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Nicoll Hernandez-Polanco in a visiting room at ICE's detention center in Florence

Interview with Transgender Woman in Immigrant Detention

She is in men's unit, from which officers say they offered transfer, but immigrant refused.

Mar 6, 2015
Leonard Nimoy was an enthusiastic guitarist and songwriter throughout his life.

Remembering Leonard Nimoy, the Poet

Explore a lesser known side of the late actor's work, one that earned him a devoted following beyond the final frontier of "Star Trek".

Mar 6, 2015
St. Gregory College Preparatory School is installing one of the largest solar energy systems in a Tucson school, producing 140 kilowatts of electricity.

Arizona One of Top States for Green Energy Hiring

State No. 5 in report on announced jobs in sector, mostly in solar energy installations.

Mar 6, 2015
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild focuses on economic development in his 2014 'State of the City' speech.

State of City Speech Friday: Progress Report for Tucson

Mayor reports on 'Five Ts' of local economy - trade, tourism, transportation, teaching and technology.

Mar 5, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for March 06, 2015

Humorist Dave Barry shares enlightened wisdom a life of writing jokes; A Book I Love returns; Aurelie Sheehan reads from "Demigods on Speedway"; Leonard Nimoy remembered for his poetry.

Mar 5, 2015
TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez at joint press conference with other Pima County school leaders.

Pima County Superintendents Urging Lawmakers to Keep K12 Funding

School leaders come together as state legislature works on budget

Mar 5, 2015
Coffin-like pods in which homeless people sleep in downtown Tucson.

Tucson Officials Want to Move Homeless from Downtown Camp

City, advocates say 'another vision' needed in services, circumstances for people living in park.

Mar 5, 2015
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas and Tucson Unified School District Superintendent H.T. Sanchez at a joint news conference, March 3, 2015.

TUSD Won't Lose Funding For Now, State Schools Chief Says

Douglas says she will continue working with Tucson schools to ensure ethnic studies align with state law.

Mar 3, 2015
Construction employment is down by nearly half in the Tucson area in the last decade.

Health Care Jobs to Grow, Construction Jobs Stay Stagnant

Tucson area will experience slow employment growth in next 2 years, but still lag rest of Arizona.

Mar 3, 2015

Auditor: State Schools Spend Less Per Student Than US Average

About 54% of Arizona funds go to instruction compared with 61% nationally, state report says.

Mar 3, 2015
A student in Tucson High School's African American literature class

Sanchez: TUSD Meets Arizona Requirement on Ethnic Studies

District given until Wednesday to address state superintendent's concerns with some teaching approaches.

Mar 2, 2015
Arizona congressional districts, approved in 2012.

Arizona Congressional Redistricting Goes to Supreme Court

Arguments in DC Monday over whether voter-approved commission or Legislature should draw lines.

Feb 27, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for February 27th, 2015

A day at one of Tucson’s largest RV parks; tour Tucson with crime novelist Elizabeth Gunn; what do solar powered cars and zombies have to do with STEM courses? We'll explain; and a visit to one of the Frenchest places in Tucson.

Feb 27, 2015
Elizabeth Gunn stands along the Rillito Riverbed and multi-use path. This is the opening scene in the first book in her Tucson mystery series.

Tucson Author Elizabeth Gunn Interviews 'A Lot of Cops' to Nail Scenes

Festival of Books speaker shares her writing life, features local sites in her mystery stories.

Feb 27, 2015

A Day at the Voyager RV Resort

How do our winter visitors fill their days in the desert?

Feb 26, 2015

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak

California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.

Feb 25, 2015

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