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Old Pima County courthouse in downtown Tucson.

Pima County Job Program Places Teens in Summer Jobs

Through program, county pays minimum wage to youth workers, even if working for private company.

PCC Looking for Ways to Raise Revenue, May Increase Tuition

Pima Community College board considering hiking tuition by between $3 and $5 per credit hour following years of mismanagement.

Beatrise Silva (left) and Evamaria Tanori Contreras, both 11, practice on a Victor Reader Stream device before taking the speed and accuracy portion of the Braille Challenge.

Competition Tests Arizona Students’ Braille Abilities

Ages 6 to 18, blind, visually impaired youth take on challenge with hope of going to national finals in LA.

AZ Senate Kills Bill Prohibiting Use of Common Core

SB 1310 would have revoked use of standards in state classrooms; legislation voted down Weds. with vote 18-12.

We discuss SB1310, an effort to prevent Arizona schools from implementing Common Core standard, created by our guest William McCallum, Director of Institute for Mathematics in Education at University of Arizona Math Department.

Eliminating Common Core in K-12 a Mistake, Professor Says

State legislation dead for now, but would be 'a disaster,' says mathematician who helped build curriculum regimen.

Tucson hosts the largest military aircraft storage site in the world, known as "The Boneyard" hosted a 5K fitness event.

Event Provides Rare Glimpse at Military Aircraft 'Boneyard'

Officials at Tucson's Davis-Monthan hosted a 5K and 10K run/walk to educate people about a mostly-off-limits site.

Students hard at work in a Tucson Unified School District classroom.

Initial Approval for Bill Prohibiting Use of Common Core in AZ

Arizona Senate OKs legislation sponsored by state Sen. Al Melvin of Tucson; standards implemented in 2010, some Republicans have denounced them.

UPDATED: Sponsor Amends Public Funds for Private Ed Bill

Republican Rep. Debbie Lesko changes to legislation would allow students from almost all AZ schools to enroll in program, use public money to pay for private education.

Brewer Appoints ASU Student to Board of Regents

Mark Naufel, a senior in finance, will be 2014's ABOR student regent; pending state Senate confirmation, term will be starting in July.

High school students take a tour of American Turbo Systems and other local machinists shops and we learn about Arizona's growing demand for machinists and other manufacturing jobs.

High School Students Explore Local Manufacturing Job Opportunities

Industry experts say there are jobs and not enough skilled workers; Pima County data shows more than 1,500 positions in demand by 2020.

High school students take a tour of American Turbo Systems and other local machinists shops and we learn about Arizona's growing demand for machinists and other manufacturing jobs.

High School Students Explore Local Manufacturing Job Opportunities

Industry experts say there are jobs and not enough skilled workers; Pima County data shows more than 1,500 positions in demand by 2020.

Campus health representatives with the Oasis Program set up a table at the UA mall to do outreach against sexual assault.

Pima Health Hosts Insurance Enrollment Assistance Events

County Health Dept. holding in-person help for Medicaid and Affordable Care Act health plans available for residents.

Huppenthal: Common Core Transition Going Smoothly

There is stress in Arizona schools but less than expected, Arizona's superintendent of public instruction says.

Cafe 54 employee and job coach Peggy Starr, sweeps the front of the cafe before they open their doors for the day.

YWCA Opening Café to Train At-Risk Women for Careers

In the model of Café 54, the Tucson organization hopes job skills translate into life success.

Sid the Science Kid- LIVE!

Come Join Sid the Science Kid and all his pals in this Super Duper Ooper Schmooper live show! Thursday, February 27, 6:00 p.m. at the Fox Tucson Theatre.

ABOR Forming Committee to Search for NAU's Next President

Arizona Board of Regents announces Friday the creation of a 28-member group that will help find new leader for university.

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