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2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Groupon Responds to "Your Ad Totally Sucked" Criticism (weekly)

        From Groupon's blog:
When we think about commercials that offend us, we think of those that glorify antisocial behavior — like the scores of Super Bowl ads that are built around the crass objectification of women. Unlike those ... read more

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
There's No Pleasing the Fox Nation (weekly)

        Barack Obama went on Fox News for an interview with Bill O'Reilly and this was the response from the network's official fan page:

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2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Great, Now We've Upset the Sharks (weekly)

        The good news is that shark attacks are still a relatively rare phenomenon. The bad news is that shark attacks were up 25% in 2010 and there are two particularly mean sharks in the Red Sea.…
            [ Read more ] ... read more

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Congrats, Nimbus. You're Our State's Super-Semi-Official Beer (weekly)

While any popular vote poll can be a little suspect, it's nice to see that the readers of Good magazine recognize that Tucson has the rest of our state beat on the micro-brewery front. However, if the best Florida has going for it is ... read more

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
The Last Days of the UMC Memorial (weekly)

While shrines popped up across the city in the wake of the Jan. 8 shooting rampage, it seemed to me that the shattered heart of our city could be found on UMC's front lawn, where so many people came to deliver their flowers, trinkets ... read more

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Americans Agree on One Thing: Hating the Black Eyed Peas (weekly)

        From ESPN:

While it looks like New Mexico is the outlier right now in not assigning the Black Eyed Peas a failing grade for their halftime show at the Super Bowl, it's currently a tie between "D" and "F" at 29% there.
In Arizona, ... read more

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Gabe Zimmerman's Fiancée Calls for Smaller Bullet Magazines (weekly)
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2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
In Case You Were Really Confused by Those Groupon Ads (weekly)

        While there were a number of Super Bowl ads that were mystifying in a marketing sense, it was difficult to understand what the people at Groupon were thinking, connecting their brand to some sort of indifference to global issues in exchange ... read more

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Welcome to an Exciting Day at the Legislature (weekly)

        Happy Monday! Random Musings' recap of the bills to be heard in the Arizona Senate Judiciary committee is wildly depressing:
Judiciary will meet on Monday in SHR1 upon adjournment of Rules.…
            [ Read more ] ... read more

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations today:

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Weather anchor Stewart retiring at 69, KVOA says (starnet-local)

KVOA chief meteorologist Jimmy Stewart announced plans to retire
later this year, the station said in a news release Monday.

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Monday, Feb. 7

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Christina-Taylor patch becomes hit nationwide (starnet-local)

Hoping to commemorate ... read more

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
SW Gas outage nearly resolved (starnet-local)

Southwest Gas is close to resolving the cold-related gas outages
that started last week and left about 19,000 of its customers in
Southern Arizona without service.

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Corrections (starnet-local)

• "Verizon iPhone is good, bad," Sunday on D3, misstated the
timing of the phone's rollout to existing Verizon customers.
Verizon began accepting pre-orders from existing customers Feb.

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Manduca sexta may help answer evolutionary biology mystery (starnet-local)

Turns out some moths ... read more

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Photo: Wild turkeys released in Santa Ritas (starnet-local)

On StarNet: Search our ... read more

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Elderly woman pulled from burning home on northwest side (starnet-local)

A 71-year-old woman was pulled from her burning mobile home by a
neighbor Monday night just as fighterfighters arrived at the
northwest-side residence, officials said.

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
KVOA meteorologist Jimmy Stewart to retire (starnet-local)

KVOA chief meteorologist Jimmy Stewart announced plans to retire
later this year, the station said in a news release Monday.

2011-02-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Feb 08 2011\
Construction to affect motorists west of Tucson this week (starnet-local)

Beginning Tuesday, the Arizona Department of Transportation will
temporarily close the westbound lane on State Route 86, west of
Tucson,  from milepost 141 to 146 in order to pave the road.

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Tucson's Everyday People: From Vietnam to Tucson (weekly)

In this multimedia project by UA journalism student Kellie Mejdrich, we are introduced to the owners of popular campus eatery Saigon Pho. Owners Son Thu Tran and her husband Quan Chu celebrate the two-year anniversary of the restaurant this ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Thursday Night at The Loft: Dark Side of Dr. Seuss (weekly)

        Tonight at the Loft Cinema: The Dark Side of Dr. Suess. This is your one ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Center for Biological Diversity: New Lawsuit to Stop Off-Shore Drilling in Gulf (weekly)

The Center for Biological Diversity filed another lawsuit ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Wal-Mart Springs Up At El Con (weekly)

        After more than a decade of political resistance, Wal-Mart has finally found a way around the city's Big-Box ordinance and plans to open a store at El Con Mall.
Inside Tucson Business has details here.
We wonder: While the perimeter has a lively ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Center for Biological Diversity on Offshore Drilling: "Much More Needs To Be Done, and Right Away" (weekly)

BP may have finally managed to cap the well that's been leaking between 12,000 ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Summer Movie Preview!!! (weekly)

