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2011-03-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 07 2011\
Vogt Launches Campaign Against Democrat Shirley Scott (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/arc

        
        
        Democrat Shirley Scott has a new opponent in her campaign for a fifth term representing the eastside’s Ward 4: Tyler Vogt, brother of state Rep. Ted Vogt, has filed paperwork for a City Council run on the Republican ticket ... read more

2011-03-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 07 2011\
Lottery (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Drawings for Saturday, March 5

2011-03-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 07 2011\
Odyssey of Mind teams head for state finals (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

Dozens of Tucson-area teams will compete in the Odyssey of the
Mind state finals March 19 at Canyon del Oro High School.

2011-03-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 07 2011\
Ancient grinding holes offer hard clues to past (starnet-local) http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_

One day - maybe eight ... read more

2011-03-07 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 07 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:

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Tea for Three (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/tea-f

        
        The GOP candidates in CD8 talk about illegal immigration, fiscal reform and the Rosemont Mine
          
            by Jim Nintzel
          
          
          
            Three of the five Republican candidates hoping to take on ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Musical Chemistry (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/music

        
        by Adam Lehrer
          
          
          
            Musical styles and genres coalesce when Tucson musicians Michael Lich and Robert Matheson perform together as the Ironwood Duo. The two have been playing together for five years ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
The Skinny (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/the-s

        
        Did Jesse Kelly’s team try to talk Brian Miller into dropping out of the Congressional District 8 race? … state Sen. Al Melvin turns down Democratic challenger Cheryl Cage’s call for debates … another lousy downtown deal … and more ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Flying Lotus: Cosmogramma (Warp) (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/flyin

        
        by Gene Armstrong
          
          
          
            Listeners in search of conventional song structure immediately will be drawn to "... And the World Laughs With You," which features the vocals of Radiohead's Thom Yorke. ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Top Ten in Music (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/top-t

        
        The 17th St. Guitar and World Music Store top sales for the week
          
          
          
            The 17th St. Guitar and World Music Store top sales for the week ending June 18, 2010 1. Bettye LaVette Interpretations: The ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
K. Rat (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/k-rat

        
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2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Paying for the Great Outdoors (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/payin

        
        Thanks to support from towns and companies, most of Arizona's state parks remain open—at least for now
          
            by Samantha Ferrell
          
          
          
            Men in blue-and-gray uniforms line up ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Real Filmmakers (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/real-

        
        'Best Worst Movie' entertains—and makes one think about the nature of art
          
            by James DiGiovanna
          
          
          
            There are lots of bad ideas for movies, but usually, films are bad ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Police Dispatch (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/polic

        
        Spilled cake: sign of the apocalypse; crackheads in a candy store
          
            by Anna Mirocha
          
          
          
            SPILLED CAKE: SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE NORTH LA CAÑADA DRIVE MAY 29, 9 P.M. A ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Now Showing at Home (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/now-s

        
        Mystery Train; Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Complete Book 1 (Collector's Edition); The Crazies
          
            by Bob Grimm
          
          
          
            Mystery Train CRITERION MOVIE B- SPECIAL FEATURES B DVD ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Red Meat (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/red-m

        
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2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Danehy (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/daneh

        
        Mourning the loss of two men who were legends in their fields
          
            by Tom Danehy
          
          
          
            When you're on the downward slope of life, the deaths keep coming at you with numbing regularity ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Going Rogue (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/going

        
        Tom Cruise is great in this entertaining if insubstantial flick
          
            by Bob Grimm
          
          
          
            Tom Cruise plays what amounts to a comic version of Mission: Impossible's Ethan Hunt in ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Soundbites (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/sound

        
        R.I.P.; a pro-Mexico reminder; poems + music = awesome!; Fish Karma: one night only; metal and wine.
          
            by Stephen Seigel
          
          
          
            R.I.P. I just learned that Jake Bergeron has passed ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Nine Questions (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/nine-

        
        Tracy Shedd
          
            by Kristine Peashock
          
          
          
