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2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
That New Restaurant Going in at the Old Acacia Spot (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        I have been hounding the people handling press for the new restaurant going in at the old Acacia spot at St. Philip’s Plaza, and I think it might be just about to pay off. It sounds like something might be released in ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Bikers and Burgers: The Kitchen at Branding Iron North Is Open (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        The best way to enjoy a burger at Branding Iron North is to sit facing the big screen television tuned to the remake of the Dukes of Hazzard, which might make you glad you had your cable turned off years ago. The sound will ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Tonight: Parents With Inquiring Minds (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        In the Tucson area, there are about 1,000 kids who are affected by war and have a parent who is deployed. These kids, who are often dealing with the stress of not having both parents in their life, sometimes have a hard time ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Orange County Tea Partiers Show the World What Intolerance Looks Like (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        I can't pretend to know anything about the Islamic Circle of North America, the group that was holding a fundraiser at the Yorba Linda Community Center in Orange County, California on February 13th, but I'm relatively sure holding ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Sound Strike, the Boycott's Not Working as Well as You Think (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Listen Sound Strike people: I get it. The immigration bills are terrible.…
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2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Are You Ready to Have a New Group of Young People to Dislike? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Let the New York Times introduce you to the Native Society:
On a frigid Friday night in February, about 150 preppy young men and women, mostly friends from the Upper East Side, turned out at the Plaza Hotel for a fund-raiser ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Well Worth the Brain Freeze: The City Yogurt (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Pictured here are some of the things you can put on your frozen yogurt at The City Yogurt at 1217 W. Irvington Road, Suite 141.
We suggest putting some of it on top of a big cup of vanilla malt frozen yogurt before eating yourself ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Pearce Calls Bungaard a "Victim" (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Senate President Russell Pearce tells the Arizona Republic that Sen. Scott Bungaard is a "victim" after Bungaard got in a fight with his girlfriend and then used "legislative immunity" to avoid arrest while police carted the ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Today in Vintage Video Games/Breathalyzers (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Nostalgia makes the classic Nintendo gaming system fun for people in their thirties and forties, but developing a breathalyzer controller for a homemade NES game is pure genius:
Drunken NES - Nintendo Breathalyzer from EM Dash ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Finally, Another Excuse to Look at My Phone and Ignore My Friends (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        
If you always wanted to chat to people you don't know from the city you happen to be in (and not chat like some creepy AOL thing where anyone can get in, but a chat of only people with iPhones, who are of course, the only people ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
The Whole Wisconsin Thing Makes More Sense Now (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        From last night's episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon:

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2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Our Kitten Contest Winner Talks About the Show (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        In case you were wondering how the Young the Giant/Kitten show was last night, the winner of our ticket contest, Kevin Chess, emailed in a report this morning:I don’t know if you were there, but the opening band, Kitten ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Bungaard Police Report: How Big a Creep Is the Senate Majority Leader? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Feathered Bastard looks over the police report from Senate Majority Leader Scott Bungaard's fight with his former girlfriend, Aubry Ballard:
Perhaps the most contentious issue it addresses is Bungaard's insistence to the media ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
K.Rat (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/krat/

        
        
        
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2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
The Skinny (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/the-s

        
        
        More on Mayor Bob calling it quits ¬Ö Updates on the Jan. 8 aftermath ¬Ö and more!
            by Jim Nintzel
            MAYOR BOB CALLS IT QUITS Republican Bob Walkup, the mayor from central casting, delivered his final State ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Soundbites (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/sound

        
        
        Change of venue; Good shows, great causes; A Powhaus finale, of sorts; Monk on Monk; On the bandwagon
            by Stephen Seigel
            CHANGE OF VENUE Last week, I wrote about onetime Black Flag guitarist Greg Ginn ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
In-Between (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/jim-k

        
        
        Jim Kristofic's biographical essays detail his life as a white kid in the Navajo Nation
            by Tim Hull
            The title of this collection of linked essays—about a smart, sensitive white boy growing up in ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Weekly Wide Web (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/weekl

