She worked her way up through the ranks of city government. And during that rise, Letty Rodriguez humbly accepted each victory she won and quietly took the criticism by her detractors.
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Flu vaccine shortage at local clinics
BISBEE, ARIZONA - The Cochise County Health Department announced today that it has received only a limited number of adult influenza vaccine to begin its annual countywide vaccination clinics which begin on October 30, 2006. Due to the limited supply, the Health Department will hold flu vaccine clinics throughout the county as scheduled, pending vaccine availability, however flu shots at all clocationw will be given by appointment only. "Unfortunately, our vaccine distributors have advised us that delivery of our order will be delayed," explains Vaira Harik, County Health Director. "We anticipate getting our normal allocation in full, just a few weeks late. In the meantime, we will focus on vaccinating only the highest risk health groups first."
September unemployment rate climbs
According to the most recent figures released by the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Cochise County's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 4.3 percent in September, following a record-low rate of 3.8 percent in August. Despite the increase, the county's unemployment rate in September remained a full percentage point below the rate one year ago.
Spooktacular Halloween Carnival Tuesday at Castro
Castro Park is being taken over by witches, monsters and all other sorts of Halloween doings during the 'Spooktacular", from 5 to 7 p.m. on Halloween night, Tuesday, October 31.
Feminism becomes focus of gay marriage debate
PHOENIX - The debate over whether Arizonans should ban gay marriage spilled over Thursday into a discussion of feminism, working women and stay-at-home moms.
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40 years later, church still lures Sunday drivers
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) _ Without attending a service at Tucson's drive-in church, it would be hard to know that a sense of community embraces a visitor, even from inside a car.
Mubarak: Muslims partly to blame for image
CAIRO, Egypt - Muslims are facing cruel and false accusations about their faith but must bear some responsibility for the wrong impressions, President Hosni Mubarak said.
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