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2008-08-07 06:00:28

By Phil Villarreal, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 7--Brandon Kihl has sculpted an impressive film career for himself. The 29-year-old worked as a sculptor on "Desperation," the 2006 miniseries filmed in Southern Arizona that was based on a Stephen King book.

2008-08-07 06:00:28

By Phil Villarreal, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 7--Seth Rogen may be the hottest talent in comedy, but in "The Pineapple Express" he's not even the funniest in the movie. He runs a close second to James Franco, as slack-jawed pot dealer Saul.

2008-08-07 06:00:00

By Erica Meltzer, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 7--Some Pima County supervisors are having second thoughts about whether declaring the Santa Cruz River a "navigable waterway" is the best way to protect it.

2008-08-07 06:00:10

By David Sanders, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 7--It was hot outside, but it was even hotter inside.

2008-08-05 06:00:00

By Aaron Mackey, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 5--UA officials appear close to hiring the dean of the University of Missouri's medical school for a newly created position that will oversee growth of the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

2008-08-05 06:00:38

By Rhonda Bodfield, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 5--Bright lights are said to accompany near-death experiences.

2008-08-05 06:00:00

By Gabriela Rico, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 5--British mining giant Rio Tinto and Australian partner BHP-Billiton plan to invest $652 million for studies at the site of a large copper deposit at their Resolution Copper Mining operation in Superior.

2008-08-05 06:00:24

By Tony Davis, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 5--Pima County's top public works official has retracted a letter he sent to a federal agency about protection of the Santa Cruz River after learning that he hadn't had permission from the County Board of Supervisors to send it.

2008-08-05 06:00:10

By Doug Kreutz, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 5--Elite athletes offer two words of wisdom to those of us who want to rev up our workouts and make big fitness gains: Interval training.

2008-08-04 06:00:14

By Mark Jewell, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 4--The rich are sharing your financial pain -- and contributing to it. It may have taken longer and it may not be as acute, but there are early hints that the economic slump is crimping the lifestyles of the wealthy.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.