        
        
        Worthy goals; The week on The Range; Comment of the week; Best of WWW; and more!
            by Dan Gibson
            Tucson has had terrible luck with professional sports, for some reason. It's not a question of whether there ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Bright Eyes: The People's Key (Saddle Creek) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/brigh

        
        
        by Michael Petitti
            The intriguing if uneven The People's Key may or may not be the final Bright Eyes release—Conor Oberst seems uncertain himself—but it nicely charts Oberst's trajectory: Specifically ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Downing (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/downi

        
        
        Just another day spent at Tucson Medical Center
            by Renée Downing
            My husband, Ed, recently had an angioplasty at Tucson Medical Center. It was during Valentine's week, which was also Grammy Awards ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Now Showing at Home (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/now-s

        
        
        A Film Unfinished; Hatchet II (Blu-ray); Bambi: Diamond Edition (Blu-ray+DVD); Memento: 10th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray)
            by Bob Grimm
            A Film Unfinished OSCILLOSCOPE…
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2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
TQ&A (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/tqand

        
        
        Skye Siegel
            by Mari Herreras
            Skye Siegel is a local Realtor with a different kind of background. She moved here 16 years ago to finish her master's thesis in ethnobotany, fell in love with the desert ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Red Meat (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/red-m

        
        
        
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2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
No Power to the People (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/no-po

        
        
        Sen. Al Melvin sponsors a bill that would squelch public input on transmission lines
            by Mari Herreras
            When former New Mexico state Sen. Tom Wray spoke in front of the Arizona State Senate's Committee ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Senate OKs guns in most public buildings (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

PHOENIX - With both sides invoking the memory of the Jan. 8 mass
shooting in Tucson, the Senate voted 21-8 Thursday to expand where
people can carry guns.

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
O'odham closer to casino by Glendale (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

PHOENIX - A federal judge on Thursday tossed out challenges to
the decision by the U.S. Department of the Interior to let the
Tohono O'odham Nation make land the tribe owns at the edge of
Glendale par

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

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

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 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:

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Animal Fair Saturday likely last (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Unless a title sponsor steps up in the next month, this
weekend's annual Arizona Animal Fair will be the last.

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Thursday, March 3

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
$100K gift to ASU, lifesaving classes will honor victims of Jan. 8 tragedy (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

There will be two events this month to honor the victims of the
Jan. 8 shootings.

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate grant: Beat-up clubhouse to get face-lift (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Dozens of youngsters ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Forget that freeze - we could reach 80 (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A little more than a ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Wiener dog cuts the mustard (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
New club gives ex-Lancer Gauna another shot at goal (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

By the end of 2007, ... read more

2011-03-04 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 04 2011\
Permit valid in capture of rare jaguar, Macho B, judge says (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

A federal judge has upheld a magistrate’s opinion that state and
federal agencies held a valid permit to capture jaguar Macho B two
years ago in Southern Arizona near the Mexican border.

2010-06-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 21 2010\
Securing the Border: What Does It Mean? (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        Dennis Wagner of the Arizona Republic asks what is meant by securing the border:
Is a border secure only when no one crosses illegally and when no contraband slips through?
If some permeability is acceptable, what is the tolerable amount?
Political ... read more

2010-06-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 21 2010\
Extended Family (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/exten

        
        'Mid-August Lunch' offers up something rare for summer movie season: compelling characters
          
            by Colin Boyd
          
          
          
            It's the heart of the summer movie season, that time of the ... read more

2010-06-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 21 2010\
Endless Rhythms (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/endle

        
        Prince favorite Grupo Fantasma mixes Latin dance music with contemporary sounds
          
            by Gene Armstrong
          
          
          
            It's impossible to fully master the complex richness of Latin rhythms ... read more

2010-06-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 21 2010\
Nine Questions (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/nine-

        
        Stefanie Gershon
          
            by Stephen Seigel
          
          
          