            Multi-instrumentalist Tracy Shedd was raised in a music-friendly home, complete with piano lessons and a public-address system in the ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Random Shots (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/rando

        
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2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Time to Cut Loose (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/time-

        
        Tucsonans get a chance to see what they missed the first time around with Harlem
          
            by Stephen Seigel
          
          
          
            Listen, I like Bob Dylan as much as anyone. The guy's the greatest ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Two Characters Times Two (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/two-c

        
        Rogue's 'The Four of Us' plays with the lives of two real-life literary figures
          
            by Nathan Christensen
          
          
          
            I'm still pondering an unanswered question after watching The Four ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
City Week (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/city-

        
        Science Saturdays; "Movie Spoof Spectacular, Part Deux: A 48-Hour Film Challenge Public Screening and Awards Extravaganza"; "Art, Music and Salsa Under the Stars"; Tucson Lindy Hop
          
            by Adam Lehrer ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
T Q&A (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/t-qan

        
        Eddie Pain
          
            by Mari Herreras
          
          
          
            Meet Eddie Pain, the winner of a local bartender competition sponsored by Bombay Sapphire and GQ; he beat 32 other bartenders from Tucson ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
A Tucson Checkup (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/a-tuc

        
        New data shows that the health of Pima County residents is decidedly mixed
          
            by Dave Devine
          
          
          
            For the past year, residents of Pima County—like all Americans&mdash ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Pretty but Shallow (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/prett

        
        A Steak in the Neighborhood is chic, fun and quite formulaic
          
            by Jimmy Boegle
          
          
          
            The downtown cuisine scene is in the midst of a nice little renaissance. Restaurants like ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Honoring a Native Son (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/honor

        
        TMA's David Tineo retrospective proves the renowned artist is far more than a mere muralist
          
            by Margaret Regan
          
          
          
            Way back in 1992, a giant traveling show of Chicano art ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Live (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/live/

        
        Cornelius F. Van Stafrin III, Tärr, Glenn Weyent
          
            by Billups Allen
          
          
          
            CORNELIUS F. VAN STAFRIN III, TÄRR, GLENN WEYANT SOLAR CULTURE GALLERY Sunday, June 20 Three ... read more

2010-06-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jun 24 2010\
Ask a Mexican! (weekly) http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/ask-a

        
        by Gustavo Arellano
          
          
          
            Dear Mexican: Why do the Mexicans HATE American soccer and HATE Landon Donovan? Uncle Sam's Army Brat Dear Gabacho: Because Mexicans hate Americans—DUH! Geez, this ... read more

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Neighbors Briefs (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312724

  
    north side

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Planned mine eyes ways to dig, rehab area at same time (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312703
The goal: design one of the country's largest copper mines to blend seamlessly into a series of fingerlike ridges descending from the Santa Rita Mountains — while pulling 220 million pounds of ore from those mountains annually.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Rally seeks new direction for US (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312769
They came with signs, T-shirts and petitions expressing skepticism, fear and anger.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Social-media sites on Web find niche in college classes (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312720
Social-media Web sites aren't just for fun anymore — they've become homework for some local college students.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Prop. 200 a lot more involved than it may seem (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312746
Proposition 200, the public-safety initiative, is rapidly becoming the most hotly debated item on the Nov. 3 city ballot. Feeling safer is like apple pie — who could be against it? But it comes with a cost, and there are questions about how much safer ... read more

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Star staffers garner top awards in state contest (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312741
Arizona Daily Star journalists Dean Knuth and Rob O'Dell won the top awards for daily newspapers in the 2009 Better Newspapers Contest, presented jointly by the Arizona Newspapers Association and the Arizona Associated Press Managing Editors.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Woman, 38, who died at sweat lodge had been in 'top shape' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312740
A 38-year-old New York woman who died after sitting in a sauna-like sweat lodge at a scenic Arizona resort was an avid surfer and hiker who was "in top shape," took self-improvement seriously and had a passion for art, a family spokesman said.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Political notebook : Polygraph derails apparent 'gotcha' involving lobbyist (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312737
It's not often that a madam's little black book ends up on the Internet.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Suit filed over crash of ski bus in Utah (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312770
PHOENIX — Victims and family members of those who survived a ski-bus crash in southwestern Utah in January 2008 are suing in hope of bringing about changes in safety standards for motor- coach carriers.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312716
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations this week, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Man threatens bloodshed in bar; transient is held (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312771
APACHE JUNCTION — A transient who entered a bar with two assault rifles and threatened to kill everyone inside has been charged with felonies, authorities say.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Services affected by Columbus day (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312749
City garbage and recycling

