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1989 Stories by Deborah Laake

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  • Anatomy Of A Crisis

    published May 10, 1989

    There is much to be said about the arts in Arizona, and a lot of it isn't kind. Too often, the productions and exhibitions that... More >>

  • The Mercado

    published April 19, 1989

    If the clubfooted Terry Goddard administration is to blame for bungled dreams like Patriots Square (and it is), it also deserves a... More >>

  • Let's Fight Over Central Again

    published April 19, 1989

    It's time for the next round in the fight over Central Avenue. And if the final appearance of the city's "grand boulevard" concerns you,... More >>

  • And the Livin' Ain't Easy

    published April 19, 1989

    Would-be urban dwellers should take heart: The city is finally getting serious about rental housing that would bring working... More >>

  • Lugheads Battle Snobs at ASU

    published April 5, 1989

    As the debate has raged over the latest beast on the ASU campus, the looming lavenderish hulk of the new Fine Arts Complex, it's become clear... More >>

  • A Highly Irregular Story

    published March 8, 1989

    I blame Ronald Reagan for many things, but most of all I blame him for his polyp. I remember his polyp almost as clearly as I... More >>

  • Terry and the Pirates

    published February 22, 1989

    As soon as it became clear a couple of months ago that Mayor Terry Goddard was abandoning the Municipal Center project, I phoned Ed... More >>

  • Ten Weeks to Live

    published February 15, 1989

    In the basement of the well-worn Kingman courthouse, the spectators who've arrived for the Clawson bail hearing are spilling out into... More >>

  • The Perfect Couple

    published February 15, 1989

    I called Cameron and Heidi because I cannot imagine what it feels like to be an entirely likable person. I cannot imagine that... More >>

  • Is There A Doctor In The House?

    published February 15, 1989

    The stories follow a pattern: The mother is anxious, the doctor is pooh-poohing, and the child nearly dies--or does. The career... More >>

  • Cops Put On Their Kid Gloves

    published February 8, 1989

    On the morning of the biggest anti- abortion demonstration in Phoenix history, the prayerful, placard-bearing, demon-eyed enemies of abortion... More >>

  • Mother Inferior

    published January 25, 1989

    I'm glad Rose Mofford isn't my mother. She'd probably never shut up about those years when she chauffeured me back and forth to the... More >>

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