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Insanity defense difficult for shooting suspect

In an earlier time, the emerging portrait of a deeply troubled young man might have given Jared Loughner's lawyers the basis of an insanity defense. But John Hinckley's successful insanity claim after shooting President Ronald Reagan led Congress to raise the bar, making the task harder.

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Was Saturday’s rampage really unimaginable?

We don't yet know what role, if any, the actions of the Legislature played in what happened on Saturday. But if ever there was a time to re-examine the cliff we are headed toward, this tragedy certainly provides it. (Laurie Roberts/The Arizona Republic)

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Giffords expected to survive, State of the State security to be re-examined

Calling a southern Arizona shooting that left six people dead and District 8 U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in critical condition "senseless and cruel violence," Gov. Jan Brewer on Saturday asked the state and nation to pray for victims of the deadly shooting.

There are three vigils planned this evening for
Giffords and the other shooting victims:

6 p.m., State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington, Phoenix
6 p.m., Giffords' District Office, 1661 N. Swan Road, Ste. 112, Tucson
7 p.m., St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 1431 W. Magee Road, Tucson

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Capitol Quotes: Jan. 7, 2011

“Whether I endorse somebody or not probably doesn’t mean a damn thing anymore.” — Clark Dierks, whose term as Coconino County GOP chairman just ended, commenting on the confusion over which candidate he was endorsing in the state party chairman’s race.

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… and have a happy new year

Horne told a Tucson radio show this week his last official act as superintendent of public instruction will be to withhold 10 percent of Tucson Unified School District's state funding because it has failed to comply with a state law requiring it end its ethnic studies program.

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The ‘Convento’ (access required)

South of Congress Street on the west side of the Santa Cruz River near downtown Tucson was a Pima Indian village. This site, at the base of Sentinel Peak — today it is called ‘A’ Mountain — is known to have been inhabited since at least 1000 B.C. Located by a once-flowing spring that emptied into the Santa Cruz, American Indians called the village Stjukson (spelling of the word varies widely; the Spanish transliterated it to Tucson).

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