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The Hypocrisy Footprint

Author Chris Cokinos tries to explain the logic behind what he calls the 'hypocrisy footprint' left by backyard pools in the arid Southwest

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, December 13, 2013

AZ Legislature gets back to work this week, what can we expect?; gas tax hike to pay for road construction.

Tucson Fire Department Aims to Ease Firefighters’ Trauma

Firefighters and researchers collaborate to develop peer-based program that helps first responders deal with their work’s emotional toll

AZ's Only Governor of Mexican Descent Receives Award

The Consular Corps of Arizona gives Raul H. Castro the Global Diplomat Award; "I feel honored," he says.

4th Ave Street Fair Brings Millions into Community Each Year

Biannual fair usually brings hundreds of thousands of people; vendors make a huge chunk of their income in that weekend alone.

Tucson Has Spent 8% of Road Repair Funds, Official Says

Halfway through the fiscal year, the city has spent about $1.5M of the $20M voters authorized for fixing streets this year.

Barber Applauds Mental Health Funding Expansion

Vice President Biden announced Tuesday an additional $100M for services, facilities; AZ Democrat advocate of mental health awareness to prevent gun violence.

Retinal Implants Get New Tech That Could Improve Clarity

Wolfgang Fink, member of the joint U.S.-German research team developing product said current retinal implants allow people to see, but only basic, blurry shapes.

AZ Residents Look to Alt Types of Grass for Sustainability

Recently acquiring buffalo grass, artificial turf has been a growing trend to save water, other resources.

UA Biologist Captures Unusual Animal Behavior on Camera

After scouring endless hours of footage, Pacifica Sommers began to notice something a little odd: a dancing mouse.

UA-Led Research Team Finds New Planet

Gas giant discovered orbiting around star outside Earth's solar system; relatively young at 13 million years old.

Tucsonan Helps Philippines Relief Efforts

Arizonan coordinating emergency medical aid on Leyte Island with Doctors Without Borders.

AZ Week: Child Abuse Victim Gives Back as Foster Parent

Daniela Preciado says she sees herself in many of the kids she cares for now that she has reached adulthood.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, December 6, 2013

Discussion of 6,000 child abuse reports un-investigated, other crisis in state's CPS; challenges for Tucson's City Council, TUSD.

Arizonan Pearl Harbor Survivor Remembers Tragedy

Lauren Bruner was a 21-year-old USS Arizona crew member when ship was bombed on Pearl Harbor.

Siblings Apart For Years, One US Citizen, Other Faces Deportation

Brother and sister are part of nationwide effort to fix "a broken immigration system;" born to same parents but in different countries.

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