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AZ Behind in Distributing Fed Housing Aid, US Auditors Say

State has been slow in dispersing funds to help struggling homeowners; AZ's rate was the second lowest among 18 states.

Referendum to Overturn Election Changes Makes Ballot

Successful petition drive stops measures from taking effect until voters decide in 2014 general election.

ACLU Suing to Add Cannabis Extracts to MMJ Law

Group files suit in name of 5-year-old with rare form of epilepsy; he's one of the few children in state to have a medical marijuana card.

Obamacare Site Defects Push People to Other Enrollment Options

Local patient navigator turns to helping uninsured residents fill out paper applications to weigh on their eligibility for insurance plans.

UAMC to Launch Electronic Health Records System

Starting Nov. 1 the hospital will begin storing its medical records online; such method has been used in the U.S. since the 1960s.

Abundance of Wildlife, Nature in Heart of Desert

Sabino Canyon is a popular destination for locals, tourists, nature enthusiasts as it has exquisite landscapes every season of the year.

Former AZ Congressman Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

4 months ago Republican Rick Renzi was convicted on public corruption, money laundering, other charges.

AZ Week: Immigration Reform Back In Play

Three angles of immigration debate weigh on Obama's urging to Congress to revive comprehensive talks.

Politics Reaching Into Judicial System Via Elections, Research Says

Campaigns against judges and changes to judgeship appointments threaten to bring politicization to justice.

Health Secretary, in Phoenix, Promises Care Act Fixes

Sebelius says 700K applications have been submitted for coverage through online exchange, despite flaws.

Tucson Fashion Week Welcomes Betsey Johnson

Organizers hope the annual event will raise Tucson's "style profile", attract new business.

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.

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