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Ariz. GOP Raffles Brand of Gun Used to Shoot Giffords

For $10, Pima County Republicans could win a Glock

(Newser) - Awkward: The prize for a Republican fundraiser raffle in Arizona is … the same brand of gun used to shoot the state’s Democratic congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords. And it's in her own district: The Pima County Republican Party announced the raffle in an Aug. 26 e-newsletter, the Huffington Post... More »

Southern Arizonans Seek Own State

'Baja Arizona' could be 51st state

(Newser) - More weird news brewing in the Ol' West: A political committee called "Start Our State" has officially registered in Arizona, seeking statehood for Pima Country in the southern part of the state. Organizers in Tucson are apparently so frustrated with disagreements in policy that they want to break away... More »

Ariz. Shooting Victim Yanked From Town Hall for Threats

Victim interrupted a taping of ABC News' This Week

(Newser) - A man who was injured in the Tucson shooting last weekend was pulled from a town hall meeting yesterday after allegedly threatening a participant, reports the Arizona Daily Star . James Eric Fuller interrupted the meeting, being taped by ABC's This Week, telling a Tea Party leader on stage, "You're... More »

County Will Fire Sick Employees for Working

Arizona municipality tries to put brakes on spread of swine flu

(Newser) - In a desperate attempt to curb the spread of swine flu, Pima County, Ariz., has notified its employees that they could be canned if they come to work sick. Any employee with a fever over 100.4 accompanied by any other flu symptom will be sent packing. “It seems... More »

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