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2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
New State Party Chairs: Cherny for Dems & Morrissey for GOP (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        For all you political junkies looking for a fix this weekend:
Andrei Cherny—who made an impressive debut with a professional albeit unsuccessful run for state treasurer last year—has been elected state chair of the Arizona ... read more

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Families of Famous Killers Reach Out to Loughner Family (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The New York Times reports that family members of a couple of famous convicted killers are reaching out to the Loughner family and offering their support:
TUCSON — Few visitors make their way past the cactus garden and into the ... read more

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Arizona makes Four of Bizarre and Unusual Destinations from Sun-Sentinel.com Feature (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Check out the full slideshow and click the image above.
Florida's Sun-Sentinel has a feature on some of the more bizarre destinations around the world.…
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2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
The Scoop: Movie critic DiGiovanna rolls his closing credits (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Arizona's most decorated film critic is putting down his poison
pen.

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Get involved (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities online at
www.volunteersoaz.org, the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona's
website.

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Group seeks to help the whole family heal (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

More than 100 volunteers ... read more

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Memorial Photo (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Each day, the Arizona ... read more

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Josh Brodesky: Hotel Arizona: Such a lovely place (if you're Bert Lopez) (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Why can't taxpayers get any respect from Bert Lopez? The
Apartment King continues to push for a Hotel Arizona deal with the
city, even though he is yet again delinquent on his taxes for his
beleaguere

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 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:

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Neighbors: Roaming Chef program cooks up healthy eating in Flowing Wells (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Flowing Wells Unified ... read more

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Multifaith 'Day of Healing' for kids is today at Casas Adobes church (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Tucson's kids are invited today to a multifaith "Day of Healing
for Tucson's Children" at Casas Adobes Congregational Church, 6801
N. Oracle Road.

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

north side

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Saturday, Jan. 22

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Farmers market adds exercise and health info (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The fresh produce sold ... read more

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
In their words (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Several University High students wrote about the shootings for
their school newspaper, The Perspective. Here are excerpts:

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
UHS warmly recalls Giffords, Zimmerman (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Editor's note ... read more

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Giffords' recovery can follow no script, no schedule (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Recovering from a bullet ... read more

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Memorial Ideas: Name A park after victim, establish scholarships, Build a fountain AT UMC, rename a school, change gun laws (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The Star asked readers to share their ideas for memorials or
other responses to the Jan. 8 shootings. Here are some of the
responses:

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Tragedy spurs talk of enduring tributes (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The shock is wearing ... read more

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Giffords' recovery can follow no script (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Recovering from a bullet wound to the head isn’t like recovering
from a broken arm, a heart attack or even cancer.

2011-01-23 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 23 2011\
Multi-faith event Sunday aims to help kids deal with shootings (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Arizona Daily Star

2010-05-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 12 2010\
Downing Running As Independent? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Is Ted Downing running for the Arizona Senate seat as an Independent?
Downing, a UA anthropology prof who served two terms as a Democrat in the house in midtown District 28, lost a bid for the Senate in 2006 when he challenged Paula Aboud in ... read more

2010-05-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 12 2010\
SB 1070 Poll: 71% of Americans Believe New Immigration Law Will Lead to Hispanics Getting Hassled By The Man (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
The Economist shared some poll numbers regarding Arizona's new immigration law last week ... read more

2010-05-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 12 2010\
Sleeping Frog Farms Goes Big (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        The owners of Sleeping Frog Farms say they’ve purchased a 75-acre piece of property near Cascabel that they’re converting into an organic farm.
It’s fun to ponder how much food Sleeping Frog Farms—which we wrote about ... read more

2010-05-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 12 2010\
Tucson's Everyday People: Lauren Bradford in Keeping up With the Gibbons (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
Katrina Arrington, in part two of the Zoo project, introduces us to Lauren Bradford. Bradford is a zookeeper at the Reid Park Zoo.
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2010-05-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 12 2010\
Paton Names Pima County Democratic Boss "Volunteer of the Day" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Republican Jonathan Paton, who is one of four GOP candidates pushing for the chance to take on Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, is naming Pima County Democratic Chairman Jeff Rogers his "volunteer of the day."
Rogers sent out a press ... read more

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Open house for UA's solar home (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306584
It's showtime for students building an experimental solar home at the University of Arizona.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
2 local boys face misdemeanor 'sexting' charges (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306555
Two teenage boys are facing charges after they passed around a nude photo of a 13-year-old girl, Tucson police say.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
TUSD override supporters raise profile (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306603
Supporters of the Tucson Unified School District's override attempt gathered Wednesday to raise the visibility of their campaign.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Zukoski dies; UA transplant pioneer (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306598
One of the University of Arizona College of Medicine's first surgical faculty members died after suffering injuries in a Sunday evening car crash, the Utah Highway Patrol confirmed Wednesday.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
'Small' scope to be a big step for Baja (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306595
The 6.5-meter (21.3-foot) mirror being cast at the Steward Observatory Mirror Lab is a giant leap forward for the Baja California observatory where it will find a home, though it is relatively small in comparison to the giant land-based telescopes being ... read more

