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Fired Medical Pot Researcher: 'We Were on Cusp of Implementing UA Study'

Sue Sisley was unexpectedly laid off from the university, stalling her research on marijuana as a possible treatment for PTSD.

McSally Makes List of GOP Women With Party's Support

Efforts to get more Republican women in office; 'strong chance' to defeat Democratic incumbent in November.

Charity Hopes to Prevent Honduran Youth from Heading North

So far in 2014 more than 13K unaccompanied children from Central American country have been apprehended crossing into US illegally.

Obama: Will Act Alone to Fix Broken Immigration System

Members of AZ's congressional delegation have mixed opinions about president's decision to stop waiting for Congress to act.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Metro Week: Fire Season Underway, Prep Began Months Ago

lookouts watch for smoke, districts help residents create "defensible space."

Father of Perished Hotshot Aims to Improve Fire Shelters

David Turbyfill's 27-year-old son Travis died battling Yarnell Fire; says he doesn't want his son to have died in vain.

AZ Week: Year Since Yarnell Fire, 'Support's Been Overwhelming'

Town slowly recovers from deaths of 19 firefighters, property destruction, hopes to see community thrive anew.

Lookouts at Forefront of Fire Spotting

Mac Tippins will spend 4-5 months on duty in Mt. Lemmon's Lemmon Rock Lookout.

Board of Regents OKs Negotiations for UAMC Takeover

Phoenix-based Banner Health, UA Health Network hope to finalize $946M deal by September.

Brewer Gives Feds Tongue Lashing after Nogales Shelter Tour

'Dang it the federal government has a job to do,' she says, after visiting facility housing hundreds of Central American children.

Tucson Second-Grader Wins National Braille Challenge

Ciara Peterson won first place in her category at 14th annual competition; 'It felt surprising,' she says.

Feds to Open More Detention Facilities for Immigrant Families

Homeland Security Deputy Sec. says they will be primarily for mothers, children caught crossing into US illegally.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Under Fire

Criticism of John Huppenthal intensifies after revelations of anonymous blogging.

Republican Melvin Withdraws from Governor's Race

Southern Arizona senator says he cannot raise money; he was one of eight in GOP gubernatorial primary.

Metro Week: Pima College Works to End Probation

What's changed one year after probationary status? Interview with Chancellor Lee Lambert, on job since 2013.

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