Hot Links: Arizonans Travel to DC to Witness Obama Inauguration; Eagles Player's Lawn Vandalized; Clear Channel to Eliminate 1,500 Jobs

Arizonans travel to Washington D.C. for the inauguration. Philadelphia Eagles player Donovan McNabb's Chandler home has a beautiful lawn -- a vandal burned "Go Cards" in it. More media jobs lost: Clear Channel is cutting 1,500 in radio division. West Valley suspects zip-tied two people in a  marijuana deal gone bad -- the victims weren't harmed. Twisted: Baseball-themed art debuts in west Valley. Sounds like a decent idea for a movie: A low-tech "rock burglar" escapes capture for 15 years, stealing $10 million in jewels from homes -- but how will it end? Lawmakers consider lowering the bar on how to measure schools, since raising the bar didn't work. A  plane ride, a river trip

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.