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Conjoined rattlers set for split, will live at Desert Museum as 2 (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306591
Surgery is planned today for a pair of conjoined rattlesnakes found two weeks ago on Tucson's north side.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306540
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Police probe slaying of man found at condo (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306602
Tucson police are investigating the slaying of a 38-year-old man found dead at a midtown condominium complex on Wednesday.

A resident of the complex, at 1620 N. Wilmot Road, called police at 1:45 a.m. to report shots fired.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
corrections (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306558
• "Tortillas," Wednesday on C1, included a wrong address for Anita Street Market. It is at 849 N. Anita Ave.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Star talked with Sen. Kennedy in Feb. 2008 (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306548
In February of 2008, Sen. Edward Kennedy grabbed headlines for endorsing Barack Obama in the middle of his then intense campaign against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic president nomination.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
UMC North lectures start with lung cancer Sept. 8 (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306592
The Arizona Cancer Center this fall and winter is sponsoring a series of free lectures about the latest findings in cancer prevention, detection and treatment.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Remodeling earns couple Pima's first 'green' rating (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306605
When it came time to expand their living space to accommodate a growing family, a midtown couple opted to remodel, and they have now completed the "greenest" home-remodeling project in the region.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Railroad crossing at Ruthrauff, I-10 closed today (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306587
Union Pacific will be working on the railroad crossing at Ruthrauff Road near Interstate 10 today.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306541

  
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2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306568
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Sampling the fruits of their labor (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306358
Have you ever wondered what the white stuff surrounding a prickly pear's fruit is, or how to clean the fruit?

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Opinion by Michael Matthews: Oh, to be stinking rich (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306209
Around this time last summer, while driving in my air-conditioned automobile, I noticed an abominable smell. I thought a skunk had died. After a bit of detective work I found the smell was emanating from my feet and sandals!

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
As weather cools, jazz warms up (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306335
A favorite outdoor jazz series fires up for fall Sept. 13 in St. Philip's Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave., when the first of five concerts produced by the Tucson Jazz Society goes onstage.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
'Chefs' learn on the job (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306373
The eighth Primavera Cooks! Summer Dining Event took its culinary tour of Tucson to Acacia at St. Philips last week for stop seven on the summer's 11-restaurant itinerary.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Leveling the playing fields (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306315
The high school football season kicks off Friday, and for the next few months football fields all across town will be a mecca for players, coaches and fans.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Library information (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306342
What's new 

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Police Reports (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306193
1 Vandalism was reported at 9:29 a.m. Aug. 3 at Esperero Canyon Middle School, 5801 N. Sabino Canyon Road. An employee showed deputies an obscenity written on a wall in red.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
School notes (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306295
Diamondbacks to host day for Amphi schools

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Police Reports (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306241
VAIL/CORONA DE TUCSON

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Fun 'Server Olympics' to help out food bank (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306340
Ra Sushi and La Encantada shopping center, 2905 E. Skyline Drive, are organizing the "2009 Server Olympics," a friendly competition to raise money and food donations for the Community Food Bank.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
CALENDAR (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306338
Book events

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Public art transforming Oro Valley (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306486
Artists are getting a warm reception in Oro Valley, where increasingly they can showcase their work around town.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Servers will compete at 'Olympics' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306372
Ra Sushi and La Encantada shopping center, 2905 E. Skyline Drive, are organizing the "2009 Server Olympics," a friendly competition to raise money and food donations for the Community Food Bank.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Corrections (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306322
â—Ź "Avra Valley fire board sets new meeting time," on Page 16 Aug. 20, included an incorrect meeting day for the Avra Valley Fire District governing board. The group meets at 10 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Halberg Community Center, 15790 ... read more

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
This eatery is all heart (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306316
Desert Cardiology of Tucson on North La Cholla Boulevard might not be the first place you think of to grab lunch, but inside the lobby is a new café where you can do just that.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
As weather cools, jazz warms up (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306365
A favorite outdoor jazz series fires up for fall Sept. 13 in St. Philip's Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave., when the first of five concerts produced by the Tucson Jazz Society goes onstage.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Life Out of Range : Selling high and buying low is her aspiration today (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306329

  Here is Star news assistant Joyce Bertschy's blog, "Life Out of Range." Read more of her blogs online at go.azstarnet.com/lifeoutofrange.

