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Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall

Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.

Episode 126: TUSD School Board Mulls Leadership Change

Plus, local law enforcement leaders are cutting budgets and asking for funding; high-risk areas for lead poisoning

Arizona Opioid-Related Deaths Rise Less Than US Average

Heroin is most commonly abused illicit substance contributing to death in Pima County.

Pima County Group Aims to Break Cycle of Incarceration

MacArthur Foundation-funded program wants to reduce missed court dates, jailtime for some nonviolent crimes.

How to Grow Bioscience Industry in Southern Arizona

Top execs from Ventana Medical Systems discuss their industry and making Tucson a bioscience hub

METRO WEEK: How's Your Health, Pima County?

County-wide health analysis shows strengths, weaknesses of health services.

UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

Management Information Systems project will put information in layman's terms for doctors.

Court Program That Reunites Families Faces Budget Cuts

County budget has $23 million deficit, and some cuts could come from courts.

Arizona Teens Have Stopped Using Most Kinds of Drugs

But nearly one-third reported using marijuana.

Recreational Marijuana Legalization Efforts Make a Comeback in Arizona

Same group that pushed issue in Colorado now has its eyes here; local drug use prevention groups worried.

Tucson Council Lifts Size Restrictions for Medical Marijuana Cultivation Sites

Councilwoman Uhlich says scratching overly restrictive regulations for local sites can help lower costs for patients.

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