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New courthouse named for judge slain in Tucson attack

New courthouse named for judge slain in Tucson attack

YUMA — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and several current lawmakers from Arizona dedicated a new federal courthouse Thursday, named for the judge who was killed in a 2011 Tucson shooting rampage.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Loughner’s rants online underscore need for gun laws

The young man who shot to death six people and wounded 13 more on Jan. 8, 2011, was not quiet about his rage aimed at the government and the police, nor about his desire to kill himself, at times, and others.

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Loughner shared torment online in months before shooting

In the months leading up to Jan. 8, 2011, Jared Lee Loughner left a chronicle of advancing mental illness, growing rage and suicidal thoughts on his MySpace page, newly released FBI files show.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am
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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Kelly is a target because he wants to curb guns; ignore the distractions

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Kelly is a target because he wants to curb guns; ignore the distractions

We've come to the distraction part of the gun "debate." Look over there! It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Mark Kelly doing something!

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Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

"Every book I've written, every thriller is all based on the same idea: Ordinary people change the world," he said in the Star in 2011.

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Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

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Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

John Wilkes Booth was just 26 when he killed Abraham Lincoln. Leon Czolgosz was 28 when he killed President McKinley.

February 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Blog: Gabrielle Giffords keeps getting better

Speaking in a clear, forceful voice, former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords this morning implored the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to do something about gun violence.

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Giffords, Kelly to lobby for gun control

PHOENIX — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured.

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Blog: Gloria Giffords speaking at Montana fundraiser

Gloria Giffords, the mother of former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, will speak on Thursday at the 15th annual Liberty Place Festival of Trees in Montana, a Bozeman television station is reporting.

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New version of Giffords book released today

An updated paperback version of Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords' book Gabby: A Story of Courage, Love and Resilience was released today.

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Giffords to make appearance at DNC

Giffords to make appearance at DNC

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the Democratic National Convention about 3 p.m. Tucson time.

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Blog: Giffords in Charlotte for Convention

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is in Charlotte where Democrats are gathered for their national convention.

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This week's Tucson music news

This week's Tucson music news

Woloshin debut single hits national radio

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Kelly to face Barber in 8th District race

Kelly to face Barber in 8th District race

Republican Jesse Kelly maintained a big lead in Tuesday night’s special election, winning a four-way GOP race for a chance to represent southern Arizona’s 8th Congressional District.

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District 8 primary tuesday

Tuesday is primary election day in the Congressional District 8 special election to complete the term of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

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Antenori filing puts campaign in the red

Republican congressional candidate Frank Antenori raised less than $37,000 through March 28 - at least $96,000 less than the other three GOP contenders.

April 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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