        Stay inside and watch ogres, superheroes and pretty people on the big screen in air-conditioned comfort!
            by James DiGiovanna
            Calendar-makers would have us believe that ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Guest Opinion (weekly)

        Why hasn't an increase in achievement followed the increase in educational spending?
            by Jonathan Hoffman
            In 2005, Arizona was part of a group of about eight states that ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Big Bomb (weekly)

        'MacGruber' has some decent laughs—but not enough of them
            by Bob Grimm
            Will Forte is a talented, funny guy, and I would like to see him make a successful transition ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
City Week (weekly)

        Kore Press Benefit Auction and Garden Party; Bubblepalooza; "Every Woman"; Crossing the Line: The Arizona 'Border Disorder' Comedy Show; Jessy J and her Band
            by Will Ferguson ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Mailbag (weekly)

        Danehy's SB 1070 Viewpoint Is Remarkably Sensible; Devine's Coverage of the Mentally Ill Has Had Good Results
            Danehy's SB 1070 Viewpoint Is Remarkably Sensible Of the myriad columns written ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Random Shots (weekly)

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2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Coconino Quest (weekly)

        When those triple-digit temps hit, escape to the mountains of Flagstaff
            by Jim Nintzel
            I've discovered that it's vital for me to travel to Flagstaff for a few weekends ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Minding the Mine (weekly)

        by Jimmy Boegle
            Last week, I joined some colleagues on a tour of the proposed Rosemont Mine site, just off of Highway 83 in the Santa Rita Mountains. The tour was led by Jeffrey Cornoyer, ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
A Laughing Matter (weekly)

        Gaslight's 'Sheik' turns the Middle East into a comedy oasis
            by Nathan Christensen
            A powerful ruler has died, and the lack of an automatic succession protocol has resulted ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Media Watch (weekly)

        KJLL finds financial stability under Scott
            by John Schuster
            KJLL FINDS FINANCIAL STABILITY UNDER SCOTT To those familiar with Tucson talk radio, John C. Scott is that ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Police Dispatch (weekly)

        Successful threat; brillo-padded story; another bag, another collar
            by Anna Mirocha
            SUCCESSFUL THREAT SOUTHWEST SIDE APRIL 27, 9 A.M. Two men got what they wanted after ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Noshing Around (weekly)

        New: Joe Mama's Grill; Bubby's Chicago Style; Sausage Shop Meat Market; Fun With Food Fridays
            by Adam Borowitz
            New: Joe Mama's Grill A new eatery called Joe Mama's Grill ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Dry Times (weekly)

        Tucson's budget problems mean that 17 neighborhood pools are closed this summer
            by Mari Herreras
            For kids living throughout Tucson, going to the neighborhood pool isn ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
What's the Rush? (weekly)

        The city considers proposed code changes that could help businesses—but harm neighbors
            by Dave Devine
            While he campaigned for a City Council seat last year, Richard ... read more

2010-05-28 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 28 2010\
Sizeys Time! (weekly)

        Davis Dominguez Gallery is again showing powerful art in small packages
            by Margaret Regan
            Luis Jiménez is the best-known artist in the annual Small Works show ... read more

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Countdown to the 2010 Census (city)
The City of Tucson Magistrate Merit Selection Commission is currently reviewing applications for reappointment from City Magistrates Jeffrey A. Klotz and Margarita B. Bernal.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Tucsonans deliver Ben's Bells in NY to observe Sept. 11 (starnet-local)
It was cold and gloomy in New York on Friday, pouring rain most of the day as a group of Tucsonans joined the many other people memorializing Sept. 11.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Former GI gets 5 years for violating probation terms (starnet-local)
A former Fort Huachuca soldier sentenced to five years' probation on a federal drug charge will spend five years in prison instead for violating the terms of his probation.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Federal contractors now must use E-Verify (starnet-local)
This week the U.S. government started requiring federal contractors nationwide to electronically verify that employees are authorized to work in this country. But nothing changed for Arizona businesses, an immigration official said.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Matt's forecast (starnet-local)
An upper-level low moving to the west today will help trigger scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms, mainly to the south and east of Tucson. More storms are possible on Sunday before we dry out for the new workweek. Highs will be seasonable ... read more

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Shops hope to see a lift, too (starnet-local)
Bats are good for business. Or so a number of merchants along North Campbell Avenue are hoping.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Sterlite tops rival in bid for Asarco (starnet-local)
Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd., locked in a bidding war for more than a year with Grupo Mexico SAB for bankrupt Asarco LLC, topped its rival's offer for the Tucson-based copper miner by almost 3 percent.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
The masked speeder: Photo-radar scofflaw is a beast at the wheel (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Speed-camera photos of the man in the monkey and giraffe masks have generated lots of chuckles. But the cops aren't laughing.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Sunnyside faulted on records, loan (starnet-local)
An audit of a Sunnyside Unified School District program that rewards students with laptop computers shows a questionable loan of $160,000 and sloppy record-keeping.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Nuisance ringtail is briefly a star at observatory (starnet-local)
The latest images released by the Smithsonian's Whipple Observatory on Mount Hopkins aren't all that scientifically interesting, but they are pretty darn cute.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Swine flu strain is popping up early in Arizona (starnet-local)
In no other September in recent history has Arizona experienced such widespread influenza, Arizona Department of Health Services spokeswoman Laura Oxley said Friday.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Law and Order (starnet-local)

