“He volunteered to go on that mission that day to take the place of a comrade who was sick. I just learned that.”
retired USAF master sergeant, on son Timothy Bowles, an Air Force sergeant (and Tucson High Magnet School grad) killed in Afghanistan
“Right under our noses, criminal activity is going on. We’ve been missing the target for a long time.”
U.S. Rep. RAÚL GRIJALVA,
a southern Arizona Democrat, on increased efforts to fight Mexican drug cartel activity in the U.S.
“It saddens me to no end to know that my precious little boy and my sweet little girl were treated so cruel.”
on the deaths of 3-year-old Ariana and 4-year-old Tyler, murdered by their father (Hallum’s ex-spouse), Christopher Payne
“The science center goes to the back burner.”
Rio Nuevo director, saying work on downtown museums will be delayed
“It is alarming.”
Gov. JAN BREWER (below),
on the need for Arizona to borrow money to pay bills for the first time since the Great Depression
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People expected at the Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair this weekend.