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Woman in deadly wreck faces more time in assault (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312745
A Tucson woman already serving six years in prison for her part in a fatal accident could face additional prison time after pleading guilty Friday to kicking a jail employee.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Tucson Meet Yourself concludes today (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312725
Today is the final day for Tucson Meet Yourself, an annual free festival that showcases Tucson's diversity.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
To ex-mercenary, Shawna Forde 'was just a pain' (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312764
He was a U.S. Marine who later became a mercenary at flash points around the world.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Neto's Tucson : (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312762
For Nellie Bustillos and Gloria Limón, it's déjà vu all over again, as a noted baseball philosopher was said to have lamented.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Prop. 400 lets city spend the revenue it gets (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312760
Lost in the hoopla over police staffing is a quiet little measure to allow the city to spend the revenue it collects.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Drunken driver gets 1 year; crash nearly killed woman (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312757
A Tucson man who nearly killed another motorist in an alcohol-related, head-on crash was sentenced to one year in prison plus four years' probation Friday in Pima County Superior Court.

2009-10-11 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 11 2009\
Deaths (starnet-local) http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/metro/312750
The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are stated when available.

2009-01-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 24 2009\
Key lawmaker: Cuts to universities less than $388 million (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
The budget cut to the state university system will be "significantly less" than the $388 million option floated by leaders of legislative appropriations committees last week, one of the leaders said.

2009-01-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 24 2009\
Call centers, health-care jobs top openings (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Who's hiring? Call centers, for one. Health care, for two. And the new Target.com Fulfillment Center is set to start shipping off Internet orders from the Southeast Side in May.

2009-01-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 24 2009\
Citizen article prompts TFD to ban recordings of meetings, restrict staff media contact (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Following a Tucson Citizen article that quoted a recorded conversation about hazing within the Tucson Fire Department, the interim fire chief banned the use of recording devices.

2009-01-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 24 2009\
Carlock: Race pales in comparison to gender (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Editor's note: Judy Carlock reviews the week in news, with her own personal twist.

2009-01-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 24 2009\
Kids saddle up for horse farm visit (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Natalie Bernal-Sierra thinks the horse she was reading to may have smiled at her.

2009-01-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 24 2009\
Police: Tucson woman repeatedly stabbed grandmother (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
A Tucson woman is in the Pima County Jail on two aggravated assault charges after she stabbed her grandmother with a knife, Tucson police said.

2009-01-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 24 2009\
KidsCare supporters rally at Az Capitol against cuts (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Those attending a birthday party held outside the state Legislature had one wish when the candles were blown out: Don't cut KidsCare.

2009-01-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 24 2009\
TUSD expects $11.6M in tech funds (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
More than $11.6 million in federal technology funding, called eRate funds, held up by a state attorney general's investigation of Tucson Unified School District, may be released to the district soon.

2009-01-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 24 2009\
City expects sales tax losses to continue (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
Tucson finance officials expect a drop in sales tax next fiscal year twice as large as the average projected by a group of Arizona economy experts.

2009-01-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 24 2009\
Experts: Climate change disasters to hit Arizona hard (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
As climate change sweeps across the landscape of the Southwest, Arizona will take a hefty hit from what one expert calls "disaster justice."

2009-01-24 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jan 24 2009\
Feds seize drugs at border (citizen-local) http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/10
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales seized $617,000 worth of narcotics Thursday in three separate incidents and arrested four people connected with the drugs.


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