            Born in Northridge, Calif., Stefanie Gershon moved to Tucson when she was 8. After a brief stint in the village of Ajijic, Mexico ... read more

2010-06-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 21 2010\
Friends Until the End (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/frien

        
        by D.J. Ochoa
          
          
          
            Some friendships are passing, ending rapidly or perhaps just fading away. However, other friendships prove to be lifelong bonds, with both sides showing love, support and compassion ... read more

2010-06-21 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 21 2010\
Top Ten in Books (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        Antigone Books best-sellers for the week
          
          
          
            Antigone Books best-sellers for the week ending June 11, 2010 1. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest Stieg Larsson, Knopf ($27.95) 2. Crossing With ... read more

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Jimmy's forecast (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312160
An area of low pressure along the California coast will move into the Desert Southwest today and tomorrow, bringing cooler air and a slight chance of showers. High pressure will build over the weekend as high temperatures go back up to normal levels in ... read more

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312164
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Life without parole possible for woman guilty of killing son (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312196
A Tucson woman is facing a life sentence with or without the possibility of parole after a Pima County jury convicted her Tuesday of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of her son.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Charged in '03 killing, man arraigned in 2 more deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312195
A 53-year-old man already charged with killing his sister in September 2003 was arraigned Tuesday on first-degree murder and kidnapping charges in the deaths of a Pima County couple.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
5 counts of wire fraud for local man (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312193
A 69-year-old Tucson man was indicted last week on charges he created a fake abducted child recovery company to bilk a man of $65,000.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Driver in gang killing gets 1.5-year term (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312194
The getaway driver in a fatal gang-related shooting was sentenced to 1.5 years in prison Monday, said Deputy Pima County Attorney Lewis Brandes.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Conficker virus hit up to 7,000 PCs in TUSD (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312190
Officials in the Tucson Unified School District have worked for more than two weeks to eradicate a virus that crippled thousands of computers.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Broadway actress, former Tucsonan dies at 87 (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312155
Broadway and film character actress Grace Keagy, who was featured in several Arizona Theatre Company productions during the decade she lived in Tucson, has died.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Cool spot for zoo's elephants (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312173
Vielito Acuna of the Tucson Parks and Recreation Department does some welding work on the elephant enclosure at the Reid Park Zoo. Thanks to the project, the elephants will enjoy a custom shade, which is expected to be installed in the spring.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Robbery victim shoots assailant at carwash (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312199
An 18-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries Tuesday when he tried to rob another man at a midtown carwash and was shot by the victim, Tucson police said.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
In Ward 6 race, a clash on TCC hotel (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312188
With the start of early voting for the Nov. 3 general election just days away, candidates and interest groups are trying to raise their profiles. Here are the latest.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Tucson school cancels classes; 41% of pupils say they feel ill (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312163
A Tucson charter school has canceled classes for the rest of the week after nearly half of its students and most of the staff reported flulike symptoms.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Sunnyside official to answer queries on his spending (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312179
Superintendent Manuel L. Isquierdo of the Sunnyside Unified School District is planning to talk today about anonymous e-mails regarding an independent audit that looks at his credit-card spending and travel reimbursements.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312140
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Sixth-grade teacher honored with gift to share with her class (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312161
Jeanette Pagel, a Thornydale Elementary School teacher, received more than $1,000 in school supplies this week, to her surprise, as part of "A Day Made Better."

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Provost apologizes to UA's faculty (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312165
University of Arizona provost Meredith Hay responded to criticism from a faculty survey by apologizing and saying she will meet frequently with faculty.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Fenton soccer fields to be lighted (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312159
The lights will be turned on at the soccer fields at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, even though the county doesn't yet know how it will pay for the electricity and added maintenance.

2009-10-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 07 2009\
Tumor detected by 'miracle' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312167
A tumor sprouted in Mitch Sluder's brain and grew to the size of a baseball, sitting on his right frontal lobe, quietly waiting to kill him.


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