The UA could be facing a water shortage by the end of next year if recently proposed radon standards for Tucson water become federal law.
The Tucson City Council last Wednesday voted to close more than a third of the wells managed by Tucson Water if they exceed the proposed standards for radon contamination. The vote came in anticipation of new federal regulations on radon contamination currently under review by President Clinton's administration.
The recent death of Tyrone Johnson and injury of Matthew Foley Jr. involving pepper spray have sparked a new interest in the safety of the chemical, which is used by police to subdue suspects when all else fails.
The Tucson Police Department announced on August 17 that they would discontinue the use of sprays that contain oleoresin capsicum, the chemical that allegedly caused Johnson's death on August 8 and Foley's hospitalization on August 16, saying that they would look more deeply into the safety of the spray
Sob, the Gallagher's gone. No more midnight movies. We can no longer see a movie that was released just a few months earlier for a mere $2.50. Instead we must go to ordinary theaters like ordinary people and see movies that have premiered in the last few weeks and pay full price.
"You canāt use genius to describe that guy. A genius is somebody like Norman Eistein."
- Joe Thiesman, ESPN football commentator and former quarterback, when asked about new Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren