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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.

Gun Control PACs Making Headway

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' advocate group sees big influx of money; Mark Kelly says due to strong effort, change in how people think of gun related issues.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, April 4, 2014

Winners, losers in this year's proposed city budget; how will latest court rulings on campaign finance affect Arizona political races?; Obamacare effects in congressional campaigns.

AZ Week: Public Caution Needed This Fire Season, Officials Say

Park and forest services launch campaign urging people to keep an eye out for what they do outdoors, participate in fire prevention efforts.

UA Houses a Mysterious Jewish Biblical Document

Restoring the historical 200-year-old, 100-foot Torah scroll requires a knowledge of kosher laws, UA Judaic studies scholars say.

USC Music Director Sings, Pays it Forward for Music Ed

Tucson native Kathleen Grace recently returned to the Old Pueblo for a one-night performance at Plush.

Local Group Hosts Special Prom for Teens with Cancer

Hosted by the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of S. Arizona, teens experience this high school rite of passage on their own terms.

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