Feb. 4 In Blogs: Katy Perry, Joe Arpaio, Russell Simmons, Fro-Yo and More

We understand that in the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. Worry not! We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

Valley Fever:
Sheriff's Captain Argues Mysterious Donors to Republican Party Not a Political Committee; Says Unnamed Donors Would "Suffer" Under Media Glare

Phoenix Libraries Cutting Hours Starting March 2; Many Branches to Be Closed on Sundays

Feathered Bastard:
Joe Arpaio Goes Medieval, While Barack Obama's America Is a Million Miles Away

Up on the Sun:
Russell Simmons Calls Bill O'Reilly Out

Erick Purkhiser, a.k.a. Lux Interior of the Cramps, Dies

Chow Bella:
The Fall of Fro-Yo?

Cherry 7UP with Antioxidants Reviewed

Slide Show:
Katy Perry at Marquee Theater

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Jonathan McNamara