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2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Keith Olbermann Leaves MSNBC (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Lawrence O'Donnell takes Keith's place and the somewhat insufferable Ed Schultz takes O'Donnell's slot. According to the NY Times, Olbermann "came to an agreement with NBC’s corporate management late this week to settle his contract ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Remembering Brian Terry (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Hank Stephenson, a Tucson Weekly contributor who is currently working for the Nogales International (which is, like the Weekly, owned by Wick Communications), penned this piece regarding today's memorial service for slain Border Patrol ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
One Writer Tracks Down His Haters (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Like anyone who has written in any public fashion on the internet, I've been the subject of a few hateful online comments in my day, so a CNN article where SI.com writer Jeff Pearlman tracked down a few people who seemed disproportionately ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Godspeed, Gabby (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Kelly, the husband of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, waves as he boards the plane that carried Giffords to Houston's TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital, where she is beginning the next phase of her ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Thank You, Houston (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Houston residents have planned a candlelight vigil for tonight to welcome Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and wish her well in her rehabilitation.
That's absolutely touching, Houston.…
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2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
This is What I Picture All Japanese Advertisements to Be Like (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Those kids are really psyched for these Spongebob Happy Meal toys.

Related, but poorly recorded:

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2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Congresswoman Giffords Takes the Next Step to Recovery (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Community members and media lined the streets this morning as Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was moved from University Medical Center to an awaiting flight out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for a rehabilitation center in Houston ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
This is Exactly the Look Miles Davis Should Have Given Kenny G. (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        From Kenny G's Facebook wall:

[HT: Eric Harvey/Ned Raggett]
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2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
The Idiot Boksen: Week 3 (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        This week, I read The Hunger Games, an action novel by Suzanne Collins. At some point, The Hunger Games will be made into a movie, and I'm sure the experience of watching it won't be as good as reading the book, but then I wondered about ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Don "Diesel" Nelson: "Gabby's a Friend of Ours" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Don "Diesel" Nelson, a chaplain and assistant director for the Sky Islands chapter of the VFW Post 9972, said his crew of motorcyclists volunteered to escort Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on her passage to Davis-Monthan Air Force ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
America's Most Literate Cities Study is Kind of Dumb (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        Every year, Central Connecticut State University releases a study on which American cities are the most literate. The good news: Tucson moved up from last year's ranking of 45 to 33rd place (right behind Philadelphia), which I guess ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Gabby Gets a View of the Santa Catalinas (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, got a look at the Santa Catalina Mountains from a deck at University Medical Center this week before she was transported to Houston for the next stage of her recovery. ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Snapshot: At the Ready for Gabby (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
Update: Shortly before 9:30 a.m., Giffords' ambulance left UMC.
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2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Hakuna Matata: Fur is Flying Over Boca's Lion Tacos (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        I’ve been trying to ignore this whole melee … but the fur is certainly flying over on Boca’s Facebook page.
Owner Brian Mazon said he wanted to put the eatery on the map by selling lion tacos next month, but I’ ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Beware the Chapayeka: Evil Cow Head Brings Woe to Tucson Home (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        When bad luck repeatedly slams you in the stomach, don’t helplessly double over and moan.
Simply burn an evil cow head.…
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2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 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:

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Ben's Bells: Los Hombres performs free concerts for charities (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/lifestyles/faith-an

The recipients of this ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
11 cars burglarized in Sahuarita neighborhood (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Eleven vehicles were broken into early Friday in a Sahuarita
neighborhood, officials said.

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Sweet news: Girl Scout cookies are here (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Science and art are fused into one (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Peter Rose sees the ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Friday, Jan. 21

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Center offers counseling for seniors (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The CareMore Care Center in Tucson is offering free grief
counseling to help older adults deal with their feelings following
the Jan. 8 shooting spree.

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Mayors of border cities unite to improve funding, perceptions (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/educatio

Thirteen border-city mayors or their representatives met
Thursday and Friday at the University of Arizona to discuss common
challenges in security and economic development.

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Retrospective celebrates Tucson architect (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/educatio

Architect James A. Gresham ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Donations pour in to Red Cross, food bank (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

More than $145,000 has been donated to two local agencies on
behalf of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of the
Jan. 8 shootings, including $92,145 to the Community Food Bank and
$53,

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Doctors voice high hopes for Giffords (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is a temporary resident of Houston,
but no one there is going to forget that she's an Arizonan.

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Agent Terry hailed at service as 'an example of strength' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

More than 1,200 people ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
How should Tucson honor shooting victims? (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Now that the funerals and memorial services are winding down,
now that Rep. Giffords has left town, maybe it’s a good time to
start thinking about the long term.

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Tucson honors slain Border Patrol agent (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A month may have passed ... read more

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Doctor: Giffords has 'great rehabilitation potential' (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Donations pour in to honor Giffords, other victims (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

More than $145,000 has been donated to two local agencies on
behalf of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of the
Jan. 8 shootings, including $92,145 to the Community Food Bank and
$53,

2011-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2011\
Center offers free grief counseling to seniors (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

The CareMore Care Center in Tucson is offering free grief
counseling to help older adults deal with their feelings following
the Jan. 8 shooting.

