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Child Advocacy Group: Abuse Prevention Would Help CPS

Budget cuts to children, family services has fueled huge influx of kids to agency's system, Children Action Alliance director says.

Further Cuts to Food Stamps Worry Local Food Bank Officials

As part of Farm Bill, Senate wants to cut $4B from program's budget in next 10 years, while House wants $40B.

Tucson Council Winners Sworn In, Face Immediate Budget Challenges

Three incumbents start new four-year term today, all say long-term budget fixes are priority.

Experts: Building Preservation Good Environmentally, Culturally

A look at the Historic Y, what's become; members of the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation discuss restoring historic buildings.

Brewer Creates 'Care Team' to Investigate Neglected CPS Cases

The Child Advocate Response Examination Team will oversee agency's staff; review and identify any glitches in its system.

Program Brings K-12 Children to Mt. Lemmon for Science Learning

UA Science Sky School uses area as an outdoor classroom for intensive, hands-on science education.

AZ Week: State Strategizes to Improve Trade with Mexico

With $12 billion in trade, experts say Arizona needs more to take advantage of business opportunities.

3 Girls Held Captive At Least 1 Year in Own Home

Police chief calls case extreme; mother, step-father jailed on kidnapping, child abuse charges.

McCain: Immigration Reform Must Happen

AZ's Senator still working to get U.S. House to consider immigration and border security measures.

Grijalva Part of Group Wanting BP Use of Force Discussion

Arizona Democrat, 20 other Congress members requesting meeting with Border Patrol officials; agency says it will not change use of deadly force policy.

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.

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