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September 13, 2005

Vehicle driven by student hits pedestrian


A UA student hit a man who was walking in a crosswalk yesterday evening at the intersection of East Speedway Boulevard and North Mountain Avenue.

Abdallah Nelson, 19, was traveling south on Mountain Avenue and turning left headed eastbound on Speedway Boulevard when she struck Timothy Hart, 26, while he was walking in the crosswalk at about 5:45 p.m., said Officer Dallas Wilson, a Tucson Police Department spokesman.

Hart sustained non life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital, Wilson said. [Read article]

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No pushovers on O-line


Teamwork leads to solid start for Cats' front line

The strength of the Arizona football team's offensive line was definitely a question mark before the year began.

According to senior Kili Lefotu, those questions lit a fire under the unit Arizona head coach Mike Stoops has called the "most improved" of the team's offense.

"We kind of took it personal - everyone asking around town, 'How's the O-line going to be?'" Lefotu said. "We just felt that was a personal shot at the line and (at offensive line) coach (Eric) Wolford." [Read article]

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Subsidizing anti-Americanism


With all this talk of winning the war on terror, halting the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and rooting out Muslim fundamentalists hell-bent on annihilating anything American, one has to wonder why we continue spending $16.4 billion annually on agricultural subsidies for unprofitable domestic farmers, no?

Here's the connection:

Quite a few developing countries rely solely on one all-important economic sector to fuel any kind of sustainable growth: agriculture. Farming was the first and will remain humanity's foremost economic activity. A majority of people worldwide still base their daily survival upon what they can grow and subsequently can sell. [Read article]

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Latest Issue: September 8, 2005


"Breakin'" is the title of the laughable '80s film about the burgeoning dance craze known as break dancing. (Its ever so sweet tagline: "For the break of your life! Push it to pop it! Rock it to lock it! Break it to make it!") " [Read article]
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Latest Issue: September 13, 2005


The sun rose above the Rincon Mountains Sunday morning as the members of the Arizona Wildcat Off-Road club revved up for their annual trek to Chivo Falls.

The 60 club members and guests piled into 24 four-wheel-drive vehicles, ranging from stock pick-up trucks to jeeps.

These trucks are a source of passion for the men and women who make up the core of the group. Their vehicles all began as stock without modifications, but enthusiasts soon begin adding adjustments. [Read article]



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