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2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Rape, Abortion and the House GOP (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        When is it a good time to redefine rape?
Well, if societal norms are important to you, you understand this is a topic that's best left alone.…
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        [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ] ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Celebrate Black History Month at the UA (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The African American Student Affairs office and other UA groups have partnered to create events in honor of Black History Month. According to uanews.org, the month kicks off tonight with music and speeches from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Would You Rather?: Life in Prison or Death by Bear (While High)? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        MSNBC:
A convicted killer who escaped from an Arizona prison said after his capture that he had planned to overdose on heroin at Yellowstone National Park and let bears eat him to end the fear and panic he was experiencing while on ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Something Phil Collins Is Good for: Comedy Material (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Watch comedian David Armand attempt to mime out the lyrics of Phil Collins' largely unnecessary cover of the Supremes' "You Can't Hurry Love" for BBC improv comedy series Fast and Loose. Best use of the man's music in some time.&hellip ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Public Policy Polling: Kyl's AZ Numbers Are Solid (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        If Jon Kyl does want to run for re-election, it looks like he's a safe bet to win another term. Public Policy Polling delivers some numbers:Jon Kyl has solid approval numbers and will be a strong favorite for reelection if he decides ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Hey Poor People! Get on Board With Growth! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        From Random Musings:
Speaking on KJZZ's (NPR) Here And Now, Eileen Klein, Governor Jan Brewer's Chief of Staff  (starting at approximately the 6:45 mark of the audio archive) -
"...we need to be using our resources in areas like education ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
One Thing People in Pittsburgh Shouldn't Really Worry About (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, will decide within the next month whether he'll go on the NASA's final scheduled space shuttle launch, or remain with his wife as she continues ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Watch Beck and O'Reilly Argue About Egypt (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        I'm not sure what O'Reilly's point is, but he doesn't seem to buy Glenn Beck's comparison of the recent events in Egypt to the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand. All I know is that it's hard to follow Beck's arguments without the chalkboard ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Is Kyl In or Out in 2012? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Roll Call examines whether Sen. Jon Kyl will seek another term in 2012:
Republicans based in Washington, D.C., tend to believe that Kyl will run for re-election, particularly because he could become Majority Whip in 2013. But Republicans ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Names of Helicopter-Crash Victims Released (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The Pima County Sheriff's Department released the names of the other three victims who were hospitalized after yesterday's helicopter crash:
On January 31, 2011, at approximately 11:30 a.m., The Pima County Sheriff’s Department ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
UA Cosmic Origins: Get a Little Science in Your Diet (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
The UA College of Science kicks off its Cosmic Origins spring lecture series tonight at Centennial Hall with Guy Consolmagno of the Vatican Observatory discussing "Cosmology: Making Sense of the Universe."
A quick description:
Our ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Film Students, I Just Saved You a Lot of Thinking (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Why bother trying to come up with a new take on a film for a paper when you can just enter the name of the movie into the Film School Thesis Statement Generator and let the magic happen from there? The site probably isn't actually helpful ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
It's Super Bowl/Epic Meal Time (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        I say to myself that I'm going to stop posting Epic Meal Time videos, but then they take things to the next level with a over ten thousand calorie burger.

If it's too much trouble for you to make a giant bacon cheeseburger in your ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
If You Need a Cat, Consider a Trip to Winnipeg (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        The marketing person at the Winnipeg Humane Society is a genius:

[Urlesque]
Seriously, however, there are adorable cats to be saved in our own locale as well. Save a cat and God saves a hug for you in heaven (or your spiritual equivalent ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Eight Out of Context Quotes From an R. Kelly Interview (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        For reasons unknown, Interview magazine had singer/songwriter/actor Will Oldham interview musician/genius/creepy person R. Kelly recently. Here are eight interesting things R. Kelly said, divorced from context entirely:
"But I have to ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Learn about our origins (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Brother Guy Consolmagno kicked off the University of Arizona
College of Science Cosmic Origins lecture series Tuesday and will
chat online today with the StarNet universe.

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 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:

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Tuesday, Feb. 1

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Three funds collecting money for shooting victims (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The Tucson Tragedy Victim Fund.

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Future of tribute items unclear as dismantling of shrines starts (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Chrystal Carpenter's ... read more

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Gov. signs bill intended to stop Tohono O'odham casino (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer has signed into law a bill intended to
derail a Southern Arizona tribe's plan to build a Las Vegas-style
casino-hotel in the core of the Phoenix metro area.

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
2 survivors of chopper crash released from hospital (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Two of the three survivors of Monday’s helicopter crash that
killed a veteran pilot, have been released from the hospital, and
one remains in serious condition, deputies said.

2011-02-02 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 02 2011\
Mt. Lemmon highway open with restrictions (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The road up Mount Lemmon is open but with restrictions because
of severe ice above Windy Point.

