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Awards

  • 2006 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published April 21, 2005

    "About Face"

  • 2006 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published July 7, 2005

    "Altar Ego"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published February 24, 2005

    "Cross to Bare"

  • 2006 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published October 13, 2005

    "Mold Attacks!"

  • 2006 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published August 25, 2005

    "Hardball"

2004 Stories by Robert Nelson

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  • Do or Die

    published December 23, 2004

    Francisco Valencia's home in San Isidro, Sonora, would be heaven if it wasn't in Mexico. He lives under a grove of pomegranate trees on a farm... More >>

  • Alien Nation

    published November 4, 2004

    Let's just say Proposition 200 supporters got their wish: all 300,000 or so illegal immigrants left the Valley. Hallelujah! Prop 200... More >>

  • The Real Deihl

    published September 16, 2004

    Nine days after September 11, 2001, a guy named Joe Deihl from Paradise Valley started a company called Regency Medical Research, Ltd. Within... More >>

  • My Right Foot

    published July 29, 2004

    Gordon McGuire reaches into the back of his mother's fridge and pulls out the front part of his right foot. After eight months in formaldehyde,... More >>

  • Fields of Dreams

    published May 13, 2004

    The argument is simple enough: Metro Phoenix is the world's new baseball mecca. If you love baseball, this is the best place on Earth to... More >>

  • Safety Meltdown

    published March 18, 2004

    Dave Misbeek and Silvario Garcia are, by their own admission, anal-retentive guys. They thrive on detailed perfection. They know every letter of... More >>

  • False Positive

    published February 19, 2004

    Jim Cozzolino wasn't afraid of serving jail time. He was just afraid of where he'd be serving that jail time. Two months ago, Cozzolino was... More >>

  • Gun Shy

    published February 12, 2004

    In 2002, the department had only 140 Tasers in use. Now it has 1,556. You may remember the startling headlines from early last year: In 2002,... More >>

  • Covering Tracks

    published February 5, 2004

    As Governor Janet Napolitano and Department of Corrections officials portrayed it, the end of the 15-day standoff at the Arizona State Prison... More >>

  • Blow My Mine

    published January 29, 2004

    President Bush was just in town, which meant a city of three million got its bowels put in a security vise so the incumbent could look interested... More >>

  • Big Bad Developer

    published January 22, 2004

    MARANA -- George Johnson watches stonefaced as two Black Hawk helicopters rise from the tarmac and tilt toward Ragged Top Mountain, the heart of... More >>

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