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2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Legislature Passes State Budget. Senate Dems: "Dawn of a Dark Chapter." Senate President Russell Pearce: "State Has a Brighter Future" (weekly)

        There's a lot to unpack in the budget that's headed for Gov. Jan Brewer's desk, but we'll start with reaction from Senate Democrats:Legislative Republicans shoved a budget through the Senate and House that kills jobs, massively ... read more

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
This Weekend's Arizona International Film Festival Schedule (weekly)

        More information can be found at the Festival's website.
Tonight8:00pm Fox TheatreJOURNEY FROM ZANSKAR (USA, 90m) (with the filmmaker in attendance)
Journey From Zanskar Trailer from Nick Sherman on Vimeo.… ... read more

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Happy 20th Birthday, Comedy Central (weekly)

        I guess it seems like Comedy Central has been on the cable lineup forever, but there was a time twenty years and one day ago when the idea of an all comedy network featuring American Pie sequels and Futurama episodes was just ... read more

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Artistic Range: Stone Dragon Studio (weekly)

        "Lineage of Parallel Souls," by Anabelle Dimang, is part of In This Moment, continuing at Stone Dragon Studio, 1122 N. Stone Ave., through April 2.
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2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
RIP, Mel McDaniel (weekly)

        I don't know if anyone would argue that the early part of the 1980's was a really great time for country music, as the whole Urban Cowboy thing overran whatever was left of traditional country music. While there's some sentimentality ... read more

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
You Should Buy the New Cornershop CD (weekly)

        While you probably only remember Cornershop from their one American hit, "Brimful of Asha", they're in the midst of their twentieth year as a band and releasing their seventh album, Cornershop and the Double 'O' Groove Of.. ... read more

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
How Many More Days Can The Star Run a Wildcat Basketball Story? (weekly)

Maybe it's "Week of the Wildcat" and no one told me, but it's been six days since the men's basketball team lost to UConn. It might be time to move on, everyone.…
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2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Big Surprise: Lawmakers Would Like to Pay Fiesta Bowl Back (weekly)

        I'm not entirely sure why Michele Reagan feels like it's the Fiesta Bowl's responsibility to make sure she obeys the law, but it really does seem like this is going to get much uglier for some legislators (I'm looking at you ... read more

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
One Tucsonan’s Junk Is Another’s Art Project: Check It Out at Bookmans GreenFest Saturday (weekly)

Barbara Mandrell would be proud to know her eyeball ended on the edge of a dragon collage. Jack Benny would be equally tickled to see that his whole head made it onto the dragon’s face.…
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2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Walk the Loop for Lupus (weekly)

        The 10th annual Walk the Loop for Lupus takes place on Saturday, April 2, at Reid Park (Broadway Boulevard and Alvernon Way). Check-in and day-of registration begins at 7:15 a.m. at Ramada No. 31, just west of Hi Corbett Field ... read more

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Another Mexican Restaurant Opens (weekly)

        Mexican restaurant El Saguarito has opened a second location in the old Prince Pizza and Family Restaurant location at 1763 E. Prince Road.
Right now, there is an international incident going on in that building, with a mix ... read more

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Blood donations (starnet-local)

The American Red Cross will be seeking blood donors at these
times and places in the area next week. To schedule an appointment,
call 1-800-733-2767.

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
95 degrees is a record - no foolin' (starnet-local)

Friday was a scorcher in Tucson, so much so that it broke a
record for high temperature.

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Abandoned farm animals find shelter with couple in Florence area (starnet-local)

Ronald Campbell and Terry Abbott are always looking for more
farm animals. The latest count at their Lakota Ladies Haven near
Florence is eight chickens, one rooster, three goats, three dogs,
four cat

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Ben's Bells: Lauded for garden, jazz, legal advocacy (starnet-local)

The recipient of this ... read more

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Soldiers back in town after stint in Iraq (starnet-local)

It was a blur of camouflage ... read more

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Friday, April 1

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
GV Fire presents merger proposal (starnet-local)

Rural/Metro Fire District - the current provider for northern
Sahuarita - said in a statement Friday it doubts the Green Valley
Fire District's annexation petition will succeed.