2010-05-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 22 2010\
Brewer's Rebranding of Arizona Begins With a Puppet Show (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's rebranding effort aimed at rebuilding Arizona's image has begun, with a puppet and partisan shots at the Obama administration. Bet that's going to help reassure the folks unhappy with SB 1070 that we're a welcoming ... read more

2010-05-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 22 2010\
SB 1070: NYT Looks At Political Fallout Nationwide (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        The New York Times looks at how Arizona's new immigration law is playing in political races across the states. The whole thing is worth a read here.
A look at California:
The decision on whether to support or oppose the law can have almost immediate ... read more

2010-05-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 22 2010\
Center for Biological Diversity: Fire, Baby, Fire (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity, has called for the head of John Goll, the Alaska regional director of the Minerals Management Service, in the wake of a New York Times story that revealed ... read more

2010-05-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 22 2010\
Phil Krentz: 'I Just Don't Know What's Around the Next Bend' (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Phil Krentz, younger brother of murdered rancher Rob Krentz, called the other night and talked at length to a reporter for the first time since March 27. He opened up about his life on the ranch now, the impact that terrible day has had on him ... read more

2010-05-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 22 2010\
Sausage Shop Meat Market (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        The owner of the Sausage Shop Meat Market at 1015 W. Prince Road just faxed me his menu, and I am experiencing conflicting emotions.
I am thrilled to know there’s a family-owned place that sells more than 100 different sausages and 53 ... read more

2010-05-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 22 2010\
Clean Elections Revived (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a decision knocking down the matching funds provision of Clean Elections.
Attorney General Terry Goddard, who is using Clean Elections in his gubernatorial campaign, was happy with the decision ... read more

2010-05-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 22 2010\
Picture This: Man's Best Friend (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        MELISSA TANA man and his puppy enjoy a nice moment ... read more

2010-05-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 22 2010\
Sam Behrend Out At Access Tucson (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        As the city continues to cut Access Tucson's funding, the Board of Directors has voted to let Executive Director Sam Behrend go. Behrend helped launch the non-profit public-access television station in 1984 and had been executive director since ... read more

2010-05-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 22 2010\
Rasmussen: Brewer Leads Goddard, 52% To 39% (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Rasmussen releases a new poll showing that Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is ahead of Democratic Attorney General Terry Goddard in the governor's race:
After championing her state’s new immigration law in the face of criticism from President ... read more

2010-05-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 22 2010\
Soundbites (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/sound

        
        Rialto replacement; classic-rock Sunday; two cd-releases, one night; so long, Mark!; On the bandwagon
          
            by Stephen Seigel
          
          
          
            RIALTO REPLACEMENT Last week, we discussed the ... read more

2010-05-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 22 2010\
Live (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/live/

        
        Jessica Fichot, Gabriel Sullivan and Chris Black
          
            by Mel Mason
          
          
          
            JESSICA FICHOT, GABRIEL SULLIVAN AND CHRIS BLACK SOLAR CULTURE GALLERY Thursday, May 13 There are evenings ... read more

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
County wants DUI convicts to pay for jail stay (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307876
If Pima County officials have their way, more convicted drunken drivers will soon have to pay for the privilege of eating and sleeping at the county's Adult Detention Center.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Panel on D-M noise has had to quell fury (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307912
When jets from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base pass overhead, some of Colleen Concannon's neighbors dash outside to salute.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Spanish health-care forum: no yelling (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307890
About 100 people attended a calm and conflict-free Spanish-language health-care forum Saturday morning at Sunnyside High School.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Ernesto Portillo Jr.: 50 families in Mexico depend on Tucson furniture gallery (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307906
Thousands of miles away, on the southwestern edge of Lake Pátzcuaro in Mexico, about 50 families are hoping the U.S. economy quickly improves.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Arizona: ID theft capital of America (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307848
When Tucson police detectives searched Chris Howard's trailer last spring they found five counterfeit payroll checks made out to him, but that wasn't all.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Labor Day closures (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307857
City garbage and recycling

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Ex-City Mgr. Hein suspected of DUI (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307924
Former City Manager Mike Hein was arrested early Saturday in Oro Valley on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, police said.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Let StarNet keep you up to date on crime news, sports happenings (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307895
  Keep an eye  on crime

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Woman seeking kidney places ad on Craigslist (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307892
Tucked inside her husband's U.S. Army sleeping bag, Diane White looked tiny, pale and weary as she sat through her second hour of dialysis on Friday morning.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
A few questioning benefits, safety of swine flu vaccine (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307886
While many people fear a more vicious strain of novel swine flu this fall, others are panicking about the vaccine itself.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Better Than Ever is just that (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307867
Heather Alberts quite literally walks the talk.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307863

