Talk about delayed gratification. Layaway — that old-fashioned
practice of putting merchandise aside and making regular payments
until everything's paid off — is a shopper's ultimate test of
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — An ultraviolet light that its sellers
promise will "destroy swine flu virus." A dietary supplement
claiming to be "more effective than the swine flu shot." Pills,
hand sanitizers and air filters galore.
Editor's note: This guest opinion is in response to the Oct. 6
editorial "Streetcar hops one big hurdle; many more to go," which
can be read at www.azstarnet.com/opinion
It has a lot of bureaucratic language attached to it, but here's
the bottom line: The Federal Transit Administration has given the
go-ahead to Tucson's modern streetcar project, a major component of
the Regional Transportation Authority's long-range transportation
Officials at the Fort Huachuca Army post in Sierra Vista say a
soldier from the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade died at 8:04
a.m. Saturday of unknown causes.
He's given us enchanted evenings awash in music for two decades
at Udall Park — and for free. He's taught and nurtured our
children. It's time to say thank you.
Share-the-road reform is overdue
When Tucson police detectives searched Chris Howard's trailer
last spring they found five counterfeit payroll checks made out to
him, but that wasn't all.
Americans tired of having their dinners interrupted by phone
calls touting car warranties or vacation packages will soon get
Many events offer discounted tickets for students, seniors,
military and others. Call venue for details.
NEW YORK — A rising tide of complaints about companies that
promise to provide debt relief for consumers, but don't deliver,
has spurred a new attempt at regulation.
WASHINGTON — Think you can shed pounds fast by following the
advice of TV weight-loss ads? Don't always believe 'em — they may
be misleading, the Federal Trade Commission says.
Federal regulators will begin enforcing a new rule Aug. 1 that
requires certain businesses to have measures in place to prevent
customers from using phony identities to purchase goods and
WASHINGTON — A powerful Internet attack overwhelmed computers at
U.S. and South Korean government agencies for days and was even
broader than initially realized, pestering the White House, the
Pentagon and the New York Stock Exchange and shutting down other
official Web sites.
Riding a motorcycle carries a new restriction for troops at
Southern Arizona's largest military installation.
Savvy consumers often go online for independent reviews of
products and services, scouring through comments from everyday Joes
and Janes to help them find a gem or shun a lemon.