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2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
The Blog Post You Must Read Today (If You Enjoy Laughter) (weekly)

        Few people do "angry about everything" quite like Deadspin's Drew Magary, so when he takes on the more painful aspects of the Christmas season, just enjoy the ride:
9. Ribbons On GiftsSay, this is a nice gift I've wrapped for my Dad ... read more

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
The Air Force's (Incredibly Classy) Response to the Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (weekly)

        While some former members of the military seem willing to destroy whatever credibility they once had over DADT, it's nice to know that based on this email sent out today, General Norton Schwartz, Chief of Staff for the Air Force, is ... read more

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Chef Ramiro Scavo Brings Urban-Farm Fare to UA Area (weekly)

        Chef Ramiro Scavo - the former executive chef for the management group that runs Harvest Restaurant, the Grill at Hacienda del Sol and both Zona 78 locations - is opening a restaurant by the UA that will specialize in "urban farm food ... read more

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
The Final Roundtable (weekly)

We look back on 2010 during the very last Friday Roundtable on KUAT-TV's Arizona Illustrated.
For the last 15 years or so, I’ve had the privilege and honor to appear on the show to interview guests and talk about the week in review ... read more

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Supervisor Ray Carroll: The Last Guest on the Friday Roundtable (weekly)

Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll was our last guest on the Friday Roundtable. After hearing his answer, I'm still not sure why he thinks it's a good idea to spend more money building the new sewer plant by having a private company ... read more

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Lute Olson Receives Honorary Degree From Joe Sweeney's Alexander Hamilton Evening Law School (weekly)

        Former UA basketball coach Lute Olson stopped by the annual Christmas party of the Alexander Hamilton Evening Law School to receive an honorary law degree on Saturday, Dec. 18.
The Alexander Hamilton Evening Law School is an unorthodox ... read more

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
John McCain's Ongoing Erosion: Don't Ask, Don't Tell Edition (weekly)

        Dana Milbank of the Washington Post examines Sen. John McCain's furious and unsuccessful efforts to thwart the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell:
McCain's statement on the floor was roughly one part argument, four parts tantrum. "So here ... read more

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Listen to a Priest Make Distinctions Between God and an "Imaginary Friend" (weekly)

        From Fox News yesterday, Father Morris (who I think is supposed to be offering a hip perspective on Catholicism on the network, but usually ends up babbling on like an insane person) likes a recent study when it says it's good to pray ... read more

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Correction (starnet-local)

• The graphic "When moon enters the Earth's shadow," Monday on
A6, gave the wrong time for totality of this morning's lunar
eclipse. Totality was to begin at 12:41 a.m. and end at 1:53 a.m

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Services affected by Christmas holiday (starnet-local)

City garbage and recycling

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)

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

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Monday, Dec. 20

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Downtown area installs cameras in bid to regain tourists, end fear (starnet-local)

U.S. tourists now have ... read more

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Bonnie Henry: Mounted carolers brightened Christmas in Foothills (starnet-local)

Youngsters sang on horseback in the mid-'50s. Santa wore cowboy
boots, the lone "reindeer" was really a mare, and sleigh bells
jangled against a backdrop of saguaros and prickly pears.

2010-12-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 21 2010\
Grant lets Pima College tackle DUI, child safety (starnet-local)

Pima Community College has received more than $20,000 in federal
funds for DUI, and child safety enforcement, officials said.

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Tonight: Pablo Peregrina and Margaret Regan! (weekly)

How's this for a date tonight: Pablo Peregrina is having a CD release party for Traveling Soles. He'll be ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Another Guy You've Probably Never Heard Of Wants The Ward 2 City Council Seat (weekly)

        Ken Morgan writes to let us know that he wants the Ward 2 City Council seat. He's a Republican, so he's probably from the wrong party for the gig. Our money is on the Cunningham kid we told you about months ago.Anyway, here's the bio Morgan sent ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Michael Keith Taking Over Downtown Tucson Partnership (weekly)

