Posts Tagged ‘Tucson’

Tucson Massacre Memorial Gun Show

January 15, 2011

Tucson Massacre Memorial Gun Show

It’s been a week since six people were killed and thirteen wounded in Tucson. To commemorate this tragic event, the Arizona city is hosting a memorial gun show at the Pima County Fairgrounds (discount coupon here). The Crosshairs of the West Gun Show means fun for the whole family: M-16s, AK 47s, and funnel cakes, too.

Tucson TV station KGUN tells us the Safeway at Oracle and Ina has re-opened  As Scott Simon puts it, “Amid tragedy, Tucson shows what it’s made of.”

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Tucson

January 15, 2011

Tucson

If you read one commentary on the recent events in Arizona, make it this one:

 “The Tucson Shootings,” Gregory McNamee, Britannica Blog.

 

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Federal Judge John Roll Assassinated in Arizona

January 8, 2011

Federal Judge John Roll Assassinated in Arizona
John McCarthy Roll, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, was assassinated in Tucson today. Nominated by President George H.W. Bush at the recommendation of Senator John McCain, he joined the court in 1991.

Police have arrested 22-year-old Jared Loughner in the shooting incident, which also killed a 9-year-old girl and four other Americans. Twelve other people were wounded, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D, AZ-8). Rep. Giffords, whose Tucson office was vandalized after her healthcare reform vote, had organized today’s non-political “Congress on Your Corner” event.

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