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Tucson Council OKs SB 1070 Enforcement Changes

Unanimous vote directs police ' to protect overall safety of all members of community' rather than immigration status.

Local Experts Discuss Sun Corridor's Economic Growth

Southern Arizona organizations hope to capitalize on quality of life in region by transforming it into a global economic powerhouse.

Sunnyside Begins Budget Cut Process After Override Fails

Two schools could be closing, dozens of jobs cut; district voters rejected budget increase proposal on Election Day.

Horseback Riding as Therapy for Special Needs

Since 1974, TROT has used method for children, adults who are challenged with everything from blindness, PTSD and autism.

AZ Considers Another Large Scale Solar Power Plant

Proposed project, Maricopa County Park, would produce 300 megawatts of solar electricity, enough to power about 150,000 homes.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, November 8, 2013

Democratic landslide in Tucson City Council elections, what happened and why; Rio Nuevo's upcoming work with city of Tucson.

Noel Paul Stookey

Best known as the tallest member of folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary, Noel Paul reflects on fifty years of music and memories

UA Researchers Study Climate Change Effects In Amazon Trees

University scientists part of international research team; recently wrapped up field work in Peru.

Tucson Voters Pass Increase to City Budget Limit

City can now spend $50M more than currently allowed if revenues are available, thanks to the support of 62 percent.

Pima Board OKs $400K for Animal Center Improvements

$280K to install concrete slab, utilities, construction of kennels; $120K in additional staffing.

Obamacare Issues Affect AZ Medicaid Enrollment

Arizona expanded its Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS, under the Affordable Care Act.

Congress Negotiates Food Stamp Funding, Grijalva Opposes Cuts

Arizona Congressman hopes Senate, House will agree to eliminate proposed cuts to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs.

Sunnyside's $9.3M Budget Override Rejected

Altar Valley voters also say no; Catalina Foothills wins approval of 2 overrides totaling $773K.

Health Centers Enroll 8,000 in First Month of Medicaid Expansion

Arizona officials estimate 300,000 people are eligible for the state’s Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS.

Vail: No Incorporation; 'Population Doesn't Feel It's Right Time.'

56% vote against formation of what would have been AZ's 92nd municipality; proponents disappointed.

Tucson City Council Democratic Incumbents Re-elected

Uhlich wins Ward 3, Fimbres Ward 5; propositions to increase city spending limit, 10-year plan both pass.

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