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AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, November 29, 2013

Mayor Rothschild discusses changes to SB 1070; Pima County supervisor Ray Carroll talks status of Rosemont copper mine.

Report: AZ Homelessness Has Decreased in Past 3 Years

US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development found 13,700 homeless individuals in 2010, compared to 10,600 in 2013.

Tucson Nonprofit, Officials Collaborate to Preserve Water

Watershed Management, Mayor Rothschild, Dept. of Transportation help pass green streets policy requiring new roadway development designed to capture storm water.

Program Provides Juvenile Offenders With Second Chance

YARDS is an educative nine-week program that teachers youth skills; in collaboration with Pima County's juvenile court system.

AZ Week: Talks of AZ Water Crisis, Officials Search for Solutions

Existing supplies may not suffice in future; issues raised about where, how state will find more.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, November 22, 2013

EPA, Rosemont water permit issue; Senate Democrats invoke nuclear option; GOP seek to recapture competitive Congressional seats.

After 31 Years El Tour de Tucson is Without Title Sponsor

UAMC's six-year title sponsorship contract expired, leaving budget with a $250K hole, but things are looking up, tradition carries on.

Patagonia Group Hopes to Restore Water Flow, Wildlife

They have introduced more than 2,600 plants this last year, all grown from seed, member of Borderlands Restoration.

Bisbee's Warren Ballpark is Major Component of Town's History

Built in the early 1900s, stadium has housed minor league games, as well as relics of baseball’s bygone past, such as outlaw leagues, barnstorming games.

UA Dance School Showcases Father of American Ballet

Balanchine's "Tarantella" is being presented through Nov. 3; for university to have been allowed to present one of his works is an honor, director says.

Arizona Spotlight for Nov. 22, 2013

Annual bicycling race faces financial challenges, exploring tribal and dance music mixes, restoring plants in Patagonia to help polinators, and more

AZ's Rate of Uninsured Children Third Highest in US, Report Says

Georgetown University study found 13.2 percent of Arizona's kids don't have health coverage.

Migrant Detention Facility Cellblocks Freezing, Detainees Say

While detention cells aren't designed with comfort in mind, human rights groups, undocumented migrants say conditions inside some BP stations have become unsafe.

NPR: Congress Immigration Mandate Keeps Detention Beds Full

Little known about, enforced policy calls for filling 34,000 beds with immigrant detainees in about 250 facilities across country per day.

Northwest Farmer Raises Heritage Turkeys

Hobby farmer Marcia Lincoln is involved in every aspect of birds' life; sells turkey meat, eggs.

Desert Bighorn Sheep Return to Santa Catalinas

31 animals gathered from Yuma are released into Pusch Ridge wilderness Monday; 60 more coming.

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