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Pima County steps up outreach to prevent vaping

Health officials say they're focused on discouraging younger people from picking up the habit.

Pima County rejects age increase for tobacco purchases

Retailers and anti-tobacco advocates opposed it for several reasons.

What an archaeological dig near the Santa Cruz River may unearth about the past

The site was discovered during preliminary work on a new interchange near I-10 and Ruthrauff Road.

Ongoing funding challenges in Pima County schools

A discussion with Superintendent of Schools Dustin Williams.

Roundtable: Pima Dems & GOP chairs on Tucson's election

Their views on the sanctuary city initiative and candidates for mayor.

Vail high school students make an early jump to college

Collaboration with Pima Community College builds a bridge to the future.

Pima County wants public input on smoking age

The proposal would raise the age to purchase tobacco to 21, including vaping e-cigarettes.

Pima County moves to stop hepatitis A outbreak

More than 220 cases have been confirmed so far this year.

Using basketball to raise the academic game of Pima County's 'forgotten' students

Students in Pima County's juvenile detention system have to earn the right to play through grades and behavior.

Twenty-story county building is losing its bricks

Contractors will inspect and repair the 50-year-old tower.

TUSD moves closer toward approving new sex education curriculum

The district's sex ed policies have not been updated since 2006.

County puts off vote to raise tobacco age to 21

The delay caused the city to postpone its vote, and council members say they may try to pass an ordinance on their own.

Food bank teaches nutrition and effective food shopping

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona trains families to save money and eat nutritiously.

Ozone goes over EPA standard in Pima County for first time this year

The county has breached the federal levels 22 times since 2013. Maricopa County has exceeded the standard 20 times this year.

How a group plans to transform detention center into space for asylum seekers

Catholic Community Services will offer services out of a portion of the county's Juvenile Justice Complex.

Journalists roundtable: Shelter for asylum seekers moving

Plus, growing opposition to the proposed Interstate 11 corridor.

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