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BP Tucson Apprehensions Down, Still Busiest Sector

Texas sector sees an increase in arrests, Tucson still top for marijuana seized and rescues.

Remnants of Volcanoes Across AZ, Geologist Says

In Arizona's geologic history, there have been several major periods of volcanic activity, last one between 15-30 million years ago.

Congressional Incumbents Have More Money For 2014 Elections

Challengers are poised to catch up with quick fundraising pace in Tucson-area districts.

Disease Drives Shrimp Prices; UA Researcher Seeks Solution

Syndrome kills species when young, causing entire crops to be lost; scientist finds way to detect it early on.

AZ Week: Brewer, State Helping Education Funds? Split Opinions

Arizona legislators, educators discuss Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal for extra money; Brewer's plans for "student success funding."

Experts: Feb. Peak of Tourism in Tucson, Not as High as It Was

With the gem show underway, visitors from all over coming in, however since 2008 number of tourists has declined.

A Gentrifier in Menlo Park

Producer Aengus Anderson explores the issue of gentrification in Tucson.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, January 31, 2014

A discussion of President Obama's renewed call for immigration reform after State of the Union Address; the latest in AZ Legislature.

Fourth Ave Store Turns Junk into Artistic Creations

Pop Cycle is a collaborative effort of 3 siblings, friends, local artists who use recycled, re-used materials to make a variety of items.

Chinese-Americans Commemorate Lunar New Year in Old Pueblo

Year of the horse signifies success and prosperity they say; a 15-day celebration begins Friday.

Thousands of AZ Kids Could Lose Health Coverage Saturday

State insurance program ending, some will be unable to enroll in private insurance under Affordable Care Act.

UA's RNA Research Helping Scientists with Cancer Diagnosis

New developments in molecular biology make it possible to measure messenger RNA in single cells.

EPA Proposes Pollution Control for 6 AZ Facilities

Federal plan to limit emission such as nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide; agency holding public hearing Feb. 25 in PHX, Feb. 26 in Tucson.

NASA Changes Worry Tucson Planetary Science

New grant-funding structure promises more money for planetary research, but local scientist negative impacts.

Local Distiller Turns Sonoran Desert Wood into Whiskey

Mesquite craftsman uses native wood to craft unique spirits—and tap into a long scientific legacy.

UA Agriculture Center One of Few Using Greenhouses for Education

Part of handful of programs in U.S.; it is also the only facility that offers commercial-sized, operated facility for hands-on education.

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