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Tucson Bus Strike Averted by Last-Minute Agreement

Teamsters, Sun Tran management reach accord; drivers will vote Thursday on new contract; no details released.

GOP LD 11 House Race Focuses on Taxes, Land Use, Education

Two political newcomers, one former state Legislature administrative staff member.

AZ Top in Nation for Solar Energy Per Capita

Study notes state policies such as Renewable Energy Standard have attracted more people to get clean energy; also pointed some setbacks in past year.

Southern AZ State Senate Primary Features 2 Contested Races

2 GOP candidates seek District 11 seat; longtime Democratic lawmaker Cajero Bedford faces party challenge.

Unaccompanied Children at Tucson Shelter to Start Classes

Shelter officials bring teachers to facility housing Central American migrants.

Controversy Dominates Race for AZ Attorney General

Accusations against incumbent Tom Horne figure strongly in Republican Party challenger's campaign tactics.

3 Pima County Districts in State’s Top 10 School Systems

AZ Department of Education releases letter grades, AIMS results; statewide, little gain in student performance.

15 Doses of Lethal Drugs Used in Convicted Murderer's Execution

Joseph Wood's attorneys say the state Dept. of Corrections violated execution protocol by doing so.

METRO WEEK: Campaign Money Flows to Tucson Area TV

About $1M spent on political TV advertising in Southern Arizona in July.

GOP Candidates in CD1 Argue Conservative Values, Broad Appeal

Three Republicans vying for party nomination say they can win general election against Democratic incumbent Rep. Kirkpatrick.

AZ Week: A Look at GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Forum

Five of six hopefuls debated state economic recovery plans, illegal immigration; primary election is Aug. 26.

A Mezcal's Clandestine Origin, Migration to Old Pueblo

This brand of smoky agave spirit has humble, law bending beginnings - from Oaxaca, Mexico to the colonial Guatemalan city of Antigua.

Republicans in CD2 Race Would Rewrite Immigration, Border Bill

Kais, McSally, Wooten would have voted against Senate version of reform, call security top issue.

Wide Range of AZ Economic Solutions from Candidates

GOP gubernatorial hopefuls prescribe reforming taxes, bolstering education system, reducing regulation, curbing illegal immigration.

1M Ballots Being Mailed for Early Voting in AZ Primary

At stake: primary races for governor, attorney general, congressional challengers, Legislature; independents can vote.

Mother of Mexican Teen Killed by Border Patrol Sues Agency

Civil lawsuit seeks a trial, punitive damages, names of agents involved.

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