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    On Monday, for the first time, riders of Tucson's streetcar had to pay to ride.Over the weekend, 60,000 people rode the streetcar for free, according to the city's estimates."It was better than I expected and I expected a lot," says Shellie Ginn, the streetcar project manager. "It shows there is a lot of interest in the streetcar."Just how long that interest can be sustained will be a measure of success or failure for the project.But it won't just be ridership which will be the determining fa...
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Remembrance ceremonies start at 10:10 in the morning, the moment the shooting occurred. 

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will ring the bell at Fire Central 19 times to honor those who were killed and injured three years ago.

We will be streaming the event live on Touchstones.com for those of you who can't make it in person.

There will also be a moment of silence and bell ringing at University of Arizona Medical Center. The mayor asks all of Tucson to ring their own bells at 10:10 to honor the victims.

Shortly afterwards, members of Congressman Ron Barber's staff will travel to a flag raising ceremony at the Nanini branch of the Pima County Public Library.

Ron Barber will be in Washington, speaking on the floor of the House about the incident and observing a moment of silence there.

Various groups have their own memorials and celebrations of life planned, including a gathering in Presidio Park at 12:30 p.m.

Later in the day, members of Barber's staff will attend a Jan. 8 memorial exhibition reception at the Columbus Library from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Then starting at 7 p.m., a service and short presentation at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church.

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