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Supreme Court Rejects AZ's 20-Week Abortion Ban

State had appealed lower court ruling blocking law; opponents say 2012 legislation violated women's rights.

Education, CPS Issues Expected to Top 2014 Legislative Session

Gov. Jan Brewer delivering final State of the State address Monday afternoon; serves as her marching orders for state lawmakers.

AZ Week: Obamacare, Its Effects in State's Rural Areas

Affordable Care Act went into effect Jan. 1; Southern Arizona health experts discuss the good and bad.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, January 10, 2014

Mesa Mayor Scott Smith joins crwoded GOP gubernatorial primaries; remembering Jan. 8 shooting.

Bronson Becomes Pima County Board Chairwoman

Focus on roads, economic development, and avoid raising taxes; after 4 years Pima County Supervisor Ramón Valadez is stepping aside from seat.

Rehabilitation, Medical Care Units Closing at Fort Huachuca

Dept. of Defense also closing 4 other Army installations, not due to budget cuts but a decline in number of wounded soldiers.

House Implements New Security Requirements for Obamacare

Most of AZ's congressional delegation voted for bill; Republicans say necessary to deal with potential security breaches online.

New Survey Shows Dissatisfaction Among Teachers in S. AZ

Tucson Values Teachers surveyed 1,600 educators in public, private, charter schools; say they are not likely to be teaching in this region in the future.

Jan. 8 Permanent Memorial Planning Begins New Stage

Three years after tragedy, location selected at Pima County Courthouse; design ideas underway.

New Plans for Some of TUSD's Closed Schools

Two of 11 will be used as daycares, another sold; less vandalism, better security on empty buildings than closures that took place in 2010.

3 Decades Later: Mental Health Suit Against AZ Settled

Arnold vs. Sarn began in 1981, alleged state did not appropriately fund comprehensive mental health system.

Pima Ends Photo Radar Program

Board voted 4-0 not to renew traffic camera contract; supervisors may consider another version, targeting school zones.

AZ Week: 2014 Could Bring New Political Landscape to State

The new year brings midterm election cycle; come Nov. Arizona voters deciding on new governor, Congress seats.

Financial Issues Topping List in 2014 for Tucson, Pima County

Budget deficits, lagging economy, lead local governments to look to job creation.

Jan. 8 Permanent Memorial to Honor Victims, Tucson Community

Nearly three years after tragedy, official memorial underway; will be located at the Pima County Courthouse.

Pima County Considers Traffic Camera Changes

Board to choose whether to turn them off, keep them on, or change how traffic cameras work.

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