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Fitz : More headlines of the week

Fitz : More headlines of the week

Summer’s  around the corner and more Americans are spending their vacations stowing away in jetliner wheel wells. Avoiding excessive baggage fees makes the subzero temperatures and lack of oxygen worth it.

April 22, 2014 8:00 am Photos


Fitz : Headlines of the week

Fitz : Headlines of the week

Tucson among 10 least funny cities in USA, residents mistake "but it's a dry heat" for punchline

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

MEXICO CITY — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.

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Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Tucson on Friday

Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Tucson on Friday

South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Tucson for a show at Centennial Hall on Friday.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos


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Fitz: Monday Headlines

Fitz: Monday Headlines

Limbaugh says Colbert is not funny. Rush knows funny. That’s why he’s still on AM radio, where America turns for hilarious satire when the Victophone stops working. Here are today's headlines:

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Michael Gerson: The healing in Rwanda

KIGALI, Rwanda — At the 20th commemoration of the Rwandan genocide, the most moving moments were unplanned.

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In Tempe, Clintons talk about long-term US debt, public service

TEMPE — Former President Bill Clinton said Saturday that the supercharged political environment makes cutting the government’s long-term debt a difficult task — and cited a recent Republican tax plan as a perfect example.

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It’s time to honor an American social-justice hero — César E. Chávez

It’s time to honor an American social-justice hero — César E. Chávez

With a new year upon us, we are presented an opportunity to reflect — to look back on our recent history and the greater legacy we can leave behind.

January 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos



Capitol link

This week, the Senate will vote on a two-year budget deal, the 2014 defense budget and presidential nominees.

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Let's draw line between officials' private, public lives

There might be more at stake in the race for comptroller of New York City than the future of former Gov. Eliot Spitzer. This could be a final referendum on the sex scandal as we know it, and a reboot on the level of intrusion into the private lives of public servants.

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Fitz Blog: I spy

Fitz Blog: I spy

     For me the NSA leaker story is not a story about privacy rights or the war on terror. It’s a much bigger story. It’s the story of how remarkably far-reaching our amazing economic recovery has been. High school dropouts are now earning $200,000 a year and vacationing in 5-star hotels in …

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A look at key moments in Dow history

The Dow Jones industrial average often makes headlines. But let's not forget everything else that happened as the Dow has twisted and turned Ñ from The Muppets suing Mickey Mouse to John McCain meeting Joe the Plumber.

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Just what will Robert Klein say at 'Too Jewish' gig?

Just what will Robert Klein say at 'Too Jewish' gig?

The one about Bill Clinton never gets old.

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Fitz Blog: Random piffle

     I had to laugh when Jay Leno said, "President Obama is brewing his own beer in the White House. Actually, the White House beer is a lot like the Obama administration – great buzz, weak finish."

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Bill Clinton rallies for Carmona in Tempe

Former President Bill Clinton spoke to several thousands of people at a get-out-the-vote rally in Tempe for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Carmona.

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Clinton in Tempe Wednesday to campaign for Carmona

Former President Bill Clinton is set to be in Tempe on Wednesday for a "Get Out the Vote Early! Rally" for Democrat Richard Carmona's U.S. Senate campaign.

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Fitz Blog: Fruitless

“.. Republicans, I actually never learned to hate them the way the far right that now controls their party seems to hate our president and a lot of other Democrats... “

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UA chapter names Giffords to its board of advisers

The National Institute for Civil Discourse at the University of Arizona has announced that former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been named to its National Board of Advisers.

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