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Immigrant Rights Activists Challenge Charges After Arrest

On Oct. 11 protestors stopped two buses with detainees en route to fed court known as Operation Streamline; charged with felonies.

Chef's Inspiration Comes from Local Ingredients

Omar Huerta, executive chef of Wildflower, says his menu revolves around locally sourced food items.

Man Executed for 6 Tucson Murders in 1990s

Robert Glen Jones Jr. given lethal injection at AZ State Prison; director of Homicide Survivors talks of aftermath.

NPR: Company Plans to Launch Balloon Ride to Stratosphere

World View, a new space tourism company in Tucson, would offer option to passengers as early as 2015; price about $75K.

Activists Ask Tucson City Council to Change Enforcement of SB1070

Immigration advocates want city to explore ways to comply with state law while reducing Border Patrol calls.

Desert Photographer Explores Science of Color Vision

Michael McNulty looks into research offering insights on physical properties of light, human perception specific to the Sonoran desert.

Undocumented Migrant Rescues Increasing in AZ

As of end of August 2013, Border Patrol had rescued 760 migrants; 20% more than 2012, 50% more than 2011.

Grijalva Urges Congress to Continue Immigration Reform Talks

Gov. shutdown is over, Obama says he wants lawmakers to focus on reform; there is too much to lose if they don't, Grijalva says.

Military Personnel Indicted in Tucson-Based Case

AZ Attorney General Horne announces accusations for 8 state Air National Guard officers, 13 enlisted who allegedly falsified records for more pay.

AZ Week: Effects of Technology, Other Forces in Current Journalism

5 media members explore state of media in society as 'watchdogs,' transparency of information, technology.

Tucson Ward 5 City Council Forum

Democratic incumbent Fimbres, Republican challenger Polak argue ward's economy, businesses, as well as stands on SB 1070 and gun laws.

Shutdown's End Means Fed Recreation Sites Reopen

Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park welcoming visitors once again; other state sites open, too.

Stairwell Session: Howe Gelb

Hear a new solo performance and an interview that reveals Gelb's conversation to be as unpredictable as his music

Peruvian Psychedelic Sounds at Tucson Blues Fest

Gabriel Sullivan, and his band Chicha Dust, will perform at Blues & Heritage Festival Oct. 20; band performs fuse of psychedelic rock, cumbia.

Local Homeless Women's Shelter Offers Sense of Community

A 1,200-square-foot house stands near south downtown Tucson, where women in need can eat, rest, feel support.

Happiness Workshop Helps Young Adults Navigate Teen Pressures

Program provides youth understanding of mindfulness, teaches them about self-respect, community responsibility, acting without judgment.

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