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2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
The Great Cover Up Begins Tonight (weekly)

        Clearly we've written quite a bit about The Great Cover Up, but that's because it's awesome, and you should go.
The Tucson Weekly is all over this thing as a sponsor and is connected to some of the organizers in one way or another, ... read more

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
GOP Inside Baseball: Bruce Ash Wants To Replace Randy Pullen (weekly)

        Unless you're a political junkie, you're probably wondering: "Who wants to replace who?" Republican National Committeeman Bruce Ash of Tucson wants the job of outgoing Arizona Republican Party Chairman Randy Pullen.… ... read more

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Prepare to Have Your Cash Cab Dreams Crushed (weekly)

        I don't know what this says about me, but running across the AV Club Chicago headline "Cash Cab Is Totally Fake" was the most distressing thing I've seen on the Internet in some time (and there's a lot on the internet you can't unsee ... read more

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Obama-GOP Plan Maybe Not So Scuttled (weekly)

        The Obama administration's tax cut/unemployment extension/stealth stimulus might not be as dead as Congressman Raul Grijalva wants it to be. Talking Points Memo brings us a statement from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:In the Caucus today ... read more

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Tamales, Anyone? (weekly)

        City Councilmember Regina Romero and the Ward 1 staff host their second annual Tamale Festival at 4 p.m., today, Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Mercado San Agustin at 100 S. Avenida del Convento, near West Congress Street, just west of Interstate ... read more

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Dems Scuttle Tax Deal (weekly)

        House Democrats have rejected the tax/unemployment benefits/stealth stimulus deal worked out by the Obama administration and Republicans earlier this week. A press release from Congressman Raul Grijlava, who evidently believes he'll ... read more

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Border Film Festival at the Loft (weekly)

This Saturday, Dec. 11, the Border Film Festival—including a panel discussion—takes place at the Loft, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (3233 E. Speedway Blvd).…
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2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Victims of the 'Boycott' (weekly)

        One failed conference shows the real results of SB 1070
            by Tim Vanderpool
            Tom Philabaum's gallery shimmers with elegant vases, translucent baubles and other delicate ... read more

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Winelord: Winelord III (Bloat) (weekly)

        by Gene Armstrong
            My latest musical crush is on the all-female punk trio Winelord, although I've yet to even lay eyes upon them. But I have played the group's full-length debut LP (yes, vinyl ... read more

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Gifts to readers (starnet-local)

Day 1: Today we begin 15 days of holiday gifts to our readers.
We hope you enjoy them, with our thanks and compliments.

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)

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

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Maintenance work to close I-10 on-ramp at Congress (starnet-local)

The westbound on-ramp for Interstate 10 at Congress Street will
be closed for a few hours today.

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Army cracks down on sweet, fatty food (starnet-local)

FORT HUACHUCA - Fried ... read more

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
ARIZONA Briefs (starnet-local)

Military to send F-35 to Yuma, 3 other

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Strange doings coming in Tucson's skies (starnet-local)

In the coming days and nights, meteors will fill the night sky,
the sun will stand still, and the moon will wink out.

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Street fair gets ready for area shoppers (starnet-local)

Whether you're looking for a unique holiday gift or some good
grub, head on out to the Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair, which
begins today and runs through Sunday.

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Deputy to replace wastewater director (starnet-local)

Pima County's next wastewater ... read more

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Lottery (starnet-local)

Drawings for Thursday, Dec. 9

2010-12-10 \Tucson\News\Daily\Dec 10 2010\
Deputy, other person injured in crash on Tucson's northwest side (starnet-local)

A four-vehicle crash involving a Pima County sheriff’s deputy
Thursday has shut down a northwest-side street in both directions,
authorities said.

