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2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Friday Morning: Giffords on the Move (weekly)

        News from the office of Gabrielle Giffords:
TUCSON —U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be moved to TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital in Houston on Friday, Jan. 21.
The congresswoman will leave University Medical Center ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Tucson Boy Sells His Toys, Sends $2.85 in Profits to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (weekly)

        The Huffington Post reports on a 9-year-old Tucson boy who sold his toys at school so he could send money to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
"I received an e-mail from his teacher saying she just wanted to give me a heads-up that she caught ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Spring Awakening "Share Your Secrets" Contest (weekly)

        In conjunction with Broadway in Tucson's upcoming show Spring Awakening, the Tucson Weekly is holding a Spring Awakening "Share Your Secrets" contest.
Register and anonymously submit your secrets in the form of photographs, letters ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
El Guero Canelo to Open Eastside Location (weekly)

        El Güero Canelo, the local joint famous for its Sonoran hot dogs and carne asada, is opening an eastside location.
The new location—which will be similar to the other two locations, but with a drive-through —is going ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Did You Know Someone Left a Bomb at a MLK Parade in Spokane? (weekly)

Short Form Blog has an interesting recap of a story that for some reason ended up buried beneath media types being disproportionately shocked over Ricky Gervais' hosting the Golden Globes:
Inside this backpack was a bomb. Not just any ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
I Didn't Expect to See a Chuck Norris Themed Hockey Helmet Today (weekly)

        While Sports Illustrated's website would like you to click through nineteen far less interesting helmets to get to Kari Lehtonen's Chuck Norris themed goalie helmet, I'll do you the favor of presenting it directly here.
Enjoy.&hellip ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Wal-Mart to Go Healthier, Much to Dismay of "People of Wal-Mart" Blog (weekly)

        This might be tough in the long run for the website that's partially made its trade on openly mocking the weight of Wal-Mart customers, although I guess this move won't help those patrons' fashion sense.
From Bloomberg:
The company ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
$200 to Watch the Super Bowl Outside the Stadium? (weekly)

        Super Bowl tickets are certainly tough to come by and really expensive, but would you consider sitting outside the stadium where the game is being played and watching it on a giant TV instead?
The NFL will sell a $200 ticket to the ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
A Message from Maureen Roll (weekly)

        The following is a message from Maureen Roll, wife of John M. Roll, the chief federal judge in Arizona. Judge Roll was among those killed Jan. 8 when he went to visit his friend, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, at her Congress on Your ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Completely Nuts: Jan Brewer and AZ Lawmakers Look to Further Slash Services for the Mentally Ill (weekly)

        Paul Rubin and Amy Silverman of the Phoenix New Times examine cutbacks in services for the mentally ill in Arizona:
And in Phoenix, Governor Jan Brewer ended the week by announcing she wants to cut $35.9 million in mental-health services ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Take-Aways From the 1/20 UMC Press Conference (weekly)

        Dr. Rhee: Continuing with therapy, speech therapy, etc.
Dr. Lemole: Scrolling through an iPad, standing with help. Long road ahead, however.…
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2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Stands Up, Looks Out Window (weekly)

        ABC News is reporting that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords stood up with assistance late yesterday and looked out a window, yet another sign that she is slowly regaining motor skills after being shot in the head 12 days ago.
Giffords is scheduled ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
UMC Press Conference This Morning at 10 AM (weekly)

At the briefing, Congresswoman Giffords’ husband, Mark Kelly, will read from a prepared statement to provide details on her condition and the next steps in her treatment plan. Peter Rhee, MD, MPH, professor of surgery at ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
The Heart Series Program (weekly)

        The following announcement and essay was submitted by Richy Feinberg.
The Foundation for Cardiovascular Health, a 501(c)3 non profit Community Foundation, will be offering the “Heart Series Program.” It was created by Charles ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Soundbites (weekly)

        Son of a legend (and his model girlfriend); From slowcore to serious rock; Short takes; On the bandwagon
            by Stephen Seigel
            SON OF A LEGEND (AND HIS MODEL GIRLFRIEND ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)

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

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
correction (starnet-local)

• The location of Perris, Calif., was incorrect in "Boca,
gaining a rep for exotic tacos, plans lion-meat offering" on Page
29 of Thursday's Caliente. Perris is southeast of Los Angeles.

