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Tucson Weekly

Tucson Weekly
  1. A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What It’s Really Like to Guard Migrant Children

    ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.…
  2. Cool off in your local pool
    With 100-plus-degree weather in full effect, it's important to know where your nearest community pool is. There are many options scattered throughout Tucson and the cost is free to kids under 18.…
  3. Kirkpatrick: Time To Impeach Trump

    Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, a Democrat who represents Southern Arizona's CD2, came out today in support of an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

    Kirkpatrick had shied away from the "I" word until now (except during a campaign appearance in which she told someone that she would support impeachment) but explained that the Trump administration's stonewalling of various investigations by the Democrat-held House of Representatives had persuaded her that impeachment was the way to go.

    From Kirkpatrick's comments on the House floor:

    After meeting with countless Southern Arizonans, reading the Special Council’s report, and seeing the President and his administration defy Congressional subpoenas, I have concluded that the United States House of Representatives must open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.…
  4. XOXO: Where to Rock, Tuesday, July 16
    It's a testament to the power of social media.…
  5. Claytoon of the Day: Go Back Where You Came From
  6. Laughing Stock: Rainbows, Unicorn Farts and Fairy Dust
    Tucson Pride delivers the second annual edition of Levine Productions’ Rainbows, Unicorn Farts and Fairy Dust Comedy show from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 20 at La Quinta Inn & Suites Tucson Reid Park, 102 N. Alvernon Way. Tickets are $15 via Eventbrite and $20 at the door, cash only.…
  7. Know Your Product - Arm's Reach
    Branded as Arizona Hardcore, Arm's Reach is an apt name for this intense five-piece. Out of Phoenix, their music indeed sounds close enough to grab you.…
  8. A Title IX Pep Assembly
    It was a typical Friday pep assembly sometime in the late 1970s, early 1980s at Clackamas High School outside of Portland, Oregon, where I taught English.

    Students and staff filled the bleachers in the gym on either side of the basketball court. We knew pretty much what to expect.…
  9. All Bets Are On, Voume 26: On the Women's World Cup, Megan Rapinoe and the Home Run Derby
    Co-hosts Christopher Boan and Tyler Vondrak are back after a week off to break down the Women's World Cup, Megan Rapinoe's speech at their victory celebration, the Home Run Derby and the latest NBA Free Agency drama.…
  10. Keeping Pets Cool When the Weather Gets Hot
    As we enter weeks on end of 100+ degree weather, it's important to consider our pets' comfort too. There are a few rules to follow to make sure your dog or cat enjoys the summer too, shared by the ASPCA.

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  11. Laughing Stock: Pride and Predicates
    Tony Tripoli: We’re way more the same than we are different.

    “It’s odd that my balls look like it snowed a little, but hey, how many more years will I be able to see that far, anyway?” The gorgeous Tony Tripoli turns 50 this December and he’s got things in perspective. He complains that the young ones won’t leave him alone, but he isn’t too proud to offer them a ride home.

    Tripoli brings his nonstop one-liners and bad boy charm to The O on Saturday, July 13 at 8 p.m.…
  12. City Week
    Fun events to fill your week. MegaMania.…
  13. Pedaler’s Delight
    A 45-acre development for cyclists in Saguaro National Park East received the green light from the Pima County Board of Supervisors last Tuesday morning. A 45-acre development for cyclists in Saguaro National Park East received the green light from the Pima County Board of Supervisors last Tuesday morning. The Bike Ranch development, which is the brainchild of Tucson-based developers Kelley Matthews and her husband, Peter Lasher, was approved by a 3-2 margin.…
  14. Police Dispatch
    A woman’s neighbor subjected her to a kind of reverse-peeping-Tom situation, sneaking around her house and trying to make her look at him through her windows. Oro Valley June 18, 10:30 p.m.…
  15. It’s the End of the World As We Know It
    An excerpt from Tucson author Kimi Eisle’s new post-apocalyptic novel The Lightest Object in the Universe At the end of a long and narrow street not far from the sea, right around the time of the spring equinox, the sun rose as a sliver between two skyscrapers.…
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