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Border humanitarian aid work on trial

Dec 12, 2019 A look at how federal immigration policy and religious freedom played out in the trials of a No More Deaths volunteer.

German Perspectives on Immigration

Dec 5, 2019 In Southern Arizona, the topic of immigration is ever-present. This week, we hear from experts, refugees and reporters from the other side of the Atlantic.

Pizza, hamburgers and ... local broccoli? School lunch in Tucson

Nov 29, 2019 70 years on, a WWII-era program to combat malnutrition is healthier than ever.

Broadway widening and the Sunshine Mile

Nov 22, 2019 The new year brings new construction to Tucson.

Yaqui, O'odham history and sovereignty in the borderlands

Nov 15, 2019 Federal recognition can be a complicated subject for Indigenous people whose land spans political borders.

Mayor Rothschild reflects on 8 years in office

Nov 7, 2019 New leadership at the head of Tucson city government could mean new priorities.

Tucson's pedestrian fatality problem

Nov 1, 2019 The city has seen a steady rise in people struck and killed while walking in recent years. Other cities face the same problem.

Tucson's streetcar turns 5

Oct 25, 2019 Despite some initial opposition, the streetcar started rolling down the tracks for the first time five years ago.

Changes coming to TUSD board

Oct 17, 2019 Reflections on Southern Arizona's largest school district as the process begins to replace a resigning member.

City Council candidates explain their vision for Tucson

Oct 11, 2019 Candidates from the three parties discuss what direction they would like to take Tucson.

Tucson mayoral candidates discuss economy, climate change, roads

Oct 3, 2019 We invited the three candidates in for a joint conversation on issues facing the city.

Accommodating student housing in Tucson

Sep 27, 2019 A look at some of the impacts from high-rise towers near the university and downtown Tucson.

Should Tucson become a sanctuary city?

Sep 19, 2019 This fall, voters will decided whether or not to approve a citizen's initiative.

Tracing the Migrant Journey

Sep 13, 2019 A team of reporters follows the path migrants take to reach the southern border of the U.S.

Opinions divided on massive Benson housing development

Sep 5, 2019 Backers see the project as an economic boon; opponents worry it will deplete local groundwater and harm the environment.

Tucson candidates look ahead to general election

Aug 30, 2019 Mayor, City Council and a sanctuary initiative will be put to a vote in November.

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