2010-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2010\
Concealed Weapons, Illegal Immigration & Incandescent Light Bulbs: Updating The Blogislature's Bill Tracker (weekly)

        As we note in this feature story, our state legislators have filed more than 1,200 bills and a bunch more resolutions and memorials, ranging from a bill that provides new ways to hassle anyone who looks like an illegal immigrant to a resolution ... read more

2010-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2010\
Health Care: GOP Legislature vs. Obama Administration (weekly)

        Christopher Conover of KUAT-TV's Arizona Illustrated gives us an update of how the federal health-care plan creates a big hole in the state budget that was approved last week because the state will be obligated to continue to provide health-care ... read more

2010-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2010\
Cochise County Rancher Murdered (weekly)

        Leo W. Banks, who has been covering border issues for years, brings us news that Rob Krentz was killed yesterday in the Chiricahua Corridor.
Leo—who has written about the Krentz family before (see here)—says:
Cochise County rancher ... read more

2010-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2010\
Catch "The Cove" Tonight at Drinking Liberally (weekly)

Tonight at The Shanty: Drinking Liberally presents a screening of The Cove, which recently won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Details here.
It sounds pretty disturbing, based on what we read at Wikipedia:The movie follows former ... read more

2010-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2010\
Red Meat (weekly)

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2010-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2010\
Media Watch (weekly)

        adds another voice to news landscape
            by John Schuster
          TUCSONSENTINEL.COM ADDS ANOTHER VOICE TO NEWS LANDSCAPE Howe Gelb, Bajo Turbato and Cadillac Steakhouse headline ... read more

2010-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2010\
Here are more who have donated to Send a Kid to Camp program (starnet-local)

The Arizona Daily Star Sportsmen's Fund Send a Kid to Camp
program kicked off its annual summer-camp drive on Feb. 25 with an
envelope in the Star for readers who want to help to send kids from

2010-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2010\
Tube atop a pole signals money for city (starnet-local)

At first glance, the light pole ... read more

2010-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2010\
Latest buzz: more bees (starnet-local)

Tucson's wet winter and extra ... read more

2010-03-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Mar 29 2010\
Bonnie Henry: Decades-old trap, skeet group has kept steady presence here (starnet-local)

Late February, and the parking ... read more

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
Brewer signs bills for baseball vote, nonpartisan races (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer signed two pieces of legislation into law Monday that both supporters and opponents say could have significant impacts on Southern Arizona.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
Security guard won't be indicted in shooting (starnet-local)
A security guard who shot a suspected shoplifter outside a Circle K store will not be indicted on any charges directly related to the shooting, an attorney said Monday.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
Taxpayer Watch : Burned house is evidence; it must stay as is (starnet-local)
An east-side home that burned during a rash of arsons nearly two years ago is still a burned-out mess, according a neighbor who expressed frustration to Taxpayer Watch earlier this year.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
Rialto left waiting for word on a deal for disputed space (starnet-local)
As the deadline for eviction neared Monday night, the Rialto Theatre still had not heard from landlords Don Martin and Scott Stiteler about whether the latest proposal to resolve their rent dispute would be accepted.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
National Scholars include 7 in Tucson (starnet-local)
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced its final round of 2,000 winners of college-funded awards, including 54 Arizona residents — seven from Tucson.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
National Science Foundation grant for UA (starnet-local)
A UA research effort that helped unlock the genetic code of Asian rice has been awarded $1.5 million to unravel the makeup of rice grown in West Africa.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
Class-action settlement nearly $3.2M in Santa Cruz County strip-search suit (starnet-local)
More than 550 people who were illegally strip-searched at the Santa Cruz County Jail should soon be compensated for their troubles after a federal judge gave final approval Monday to a nearly $3.2 million class-action settlement.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
A new Border Patrol checkpoint delay on I-19 (starnet-local)
The Border Patrol's $1.5 million interim checkpoint facility planned for Interstate 19 has been delayed again — this time by 10 months.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
No need to watch 'Daily Show'; UA prof tells it all here (starnet-local)
We prepared University of Arizona law professor Robert Glennon for his Thursday appearance on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" by asking the kinds of tough questions that comedian Stewart might pose about Glennon's new book, "Unquenchable: America's ... read more