2010-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2010\
City Council to Decide Pawn Tax Tuesday (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Trading in a stack of Will Ferrell DVDs or pawning off the gold bracelet you got from ol' what's-his-name could cost you $3 if a pawn tax proposed by the Tucson Police Department is approved by the Tucson City Council at tomorrow's meeting.
Under ... read more

2010-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2010\
Sales-Tax Hike: UA Economists Vs. Goldwater, Again (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        A hat tip to David Safier of Blog for Arizona, who notes that UA economist Alberta Charney has responded to the nonsense that the Goldwater Institute is passing off as an economic analysis of the impact of proposed one-cent-per-dollar sales tax ... read more

2010-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2010\
SB 1070 Fallout: Cypress Hill Cancels Rialto Show (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Citing Arizona's new immigration law, Latin hip-hop band Cypress Hill has canceled a May 21 appearance at downtown's Rialto Theatre to protest Arizona's new immigration law.
The band stated on its Web site:
In a show of resistance to the criminalization ... read more

2010-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2010\
SB 1070 Fallout: Two Tucson Conventions Cancelled (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        I mentioned in this week's story about SB 1070 that Arizona Hotel and Lodging Association reported that 19 meetings had been canceled, resulting in the loss of more than 15,000 room nights. The hoteliers estimate the economy took a $6 million ... read more

2010-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2010\
Naked Protest: Code Pink vs. War (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
Members of Code Pink gathered Sunday at Hippie ... read more

2010-05-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 11 2010\
SB 1070: Referendum Drive Abandoned (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Two groups that wanted to put Arizona's new immigration law up for a public vote have abandoned their efforts.
Paul Davenport of the AP reports:The two proposed referendum drives challenging Arizona's new sweeping law targeting illegal immigration ... read more

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Arizona could tax private car sales (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306448
PHOENIX — The next time you buy a used car from a guy up the block, the state may take a bite.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Farewell to Santa Rita Hotel (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306392
Final demolition of the Santa Rita Hotel downtown started this week.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Seasonal, swine flu can be prevented (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306428
There's reason to be concerned about a second wave of the novel H1N1 virus, but state and local health officials say there are ways to protect yourself.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Teachers at 2 schools offered a sweetener (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306459
Two southwest-area schools that are having trouble filling positions will soon be able to dangle an additional $2,500 to lure teachers out to their far-flung and hard-to-staff sites.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Parents arrested in girl's death have history with CPS (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306449
A couple arrested in the drowning death of their 1-year-old daughter have an extensive past with state Child Protective Services, court records show.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Army engineers to review quarry's Davidson plan (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306466
The defining conflict over proposed quarries next to Davidson Canyon has begun as the Army Corps of Engineers prepares to review the quarry operator's application for a federal permit to build a 30-foot-wide road through the canyon.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Beneficial bacteria get their due in UA study (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306444
Otherwise defenseless pea aphids carry a type of bacteria that carries a virus that wards off a gruesome death from the hatching eggs of a parasitic wasp.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Illegal immigrant's kin file 2nd suit in death (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306425
The family of an illegal immigrant shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in 2007 has filed a second wrongful-death lawsuit, this time suing both the agent and the federal government.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306412
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Contractors, Gov't agencies to celebrate underpass (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306407
The Cushing Street underpass, which provides access between downtown and all the businesses, residents and traffic on the west side of the newly widened Interstate 10, has been closed for three years. But all that is about to change.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Cold Case : 10 years later, mom seeks closure for herself, family in shooting death of son (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306393
When Dwayne A. Hammett's mother learned her son had been shot to death, she wasn't completely surprised.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Budget clock reset keeps talks alive (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306431
PHOENIX — Unable to reach a budget deal with the governor, Republican lawmakers called it quits on Tuesday — at least for the time being.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Judge dismisses 51 counts against Maricopa official (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306458
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge on Tuesday dismissed 51 counts of a 117-count criminal indictment against county Supervisor Don Stapley.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Nogales business leaders pull together (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306415
Private business owners from the twin border cities of Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales, Sonora, have agreed to create a formal alliance to address issues affecting the economic development within the U.S.-Mexico region, particularly to improve its image. ... read more

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Tasered man who died was from Arizona City (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306468
PHOENIX — Authorities have released the identity of a man who died at a Casa Grande hospital after a Pinal County sheriff's deputy shocked him with a Taser.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
McCain talks health-care plan; audience supportive, skeptical (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306457
Sen. John McCain faced a supportive but skeptical crowd in Sun City on Tuesday morning, and answered questions ranging from health care to the safety of the U.S. Constitution.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306374
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/306390
The atmosphere will dry out considerably over the next couple of days, but there may be enough moisture left to trigger some isolated thunderstorms today. Expect sunny skies Thursday, before enough moisture moves back in to bring a chance of thunderstorms ... read more

2009-08-26 \Tucson\News\Daily\Aug 26 2009\
NBC News Confirming Senator Ted Kennedy has died (kvoa) http://www.kvoa.com/global/story.asp?s=1
Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has died after a yearlong battle with a brain tumor

2008-12-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 11 2008\
Foreclosure Fallout (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/gbase/Curren
In danger of losing your home? Don't give up; learn from Gilbert Ramos' example, and negotiate

2008-12-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 11 2008\
Crunch Time (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/gbase/Curren
Mike Hein says the city budget is short by $31 million--and next year could be worse


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