Monthly Archives: August 2010

Delusion, escapism and the end of the world: Keys to success for Tucson author

Tucson author Graham Brown will readily admit he’s delusional. He’s also a big fan of escapism and wants to tell us all about the end of the world. We like this guy. Despite his need to fill us in on … Continue reading

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Cat hit, left to die in Tucson intersection: Does anyone care?

We are such busy, self-important people that we can’t be bothered with some seemingly trivial things – like a cat hit and left to die in a midtown intersection. Such was the fate of a calico feline the afternoon of … Continue reading

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Pack rats poised to rule the world, outlive humans, cockroaches

Some say cockroaches will outlive man and one day rule the world. Those folks may have never met the pack rat. These tenacious little beasties, who make their cozy homes all over southern Arizona, have much more going for them … Continue reading

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Tucson family drug bust: Wedoito’s Hotdogs front for marijuana, drug trafficking operation, feds say

A family business can be quite lucrative – provided you get along with your family. And also provided you pick a trade that rakes in the cash. Drug trafficking is such a trade, and the cash – as well as … Continue reading

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Bedbugs in Empire State Bldg, crocodile in English Channel and more – Rynski radio – UPDATE with playlist and download

New York City tourists get a bedbug treat while vacationers along the English Channel are treated to a 12-foot crocodile. But that’s nothing compared to the workers in Germany who were kicked out of a third-floor apartment by a goat. … Continue reading

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Jaywalkers beware: Police crackdown on bicyclist, pedestrian violations to end of Sept.

The next time you feel like darting willy-nilly across the middle of the street on foot or on your bicycle, think again. Not only does such an action put you in danger of being mowed down by a street sweeper … Continue reading

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Kidnapped in Mexico: Pima sheriff detectives suspect woman snatched in Nogales in drug-related kidnap

We forgot to mention one more potential danger while hanging out in Mexico, one that a 30-year-old woman is suspected to be experiencing firsthand: Kidnapping. Lizeth Sillas, 30, was reported missing by her parents on Aug. 23, and so far … Continue reading

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