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
24 cattle die when semi rolls on I-17 north of Phoenix (starnet-local)

Authorities say 24 animals are dead after a rollover involving a
tractor-trailer carrying cattle from Nebraska to Phoenix north of
Black Canyon City.

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Life stories: Frank Bare, 'a game changer,' put US gymnastics on map (starnet-local)

Frank Bare was a "game ... read more

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Intersection on Tucson's east side reopens after crash (starnet-local)

Northbound and southbound lanes at the intersection of Pantano
Parkway and 22nd Street have reopened following a three-car wreck
this morning.

2011-04-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 02 2011\
Water service to be disrupted on Tucson's northeast side (starnet-local)

Residents of Tucson’s northeast side will have disrupted water
service Saturday morning, officials said.

2010-07-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 20 2010\
CD8: Paton Endorsed By Arizona Right to Life (weekly)

        Former state lawmaker Jonathan Paton, one of four Republican candidates seeking to oust Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, has been endorsed by Arizona Right to Life.
"I'm honored that Arizona Right to Life has chosen me as the person ... read more

2010-07-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 20 2010\
Children's health event forges on despite being scaled back (starnet-local)

This summer, a handful ... read more

2010-07-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 20 2010\
Train for El Tour - and earn a bike (starnet-local)

ProActive's Junior El Tour Program, which trains children ages
11 to 13 to ride bicycles and rewards them with one of their own if
they complete the program, is now accepting applications.

2010-07-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 20 2010\
Eegee's patrons help out Star's Sportsmen's Fund (starnet-local)

Send A Kid to Camp was the March beneficiary of canister
donations from all 21 Tucson Eegee's restaurants. A total of
$1,124.64 was collected. "Kids have played a big, big part in
Eegee's success

2010-07-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 20 2010\
Neighbors handcrafting tiles to adorn area park (starnet-local)

Residents in a university ... read more

2010-07-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 20 2010\
Corrections (starnet-local)

• The time was wrong in "'Outlander' author event scheduled,"
Sunday on E3. It's 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Windmill Inn, 4250 N.
Campbell Ave. Tickets for the $35 event can be reserved by

2010-07-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 20 2010\
Tucson clinic still offering free sports physicals (starnet-local)

NextCare Urgent Care, 501 N. Park Ave., is offering free sports physicals for any student athlete needing a sports physical until either Saturday or all 250 physicals have been given away.

2010-07-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 20 2010\
Crash and chemical spill north of Tucson injures four (starnet-local)

A crash Monday morning resulted in a hazardous materials spill injured four people and slowed traffic on a highway northeast of Tucson.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Kozachik all but locks up Trasoff's council seat (starnet-local)
Mayor Bob Walkup will have another Republican to work with on the City Council come December.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Tucson-based Guard unit, now in Texas, reported OK (starnet-local)
More than 80 members of a Tucson Army National Guard unit stationed at Fort Hood for predeployment training were reported safe in the aftermath of shootings at the Texas Army post, an Arizona military official said.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Ruling: Developer's suit vs. city to stay (starnet-local)
A Pima County Superior Court judge refused this week to throw out a lawsuit by a Tucson mini-dorm developer who sued the city claiming city demolition rules lowered his property values.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
4 nonprofits are to receive a total of $46,950 in grants (starnet-local)
Four nonprofit organizations in Tucson will receive grants totaling $46,950 from the Arizona Community Foundation (ACF).

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Brewer eyes full term, says she's 'tough leader' for 'tough times' (starnet-local)
GLENDALE — Saying she's the person to guide the state out of its financial troubles, Gov. Jan Brewer on Thursday formally declared her candidacy for a full, four-year term of her own.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
TUSD plans Festival of Schools in attempt to lure students (starnet-local)
Historically, school districts have not had to worry about attracting customers.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Geothermal energy raising hopes in AZ (starnet-local)
The U.S. Department of Energy this week awarded $338 million in grants to advance development of geothermal energy — using the heat trapped in water beneath the Earth's surface to generate electricity or heat buildings.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Foothills man retrofits home to use rainwater (starnet-local)
In the morning David Sygall wakes up and passes the bathroom on his way outside.  As he walks through the house his motion sensor lights switch on and off as he enters and leaves each room. Once outside, Sygall urinates into woodchips in his yard. Then ... read more