  Man found slain on north side is ID'd

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Car Raffle to help give kids, families a needed lift (starnet-local)
As much as Ray Magnuson  enjoys volunteering with Casa de los Niños, his greatest hope is that his days there will be numbered.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Get involved (starnet-local)
Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities online at, the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona's Web site. For personalized assistance or more information on any of the volunteer opportunities listed here, call 881-3300.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
300 lbs. pot seized after chase on I-10 (starnet-local)
A 23-year-old man was arrested Friday near Benson after he tried to flee from Arizona Department of Public Safety officers during a traffic stop, the DPS said.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
2 motorcyclists hurt in collision with vehicle (starnet-local)
Two men were injured after their motorcycles collided with a vehicle on Oracle Road, just north of River Road, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
County signals it won't pursue charge vs. woman who had 'psychic' crystals (starnet-local)
A charge against a woman who was arrested after she was caught with crystals that a psychic gave her to ward off evil is likely to be dropped.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Hein's former top deputy resigns from job with city (starnet-local)
Jaret Barr, former city Manager Mike Hein's top deputy and point man on Rio Nuevo, has resigned from the city, effective in October.

2009-09-12 \Tucson\News\Daily\Sep 12 2009\
Ex-Gov. Symington, who left post after conviction, may seek job again (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Saying he can do the job better than the incumbent, former Gov. Fife Symington said Friday that he is thinking about trying to get his old job back.

2008-12-28 'Mancha,' 'Cuckoo's Nest' writer Wasserman dies (starnet-local)
Dale Wasserman, author of the book for the musical "Man of La Mancha," as well as the stage adaptation of Ken Kesey's novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," has died.
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2008-12-28 Brewer: No cut planned to full-day kindergarten (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Incoming Gov. Jan Brewer is balking at eliminating state funding for full-day kindergarten despite the $200 million or more it would save taxpayers.
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2008-12-28 Deaths (starnet-local)

  The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.
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2008-12-28 Deployed Marine savors time back home (starnet-local)
FLAGSTAFF — Before he left home to join the military, Alexander Williamson was a ski instructor and snowboarder at Arizona Snowbowl ski resort.
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2008-12-28 Ex-pro football player from Nogales arrested (starnet-local)
A former professional football player with Southern Arizona ties surrendered Saturday to Tucson police one day after a court in Massachusetts issued a warrant for his arrest on child-rape charges.
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2008-12-28 I-10 work schedule is a bit lighter (starnet-local)
For this week, sandwiched in between Christmas and New Year's, the I-10 widening construction work will be a little lighter than in recent weeks.
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2008-12-28 Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local)
A little warmer today, cold again tonight — but not as cold as last night. A warming trend begins with the new week and will take us back up to nearly 70 degrees by the middle of the week. High pressure building from the West Coast will bring sunshine to our area  all week.
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2008-12-28 Lottery (starnet-local)
Drawings for Saturday, Dec. 27
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2008-12-28 Mount Lemmon open for sledding, skiing (starnet-local)
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2008-12-28 News of 2008: Top local and state stories (starnet-local)
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2008-12-28 Phoenix debuts state's first light-rail system (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Who says there's no such thing as a free ride?
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2008-12-28 Photos: Opening day for Ski Valley (starnet-local)
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2008-12-28 Political Notebook by Daniel Scarpinato : DC gala could make for odd seating; Giffords moving her office in capital (starnet-local)
Wonder who's doing the seating arrangements for this party:
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2008-12-28 Rio Nuevo appears in peril at Legislature (starnet-local)
Tucson's half-billion-dollar Rio Nuevo Downtown redevelopment district is in danger of being suspended, or even canceled, after the Legislature convenes in January.
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2008-12-28 Services affected by New Year's (starnet-local)
  City garbage and recycling
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2008-12-28 State helping form interstate bicycle routes (starnet-local)
An effort to develop a national bicycle interstate system is under way with the help of the state Transportation Department.
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2008-12-28 Tucson Time Capsule: Air museum a busy place (starnet-local)
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2008-12-28 UPH seeks millions more to run Kino (starnet-local)
University Physicians  Healthcare says it will need an ongoing subsidy of $25 million a year or more from taxpayers to continue to operate the former county hospital at Kino.
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2008-12-28 US-permit decision could slow limestone- quarry plan (starnet-local)
The operators of proposed limestone quarries on the edge of Davidson Canyon must apply for a federal permit to build a haul road and conduct mining activities, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided.
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2008-12-28 Vacant unit in Midtown duplex burns (starnet-local)
Fire destroyed a vacant unit in a Midtown duplex early Saturday morning.
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