Hot Links: T-Gen's Tissues, Cappie's Props, and Jacko's Service

A company in Luxembourg is funding research for Valley company T-gen. The research will involve testing and storing blood and tissue samples.T-gen doctor Jeffrey Trent called the Luxembourg contract big news for the Arizona bio-research community...Police are still investigating a possible case of sexual assault aboard a school bus in the Dysart School District. School officials say surveillance footage from the bus appears to show a 14-year-old student sexually assaulting a 7-year-old boy. The bus driver, whose name has not been released, claims he thought the pair were hiding food or drinks...Phoenix Mercury guard Cappie Pondexter was named Western Conference WNBA Player of the Week, after averaging 21.5 points in the team's last two victories. Pondexter ranks third overall in scoring in the WNBA...A Tucson man was arrested for breaking into a photo radar van in Coconino County. Officers were responding to a domestic dispute when they saw an individual near an unmanned photo radar van. The window of the front driver's side door had been smashed with a rock. The man was arrested and charged with felony criminal damage and misdemeanor trespassing...Former high school basketball coach Raeanna Jewell was sentenced to 20 years probation for engaging in sex acts with a 16 year-old female student in the gym at Apache Junction High School. Jewell was also sentenced to 180 days in jail, but was given credit for already serving 87 days...About a million mourning fans are expected to pack the Staples Center in Los Angeles today for Michael Jackson's memorial service. Tickets for the memorial were up to as much as $20,000 on eBay late Sunday night.

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