Monthly Archives: July 2009

Ryn: Useless items you must have but never need

Three types of people can see suckers coming a mile away: con artists, used shoe salesmen and folks who create totally useless items. We all know these useless items – as seen on TV! – they can chop, chip, slice, … Continue reading

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97 illegal immigrants found chilling in a frigid tractor trailer

What started as a routine traffic stop for a refrigerated commercial tractor trailer ended up as a hefty illegal immigrant bust on July 29, according to a press release from the Arizona Department of Public Safety. An Arizona Department of … Continue reading

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Odd Pueblo: Snappy or crappy?

This fun Odd Pueblo feature asks the audience to rate a trend, topic or sighting of something around town: is it snappy or crappy? The last snappy or crappy, fake and real bilingual signs, caused quite a stir. The latest … Continue reading

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Pregnant robots give birth at UMC

Two robots of pregnant women, who give birth to robot infants, recently checked in to University Medical Center. While it would make even bigger headlines if the two robots were part of an alien invasion, they are instead teaching tools … Continue reading

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Sit down, shut up and meditate

The world would be a better place if we all took time to meditate. We have a chance to try it in a group setting Tuesday afternoon (today!) with a global meditation right here in Tucson. This particular hour-long session … Continue reading

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Crossdressing at church tougher than crossdressing at Sears

A big, burly guy was recently spotted browsing Sears’ women’s lingerie department at Park Place Mall. The guy, however, wasn’t browsing bras for his girlfriend. He was seeking something for himself. My secret Park Place spy said the dude had … Continue reading

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Ryn: Best vacations often spent at home

Unless someone hands me a plane ticket to Paris tomorrow, my time off this year is going to be spent indulging in a staycation. This trendy term pops up every time the country’s economy nosedives and folks don’t have the … Continue reading

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