Hot Links: Lincoln Letter, Pounds of Pot, and Shocking Monkeys

A 22 year-old Tuscon woman has been charged in the death of a Tuscon police officer. Lluvia Alejandra Dominguez was cited for failure to yield after hitting officer Peter Mannino while he was on his way home from a shift...Scottsdale resident Lawrence Cutler has donated a letter written by former President Abraham Lincoln to the National Archives. Cutler, a private collector, bought the letter at an auction three years ago, but would not say how much he paid for it...U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers in Douglas arrested a 46 year-old man after finding 100 pounds of marijuana concealed in the tires of his vehicle. The street value of the marijuana was about $183,000...Police are looking for a man who disappeared at Grand Canyon National Park.Robert A. Williams, 69, of Surprise was last seen in the area on Saturday. Police found his car parked behind the visitor's center on the South Rim on Wednesday...Leland Peterson, president and CEO of Sun Health Services, is retiring after 37 years. A national search to fill his position is under way...Japanese scientists have created genetically engineered monkeys that glow green under a special light, and pass the trait on to their offspring. The monkeys were injected with a fluorescent jellyfish gene, and scientists say this may be the fist step in breeding monkeys with genetic changes to study human diseases. Not surprisingly, animal-rights activists are outraged.

Woman charged in death of Tuscon cop

National Archives gets Scottsdale man's Lincoln letter

100 pounds of pot found concealed in wheel tires

Surprise Man Missing At Canyon

Leland Peterson retiring at Banner Health

Glowing monkeys spark outrage

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Niki D'Andrea has covered subjects including drug culture, women's basketball, pirate radio stations, Scottsdale staycations, and fine wine. She has worked at both New Times and Phoenix Magazine, and is now a freelancer.
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