Category Archives: environment

10 worst predictions for 2011: New year promises Yoko Ono-McCartney album along with World War III

Grab your children and your cameras as World War III is on the way for 2011. At least that’s one of the predictions that kept popping up while researching the 10 worst things in store for the new year. Psychic … Continue reading

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Illegal alien achieves dream of staying in America: Federal prison term for kicking, throwing rocks at Border Patrol

Jaime Martinez-Garcia, of Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, was apparently not going to let anything stand in his way of achieving his goal of living in the United States. Not even deportation. And surely not U.S. Border Patrol agents, whom he reportedly … Continue reading

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Legal and illegal aliens keep on coming: Massive job loss in U.S. does not slow immigration, study says

Woe is America. In the past 10 years we’ve experienced two recessions, an overall loss of 1 million jobs – and an influx of 13.1 million legal and illegal aliens streaming across the borders. Somehow the math is not working … Continue reading

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Tucson man shot dead for being in 'wrong place at wrong time' – Killer of Julius Lat still on the loose

Julius Lat used to always say he would never make it to age 30, said his fiancée Jessica Catalan. He didn’t. He instead ended up fatally shot in the head Aug. 6 – at age 24 – with his death … Continue reading

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Elephant poop makes money in Topeka – Could Tucson follow suit with coyote and javelina waste?

Scooping up elephant dung – or any poop – may not be the most glamorous job. Unless you happen to have some kind of fetish. But it can be an endeavor that leads to piles of money if we take … Continue reading

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Pregnant girlfriend beaten, brutalized, dragged by hair – Boyfriend sentenced to 25 years

Hitting a woman is cowardly enough. But hitting a pregnant woman is one of the lowest crimes a guy can muster. A federal judge seems to agree, sentencing a man found guilty of brutalizing his pregnant girlfriend to 25 years … Continue reading

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El Tour de Tucson bicycle ride gears up for Nov. 20: Route map, safety tips, and $3.5 million brain injury lawsuit settlement – UPDATE with more info

Bicycles in the annual El Tour de Tucson will be streaming through the streets Nov. 20 – hopefully this year without any life-threatening brain injuries or a $3.5 million lawsuit. Gary Stuebe, of Surprise, was the recipient of both the … Continue reading

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