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Life stories : Beloved teacher John Davis made music fun for kids (starnet-local)
John S. Davis was 3 years old when he demonstrated an aptitude for music.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Animal Care Center extends its hours (starnet-local)
The Pima Animal Care Center will stay open later for walk-in services.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Man convicted in fatal DUI rearrested (starnet-local)
A 19-year-old who could receive probation next month in a fatal DUI-related crash was arrested early Wednesday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence and drug possession charges.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Murder of woman draws life sentence (starnet-local)
A handyman who murdered an 89-year-old  Sahuarita woman was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with release possible after 25 years.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Law and Order: Man sought in string of cigarette thefts (starnet-local)
Tucson police are looking for a man suspected of shoplifting a large amount of cigarettes from midtown Circle K stores.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local)
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Desde TucsĂłn : Se sostienen del sabor de sus tamales (starnet-local)
Cuando la familia de Gustavo y Ana Zúñiga necesitaron dinero extra para ayudarse a pagar la colegiatura de su hija mayor, ellos no acudieron a un banco a pedir un préstamo. Tampoco les pidieron ayuda a sus familiares.

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-11-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Nov 06 2009\
Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
A Pacific trough will move through to the south of Arizona today and Saturday, bringing us numerous high clouds and lower temperatures. We should be down to about 80 for a daytime high on Sunday, before warming up a bit the first part of next week.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
City negotiating with designer for Tucson Arena contract (citizen-local)
The city of Tucson expects to sign a contract next week with the designer of the American Airlines Arena in Miami and the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., to design the $130 million Tucson Arena.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
Citizen likely to close March 21; no buyer stepping up (citizen-local)
The deadline for bids on the Tucson Citizen has passed - apparently with no offers - which means the paper likely will cease publication March 21 after 138 years in business.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
County may see $92M in roads, transit funds (citizen-local)
Southern Arizona's share of $522 million in stimulus package transportation funds remains to be seen, and determining it will require negotiations at the State Transportation Board, local officials said Thursday.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
El Rio clinics close Friday afternoon for longtime employee's funeral (citizen-local)
All 15 of El Rio Community Health Center clinics will be closed Friday afternoon so workers can attend the funeral of longtime employee Mercedes Sumner, who collapsed and died  Feb. 13.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
One of 6 finalists for police chief withdraws (citizen-local)
One of six finalists for Tucson police chief has pulled his name from consideration, a city official said Thursday.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
Ex-Wildcats basketball player charged with domestic violence (citizen-local)
Former University of Arizona basketball player Eugene Edgerson, 31, was released from the Pima County Jail on his own recognizance Thursday after he was arrested on a charge of domestic violence assault.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
Tucson police award Medal of Honor to slain officer Hite (citizen-local)
The Tucson Police Department  awarded slain officer Erik Hite its highest honor Thursday, the police Medal of Honor for extreme gallantry.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
Tucson Peace Center's fair, music fest set Feb. 28 (citizen-local)
The Tucson Peace Center will host the 27th annual Tucson Peace Fair and Music Festival on Feb. 28.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
League of Women Voters to discuss ending Electoral College Saturday (citizen-local)
The Greater Tucson chapter of the League of Women Voters will discuss a national study on ending the Electoral College to elect the president at its general meeting Saturday.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
Death penalty sought in beating deaths of two former Tucson boys (citizen-local)
PHOENIX - Prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty for a man accused of fatally beating two former Tucson boys at a playground in west Phoenix.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
UA financial-aid program gets $2 million gift (citizen-local)
PHOENIX - A $2 million grant announced Thursday will help the University of Arizona fulfill its promise to help high-performing graduates from lower-income families graduate on time and free of debt, the school's president said.

2009-02-20 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 20 2009\
State's 211 social services Web site, help line eliminated by budget cuts (citizen-local)
Arizona's online database of health and human services is no longer available by dialing 211.

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