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Illness and Ignorancenew

Tucson-area mental-health services these days are trying to do more with less in funding.
Tucson Weekly  |  Brian J. Pedersen  |  01-04-2012  |  Health

Music Therapy For Tucsonnew

As Gabrielle Giffords continues her recovery in Houston, rock 'n' roll helps her hometown heal.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  03-17-2011  |  Politics

Lives in the Balancenew

As he recovers from his wounds, Ron Barber, the director of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' Tucson office, looks for ways to help others.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  03-02-2011  |  Politics


Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's response to Jared Loughner? Slash services from an already beleaguered mental-health system.
Phoenix New Times  |  Paul Rubin and Amy Silverman  |  01-21-2011  |  Policy Issues

The Skinnynew

A community reacts to a massacre.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel, Hank Stephenson  |  01-14-2011  |  Crime & Justice

American Psychonew

And the American psychosis.
Boston Phoenix  |  Editorial  |  01-14-2011  |  Commentary

Desert Storm: How the GOP and the Sunset State Nurture the Lunatic Fringenew

Tragedy in Tucson re-opens the question of the GOP's dangerous embrace of extremists.
Boston Phoenix  |  David S. Bernstein  |  01-14-2011  |  Commentary

A Troubled Voicenew

Jared Loughner's online writings offer possible clues about his motivations, his psyche.
Tucson Weekly  |  Dan Gibson  |  01-13-2011  |  Crime & Justice

The Crazed Internet Rantings of Jared Loughnernew

There are certainly themes that run through his videos and postings: the unconstitutionality of various institutions, remarks about "rare birds" and the use of language that would imply that Loughner didn't expect to be around for long, but otherwise, it's impossible to make sense of most of it.
Tucson Weekly  |  Dan Gibson  |  01-08-2011  |  Crime & Justice

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Shot In Tucsonnew

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Critical Condition After Being Shot in Brain; Five Dead, Including 9-Year-Old, Judge John Roll.
Tucson Weekly  |  Tucson Weekly Staff and Contributors  |  01-08-2011  |  Crime & Justice

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