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
Ex-cop gets 3-year probation in fraud to get public housing (starnet-local)
A former Tucson police officer who lied to get subsidized public housing was sentenced to three years' probation Monday in Pima County Superior Court.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
Phoenician who told of killing arrested (starnet-local)
A Phoenix man who told a Tucson convenience store clerk that he killed his brother's girlfriend has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
Man who said he stole for baby gets 2.5 years (starnet-local)
A 32-year-old man who told authorities that he committed a series of burglaries to get money for his infant son's formula and diapers was sentenced to two and a half years in prison Monday.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
D-M committee meeting will be held Wednesday (starnet-local)
A committee that aims to bolster relations between Tucson residents and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base holds its next public meeting Wednesday, again at a temporary location downtown.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
North Main Avenue is closing tonight (starnet-local)
The city of Tucson will close North Main Avenue near West Speedway tonight as it begins intensive work on an intersection improvement there this week.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
Radar van locations (starnet-local)
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today, according to the Tucson Police Department:

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
FYI: 5 things to know about 'Potter' movie opening at midnight (starnet-local)
Five things you should know about "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," opening nationally at midnight tonight.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
Bar guns OK'd; sparklers nixed (starnet-local)
PHOENIX — Arizonans will soon be able to bring their loaded guns into bars.

2009-07-14 \Tucson\News\Daily\Jul 14 2009\
Tanque Verde officials narrowing list of 50 candidates for superintendent (starnet-local)
Tanque Verde Unified School District officials are narrowing a list of candidates to replace the former superintendent now behind bars.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
Unfed hound in vacant home rescued (citizen-local)
Nosy neighbors can save a life. That's the message from Arizona Basset Hound Rescue and a dog named Guthrie.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
Brewer blasts Pima County vote count plans (citizen-local)
Secretary of State Jan Brewer is again criticizing Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry and elections division officials over the way the county tabulates votes.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
Border Patrol ready if violence crosses into Arizona (citizen-local)
Law enforcement officials are monitoring the organized crime violence wracking northern Mexico and have a response plan ready should it spill over the border, the U.S. Border Patrol's Tucson sector chief said Tuesday.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
Tucson man gets 10 years in child porn case (citizen-local)
Five years after an undercover federal investigation, a Tucson man convicted of child pornography was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison, a U.S. attorney's spokeswoman said.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
10% of stroke victims show no obvious symptoms (citizen-local)
About 10 percent of stroke victims don't show any signs of having a stroke, a University Medical Center doctor said Tuesday.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
Rivals tout values in 1st District congressional race (citizen-local)
FLAGSTAFF - Loaded with hay bales, American flags, posters and a sign that says, "Hay, Hay, Hay," the Hay wagon is the official campaign vehicle of Sydney Hay.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
Two nonprofits dedicated to protecting open space merge (citizen-local)
Two nonprofit organizations dedicated to protecting open space in southern Arizona will merge, they said in a news release.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
2nd candidate for seat on tech ed board withdraws (citizen-local)
Maria Elena West, a candidate for Pima County Joint Technological Education District board, withdrew Tuesday from the race.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
Ex-city official struck by bus released after 5 days at UMC (citizen-local)
Former Assistant City Manager Karen Masbruch was released from University Medical Center on Monday after being hit by a Sun Tran bus last week, hospital spokeswoman Katie Riley said.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
2-day event on health effects of climate change set (citizen-local)
After a massive flood, could the public health department handle the health needs of Pima County residents?

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
ASU to cut 200 faculty, enlarge classes to save money (citizen-local)
Arizona State University is preparing to lay off 200 or more faculty associates and dramatically boost some class sizes beginning this spring as it braces for more state budget cuts.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
City cutting hours at recreation centers (citizen-local)
The Tucson Parks & Recreation Department will cut the hours of its rec centers beginning Sunday.

2008-10-29 \Tucson\News\Daily\Oct 29 2008\
Poll: Presidential race is about even in Arizona (citizen-local)
PHOENIX - Through most of the presidential campaign, few people seriously questioned Republican John McCain's prospects of winning his home state. But that assumption is being challenged as Democrat Barack Obama has gained momentum in other states.

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