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Murders in Mexico Appear to Drop By 15% Last Year, Analysis Says

Authorities would like to take credit but report's author says that is 'debatable;' certain cartels have established monopolies so no need to fight anyone, he argues.

Confronting Suicide Part 4: Reporters' Notebook

3 AZPM producers discuss their findings in researching suicide prevention efforts for teens, college students, elderly.

Davis-Monthan Opens Gates for Special Air Show

Make-a Wish Arizona families, wounded warriors and World War II veterans were given a sneak peak of the show, presented by the Air Force's Thunderbirds.

Biosphere 2 Plans to Build Small Replica of Gulf of California

The Biosphere already has an ocean enclosed in a 700,000-gallon tank, but it eventually will become the home of the miniature Sea of Cortez.

Confronting Suicide Part 3: Suicide Among Elderly

In Arizona and across U.S., people 55 and older have highest suicide rate—but deaths underreported and often ignored.

Confronting Suicide Part 2: Prevention Top Focus for Colleges

8% of UA students say they've seriously thought about suicide. National prevention effort started by parents of UA student who took his life in 1998.

Confronting Suicide Part 1: Teen Suicides

In Arizona, percentage of high school students injured or poisoned in suicide attempt almost doubled from 2003 to 2013.

AZ Week: District Charter Schools Struggle with Unstable Funds

Gov. Jan Brewer had asked for $33 million to fund public school district sponsored charter schools; state Legislature came up with about 75% of that.

Chalk Art Fest Turns Sidewalks into Canvases

A creative group gathers for the third annual Park Place Chalk Art Festival to make art seem like child's play.

Confronting Suicide: Four-Part Radio Series on NPR 89.1

An in-depth exploration of suicide prevention efforts among teens, college students and older Americans. Beginning Monday, April 14th.

Local Food Festival First of Its Kind in Tucson

Organizer of Viva La Local says event is an opportunity to celebrate locally-produced foods.; he's impressed by positive reaction.

US Sens Say Cutting A-10 is Violation of Law

National Defense Authorization Act passed last year, says the Air Force “may not retire, prepare to retire, or place in storage” any A-10s during calendar 2014.

Expo Teaches About Past Through Archeology

The annual event hosted by Arizona State Parks has been around for 32 years; highlights region's history.

Pima County Could Seek Mitigation for Pipeline Construction

Environmental Impact Statement for Kinder-Morgan's Sierrita Pipeline didn't find major negative impacts; County administrator says it could create second smuggling corridor.

Celebrating Five Years of 'Meeting' in Downtown Tucson

Meet Me at Maynards has attracted tens of thousands of people to weekly event where visitors can walk, run and enjoy other activities.

Local Cyclists Want City to Increase Safety on Roads

Tucson could see separated bike lanes in near future thanks to $5.5M grant from state transit agency.

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