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    KEATING'S BEAN COUNTERS FACE A DAY OF RECKONING

    Now that the biggest fish in the S&L pond, Charles Keating, is sitting behind bars, a little-noticed state agency thinks it's time to go after the minnows, too. While Keating's attorneys file appeals aimed at getting the former millionaire devel...

    by Darrin Hostetler on October 10, 1990
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    DARK - TEACHINGS FROM GRANDMA CENSOR

    "I am not a racist," Nancy Burnett pleads over the phone. She doesn't see what the big deal is or why other Cottonwood residents are up in arms over her statements. But Nancy Burnett is getting used to being at the center of the fire storm i...

    by J. W. Casserly on October 10, 1990
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    THE LOST BOYJIMMY MILLER NEVER HAD MUCH, UNTIL HE MET THE SKINHEADS

    Except for the pimple-faced neo-Nazis putting together Molotov cocktails, the alley was empty. It was too dark that February evening in east Phoenix to see the shaved head of the youngest, an awkward sixteen-year-old with freckles and tattoos. ...

    by Terry Greene on October 10, 1990
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    A HOUSE DIVIDED

    I recently came across the results of a government study which concluded, after years of exhaustive research, that husbands do less housework and family cooking than wives. Obviously, this project was conducted by the kind of freeloading, fed-funded ...

    by Michael Burkett on October 10, 1990
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    THE PRICE OF THE JOBTHREE WOMEN CHARGE THEIR BOSS DEMANDED SEX

    A key architect of the Victims' Rights Initiative has been accused of sexually abusing at least three female employees. Allen Heinze, who resigned unexpectedly Friday as executive director of the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys' Advisory...

    by Kathleen Stanton on October 10, 1990
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    IT'S GROWING

    In the past two years, Arizona's contingency of young neo-Nazis has doubled from 100 to about 200. This is according to the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, a group that monitors extremist hate groups in the United States. The ADL esti...

    by Terry Greene on October 10, 1990
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    CHARLIE KEATING'S JAILHOUSE BLUES

    The punishment of Charles Keating has begun. Even before a jury has been chosen, a California judge, eager to increase his voter-approval rating, sets a bond so incredibly high that it be comes nothing less than an indefinite jail sentence. This...

    by Tom Fitzpatrick on October 10, 1990
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    The Selling of John McCain's Soul

    A writer of fiction most certainly would enjoy a rare literary feast in sitting down to write a novel based on the rise and fall of Senator John McCain. McCain's life story has all the elements required for the creation of a complex, even memorab...

    by Tom Fitzpatrick on October 10, 1990
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    ON LADIES IN THE LOCKER ROOMS

    I changed planes in Boston last weekend on the way home from my vacation in Ireland. While waiting to catch the plane for Phoenix, I bought both the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald. I n reading through the two papers, I was astonished at the ...

    by Tom Fitzpatrick on October 10, 1990
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    THE PLEASANT VALLEY WAR: PART IITHEY'RE SERIOUS ABOUT THEIR BATTLES UP IN THESE PARTS

    Things have been pretty pleasant in Pleasant Valley in the last hundred years or so, since its name was branded on frontier legend. But folks up here by the Mogollon Rim think it might be time to set the battle lines again. Flashback t...

    by Ann Walton Sieber on October 3, 1990
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    GEORGIA STATON

    In this atmosphere of tense campaigning, where Georgia Staton, the Democratic candidate for attorney general, has been publicly scorned as a "junkyard dog" by a prominent attorney and has been deserted right and left by members of her own party, it i...

    by Deborah Laake on October 3, 1990
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    Dick Mahoney

    At Dick Mahoney's rambling, Spanish-style house in Encanto, there are some very noticeable things: a slightly disreputable gazebo in the backyard, a swimming pool filled with silt, and a pervasive air of altogether cheerful neglect. All his books are...

    by Deborah Laake on October 3, 1990
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    OPPOSITES DETRACT

    In the Superman comic books of my youth, the Man of Steel often hung out in the far reaches of the universe on a cube-shaped planet called Bizarro World, where all the rules of nature, logic and common sense were reversed. Green traffic light...

    by Michael Burkett on October 3, 1990
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    TERRY GODDARD

    Into the lobby of Terry Goddard's downtown campaign headquarters, someone has just lugged a canvas banner that is painted in new campaign colors. At the moment, Goddard is sequestered upstairs with television reporters and he cannot witness t...

    by Deborah Laake on October 3, 1990
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    A GROOVY KIND OF POLITICIAN - BUT, LIKE, GUESS WHAT? THESE SIXTIES KIDS--FIFE, TERRY, GEORGIA, DICK, AND GRANT--ARE SUSPICIOUSLY LIKE THEIR PARENTS.

    Before September 11, there were seven of them. Seven candidates standing for major office who, at age 45 or younger, were a collective statement about the turnover in Arizona's political power. There probably never had been so many you...

    by Deborah Laake on October 3, 1990
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    GRANT WOODS

    On the wall of Grant Woods' office is a photograph, taken of him when he was at Occidental College, together with an old black man named Preacher. Woods attended the small liberal arts school in Los Angeles beginning in '72, so he missed the ...

    by Deborah Laake on October 3, 1990
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    FIFE SYMINGTON

    There is a very peculiar thing about Fife Symington's education at Harvard, and it is that he felt persecuted there. He is not a conspiracy theorist in other ways, not the sort of arch-conservative Republican who is likely to try to hi...

    by Deborah Laake on October 3, 1990
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    CRIME PAYS - THE STATE AWARDS BENEFITS TO AN IMPRISONED RAPIST BECAUSE HE CAN'T WORK. IRONIC? IN THIS CASE, IT'S EVIL.

    In his world, Eusebio Vielma is a rich man. Arizona's State Compensation Fund cuts Vielma a check every month for $883.38. Of that amount, half automatically goes to pay child support for two of his youngest children. Another chunk--pro...

    by Paul Rubin on September 26, 1990
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    HOT DOG! A SCANDAL!

    It sure is sizzling over at the state liquor department. In addition to the usual stuff of keeping an eye on taverns, investigators have had to contend with the allegations of crack sales at Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley's famous Club 902. ...

    by Terry Greene on September 26, 1990
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    TOWN WITHOUT PITY - AFTER EIGHT WOMEN WERE ATTACKED IN THEIR HOMES, THEY FOUND THEMSELVES SHUNNED BY THEIR NEIGHBORS AND IGNORED BY THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

    Rex Ann Bills was washing her dishes one night last November when Dale Crosby barged into her unlocked trailer. Bills had been living in the northeast Arizona community of Eagar since the summer of 1987. The Michigan native liked its m...

    by Paul Rubin on September 26, 1990
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