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    THE DAZE OF THE LOCUSTS

    Young is an idyllic little village perched in the central Arizona highlands just below the Mogollon Rim. It's almost too idyllic--just the quiet, cozy sort of place Alfred Hitchcock might have used to make a scary movie about, say, grasshoppers drivi...

    by Terry Greene on July 11, 1990
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    STATE PLAYS HOLE CARD IN TEMPE BRIDGE GAME

    To local historians and preservationists, it's a valuable piece of Tempe's past making a last stand. To city officials, it's a hulking mass of decaying concrete, the cork blocking the city's plans to pour $440 million worth of sparkling developmen...

    by Darrin Hostetler on July 11, 1990
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    THE POLICY ON PRIESTS AND SEXUAL ABUSE

    "It is the policy of the Diocese that the abuse of a minor, including sexual abuse, by persons employed by or volunteering services to the Diocese is contrary to Christian principles and is not tolerated. All personnel must comply with applicable ...

    on July 11, 1990
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    THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED - THIS SUNNYSLOPE HIGH STUDENT WAS HEADED TOWARD THE GRAND OLE OPRY. THEN HE STEPPED INTO PHOENIX'S MOST DANGEROUS CROSSWALK.

    Coby Perkins is talking about the days when he could play his bluegrass banjo like a champ. "I loved to play," the nineteen-year-old says in a sluggish monotone. "I was fast. I was good. I played `Foggy Mountain Breakdown' and `Cripple...

    by Paul Rubin on July 11, 1990
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    Send in the Clowns

    The best thing about Prescott's 102nd annual Frontier Days parade last Saturday was the cowboy groups like the Bill Williams Mountainmen and the Wild Bunch from Prescott. In the worst category, it was a tossup. First, there were the Shri...

    by Tom Fitzpatrick on July 11, 1990
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    THE MECHAM MENACE

    Now it comes down to courage. This is no time for the summer soldier or the sunshine patriot, as Thomas Paine once wrote. It's all on the line, now that a suit has been filed to throw former Governor Evan Mecham off the primary ballot...

    by Tom Fitzpatrick on July 11, 1990
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    CHECKMATE?PACIFICORP'S BOLD AD CAMPAIGN HAS LEFT PINWEST LOOKING LIKE A DORK

    Dennis Steinberg left the Pinnacle West Corporation annual meeting a happy man. He knew his campaign was working--the ads, the guest appearances and private meetings, all executed with the precision of a chess game in the weeks leading...

    by Kathleen Stanton on July 4, 1990
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    A FITTING TRIBUTE TO TURLEY

    Keith Turley, ex-magnate, is about to receive a tribute befitting his accomplishments, courtesy of Dennis Melgreen. Everybody knows Turley; he's the guy who led Arizona's biggest utility, Arizona Public Service Company, to the brink of bank...

    by Kathleen Stanton on July 4, 1990
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    POURING THE SALT ON THE WOUND - THE TUBER'S BROKEN ANKLE WOULD HAVE HEALED, BUT A DEADLY RIVER VIRUS ATTACKED

    Ed Whitehurst still can't believe it, even when he looks down and sees only bandages marking the spot where his left leg used to be. "Sometimes it seems like a dream," says the 33-year-old waiter. "I take a day off to go tubing down th...

    by Darrin Hostetler on July 4, 1990
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    RETURN OF THE NATIVES

    "Think Indian" and "I'm Indian and Proud of It" shout the bumper stickers on the back of a shocking-pink Ford station wagon. A large animal-hide drum protrudes from the back of the car. As we suspect, two Native Americans sporting long braids...

    by Heather S. Lineberry on July 4, 1990
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    HE STOOPS TO CONQUER - TOSSING TENNIS BALLS AND CATCHING BUZZES--IT'S ALL IN A DAY'S WORK FOR AN ITINERANT STREET JUGGLER

    Porkey has a pretty good explanation for why he drops the tennis balls so much while he is juggling. It does not take very many minutes of watching Porkey to establish the fact that the tennis balls do indeed fall to the ground with some regu...

    by Anna Dooling on July 4, 1990
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    THE MAGNATE MEETS HIS MAKER

    I could hear the organ playing from the other side of Seventh Avenue. Kemper Marley's funeral would start in less than half an hour. Already, the cavernous Church of the Beatitudes on the corner of West Glendale Avenue was nearly packed. ...

    by Tom Fitzpatrick on July 4, 1990
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    HIS HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN SPORTSWRITERS

    Jerome Holtzman of the Chicago Tribune covered his first Arizona spring training season 35 years ago. He has been covering baseball ever since. He has been voted into baseball's Hall of Fame and will be installed this summer. It is the...

    by Tom Fitzpatrick on July 4, 1990
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    TERRY THE FREELOADER

    Terry Goddard is getting a free ride in his campaign for governor. First of all, he is running virtually unopposed, so there is no one to question anything about his campaign. Second, he is the only fully subsidized candidate in the gove...

    by Tom Fitzpatrick on July 4, 1990
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    HAUNTED BY A LANDFILL

    The City of Phoenix knew it was buying a lemon when it condemned the Estes Landfill to make room for flood-control improvements along the Salt River in the early 1980s. The landfill, located on the riverbank east of Sky Harbor Airport, had been on...

    by Kathleen Stanton on June 27, 1990
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    CHINESE FU SERVED HERETHE BRUCE LEE OF TAIWAN STILL WOKS TALL--AT A TEMPE EATERY

    Using a long-handled ladle, the chef flicks oil, seasonings, vegetables and meat into the metal pan. Flames leap up around the wok's sides and lick the stove's exhaust hood. Seconds later, an order of Kung Pao Chicken is steaming toward the d...

    by Dave Walker on June 27, 1990
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    OFF THE AIR - YOU'RE ELDERLY, POOR AND LIVING DOWNTOWN. AND YOU WANT CABLE TV? GOOD LUCK.

    Mabel Wambach is not exactly screaming for her MTV. At 83 years of age, Wambach really doesn't scream anymore, and her closest experience to music videos is watching the bubbles every Saturday night on Lawrence Welk. Aside from Welk, ...

    by J. W. Casserly on June 27, 1990
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    STRIKING OUT ON A STADIUM

    "Phoenix is a nice place to visit in winter," Jerome Holtzman was saying, "but don't expect to get a major league baseball team down there anytime soon." Holtzman of the Chicago Tribune is the acknowledged dean of the country's baseball ...

    by Tom Fitzpatrick on June 27, 1990
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    THE WISEGUY

    The last I heard about Harry Garbus was that he was serving his second term in federal prison and had tried to escape. And then, the other day, I picked up the phone. It was Garbus. "I've been out of the joint six months," Garbus...

    by Tom Fitzpatrick on June 27, 1990
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    CHEAP SHOTS

    A waste company is a terrible thing to mind, isn't it? Take ENSCO. Please. When the Arkansas company started buying full-page ads in Arizona newspapers a few weeks ago to spruce up its image, it couldn't even get its own logo right. Next to t...

    by Ward Harkavy on June 27, 1990
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