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Board of Regents OKs Negotiations for UAMC Takeover

Phoenix-based Banner Health, UA Health Network hope to finalize $946M deal by September.

Brewer Gives Feds Tongue Lashing after Nogales Shelter Tour

'Dang it the federal government has a job to do,' she says, after visiting facility housing hundreds of Central American children.

Tucson Second-Grader Wins National Braille Challenge

Ciara Peterson won first place in her category at 14th annual competition; 'It felt surprising,' she says.

Feds to Open More Detention Facilities for Immigrant Families

Homeland Security Deputy Sec. says they will be primarily for mothers, children caught crossing into US illegally.

Republican Melvin Withdraws from Governor's Race

Southern Arizona senator says he cannot raise money; he was one of eight in GOP gubernatorial primary.

Metro Week: Pima College Works to End Probation

What's changed one year after probationary status? Interview with Chancellor Lee Lambert, on job since 2013.

Juneteenth

Though not recognized as a state holiday, Arizonans have celebrated an important date in the history of freedom for 44 consecutive years.

AZ Week: 'What's Wrong at Point of Origin?' for Migrant Children

Nogales Mayor Garino suggests US communicate with unaccompanied kids' native countries for solutions.

Archaeology, Adventures and Agaves

Tucson archaeologists are beginning new chapters after decades at the University of Arizona, reveal ancient culture's uses for tough native plant.

Abe of the Desert

This New York City native volunteers at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum to share his love of nature with others.

Tucson Appoints Interim City Manager

Assistant manager promoted to temporary position during national search for new city admin.

Pima County Approves $1.2B Budget on Party Line Vote

Fiscal year begins in July, property tax rate goes up, spending reduced.

Tucson Launching Compost Pilot Project

City teaming up with UA group, Tohono O'odham Nation to collect food waste, turn it into fertilizer.

Is Tucson Missing a Sense of Humor?

Study of major U.S. cities ranks the Old Pueblo nearly last on a national humor scale.

Metro Week: Pima County Property Taxes Likely Going Up

Supervisors to decide between budget cuts, raising tax.

AZ Week: 'Migrant Youths Have Options to Stay, Hard to Obtain'

Immigration law expert says undocumented minors often go unrepresented in proceedings, don't know rights.

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