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September 2, 2005

Man dead after police chase


Murder suspect killed near UA

A murder suspect died yesterday evening after he led police on a high-speed chase near campus, officers said.

The Tucson Police Department was conducting surveillance on the man's house near North Stone Avenue and North Sixth Avenue when the unnamed man drove off in his white sport-utility vehicle, said TPD Lt. Vicki Reza.

The suspect then led police on a high-speed chase until he crashed his SUV into a pole on Mountain Avenue north of East Lee Street, Reza said. [Read article]

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· Flandrau closing planetarium, science exhibits
· Science Center plans include 360-foot-high bridge
· Sahara offers students an oasis in the desert
· Recent break-in attempt heightens security fears
· Word Up
· Fast Facts

Bear Down Blitz: New faces, familiar style highlight Utah offensive attack


Whether Utah can replicate its 46.3 points-per-game average from last season remains to be seen heading into tonight's season opener, but the Utes' offense will keep some of its flavor.

Arizona head coach Mike Stoops said he expects Utah defensive coordinator-turned-head coach Kyle Whittingham and former Oregon offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig to employ the spread option offense.

The Utes used that a season ago to produce more points per game than just about every squad in Division I-A. [Read article]

· Bear Down Blitz: Football eyes red zone in revenge game with Utes
· Depth gives volleyball hope for 2005 season
· Soccer focuses, reloads to take on Cal Poly Sunday
· Commentary: UA football: a team you don't want to play
· Cross country teams open season tomorrow

Opinions: Poker on campus: a royal flush


Up until about a year ago, if anyone had asked me what "flop" or "river" meant, I would have answered with straightforward definitions of the words and possibly with examples (see "From Justin to Kelly," and a dry, sandy wash, respectively).

Then I was reluctantly inducted into the world of Texas hold 'em poker by a determined roommate. Turns out I liked it, and I'm not the only one. However, poker has always been more than chips and cards, and the dangers of addiction are something to be aware of. [Read article]

· Free Cuba - and my cigars
· Guest Commentary: The real facts about assault
· Editorial: Pass/fail: See if these ideas made the grade
· Mailbag

Latest Issue: September 1, 2005


As a rule of thumb, when government officials get involved with nightclubs it's usually for all the wrong reasons. This was not the case when progressive Gov. Janet Napolitano and Mayor Bob Walkup set their sights, in a good way, on Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St., for its upcoming 20th anniversary. The two politicians have both deemed the entire Labor Day weekend - throughout the Grand Canyon State - "Club Congress Weekend." [Read article]
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'Aristocrats' offensive fun
Tucson music scene can be seen this weekend
Ladies take stage for lesbian shorts
You Always Remember Your First Time
Nonfiction reveals interior of The Trump's jet, celebrity quirks
Holopaw fights the good fight

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