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AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, December 6, 2013

Discussion of 6,000 child abuse reports un-investigated, other crisis in state's CPS; challenges for Tucson's City Council, TUSD.

Arizonan Pearl Harbor Survivor Remembers Tragedy

Lauren Bruner was a 21-year-old USS Arizona crew member when ship was bombed on Pearl Harbor.

Siblings Apart For Years, One US Citizen, Other Faces Deportation

Brother and sister are part of nationwide effort to fix "a broken immigration system;" born to same parents but in different countries.

City Budget Shortfall in July 2014 Could Be $15M

Expenses, such as streetcar operations, pension costs, expected to exceed revenues, precise calculations not yet available.

Planet Rabbit

Learn about one artist's inspiration to take art out of the gallery and into local communities.

Raising Urban Chickens Interests Tucson Residents

City has a small but growing community of people who raise chickens in backyards; local school uses them for learning purposes.

Child Advocacy Group: Abuse Prevention Would Help CPS

Budget cuts to children, family services has fueled huge influx of kids to agency's system, Children Action Alliance director says.

Further Cuts to Food Stamps Worry Local Food Bank Officials

As part of Farm Bill, Senate wants to cut $4B from program's budget in next 10 years, while House wants $40B.

Tucson Council Winners Sworn In, Face Immediate Budget Challenges

Three incumbents start new four-year term today, all say long-term budget fixes are priority.

Experts: Building Preservation Good Environmentally, Culturally

A look at the Historic Y, what's become; members of the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation discuss restoring historic buildings.

Brewer Creates 'Care Team' to Investigate Neglected CPS Cases

The Child Advocate Response Examination Team will oversee agency's staff; review and identify any glitches in its system.

Program Brings K-12 Children to Mt. Lemmon for Science Learning

UA Science Sky School uses area as an outdoor classroom for intensive, hands-on science education.

AZ Week: State Strategizes to Improve Trade with Mexico

With $12 billion in trade, experts say Arizona needs more to take advantage of business opportunities.

3 Girls Held Captive At Least 1 Year in Own Home

Police chief calls case extreme; mother, step-father jailed on kidnapping, child abuse charges.

McCain: Immigration Reform Must Happen

AZ's Senator still working to get U.S. House to consider immigration and border security measures.

Grijalva Part of Group Wanting BP Use of Force Discussion

Arizona Democrat, 20 other Congress members requesting meeting with Border Patrol officials; agency says it will not change use of deadly force policy.

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