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7 Republicans, 1 Democrat File for Gubernatorial Primary

2 minor party candidates seek governor's post; filings for 6 other state offices, Congress, Legislature.

Home Price Appreciation Declining in Tucson Area, Report Says

Other information in same data, such as foreclosure and home sales, showed city is a steadily improving real estate market.

Slide Fire 45% Contained, Has Burnt 32 Sq Miles

An area between the park and a subdivision north of Oak Creek Canyon remains under a mandatory evacuation order.

Arrival of 8th Streetcar Marks Fleet Completion

Scheduled to open doors to passengers July 25; more testings from UA to downtown Tucson underway until then.

CPS Special Legislative Session Begins

House Speaker Andy Tobin told his chamber he expects committee votes on the proposals Wednesday and final votes Thursday.

UPDATE: Northern AZ Blaze Grows in Size, Containment at 35%

Firefighter crews are expecting strong winds tomorrow, but say worst is behind them; they've burn a ring all the way around fire to contain.

UPDATE: Slide Fire Now 25-Square Miles, 25% Contained

Blaze was 21 square miles as of Sunday morning; firefighters building 3 miles of protection lines.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, May 23, 2014

Interview with Republican gubernatorial candidate Frank Rigg; comments by congressional hopeful Gary Kiehne.

AZ Week: Community Remembers Monument Fire Destruction

In June 2011 a fire started burning within the Coronado Natl. Forest, eventually spreading to about 29K acres in Huachuca Mountains.

Tucson City Manager Miranda Announces Retirement

39-year career with city, including 9 years as police chief, 3 as top administrator coming to end for Tucson native.

3,000 Flagstaff Residents Poised to Evacuate; Threat Reduced

Wildfire in Oak Creek Canyon consumes 7,500 acres, stops short of city so far; containment at 5%, officials say.

Special Legislative Session Next Week to Debate CPS Reform Bill

Legislation establishes the Department of Child Safety, provides funding; Brewer abolished state CPS earlier this new amid more than 6,500 un-investigated cases.

Slide Fire Grows to 4,800 Acres Overnight

200 people have been evacuated from Oak Creek Canyon, with another 3,000 on standby; hundreds of firefighters at the scene.

Grand Canyon Damages Leads to Questioning Future of Bison

Iconic animal has made area its home; the herd has grown over years, and is now overgrazing park land, draining already low water holes, trampling archaeological sites.

LGBT Global Persecution Leads to Asylum Seekers in Southern AZ

Marco Antonio Galdino left São Paulo in 1995, lives in Tucson while he awaits appeal of refugee rejection.

Two Sunnyside Board Members Recalled

Pima County officials not finished counting but margin too wide for 100 remaining ballots to change outcome.

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