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2011-12-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 09 2009\
Tucson Time Capsule : Ranch owner didn't horse around (starnet-local) :
Jack Jackson, the spirit of cowboy in Tucson.

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Another Zinburger Location (weekly)

        Montana Avenue at 6390 E. Grant Road is closing, and another Zinburger will be opening there. This is all expected to happen in mid-August, when Montana Avenue closes for a week while workers do the old swaparoo.… ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Idiot Boksen - South Park v. Family Guy (The Self-Referential Round) (weekly)

In May 2010, Fox aired the 150th episode of Family Guy. Entitled "Brian & Stewie", the one-hour special ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Ron Asta Off the Ballot; Mayoral Race Down to Five (weekly)

        In a development that at least means far fewer "steak in the pants" jokes, Ron Asta was removed from contention in the mayoral race this afternoon at the Pima County Courthouse. I'm not entirely sure what we're going to do with ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Just a Bear Taking a Bath (weekly)

It's Friday and this bear knows what's up: get into a large tub of water and relax for a bit.
[The Awl]
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2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Gabrielle Giffords Coming Back to Tucson This Weekend (weekly)

        Another great milestone: Gabrielle Giffords is coming home to visit with her family for Father's Day.
From her office's press release:
TUCSON — U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will return to her hometown of Tucson this weekend ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
New Season of "Dexter" Still About Him Killing People, It Seems (weekly)

        I'm not quite sure I get the appeal of Showtime's Dexter. I watched the first five episodes or so, and I couldn't really get my head around why I wanted to watch a show about a serial killer (even if he was ostensibly a "good ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Berky’s Bar Will Soon Be a Sports Bar (weekly)

        Berky’s Bar at 5769 E. Speedway Blvd. will reopen next month as an upscale sports bar.
Richard McClelland, who bought the place after it closed abruptly a couple years back, says he’s completely renovated the interior and ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
This Week in Tucson Bicycling (weekly)

Great news from the Gabrielle Giffords camp. In addition to going home from the hospital, she also ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Ron Asta's Mayoral Eligibility Hearing Is Today (weekly)

        Ron Asta gets his day in court today as he faces an eligibility challenge to his mayoral candidacy from Nicolle Callahan. Early word is that not enough of Asta's signatures held up to scrutiny, so he might be off the ballot ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Finalists Announced for This Year’s Iron Chef Competition (weekly)

        The results are in, and Ryan Clark of the restaurant at Lodge on the Desert will compete against Steven Schultz of Red Sky inside Luna Bella at this year’s Iron Chef Tucson competition.
Chef Schultz has cooked his way around ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
The Jolt Is Off the Air (weekly)

        As of this morning, troubled radio station KJLL stopped broadcasting on its frequency, AM 1330.
As detailed in Media Watch in this week's issue of the Tucson Weekly, the station recently underwent a major management change ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
College Students Find Debt "Empowering" (weekly)

        The New York Times money blog reported yesterday that college students today view student loans and credit card debt as "a positive signal about their potential future earnings" rather than as a burden. As a college sophomore ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local)

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

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Friday, June 17

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
American Legion post gives back with meals to veterans (starnet-local)

An American Legion post ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
The Jolt leaves listeners in lurch; status unknown (starnet-local)

Listeners of The Jolt - and its on-air personalities - were
given a jolt themselves when the station stopped on-air programming
Friday morning.

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Ben's Bells: Neighborhood litter lifter is keeping things beautiful (starnet-local)

The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is retired firefighter
and neighborhood caretaker Daniel Gallardo.

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Guard's mission along border extended (starnet-local)

The National Guard mission along the U.S.-Mexico border has been
extended through September, Homeland Security officials announced

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Giffords is home for the weekend (starnet-local)

Rarely a day goes by that U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords does not
mention Tucson and her wish to come home, her spokesman says.

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Adoptable pets: From Junior to Long Tall Sally (starnet-local)

JUNIOR— Jack Russell Terrier

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Giffords arrives in Tucson (starnet-local)

Rarely a day goes by ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Splash pad at Brandi Fenton park reopens (starnet-local)

The splash pad at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park reopened Friday
after repairs caused by vandals was completed.

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Woman pleads guilty in Tucson to border cash-smuggling case (starnet-local)

A woman has pleaded guilty to attempting to smuggle more than
$930,000 in cash across the Arizona border and into her native

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Photos: PETA protester goes naked but painted in Tucson (starnet-local)

A PETA member protested ... read more

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Guard mission on border extended through September (starnet-local)

The National Guard mission at the U.S.-Mexico border has been
extended through September, Homeland Security officials announced
this morning.

2011-06-18 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 18 2011\
Strong winds could push Wallow Fire '7 miles in a run' (starnet-local)

SPRINGERVILLE — The Wallow wildfire is closing in on a half
million acres burned. The U.S. Forest Service says the latest
acreage numbers show the fire has burned 495,016 acres or 773
square miles.