        Michael Keith, who has had his hand in several downtown redevelopments and did an infrastructure study of downtown's needs in 2007, will take over Glenn Lyons' job at the Downtown Tucson Partnership.
DTP reports:
Lifelong Tucsonan Michael Keith ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
UA Study: Passage of Sales Tax Will Save 13,000 Jobs & Preserve $442 Million in Fed Funds (weekly)

        The Economic and Business Research Center at the UA has a new study on the impact of the sales-tax proposition that voters will decide on May 18. Here's the press release:
On May 18, Arizonans will vote on whether to approve Proposition 100, ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Goodbye, Magdalene Gerrish (weekly)

        Another childhood memory gone. Magdalene Gerrish died April 5 at the age of 87.
I've been looking for ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
The Artist Salvador Duran at MAST (weekly)

Look, ever since the Festival en el Barrio Viejo last weekend, I have been unable to get Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta's mambo version of "Lupita," sung by Salvador Duran, out of my mind. I didn't bother to get the performance on video, because ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Silversmith Finds Artistic Home in the Old Pueblo (weekly)

        Written by Victoria Blute/ ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
National Poetry Month: Joy Harjo Y'all (weekly)

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2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Writer's Block: Carlos Solorzano (weekly)

        Carlos Solorzano has written his first novel. Through Time & Eternity 372 pages$16.99, ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Antenori on Why Arizona Can Go Nuclear (As Long As We Keep The Bomb In The State) (weekly)

While pushing his bill to keep incandescent light bulbs legal in Arizona, state Sen. Frank Antenori explains why the state has the right under the U.S. Constitution to build its own nuclear bomb.
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2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Leal Radio Show Debuts (weekly)

        Steve Leal, the former Tucson city councilman who stepped down last year after more than two decades in the Ward 5 seat, debuts his new radio show, All Things Political, today at noon on KJLL, 1330 AM. Leal's first guests will include Paul Eckerstrom ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Old-Time Baseball in Bisbee (weekly)

        Remember when baseball was more sport than business? Catch some old-time baseball in Bisbee this weekend.
Here's a press release we received:

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
CD8: GOP Debate Tonight (weekly)

        The UA College Republicans are teaming up with Smart Girl Politics to host a debate between the four Republicans running against Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Congressional District 8 candidates Jonathan Paton, Jesse Kelly, Brian ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Salvador Duran at Club Congress Tonight! (weekly)

Leave it to the folks over at Club Congress to make happy hour even happier. Starting tonight, Salvador Duran will be performing on the patio every Thursday during happy hour— and the real kicker? It's free! For more information, click ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Goldwater Institute Spreads Bullshit About Tax Freedom Day (weekly)

The Goldwater Institute is crowing about how Easter Sunday was "Tax Freedom Day" in ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Holocaust Remembrance Events (weekly)

        Here are a few upcoming events in observance of Holocaust Remembrance Days:
Rebirth After the Holocaust: The Bergen Belsen Displaced Persons Camp, 1945-1950Friday, April 9 to Sunday, June 6, 2010Jewish History Museum, 564 S. Stone Ave. www.jewishhistorymuseum ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Artistic Range: Erika Parrino at Rincon Market (weekly)

Erika Parrino's "Tucson Inn" and other works are on display at Rincon Market, 2513 E. ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Tucson events scheduled in Holocaust remembrance (starnet-local)

In observance of the national Days of Remembrance, events are
being held in Tucson Sunday through April 18 to honor those who
suffered and died in the Holocaust.

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Deaths (starnet-local)

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations
are stated when available.

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
NEW Green Valley firetruck Ready to roll (starnet-local)

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Free festival salutes military kids (starnet-local)

A free festival for military kids takes place in Oracle next

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Camp donations top $38,000 (starnet-local)

We're grateful to another 84 Southern Arizonans who donated a
total of $5,291 to the Arizona Daily Star Sportsmen's Fund Send a
Kid to Camp program to help to send children from low-income
families to

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Gerrish's feisty streak and work ethic defined her (starnet-local)

Magdalene Gerrish couldn't cook ... read more

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Thursday, April 8

2010-04-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\Apr 09 2010\
Weather Spotter training being offered in Tucson (starnet-local)

Five training sessions to help people become Weather Spotters is being organized.

