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Tucson Plans National Search for New City Manager

Local committee will weigh in, and interim appointee will not be eligible for permanent job.

Giffords Gun Control Group Backing Several Congress Races

Group has raised about $14.5M; says it will support mostly Democratic incumbents who have supported efforts to expand gun sale backgrounds.

AZ Sens Help Introduce Bill Addressing VA Issues

Veterans Choice Act would provide veterans with greater choice and flexibility in health care providers; increase transparency of Veterans Affairs.

Indian Reservation Power Plant Doesn't Fall in EPA Emission Plan

Agency said it will delay standards for 4 plants on reservations to talk further with tribes, give them opportunity to create their own strategy.

2 Davis-Monthan Rescue Men Receive High Military Honor

Capt. Kevin Epstein and Tech Sgt. Brandon Daugherty get Bronze Star medal with valor for a rescue performed February 2012 while in Afghanistan.

AZ Abortion Regulations Blockage Remain in Place

9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel decided Tuesday to keep injunctions against new rules while lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood is pending.

Central American Youth Overwhelm Immigration System

Illegal crossings rise sharply in Texas; teens, younger children being brought to Arizona by federal officers.

AZ, KS Back to Appeals Court for Proof of Citizenship Requirements

10th U.S. Circuit Court will hear arguments by both states in a lawsuit attempting to force feds help enforce the rule for new voters.

EPA: AZ Has to Cut Power Plants Emission by Half

Proposed Clean Power Plan revealed today proposes to cut carbon emissions from country's power plants by one-third; widespread opposition from coal industry.

Oracle State Park Hopes for Dark Skies Recognition

Would be first Arizona park to be named dark sky park; climate conditions, proximity to Catalinas help minimal light pollution to area.

UPDATE: Horne Calls Ex-Staffer 'Fabricator'

Atty. Gen. responds to new campaign accusations; former employee quit earlier this year after going public with alleged violations.

Tucson City Manager Miranda Says He Accomplished His Goals

Richard Miranda retires after 39 years with the city, 3 years as manager, 10 as police chief.

UPDATE: Excessive Heat Warning Extended to Thursday

Natl. Weather Service says high temperature in Phoenix reached 110 degrees today; Tucson, Nogales and Sierra Vista also on list.

Feds May Drop Challenge to Portion of SB 1070

Obama administration has signaled willingness to drop legal fight against Arizona immigration law, a section critics consider racial profiling.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, May 30, 2014

Interview with Arizona attorney general hopeful Mark Brnovich; a look into election 2014's races including crowded gubernatorial showdown.

AZ Week: Foster Parents, Child Advocates Demand Better System

Brewer signs 2 overhaul bills establishing department to replace CPS; years of crisis mode operation drove issue.

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