2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
CD8: Republican Officials Come Out In Support of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (weekly)

        Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the Democratic incumbent who is facing GOP challenger Jesse Kelly in the Nov. 2 election, rolled out the 2010 version of Republicans for Giffords today.
Among her GOP supporters: former state lawmakers ... read more

2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
Buckmaster Announces New Radio Show (weekly)

        Having announced his plans to leave Arizona Illustrated, my friend Bill Buckmaster now fills us in his next step: A radio show on KJLL, 1330 AM.
The press release:
After 23 years as host of Arizona Illustrated, the nightly newsmagazine ... read more

2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
Buckmaster Leaving Arizona Public Media (weekly)

        Arizona Public Media's Bill Buckmaster has announced that he's stepping down at the beginning of next year.
Here's an e-mail he sent this morning:
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
For the past 23 years I have had the honor and privilege ... read more

2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
Serraglio (weekly)

        Help stop the madness by voting yes on Proposition 203
            by Randy Serraglio
            In the interest of full disclosure, let me state that I use high-grade, American-grown marijuana ... read more

2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
Corrections (starnet-local)

• In the weekly mutual-funds report published Saturday on A14,
listings for two mutual-fund families, Franklin-Templeton and
Janus, were not included because the fund data were not made
available t

2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
11 nations want their say in court case on SB 1070 (starnet-local)

Mexico and 10 other Latin American countries want an appeals
court to consider their viewpoints in an appeal of a ruling that
put parts of SB 1070, Arizona's new immigration law, on hold.

2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)

The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap
photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the
Tucson Police Department:

2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
Teen's volunteerism earns him Nestlé recognition, ice cream bash (starnet-local)

Nestlé is so impressed ... read more

2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
Neighborhood Briefs (starnet-local)


2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
Community calendar (starnet-local)


2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Monday, Oct. 4

2010-10-05 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 05 2010\
Law & Order Briefs (starnet-local)

Deputies in fatal shooting on far NW side are

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Jaguar's capture broke law, feds say (starnet-local)
Last year's capture of the last known wild jaguar in the United States by state workers was intentional — and the evidence points to criminal wrongdoing, a new federal report says.

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Tucsonans pitch in big time to aid Haitians in crisis (starnet-local)
A massive relief effort to aid Haiti is happening here in Tucson as cash and supplies have flooded to local organizations.

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Campaign-finance ruling likely to ring louder in Arizona (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday threw out legal limits on corporate and union spending to influence elections, calling restrictions an unconstitutional infringement on First Amendment rights.

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Big winter storm makes windy entrance (starnet-local)
A major winter storm slammed into Southern Arizona on Thursday, bringing hurricane-strength wind gusts, rain, a rare tornado possibility and heavy snowfall in the mountains.

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Going to great lengths to help kids (starnet-local)
Austin Taylor's mother couldn't watch as a stylist cut off more than 10 inches of her son's  long, wavy hair.

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Man who hid for 6 years guilty in '02 death of baby (starnet-local)
A Sahuarita man who eluded arrest for six years in the death of a 7-month-old baby was convicted Thursday of manslaughter, nine counts of endangerment and one count of criminal damage.

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Suspect is held in '03 Phoenix-area slaying (starnet-local)
U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended a Mexican man on Tuesday who is on America's Most Wanted list in connection with a murder outside Phoenix in 2003.

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Refuge gives preliminary OK for relay tower (starnet-local)
Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge officials have given preliminary permission for Homeland Security to place a tower for its "virtual fence" on refuge land.

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Public can weigh in on court contenders (starnet-local)
Pima County Superior Court officials are seeking public input on people who hope to fill the shoes of Judge John F. Kelly and Commissioner Richard Henry, who recently retired, and Judge Virginia Kelly, who was appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals ... read more

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Trial under way in drive-by killing of woman, 18, after party (starnet-local)
Jose "MartĂ­n" Lopez decided it was time to shut down the Halloween party around 3 a.m.

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
State makes payment of $47M to universities (starnet-local)
The state made a late payment to the three state universities on Thursday, said Katie Paquet, Arizona Board of Regents spokeswoman.

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
AZ Senate weakens car-booster-seat bill (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — The Arizona Senate on Thursday watered down a bill to require booster seats for children of certain ages while they are riding in most vehicles.

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Law and Order (starnet-local)

  Man held in stabbing, attempted carjacking

2010-01-22 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 22 2010\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)
The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-05-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 09 2009\
Ward 2 to Share Tucson s Rainwater Harvesting and Graywater Ordinances with Sahu (city)
Rodney Glassman, Ward 2 City Council Member, has been invited by Lynne Skelton, Mayor of Sahuarita, to present Tucson s Rainwater Harvesting and Graywater Ordinances to the Sahuarita Town Council.  Council Member Glassman will provide the background that ... read more

2009-05-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 09 2009\
New director has high hopes for Tucson Children's Museum (citizen-local)
Home prices are way down, 401(k) tumbles have negated many a near-term retirement and jobs are vaporizing left and right. But people are going to the Tucson Children's Museum in growing numbers.

2009-05-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 09 2009\
Woman's second chance a first for UMC, Arizona (citizen-local)
The sisters looked at each other and nearly broke into tears. Michelle Teran had donated 6 feet of her small intestines to her ailing sister, Leslie Teran-Richter, on April 30. But, as the women shared a quiet moment Friday afternoon, the donor beamed ... read more

2009-05-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 09 2009\
Man police killed was being investigated for child molestation (citizen-local)
A standoff that ended with police killing an East Side man began when officers went to his home to investigate allegations of child molestation, records show.

2009-05-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 09 2009\
Arizona gas prices lowest in U.S. (citizen-local)
PHOENIX — The latest AAA fuel gauge report show gasoline prices in Arizona are the lowest in the nation.

2009-05-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 09 2009\
Rough roads lead to costs for drivers (citizen-local)
The nation's rough roads are leading to higher driving costs for American motorists - $400 on average, and $750 for drivers in urban areas, according to a new report released Friday morning.

2009-05-09 \Tucson\News\Daily\May 09 2009\
Feds: Crash of 2 medical choppers was both pilots' fault (citizen-local)
FLAGSTAFF - A federal probe into the midair collision of two medical helicopters near a northern Arizona hospital that killed seven people last year places the blame on both pilots.

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