2010-01-08 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\

PLEASE GOOGLE "DEFORMABLE KINGPIN" that explains a simple to understand solution to forbid a tractor to follow into destruction during rollover events. The concept is the same as to why you have fuses or circuit breakers in electrical systems in your ... read more

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
Woman driving tractor-trailer killed in fiery rollover near Picacho Peak (starnet-local)
A 50-year-old woman was killed Friday after the tractor- trailer she was driving veered off Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak and flipped over, authorities said.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
Baha'is hope to shine light on Iran's abuses (starnet-local)
The Baha'i faith is only 165 years old, an infant compared to the ancient history of Iran, where it was founded.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
Herbicide tactics vs. buffelgrass stir worry (starnet-local)
A phalanx of government agencies say a new test program could bring a breakthrough in fighting off the invasive buffelgrass in rugged terrain.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
Mystery woman living in driveway is arrested (starnet-local)
A woman who had been living in the driveway of a Marana man's property was arrested Friday and taken to a hospital, authorities said.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
Impact of new city- vote rules a hard call (starnet-local)
Tucson's new system of nonpartisan elections, mandated by the Legislature, will usher in the biggest change to city elections since before our current politicians were born.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
Her ponies, horses carry happiness to ailing kids (starnet-local)
The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is Nancie Roahrig, who helps ailing children feel better through visits with therapy horses and ponies.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
Man found slain in home (starnet-local)
The Pima County Sheriff's Department says a man found dead Friday was the victim of a homicide.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
Woman arrested in double- shooting (starnet-local)
An 18-year-old Tucsonan was arrested in connection with a shooting that left two women critically wounded in Sierra Vista.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
State illegally took funds from anti-tobacco program (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — State legislators and the governor acted illegally in taking $7 million from a 2006 tobacco-tax initiative to balance the state budget, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
Missing Tucson murder witness apprehended at Colorado rape trial (starnet-local)
GREELEY, Colo.  â€” A woman sought as a witness in an Arizona murder case has been arrested while watching a rape trial in Colorado, briefly disrupting the courtroom.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
8-month crime-ring investigation ends in 7 arrests (starnet-local)
Seven people were arrested this week after they were connected to a drug and crime ring that had been investigated for eight months, authorities said.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
2 teens accused in fire at recycler (starnet-local)
Two teenagers were arrested in connection with a fire Wednesday that caused at least $300,000 damage at a local recycling company, police said.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 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.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
2 in line for Tanque Verde interim job (starnet-local)
The top two candidates for the interim superintendent post at Tanque Verde Unified School District will undergo polygraph tests as part of the interview process.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
20-year-old man fatally shot in parking lot on south side (starnet-local)
A 20-year-old man was shot and killed late Friday night on Tucson's south side, according to police officials.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
Old grenade found, defused along main roadway in Mesa (starnet-local)
MESA — The Arizona Department of Public Safety bomb squad was called in after a hand grenade was found along U.S. Highway 60 in Mesa.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
2nd brother is also found guilty in fatal attack on homeless man (starnet-local)
A 19-year-old Tucson man accused, along with his brother, of beating a homeless man to death in April 2008 was convicted of negligent homicide Friday.

2009-07-25 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 25 2009\
Group's goal is eradication of illiteracy (starnet-local)
Sally Voss is among the 300-plus Literacy Volunteers of Tucson who teach more than reading: They are on a mission to help people learn to speak and write English — skills that facilitate the business of daily living.

2008-02-03 Clinton in Tucson: 'Let's run on universal health care' (citizen-local)
Sen. Hillary Clinton swooped into Tucson and promised an audience of 4,500 that her presidency would provide universal health care, a greener economy and an end to the war in Iraq, while arguing that she had the experience to change the country.  Watch video of the complete speech
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