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Be it resolved in 2024: Read the darn news!
The New Year is about to begin and I've got a great idea for a resolution for 2024. Read the d--- paper! (And by "paper" I of course mean your local independent nonprofit news outlet: the Tucson Sentinel.)

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Charges dropped vs. Arizona reporter arrested at Raytheon protest
An Arizona journalist who was arrested while covering an anti-Gaza war protest in Tucson last month had the charges against her dismissed Thursday, as the Pima County Attorney's Office exercised "prosecutorial discretion" in the case.

Hundreds of migrants wait in Az desert after crossing U.S.-Mexico border
Huddled in the shadow of the border wall, hundreds of migrants waited for processing in a remote stretch of desert along the southern edge of the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Pima sheriffs deputies arrest reporter covering protest against Raytheon
A news reporter was arrested Thursday in Tucson by the Pima County Sheriff's Department while covering a pro-Palestinian protest against military contractor Raytheon. Alisa Reznick of KJZZ was handcuffed and taken away by deputies, despite identifying herself as a journalist.

Sharon Bronson, suffering from broken ribs, resigns from Pima County Board of Supervisors after 27 years
Updated: Sharon Bronson, in office for nearly three decades, is resigning as a member of the Pima County Board of Supervisors. The 77-year-old Democrat broke three ribs in a fall about a week ago.

Wadsack's ballot pics give her a 'glass houses problem'
Sen. Justine Wadsack appears to have illegally tweeted a photo of a ballot that isn't hers after sponsoring 18 bills focused on "elections integrity" and the "sanctity of the ballot." After setting herself up like that, she's hurling granite at glass.

Sen. Justine Wadsack posted a completed Tucson ballot online, but it wasn't hers
Tucson-area Republican state Sen. Justine Wadsack tweeted a photo of what she claims is her filled-out ballot this week. But the pictured ballot includes a proposition she's not eligible to vote on, and is for a different precinct. Pima County officials confirmed that she was sent the correct ballot.

Sandhill cranes back in Arizona: Spot them on Game & Fish livestream
The long-legged, red-beaked sandhill cranes have returned to the marshes of Southeast Arizona for their yearly migration, and viewers can spot the birds via a livestream camera from the Arizona Game and Fish Department.

Conover to run for re-election as Pima County attorney
Laura Conover, in her first term as the top prosecutor and chief lawyer for Pima County, is seeking to hold onto her office. She announced her re-election bid Wednesday, months after she made her intentions clear during an April interview.

Juan and done: Ciscomani must go after defying his oath by voting for Jim Jordan
It's time to stop differentiating between insurrectionists and the moderates who love and enable them. Never forget that U.S. Rep. Juan Ciscomani voted, twice, to elevate an enemy of the Constitution as speaker of the House.

@CriticalCupcake David Lee Roth or Eddie Van Halen? ; )

"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him."

UA's Manuel Muñoz wins MacArthur 'genius grant' for fiction writing
A University of Arizona professor of English has been tapped for the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship program — known as a "genius grant." Manuel Muñoz was recognized for his fiction that depicts "with empathy and nuance the Mexican American communities of California’s Central Valley."

Tucson broadcast legend John C. Scott dead at 80
Local radio legend John C. Scott died on Friday. He was 80. He spent more than three decades as the host of the John C. Scott Show, which bounced from AM station to AM station and sometimes stretched as long as four hours a day, five days a week.

@Meyerweb Can we add some of your recollections to our story on Molly? Gracias!

A groundbreaker, a force of nature, a pioneer, a friend. We could make each other laugh and cry and laugh until we cried. Once we randomly met Little Richard in a hotel lobby. She shaped more of today’s web than you can imagine, unless you were there. There were none like her, and never will be again. Godspeed, Mols.


A tip of the mouse and a tipple of Scotch — pour one out for the Fairy Godmother of the Web. RIP, Molly E. Holzschlag. You literally set the standard.

Tucson's Molly Holzschlag, known as 'the fairy godmother of the web,' dead at 60
Molly Holzschlag, whose pioneering work in online design standards led to her being dubbed "the fairy godmother of the web," has died at age 60.

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