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Awards

  • 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"

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

    "About Face"

2005 Stories by Robert Nelson

Archives: 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000
  • Fast Times at Westwind junior high

    published December 15, 2005

    It may have looked like a group project to some of the kids in eighth-grade science class. But the chemical compound one 13-year-old girl was... More >>

  • Life Teen Founder Busted

    published December 1, 2005

    Monsignor Dale Fushek, once second-in-command of the Phoenix Diocese and founder of the nation's top church-based program for Catholic teenagers,... More >>

  • Ice, Ice, Baby

    published November 24, 2005

    Maggie Voss cried as her 7-year-old son, Ryan, received a Student of the Month award from his school's principal recently. The weeping was a... More >>

  • The New Boss

    published November 3, 2005

    You would have thought cops were raiding the stronghold of Pablo Escobar. Early on a warm August morning, 38 Phoenix cops, many in black... More >>

  • Mold Attacks!

    published October 13, 2005

    Jeff Corn didn't have a doctor before 1988. Never needed one. He may have been the healthiest health nut in Gilbert. The former collegiate... More >>

  • Hardball

    published August 25, 2005

    I am standing on an earthen berm beyond the right-field fence during the second game of the Arizona Little League Majors State Tournament. If... More >>

  • Altar Ego

    published July 7, 2005

    It is 1988 in McAllen, Texas. Irene Garza's portrait hangs in the living room of her aunt's home. The fair-skinned girl is hauntingly beautiful.... More >>

  • About Face

    published April 21, 2005

    Spring is coming, and buds now speckle the granite gray woods of southeastern Pennsylvania with forest green. The sun is shining, the melting snow... More >>

  • Cross to Bare

    published February 24, 2005

    Monsignor Dale Fushek had long been the rock star of the Catholic Church in the United States. He founded America's largest program for... More >>

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