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Lawyers Call Denial of Licenses for Dreamers 'Discriminatory'

Immigrant rights advocates file motion for a summary judgment Weds. in US District Court in PHX, seeking oral argument in case; call policy 'discriminatory.'

Group Lays Out New Blueprint for Economic Prosperity in Region

TREO highlights four areas where improvements could bring new employers to Tucson, S. AZ, such as more infrastructure.

El Tour Identifies 3-Year Sponsor, Announcement Delayed

Bicycle race attracts thousands of riders each year, but lacked major funder; last year, race faced $250K funding hole after UAMC sponsorship contract expired.

Metal Arts Village: Best of Both Worlds for Artists

Since opening 4 years ago, the village has been home to a variety of artists who can collaborate and build bonds with the public.

Forest Service Seeks Input on Upgrades to Sabino Canyon

Sabino’s recreational plan is two decades old and many of the facilities and services are outdated.

Child Welfare Awards Recognize Abuse Prevention

Local agency honors those whose work improves children's lives; honorees include founder of an agency helping children who have difficulty eating.

Wildlife Agency Investigating Mexican Gray Wolf Death

The male wolf was found dead at the end of March on the Fort Apache reservation; second dead since beginning of the year.

UPDATED: Border Patrol Adding Rescue Beacons in AZ Desert

If migrants find themselves in danger they can now press button on towers throughout desert that tells authorities their location.

Print Journalism in Tucson Took 'Bigger Hit,' SPJ President Says

Five years after the collapse of the Tucson Citizen, Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business pass over to new owners; a look into the state of print today.

UA Program Participates in Free Eye Screenings

Thanks to the Sight Savers, medical students are able to provide those who are under-insured or don't have health insurance with care.

3 AZ Congressmen Call PHX VA Head to Step Down

In the past weeks there have been revelations about patient care lapses; up to 40 veterans may have died due to delayed care.

AZ, Tucson Have High Percentage of Vacant Homes

About 20.8% of rentals are not leased, 2.9% of homes for sale are vacant, according to U.S. Census Bureau report.

Liquor Regs, Lack of Renters Crushes LGBT Arts Space

Legal inability to serve beer and wine at events ignited domino effect of economic losses for Tucson's Fluxx Studio and Gallery.

Group Spreads Appreciation, Support for Snakes

Tucson residents are working on awareness, education and conservation of reptiles; hope to give it a better reputation.

AZ High School Graduation Rate Below National Average

For the first time in U.S. history, country's overall rate rose above 80%; while in Arizona it was at 76%

Bankruptcies Up in AZ, Pima County

About 2,014 Arizonans filed in March, up from 1,423 in February; 2,811 Pima residents filed in March, compared to 1,541 prior month.

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