2009-08-27 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 27 2009\
Bake-off winners take the cake (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306362
The room was filled with 51 cakes of varying sizes, colors and flavors and anxious community members waiting to get a taste. The hungry people and the locally made confections were at the Ward 2 Council Office for Tucson's birthday cake bake-off.

2008-12-12 1 arrested, 1 sought in killings of 2 men (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271370.php
Two men found near the Tucson Mountains on Saturday were kidnapped and shot to death, court documents reveal.
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2008-12-12 2 women hurt in I-10 rollover (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271367.php
Two people were injured Thursday morning in a rollover accident on Interstate 10 near the Sonoita exit.
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2008-12-12 3 firms unite to develop 75 acres in east end of downtown (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104984.php
Downtown developers of Depot Plaza, the Rialto Block and Plaza Centro have combined forces for a 20-year vision to redefine the east end of downtown as well as the Warehouse Arts District.
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2008-12-12 ATC sponsors student essay contest in conjunction with 'A Raisin in the Sun' (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104978.php
What do "home" and "family" mean to you?
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2008-12-12 Car washes to aid slain woman's relatives (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271341.php
Roxanne Hamilton was a sweet woman who always looked for the good in people, her family said.
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2008-12-12 Carrillo Elementary students excited as their part in annual Los Posadas nears (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104952.php
The children of Carrillo Elementary Magnet School will again stroll through the neighborhood singing traditional songs celebrating the birth of Jesus.
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2008-12-12 Cops: Local man confesses killing at park (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104943.php
The man accused of shooting a man while he was walking his dog in a Tucson park told police he fired several shots from a handgun Nov. 9 as he drove down an alley, a complaint states.
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2008-12-12 County likes idea of speed cameras (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271369.php
The opportunity to get a speeding ticket in the mail — with photographic evidence of your lead-footedness — soon could extend to unincorporated Pima County.
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2008-12-12 Deaths (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271339.php
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.
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2008-12-12 Denogean: UA students got schooled by Shelton, regents in tuition flap (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104990.php
Any discussion of last week's university tuition-setting debacle should begin with two statements of fact.
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2008-12-12 Driver guilty of manslaughter, DUI in teen cyclist's death (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104948.php
A Pima County Superior Court jury found a Tucson woman guilty of manslaughter Thursday for fatally striking a teen bicyclist while driving drunk in January
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2008-12-12 El Rio health center to open eco-friendly clinic on SE Side (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104974.php
El Rio Community Health Center will begin construction next week on a "green" clinic for Southeast Side residents.
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2008-12-12 Electric-bike sharing can get rolling with $35K investment, city is told (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271350.php
If Tucson invests $35,000 to start an electric bike-sharing program, it could take some cars off the road.
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2008-12-12 Forest Service renting 2 homes in Dragoon Mountains (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104973.php
Two furnished houses at East Cochise Stronghold, 90 miles east of Tucson in the Dragoon Mountains, can be rented for $150 a night each.
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2008-12-12 Former Marana asst. police chief reinstated (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271371.php
The dismissal of former Assistant Police Chief Barbara Harris has been overturned by the Marana Personnel Action Review Board.
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2008-12-12 Funding sank GOP congressional bids (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104941.php
Republican congressional candidates in Arizona found themselves relatively unpopular and underfinanced, leading to their worst showing at the polls in decades.
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2008-12-12 Giffords outraised, outspent GOP's Bee (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271348.php
PHOENIX — In her successful re-election campaign for Congress, Democrat Gabrielle Giffords outraised her Republican competitor by $1.4 million, final disclosure forms show. Her campaign was so flush she still has more than $700,000 in the bank.
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2008-12-12 Holiday bazaar unveils its wares today (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271319.php
The Mercado San AgustĂ­n was originally scheduled to open this month, but delays have pushed back the opening of the 14,000-square-foot public market on Tucson's West Side until the summer.
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2008-12-12 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271321.php
High pressure aloft will keep us warm today and Saturday, then a low-pressure system will take over for several days. The weather will take a turn for the cooler and continue to be unsettled, with a chance of rain beginning Sunday and continuing well into next week.
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2008-12-12 Kidney gift is the ultimate (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271345.php
They'd known each other barely six months, but as she watched her client become wan, weak and gravely ill, Marana hairdresser Elizabeth Littlefield felt she couldn't just stand by and do nothing.
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2008-12-12 Killer of teen bicyclist convicted (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271338.php
Whenever someone in the Rincon family celebrates a birthday, they're awakened with presents and a treat with a candle on top.
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2008-12-12 Man arrested in park slaying (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271365.php
An arrest has been made in the slaying of a Tucson man who had gone out to walk his dog last month.
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2008-12-12 Maricopa, Pima school districts try to stop unification (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104940.php
Educators in Maricopa and Pima counties are going to court to try to stop unification approved by voters last month.
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2008-12-12 Minnesota utilities executive to run TEP parent UniSource (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104947.php
Paul J. Bonavia will head UniSource Energy Corp. beginning Jan. 1, the company announced Thursday.
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2008-12-12 Murder suspects are illegal immigrants (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104983.php
The key suspects in two recent homicides are both in the United States illegally, according to court documents filed in their cases.
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2008-12-12 Neighbors roundup (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271301.php