  
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2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Man is apparently slain in self-defense (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307889
A 27-year-old man was shot and killed Friday night after a fight outside an east-side bar, police said.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Duplex is burned on northwest side (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307903
A northwest-side duplex burned down in an apparent arson early Saturday.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
I-10 rollover victim was Pearce woman (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307905
A woman killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 10 on the southeast side Friday afternoon has been identified as Linda-Lu Cohen, 61, of Pearce, according to Arizona Department of Public Safety officials.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Library Web site, catalog upgrade set (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307911
The Pima County Public Library plans to make its Web site and catalog more interactive with a $25,000 state grant.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307888
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-09-06 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 06 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/307852
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations this week, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2008-12-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 22 2008\
Latest higher-education report card gives state mixed marks (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The percentage of Arizona's working-age adults enrolled in college climbed steadily from 2001 through 2007, while nationwide college enrollment of older students fell, according to a study released this month.

2008-12-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 22 2008\
Activists in Arizona resume gay-rights fight (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Just weeks after voters approved amending Arizona's Constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman, some gay-rights activists already are looking toward 2010.

2008-12-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 22 2008\
Interfaith couples face 'December dilemma' for holiday celebrations (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Rachael and Alyssa Montgomery are pretty particular when they make their lists for Santa Claus. Two years ago, they asked for reindeer bells. Christmas morning, the bells were under the tree.

2008-12-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 22 2008\
Kyl reluctant to take lead on immigration plan again (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Sen. John McCain and other bipartisan immigration reformers may have to revamp U.S. border policy without the help of Arizona's junior senator.

2008-12-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 22 2008\
Strong interest in state Secretary of State job (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PHOENIX  — Jan Brewer is finding that plenty of Arizonans are interested in replacing her as secretary of state once she moves into the governor's office.

2008-12-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 22 2008\
Deep-sea animals meet desert at new aquarium (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
PHOENIX — About a ton of delicately packaged tropical fish, sharks and turtles have arrived in Arizona to prepare for the opening of the state's largest public aquarium.

2008-12-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 22 2008\
Ultralight aircraft that crashed near casino carried load of pot (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A man who crashed an ultralight aircraft southwest of the city Friday is expected to face drug smuggling and other federal charges after authorities found 350 pounds of marijuana in the wreckage, authorities said.