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Star thanks 3 dozen for camp funds (starnet-local)

The Star is publicly thanking another three dozen readers for
their donations to help send kids to camp.

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Errant death report has reporter feeling 'shame' for NPR (starnet-local)

NPR correspondent Ted Robbins was distraught this week after
hearing Mark Kelly say that his "low point," in the aftermath of
the shooting of his wife, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was when

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Thursday, Jan. 20

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Giffords leaving today for Houston rehab stint (starnet-local)

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Photo shows Giffords outside at University Medical Center (starnet-local)

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle ... read more

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Measles case confirmed in Pima County (starnet-local)

The Pima County Health Department is actively investigating a
confirmed case of measles that was diagnosed in an individual who
recently returned from a trip outside the United States.

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Mayoral candidate in Marana "suspending" campaign (starnet-local)

Candidates for Marana’s mayor and Town Council participated in
their first public forum Wednesday evening, but one candidate left
a void.

2011-01-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 21 2011\
Young woman hospitalized after crash on Tucson's southeast side (starnet-local)

An 18-year-old woman was flown to a local hospital with life
threatening injuries after a wreck on Tucson’s southeast side early
Thursday, police said.

2010-05-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 10 2010\
U.S. AG Eric Holder: "Considering All Our Options" On AZ Immigration Law (weekly)

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2010-05-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 10 2010\
Top Ten in Books (weekly)

        Antigone Books best-sellers for the week
          Antigone Books best-sellers for the week ending April 30, 2010 1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson, Vintage ($7.99) 2. Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering ... read more

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Taxpayer Watch : Vegetation limits visibility, making turn onto Speedway tough (starnet-local)
Edward Sanquist has lived near East Speedway and Arcadia Avenue for nearly 50 years, and every year he watches as the vegetation in the nearby arroyo goes wild.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Private colleges growing quickly (starnet-local)
When Amphitheater Middle School teacher Theresa Marie Chavez decided she wanted to get her doctorate and pursue a career as an education administrator, she first looked at returning to her alma mater, the UA.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Tucson man convicted in attack on transsexual Vietnam veteran (starnet-local)
A Tucson man was convicted of assault and disorderly conduct Monday for attacking a transsexual Vietnam veteran, who testified that her assailant mocked her before the attack.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Need tags? County has dog license backlog (starnet-local)
The Pima County Animal Care Center is taking longer than normal to process dog licenses.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Vision, learning woes go together (starnet-local)
If Junior is coming home with poor grades, it might be worth checking how well he can see.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Saluting a brand-new general (starnet-local)
Brig. Gen. Darryl W. Burke, back left, and Brig. Gen. Paul T. Johnson stand at attention as the honor guard presents the colors during a promotion ceremony for Johnson on Monday at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Johnson was officially promoted Aug. 14 ... read more

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
East-side fire affects a dozen apartments (starnet-local)
A two-alarm fire at an east-side apartment complex left more than a dozen people displaced late Sunday.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Life sentence imposed in murder, rape case in 1990 (starnet-local)
Gregory D. Tamplin repeatedly shook his head in denial Monday as the victims in a rape and murder case described what their lives have been like since the morning of Nov. 13, 1990.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Waterlines at La Cañada, Ina being moved, affecting traffic (starnet-local)
Metro Water District is moving waterlines along North La Cañada Drive at West Ina Road in preparation for the Pima County widening project on La Cañada from Ina to Calle Concordia.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Dedication event set for Cushing Underpass (starnet-local)
The city will hold a dedication and celebration for the opening of the Cushing Street Underpass underneath Interstate 10 from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
St. Gregory's new leader is experienced educator (starnet-local)
Jonathan Martin is the new head of school at St. Gregory College Preparatory School, 3231 N. Craycroft Road.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
2 tied to kidnapping say they were coerced (starnet-local)
Two men accused in connection with a drug-related kidnapping told authorities that they were forced to keep an eye on two victims or they would be killed, court documents say.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Driver flees after rear-ending school bus, injuring student (starnet-local)
One student from Amphitheater Middle School was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a car rear-ended a school bus Monday afternoon, Tucson police said.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Governor is facing legislators' pressure, budgetary deadline (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Democratic lawmakers are making a last-minute push to convince Gov. Jan Brewer to veto the budget now sitting on her desk.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local)
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 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:

2009-08-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 25 2009\
Corrections (starnet-local)
• Sunnyside High football player Alfred Leon's photo was incorrect on C7 of Sunday's high school football preview section. See his photo and more on the defensive back today on B3.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
1st Mercado Holiday Bazaar Runs Dec. 12-24 (city)
The Gadsden Company and the Westside Coalition of Neighborhoods will host the first Mercado  San Agust n  Holiday Bazaar from December 12 to December 24 at 100 S. Avenida del Convento (West Congress St., west of I-10).

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
'Burrito cart' serves up questions for dowtowners (citizen-local)
Julie Ray has a downtown burrito cart that serves only questions.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
New name surfaces as possible Interior pick (citizen-local)
With President-elect Barack Obama's transition team still mulling over a nominee for secretary of the Interior, the jockeying in Washington, D.C., appears to be at a fever pitch.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
Woman, estranged boyfriend dead in apparent murder-suicide (citizen-local)
A confrontation between a woman and her former boyfriend ended with both of them dead at a Southeast Side storage facility Monday, police said.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
City facing no frills - but no layoffs, either (citizen-local)
With a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Tucson City Council approved the city manager's $31 million plan for balancing the budget.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
Police arrest man suspected in 7 bank robberies (citizen-local)
Tucson police have arrested a man they suspect is the serial bank robber known as the "Little Buddy Bandit."

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
U.S. Supreme Court hears case of pat-down search in Tucson (citizen-local)
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court debated in an Arizona case Tuesday whether a police officer may frisk a passenger in a car that has been stopped for a traffic violation when there is nothing to indicate the passenger has committed a crime or is about ... read more

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
Autopsy to reveal if shot killed man slain near Madera Canyon (citizen-local)
The death of a man whose body was found by mountain bikers Sunday in rugged terrain north of Madera Canyon is a homicide, a Pima County sheriff's detective said Tuesday.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
Downtown ghost tour is Saturday (citizen-local)
Even ghosts enjoy the holiday  atmosphere and folks are invited to come see for themselves at Saturday's Presidio Illuminaria Tour.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
Firm cleans rocket parts, aims to clean up crime-ridden area, too (citizen-local)
Cleaning rocket parts isn't rocket science, but it's close - and it's not the type of business you'd expect to find in an area known for drugs and prostitutes.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
Arizona sheriff wounded during traffic stop (citizen-local)
A southeastern Arizona sheriff who had stopped to help what appeared to be a stranded motorist was attacked by the shotgun-wielding driver and shot after struggling to deflect the gun from his face.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
West Side holiday bazaar starts Friday (citizen-local)
Christmas shopping has a new twist on the West Side, where a Mercado Holiday Bazaar will fill a huge tent at West Congress Street and Avenida del Convento, west of Interstate 10.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
City OKs $78 million bond for Rio Nuevo work (citizen-local)
The City Council approved a roughly $78 million Rio Nuevo revenue bond Monday to fund portions of 14 downtown projects.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
Fake UPS truck contained ton of pot (citizen-local)
Department of Public Safety Detectives last month seized a fake UPS service truck stuffed with 2,100 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $1.2 million.

2008-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2008\
Teen injured in fire that leaves Tucson family homeless (citizen-local)
A home fire Tuesday morning injured one person, displaced a family of six and caused an estimated $100,000 in damage, a Tucson Fire Department spokeswoman said.

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