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October 28, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo confessed to police that he and cohort John Allen Muhammad were responsible for the 2002 killing of a 60-year-old man on a Tucson golf course, authorities said. "He admitted to the killing of Jerry Taylor," said Capt. Bill Richards, a Tucson police commander. Richards said Malvo spoke to Tucson officers who visited him in jail in Montgomery County, Md. He has immunity from prosecution in the case.
December 9, 2009 | By Diane Pucin
It starts now. In December, on snowy mountain roads around Tucson with his graying, balding posse riding shotgun, Lance Armstrong is back at it, all in, no doubts, head of a new cycling team but with the same goal as always -- to win the Tour de France. Seven-time Tour de France winner Armstrong, 38, has gathered seven of the men who rode with him in last year's comeback. He also has a dynamic young nemesis, a Spaniard named Alberto Contador, a 26-year-old who has won four Grand Tours, including the Tour de France twice, and who is unafraid to say that he's not a fan of Armstrong the man or the teammate.
April 29, 1990 | Sonja Bolle
Gregory McNamee's essays--many of them book reviews published in such journals as the Bloomsbury Review--all center on a sense that the chaos of our times must be related to the fact that our century is coming to an end. Richard Nixon functions in McNamee's vision of America as a central icon of absurdity, proof positive that anything is possible when the world makes no sense.
For the first time in years, Albert Belle has the entire spring and summer to do as he pleases. Instead of plotting ways to solve opposing pitchers, he's enjoying another sport. Pushed out of baseball in March because of a degenerative right hip, Belle has spent much of his free time on the golf course. The former slugger hasn't been in contact with many of his former peers, although recently he made a surprise phone call to Chicago White Sox manager Jerry Manuel.
April 7, 2000
A public memorial service for Bill Keene, longtime traffic and weather broadcaster for radio station KNX-AM (1070) who died Wednesday at age 73, will be held Saturday April 15, at 11 a.m. at Calamigos Ranch, 327 S. Latigo Canyon Road in Malibu. Keene requested that in lieu of flowers donations be sent to Northwest Medical Center, Attn: Administration/Chapel Fund, 6200 N. La Cholla Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85741.
April 20, 1996 | JULIE BAWDEN DAVIS
These mail-order companies carry open-pollinated heirloom seeds: * Bountiful Gardens, 18001 Shafer Ranch Road, Willits, CA 95490, (717) 459-6410. * Landis Valley Heirloom Seed Project, 2451 Kissel Hill Road, Lancaster, PA 17601, (717) 569-0401. * Native Seeds/SEARCH, 2509 N. Campbell Ave., No. 325, Tucson, AZ 85719, (520) 327-9123. * Seeds of Change, P.O. Box 15700, Santa Fe, NM 87505, (505) 438-8080. * Tomato Growers Supply Company, P.O. Box 2237, Fort Myers, FL 33902, (813) 768-1119.
February 9, 1997 | CONNIE KOENENN
For estate and health planning, these are some of the more familiar legal documents: * California Natural Death Act Declaration: States your wishes regarding life-sustaining treatment. * Durable power of attorney for health care: With a broader scope than the Natural Death Act Declaration, it names your agent for health care decisions and creates an opportunity to discuss desires and values with that person.
April 2, 2000
A number of readers have asked where they can learn more about straw bale houses, featured in last Sunday's Real Estate section. Here are some resources: California Straw Building Assn. The Tides Center 115 Angelita Ave. Pacifica, CA 94044-3104 (805) 546-4274 Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology 1612 K St. NW, Suite 202 Washington, DC 20006 (202) 293-2898 Out on Bale 1037 E. Linden St.
Can ancestral Native American diets provide the clue to controlling adult-onset diabetes? Native Seeds-SEARCH of Tucson, one of the country's most respected seed-preservation groups, is so sure of it that the current catalogue offers what are described as "a number of diabetes-control foods" that can be grown or purchased in the Southwest, where Native Americans have one of the nation's highest rates of diabetes.
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