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Understanding Autism From the Inside Out

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are National Guard troops really needed at the US-Mexico border? And, remembering radio legend Carl Kasell.

Supervisors Approve Turning Green Valley Golf Course Into Park

130 acres will be donated to the county, which will spend $90,000 rehabilitating the golf course

Tucson Budget $8M in the Red; $6M Set Aside For Staff Raises Next Year

Reworking of budget would allow for financial incentives aimed at employee retention.

Report: Pima County Has Highest Property Tax Rate in Arizona

While the rate is highest in the state, it is below the national average.

Money and Politics: What Do the Donations Buy?

A small screenprinting business keeps afloat with orders from candidates and other political causes.

Money and Politics: How do Candidates Get the Fundraising Ball Rolling?

Two political insiders talk about how they start to build a candidate's coffers.

Supervisors Table Drug Trafficking Grant

Board Democrats decide not to vote to accept grant until they feel conditions for Operation Stonegarden are met.

Governor Lays Out School Shooting Prevention Plan

Plan focuses on modernizing databases, increase funds for schools and officer training.

Supervisors to Vote on Two New Tenants for Old Courthouse

University of Arizona and Visit Tucson may split the majority of the courthouse's square footage.

City Council to Consider Renewing Downtown Business Improvement District

Affirmative vote would open a comment period for property owners in the district.

Legislature Won't Vote on Proposed Bump Stock Ban

The House turned away a move to force a vote about gun accessories.

All-Mail Elections Boost Voter Turnout in Douglas, City Says

City elections see 8 percent boost in number of votes cast in last mayoral and council election.

Rio Nuevo Wants to Use Broadway Properties Swept Up by Widening Project

Project would include new parking, relocating historic bungalows and changes to Solot Plaza.

Federal Proposal Won't Affect Most Tucson Road Projects, Official Says

Road plans in Tucson most often use local money only in order to avoid federal standards.

Federal Budget Deal Could Benefit Tucson's Economy

A deal that brings an end to sequestration cuts in defense could have a positive impact on Tucson's financial health.

Poll: Arizonans' Opinions of President Vary Based on Party

Independents have an unfavorable opinion of the president, Republicans have high favorability ratings for him.

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