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2000 Stories by Laura Laughlin

Archives: 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999
  • Pot of Gold

    published December 28, 2000

    Clinton Pattea, president of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, tells with reverence the legendary story of Wassaja, the greatest of the... More >>

  • Snake Killer

    published November 16, 2000

    It was a long week for Kim Zilisch. The Motorola accountant had spent three grueling days taking tests at the Phoenix Civic Plaza for her CPA... More >>

  • Turning Tale

    published October 19, 2000

    Yesenia Patino sits primly on the edge of her chair in a Mexican prison. Serving a 35-year sentence for murder, she looks good. Dressed in a... More >>

  • Staying Power

    published September 28, 2000

    Vic Kramer, who turned 79 this week, sits in the living room of his home and recalls his earliest memory. He was being held in someone's arms, he... More >>

  • Lawsuit on Board

    published September 28, 2000

    When Michelle Bailey got pregnant two years ago, she was thrilled. Newly married, making good money at a company that had named her "Employee of... More >>

  • Parting Shot

    published August 24, 2000

    When U.S. military officials recently admitted the mandatory anthrax immunization program was in trouble and could be shut down due to supply... More >>

  • Immaculate Heartbreak

    published July 27, 2000

    The Reverend Saúl Madrid was agitated.Two weeks had passed since a fire charred the interior of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in... More >>

  • What's a Mother to Do?

    published June 15, 2000

    When Sophia Lopez-Espindola started Mothers Against Gangs... More >>

  • Swarming Trend

    published May 25, 2000

    The state has given up on trying to save residents from Africanized killer bees that have swarmed into the state by the millions in recent... More >>

  • Fallen Idol

    published May 18, 2000

    Gilbert Jones should have been among the hundreds of Indians marching to the Fort McDowell Casino last week.The five-mile walk and Sovereignty Day... More >>

  • Jim Kaufman's Bottom Line

    published May 4, 2000

    Jim Kaufman, a developer who has played a key role in the revitalization of downtown Phoenix, has been credited with saving many cherished... More >>

  • Murder, She Wrote

    published March 30, 2000

    The day Laura Bernstein was stabbed, kicked and left to die on a Mill Avenue sidewalk, the Tempe Daily News ran a front-page photo... More >>

  • Shot in the Arm

    published March 16, 2000

    Opponents of a controversial Pentagon program that is forcing all members of the military to be inoculated against anthrax have a new unlikely... More >>

  • Traffic Thicket

    published March 9, 2000

    Next time you're sitting in traffic, look up. Opponents of a proposed Phoenix mass transit system would like you to picture their own... More >>

  • Pet Peeve

    published February 10, 2000

    George the dachshund stands just inches tall and weighs 11 pounds. Given up for adoption by a family that rejected him, the 2-year-old dog has... More >>

  • Shot to Hell

    published January 27, 2000

    More than halfway through what he hoped would be a long career in the military, an Arizona Air National Guard member we'll call Joe is struggling... More >>

  • Hog-Wash vs. Harkins

    published January 20, 2000

    More than two years after hauling away construction debris from the site of the new Harkins 11 Luxury Theatres in Flagstaff, Barb and Tom... More >>

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