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Epilepsy Rates in Hispanics Lower Along the AZ-Sonora Border

Recent study shows more Caucasians suffer from neurological disorder; results differ in non-border cities.

Aug 20, 2013
Lizbeth Mateo and Luis Leon are part of the "Dream 9" asking for asylum in the U.S.

Members of 'DREAM9' Speak About Time in Detention, Asylum

After release they asked for humanitarian parole, say despite hardships detention was worth it.

Aug 16, 2013

2 of 3 Tucson Council Races Contested

All incumbents in running, 2 opposed; 2 initiatives for voters in November

Aug 15, 2013
St. Gregory College Preparatory School is installing one of the largest solar energy systems in a Tucson school, producing 140 kilowatts of electricity.

Arizona Universities Praised for Green Efforts

State schools receive high ranks in recent list of environmentally friendly colleges; UA highest of the three.

Aug 14, 2013
Tucson city hall building.

Tucson Retirement Ballot Initiative Goes to Court

Measure would ask voters to OK city government retirement system changes to reduce costs.

Aug 12, 2013
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild listens as Larry Lucero, president of the Arizona-Mexico Commission, talks about the pair's recent trip to Mexico to strengthen economic ties between Arizona and Sonora.

Tucson Wants Improved Economic Ties with Mexico

Mayor says recent trip south of border with AZ business leaders further opened eyes and minds to potential.

Aug 5, 2013
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Health Care Marketplaces Begin Enrollment in Fall

White House says insurance choices will increase for most consumers.

Aug 2, 2013

Indigenous Students From Guatemala, Mexico Visit Tucson

UA’s leadership program teaches group about democracy, education and government.

Aug 1, 2013
Saguaros flourish in the Sonoran Desert

Suspect Charged in Saguaro National Park Vandalism

16-year-old boy alleged to have spray-painted graffiti on 11 saguaros, other spots in May.

Jul 31, 2013
Phyllis Brodsky, Program Coordinator for Project FOCUS, discusses the pilot program at the University of Arizona that helps young adults with intellectual disabilities experience college life.

College Student Poverty Rate Higher Than Average

Census Bureau says in AZ, 46.9% of those not living with relatives are below federal threshold.

Jul 30, 2013

Testing for Common Core Standards May Double Cost

Multiple-choice AIMS ends next year; replacement exam will measure right answer and how students get to it.

Jul 26, 2013

Tucson Buying More Solar Power from TEP

Corporation Commission vote allows city government to expand from 4% renewable energy to 10%.

Jul 23, 2013
Emily Irwin, M.B.A. and SPHR, human resource director, talks about her decision for genetic testing resulting in a positive carrier for the genetic mutation for cancer, her available options for prevention, and her final decisions concerning her situation.

Genetic Testing Measures Risks, Offers Few Certainties

New gene-based tests and treatments provide patients with choices but no easy answers.

Jul 23, 2013
Lizbeth Mateo, 29, speaking from the Mexican side of the international border in Nogales.

Group Detained After Asking for Asylum at Border

Nine long-time undocumented U.S. residents want to 'come back home.'

Jul 22, 2013
Marco Saavedra, 23, at border fence in Nogales last month. His asylum request was pending.

Undocumented Group Raised in US Attempts Return

Nine people who recently departed for Mexico coming back 'the right way,' through legal border crossing.

Jul 22, 2013
Pima County Public Library has nurses at 11 of its 23 branches.

Pima County Library Nurses Program Recognized as Innovative

The service pairs public health nurses with patrons to educate the public on health issues.

Jul 19, 2013

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