Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot in ambush

CNN, AP and NPR are reporting that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, a Democratic congresswoman from Tucson, AZ, was shot in the head during a rally at a supermarket in Tucson Saturday morning.

There are conflicting reports as to whether the congresswoman is dead or fighting for her life in a Tucson hospital.

Giffords was just re-elected to her third term. She is 40 years old and was recently married to Mark Kelley, a former astronaut.

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I love journalism. I've been working in journalism for 32 years. I love communicating and now, that includes writing about environment, transportation and the foothill/Puente Hills communities of Hacienda Heights, Rowland Heights, Walnut and Diamond Bar. I write a couple of columns, one on fridays in Opinion and the other, The Green Way, in the main news section. Send me ideas for stories. Or comments. I was opinion page editor for 12 years so I enjoy a good opinion now and then.

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