousy first impression.
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2009-08-30 Deaths (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306950.php
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.
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2009-08-30 Disputes splinter border watchers (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306960.php
The largest national Minuteman organization is going through a leadership crisis that could cause more splits in the already fractured border-watch movement.
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2009-08-30 Just pay it with CampusBucks (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306953.php
Two University of Arizona students and fraternity brothers have started a business that's competing with the college's meal plan.
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2009-08-30 Law and Order (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306965.php

  $150,000 house fire was set, police report
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2009-08-30 Library offers free homework assistance (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306932.php
Hear that? It's the sound of textbooks opening all over Tucson. School is back in session and homework just might cause a few evening skirmishes in the months ahead.
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2009-08-30 Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306879.php

  
    downtown
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2009-08-30 Neto's Tucson : (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306962.php
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2009-08-30 Political notebook : McCain has kind words for his departed friend (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306945.php
It's eerily ironic, but just hours before it was announced that Sen. John McCain's friend Ted Kennedy had died, the Arizona senator was mistaken Tuesday for his Massachusetts colleague at a Phoenix-area event.
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2009-08-30 Radar van locations (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306964.php
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations this week, according to the Tucson Police Department:
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2009-08-30 The great monsoon washout of 2009 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306940.php
The experts agree, and the statistics back them up: This is a pathetic monsoon.
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2009-08-30 Tucson Time Capsule : How a scar was born (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306967.php
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2009-08-31 U of A on-campus meal plan stinks
Unlike most colleges, the U of A does not have a on campus meal plan serviced by all you can eat dining cafeterias. Instead it offers a fast food court, just like you find in your local mall. Prices are high. Selection is very limited.
A new company started by two students called ZonaBucks soon to be renamed CampusBucks offers a discounted debit card that has numerous off campus restaurants, drugstores, supermarkets. This is the best alternative to the ridiculous U of A plan.
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2009-08-30 Vivid memories fill every nook of empty Lochiel Schoolhouse (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306948.php
LOCHIEL — Ramón Quiroga helps his wife, Elena, up the steps into an abandoned building that once served as the one-room Lochiel Schoolhouse.
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