2008-12-22 1 dead, 1 hurt in Marana collision (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272782.php
A head-on collision on the Interstate 10 frontage road in Marana killed one person and injured another Saturday night.
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2008-12-22 1 dead, 1 hurt in jewelry-store shootout (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272779.php
CHANDLER — The owner of a Chandler jewelry store shot and killed a would-be robber after the two exchanged gunfire, police said Sunday.
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2008-12-22 162 arrested in holiday DUIs (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272781.php
PHOENIX — A holiday drunk-driving task force has arrested 162 people suspected of driving under the influence.
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2008-12-22 3 hurt in motorcycle crash during Toy Run (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272785.php
MARICOPA — Three motorcycles, including two driven by police officers, were involved in a crash in Pinal County near Maricopa during a charity event Sunday.
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2008-12-22 Activists in Arizona resume gay-rights fight (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105716.php
Just weeks after voters approved amending Arizona's Constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman, some gay-rights activists already are looking toward 2010.
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2008-12-22 Agency that aids families of homicide victims needs help (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105712.php
An Illinois woman shopped for a buyer for her husband's burial plot in Tucson for a year with no takers.
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2008-12-22 Arizona bracing for third winter storm in a week (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105718.php
PHOENIX  - Another storm is expected to roll into Arizona on Monday.
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2008-12-22 Chandler jewelry store owners shoots, kills robber (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105719.php
CHANDLER - The owner of a Chandler jewelry store shot and killed a would-be robber after the two exchanged gunfire, police said Sunday.
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2008-12-22 City offering free inspections for lead paint (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105721.php
Tucson is offering free home inspections for lead paint, a known toxin commonly found in older homes.
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2008-12-22 Corrections (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272761.php
Bishop Gerald Kicanas' name was misspelled on A1 Sunday in "Pilgrims come to S. Ariz. to hear Virgin Mary 'speak.' "
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2008-12-22 Dachshund racer vies for top dog (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272763.php
The smart money for the winner of the upcoming Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals this year is on a feisty little Tucson dachshund named Poppy.
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2008-12-22 Deep-sea animals meet desert at new aquarium (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105720.php
PHOENIX — About a ton of delicately packaged tropical fish, sharks and turtles have arrived in Arizona to prepare for the opening of the state's largest public aquarium.
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2008-12-22 Great Depression taught lasting, positive life lessons (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105726.php
They have seen much harder times than these.
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2008-12-22 Interfaith couples face 'December dilemma' for holiday celebrations (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105730.php
Rachael and Alyssa Montgomery are pretty particular when they make their lists for Santa Claus. Two years ago, they asked for reindeer bells. Christmas morning, the bells were under the tree.
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2008-12-22 Kyl reluctant to take lead on immigration plan again (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105715.php
Sen. John McCain and other bipartisan immigration reformers may have to revamp U.S. border policy without the help of Arizona's junior senator.
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2008-12-22 Latest higher-education report card gives state mixed marks (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105717.php
The percentage of Arizona's working-age adults enrolled in college climbed steadily from 2001 through 2007, while nationwide college enrollment of older students fell, according to a study released this month.
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2008-12-22 Look at I-10 bypass route west of Tucson meets opposition (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105606.php
A state Transportation Board meeting erupted in shouts, rhythmic clapping and chanting of "No, no, no" after the panel agreed to take a closer look at an Interstate 10 bypass route west of Tucson.
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2008-12-22 Major aquarium poised to open (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272783.php
PHOENIX — About a ton of delicately packaged tropical fish, sharks and turtles have arrived in Arizona to prepare for the opening of the state's largest public aquarium.
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2008-12-22 Most visitors to Cochise Co. shrine are Mexicans who travel from afar (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272772.php
HEREFORD — Pat Chouinard says one of the Virgin Mary's first messages to her was that people would come, and in large numbers. Mexicans are playing a large role in fulfilling that prophecy.
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2008-12-22 Motorcyclist killed in crash (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272773.php
A 24-year-old man died after being thrown from his motorcycle after rear-ending an SUV Saturday evening on the East Side.
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2008-12-22 New skate park on 22nd is nearly ready (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272754.php
Construction is nearly complete on a new skateboarding facility at Santa Rita Park, 400 E. 22nd St., a project that has been in the works since 2001.
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2008-12-22 Old friend may cease to be; girl wants to save this tree (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272765.php
She's never read the book about him, but 10-year-old Rylie Diederichs is a bit like Dr. Seuss' Lorax, who speaks for the trees.
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2008-12-22 Operator out, future unclear for Tucson Raceway Park (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272757.php
The operator of Tucson Raceway Park has pulled out of his agreement with the Southwestern Fair Commission, putting in doubt the future of stock-car racing at the  3/8-mile track southeast of Tucson.
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2008-12-22 Pima County's new jewel is a grasslands bonanza (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272751.php
Desert grasslands that are Pima County's richest, biologically, are about to be bought and preserved.
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2008-12-22 Pima solar project a first step en route to renewable energy (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272753.php
By installing solar arrays at the Roger Road Wastewater Treatment Plant, Pima County will reduce its electricity use over the next 20 years by an amount equivalent to taking 11,000 cars off the road.
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2008-12-22 Radar van locations for today (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272767.php
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department's Web site:
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2008-12-22 Revered Virgin 'visits' faithful (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272766.php
HEREFORD — The pilgrims began arriving at Mary's Knoll early Friday afternoon for a rosary and Mass scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.
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2008-12-22 Road Runner by Andrea Kelly : Tucson's teen drivers rank higher for safety (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272755.php
The holidays are a dangerous time for teen drivers to be on the road, but Tucson is one of the safer teen-driving communities, according to the Allstate Insurance Co.
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2008-12-22 SAHBA lobbied Army official about Santa Cruz River status (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105713.php
Southern Arizona homebuilders tried through a lobbyist and in a letter to persuade a federal official to reverse a determination that part of the Santa Cruz River is navigable, a congressional report said last week.
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2008-12-22 Separate but similar motorcycle crashes claim riders' lives (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105725.php
Two motorcyclists died in separate, but similar crashes Saturday, authorities said.
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2008-12-22 Sign up for free city class in disaster preparedness (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105722.php
Tucson residents can sign up for a free class on disaster preparedness.
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2008-12-22 Strong interest in state Secretary of State job (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105714.php
PHOENIX  — Jan Brewer is finding that plenty of Arizonans are interested in replacing her as secretary of state once she moves into the governor's office.
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2008-12-22 There's no shortage of candidates for Arizona secretary of state job (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272784.php
PHOENIX — Jan Brewer is finding that plenty of Arizonans are interested in replacing her as secretary of state once she moves into the governor's office.
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2008-12-22 Tucson Time Capsule : top athlete for '73 (starnet-local)
http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/272776.php
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2008-12-22 Ultralight aircraft that crashed near casino carried load of pot (citizen-local)
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/105727.php
A man who crashed an ultralight aircraft southwest of the city Friday is expected to face drug smuggling and other federal charges after authorities found 350 pounds of marijuana in the wreckage, authorities said.
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