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Jim Tucker and his wife Doris were the first in line to speak with Barber. They were also near the front of the line on Jan. 8, when Jim was shot twice.

A crowd of about 250 braved a blazing sun and intense heat to meet with their congressman Saturday. Some of them braved memories of a similar event 18 months ago, as they met with newly elected U.S. Rep. Ron Barber at the first "Congress On Your Corner" event since the Jan. 8 shootings. Read more» 2

Bill Badger wore a 'Peace Love Gabby' bracelet for over a year, waiting to give it to the congresswoman.

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords met with constituents Monday in private gathering billed as a completion of the "Congress on Your Corner" event at which she was shot. Read more» 3

The day-long series of BEYOND events ended as they began, with prayers and song and quiet togetherness. About 300 people gathered at Kino Stadium as daylight slipped away listening to speakers and singing along to "Amazing Grace." (with full video) Read more»

Mavy Stoddard speaks in a video by Mayors Against Illegal Guns.

Some Jan. 8 shooting victims and witnesses appear in a video by a national gun control group released Wednesday. Retired Col. Bill Badger, Ken Dorushka, Randy Gardner, Mavy Stoddard, Roger and Faith Salzgeber, and nurse Nancy Bowman lent their voices to a 3-minute video by Mayors Against Illegal Guns. Read more»

Kino Bambino, the Padres' mascot.

The Tucson Padres will take on the Salt Lake City Bees as the new minor league team plays its home opener at Kino Stadium on Friday night. Read more»