  
    EAST SIDE
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2008-12-12 No bowl game for UA player facing DUI charges (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271344.php
A University of Arizona football player was arrested early Thursday morning on suspicion of extreme DUI and other charges, police said.
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2008-12-12 No third trial for BP agent in slaying (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271329.php
A U.S. Border Patrol agent won't be tried for a third time in the shooting death of an illegal immigrant in the Southern Arizona desert last year, a top Cochise County prosecutor said Thursday.
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2008-12-12 No third trial for agent in immigrant's shooting death (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104982.php
A U.S. Border Patrol agent won't be retried for a third time in shooting death of an illegal immigrant in the southern Arizona desert last year, a top Cochise County prosecutor said Thursday.
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2008-12-12 Permanent repeal of property tax is sought (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271368.php
PHOENIX — The head of the Senate Finance Committee is moving to repeal Arizona's property tax — which is currently on temporary hold.
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2008-12-12 Pillow fight aids charities (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271317.php
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2008-12-12 Pima County officials to slash up to $38.5 million (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104987.php
Pima County officials are sharpening their budget cleaver, cutting up to $38.5 million to avoid a deficit by the end of the fiscal year in June.
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2008-12-12 Police seek man in double homicide (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104989.php
An arrest warrant has been issued for Adan Lopez, 26, a suspect in a double slaying here Saturday.
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2008-12-12 Pressure is squarely on Democrats to perform (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104942.php
In one month, Democrats will open Congress with commanding majorities in the House and Senate.
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2008-12-12 Regents seek to remove lawmaker's block on construction projects (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104985.php
The Arizona Board of Regents sent a letter to state Rep. Russell Pearce late Thursday asking him to stop blocking the review of nearly $168 million in university construction projects.
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2008-12-12 Retreat from crass commercialism with a good holiday choir (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104981.php
Within the sacred walls of the Benedictine Monastery, the voices of the Arizona Repertory Singers will ring in Christmas this weekend.
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2008-12-12 Rig hauling lettuce crashes (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271364.php
A tractor-trailer rig carrying 38,000 pounds of lettuce crashed Thursday morning, causing an Interstate 10 off-ramp to be closed for almost 12 hours.
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2008-12-12 Rio Nuevo projects finally on their way (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104991.php
There's been a lot of talk for many years, plenty of false starts, endless chapters of public discord. No construction cranes currently fill downtown, but two major Rio Nuevo projects have quietly reached milestones, with real start dates on the horizon.
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2008-12-12 Street fair, parade to impact travel (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271362.php
A few traffic restrictions will affect drivers today and into the weekend.
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2008-12-12 TUSD says nyet to 2 years of foreign language to graduate (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104945.php
Students in Tucson Unified School Districts no longer will have to habla español or parlez Francais to graduate.
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2008-12-12 Task force may recommend 25% Sun Tran fare increase (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271356.php
A fare increase for the city's Sun Tran bus system will be back on the table next year, months after the City Council turned down the last fare-  increase proposal.
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2008-12-12 Teen arrested in connection with Tucson High threats (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271366.php
A 17-year-old was arrested last week after threatening to "shoot up" Tucson High Magnet School.
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2008-12-12 Truck with 19 tons of lettuce hits guardrail, closes I-10 exit (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104936.php
The eastbound Interstate 10 offramp at East Valencia Road was closed temporarily Thursday morning after a tractor-trailer exiting I-10 there hit a guardrail, a state Department of Public Safety spokeswoman said.
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2008-12-12 Tucson Time Capsule : Brief stop after space voyage (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/271323.php
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2008-12-12 UA linebacker accused of DUI, driving against traffic (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104946.php
University of Arizona football player Sterling Lewis was arrested Thursday on suspicion of extreme drunken driving, drunken driving, and driving in the opposite traffic lane, Tucson police said.
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2008-12-12 Winterhaven, camera, action! Festival sheds light on Tucson (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104976.php
As Christmas approaches so does a beautiful, longstanding Tucson tradition - the Winterhaven Festival of Lights.
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2008-12-12 Zoo building earns top-level green award (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/104980.php
The Reid Park Zoo became a bit greener this week when a building there received the highest level of certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.
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