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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.

Brewer Holding Meetings With SB 1062 Supporters, Opponents

Governor's spokesman says she will gather information about legislation as she considers to sign or veto.

Tucson Unified School District classroom undated

AZ House Committee Voting on Bill to Arm Teachers

HB 2412 would allow school districts to also authorize other school staff to carry guns; supporters say would protect children in event of mass shooting.

We speak with Jackson Jenkins, Director of Pima Country Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department, about the department's plan to sell off some of the waste generated from treating water.

Pima Board OKs Program to Convert Wastewater into Biogas

County Wastewater Dept. director says this could not only benefit environment but also generate revenue for the county.

Triceratops skeleton on display.

Dinosaur Bones for Sale

Visitors to the gem and mineral shows this year may have come across one treasure that loomed above the usual stones, beads and bling.

Pressure Builds on Brewer to Veto Religious Freedom Bill

Her top political adviser joins long bipartisan list of politicians, businesses, rights groups in calling for rejection.

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild (D) says the city will feel the effects of mandatory federal budget cuts.

Tucson Mayor's Third State of City Address Wednesday

Past topics included fixing roads as economic driver, annexing outlying areas, reducing poverty, homelessness.

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.

We talk to Michael Worobey, UA Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, about new research about the evolution of the flu.

UA Evolutionary Biologist Published for Flu Research

Mike Worobey's findings include looking into the 'family trees' of various gene segments of the virus.

Tax preparation help

IRS Spokesman: Filing Taxes Online Saves Money, Time

Allows for quicker refunds because government gets papers faster; also lower chance of math errors, he says.

We sit down with Francisco García, Director of Pima Country Department of Health, to discuss a new mapping tool introduced by Pima County that will help resident navigate the Affordable Care Act.

Pima County Launches Mapping Tool for Obamacare Help

Meant to aid people find enrollment help resources and health insurance professionals in their community; open enrollment deadline is March 31.

Southern Arizona is home to countless species of butterflies, including thins Monarch Butterfly.

Tucson Welcome International Assistance for Migratory Insect

Canada, United States and Mexico agree to help the famous monarch butterflies.

Legislature is in a special session on the budger

Religious Freedom Bill Sent to Governor's Desk

Brewer has this week to decide: sign, veto, let it become law without her signature; opposition swells.

Too Early to Know Effects of 'El Chapo's' Arrest in S. AZ, DEA Says

Joaquin Guzman led influential Sinaloa Cartel, was apprehended this weekend; officials say they don't know yet consequences in drug flow to area.

This metal flower sculpture is an example of the types of art that people at Xerocraft and Maker House are making with found and recycled materials.

'Maker Movement' Growing in Tucson, Communities Globally

More local residents getting into making stuff; 2 organizations participate in first-ever event promoting such craft.

AZ Planned Parenthood President Praises Supreme Court Decision

Higher court ejected proposal to revive law disqualifying abortion providers from receiving funds for other medical services.

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