Thursday, January 20, 2005

Headlines Thursday

Brawls at King event an issue The wildly popular Martin Luther King Jr. festival, marred over the years by brawling, may be re-designed to emphasize more educational and cultural events. And other leaders and event organizers said they would look to re-organize the event and emphasize King's message, but indicated the rap music that some blame for heightening tensions would be kept. Bullying victim boosts bill University of Arizona psychology Professor Robert Bechtel was bullied and taunted in school from age 4 until he became a student at Pennsylvania's Swarthmore College in 1955. Trump wants 18 stories for hotel Phoenix city planners are considering raising building height restrictions along the Camelback Corridor, where Donald Trump is interested in building an 18-story luxury condominium hotel project. 2 boys shot, 1 killed and 1 critical A 13-year-old boy was killed and a 6-year-old critically injured Wednesday in two separate shootings apparently caused by youths playing with guns, police said. video Young boy accidently shot by older brother Alma School bridge over Salt reopened MESA - Uncharacteristic winter rains in December are still making an impact on traffic and road conditions in January in the East Valley. Deputies seek suspect in robberies Maricopa County sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help tracking down a man who they believe organized seven armed robberies in the West Valley. Quarantine sidelines Tucson greyhounds The Arizona Department of Racing this week ordered all greyhounds at Tucson Greyhound Park quarantined after an outbreak of kennel cough affected about 65 to 70 dogs. School repairs underfunded in budget PHOENIX -- Gov. Janet Napolitano is defending her decision not to provide cash to help school districts keep their buildings in good repair and fix major problems. Ariz. soldier killed by roadside bomb in Iraq PHOENIX (AP) -- A soldier from Arizona who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom has died. Phoenix and ASU must meet strict schedule for downtown campus PHOENIX (AP) -- As they work to create a downtown campus, Phoenix and Arizona State University officials must meet a strict schedule and plan. Prosecutor alleges Tucson hospital hid evidence of alleged rapes TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Hospital officials' failure to report sexual assault allegations against an employee allowed the man to carry out two more attacks against patients, a prosecutor said.

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