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Wretched Recall Wretched Recall All Those Stupid Moments We'd Probably Rather Forget. December 28, 2000
Smugglers' Paradise Smugglers' Paradise Perhaps Janet Napolitano should visit the Peck Canyon Corridor outside of Nogales—with an armed escort November 25, 2010
The Chiricahua Corridor The Chiricahua Corridor Drug-trafficking and crime victimize residents and destroy the environment along the Southern Arizona-New Mexico border September 11, 2008
They Call Him Dr. Germ They Call Him Dr. Germ As UA microbiologist Charles Gerba cheerily explains, billions of nasty microbes await you every day October 09, 2008
Gold Medal Lockdown Gold Medal Lockdown Former swimming superstar Rick DeMont has triumphed over an ordeal that could've crushed him November 20, 2008
Bailout Nation Bailout Nation Our review of 2008: A year of rapid collapse January 01, 2009

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  • A Box Full of Trouble  2

    An excerpt from Leo W. Banks’ new novel, Double Wide
      I got home at dusk and saw the shoe box on the steps of my Airstream. It wasn't there when I left. The hackles went up on my neck.
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  • A Book That Will Make You Believe in Murder Again

      Brash Books just published my first novel, Double Wide. I wrote the first version of it in the 1980s. What are we looking at here—more than three decades? Sounds about right.
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  • 2016: What a Bust!

      2016 is nearly over and you'll find plenty of lists of the so-called Top Stories of the Year. We, on the other hand, have spent the year reading the newspapers, browsing the online sites and watching the TV news to collect what can only be described as the Bottom Stories of the Year.
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  • Trumped!  7

    Trigger warning: This look back at 2015 is sure to be offensive to someone
      Once again, we've read the rags, watched the boob tube and surfed the wild world-wide web to gather some of the most ridiculous stories of the year.
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