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Local Kids Benefit from Nationally Recognized Ecology Program

Manzo Elementary School's sustainable infrastructure, projects also yield academic results in math, science.

CPS Caseload Referrals Approach Halfway Mark

3,100 of 6,500 uninvestigated reports of child abuse, neglect now assigned to agency for followup work.

30% of Arizonans Hitting Road for Holidays

ADOT advises 1.9M state residents who will travel to take precautions for variances in weather.

AZ Week: Mexican Shoppers Enhance State Economy

Estimates put annual stimulus at $1 billion annually; Tucson area merchants are biggest beneficiaries.

Mexican Tradition of Tamales Reigns During Holidays

Tucson market works overtime to keep up with culinary tradition between Thanksgiving and New Year.

AZ Unemployment Rate Down in November

7.8% jobless, down from October's 8.2%; retail shopping season ramp-up, overall improvement cited.

NPR: Half-Million Eligible for Deferred Deportation Yet to Apply

Numbers have slowed to trickle after hundreds of thousands applied in early months of program.

State Court OKs Higher Campaign Donation Limits

Rejects Clean Elections Commission arguments that Legislature-passed increase violates Voter Protection Act.

Scientists: Darkness Harder to Find Due to Overpopulation

Use of artificial lights is increasing around the world; experts say tens of millions of people have never experiences truly dark skies.

Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline Nears For Some

Those covered by some government-funded programs will need to enroll in new insurance.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, December 20, 2013

Immigration reform update; Brewer's Medicaid expansion; a look back at Obamacare rollout; Arizona election law changes.

Home Energy Efficiency Renovations Still Pricey for Most

Although the price of solar and other renewable energy systems have declined steadily over the years, the up-front cost usually isn’t an amount that people can just dish out.

Forecast: Tucson Recession Jobs Lost Recovered by 2016

City added 6,000 jobs in past year in what economists point to as sign of improvement, with pace to continue.

Proof of Citizenship Suit Sent Back to Fed Elections Officials

Federal judge leaves KS, AZ request for voter registration modifications in the hands of Election Assistance Commission.

AZ Week: Teachers, Students Adjust to Common Core

UA education dean: Arizona needs to be aware of major investment needed for success of new standards.

The Hypocrisy Footprint

Author Chris Cokinos tries to explain the logic behind what he calls the 'hypocrisy footprint' left by backyard pools in the arid Southwest

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