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Flags at Half-Staff in AZ, in Honor of Fallen at 9/11

Services, remembrances under way in state, nation 12 years after terrorist attacks in NYC, DC, Pennsylvania.

US Secretary of Education Visits Tucson Schools

Arne Duncan tours bus depot and high-tech classroom as part of four-state bus journey through Southwest.

Election Law Challengers File Their Petitions

If enough signatures are validated, GOP push for changes to early voting, other issues will be put on hold.

Researchers Find New Scorpion Species in Catalinas

This is the second time a new species is found in the mountains, which is unusual; unclear of how venomous creature is.

Marijuana Legalization Group Plans to Target AZ Next

Same organization that aided successful effort to legalize the drug in CO hopes to use same method here.

Petition Deadlines This Week for AZ Referendum Proposals

One would refer Medicaid expansion to 2014 ballot; others would refer school bond limit increase, election changes.

AZ Week: Here Comes Obamacare

Debate over it continues raging, even as insurers, doctors, businesses prepare for enrollments come October.

AZ Research Ranch Showcases Local Grasslands

Hundreds of native plants, animals depend on these diverse ecosystems; visitors allowed on limited basis.

Tough Crowd at McCain's Town Halls in Phoenix, Tucson

AZ senator spoke Thurs about US intervention in Syria; crowd repeatedly disrupted him, some walked out.

AZ Campaigning to Send Car Seats to Mexico

Safety devices more expensive, harder to get south of the border, state plans to help

AZ Has More Mixed Race Marriages Than Most States

9% in state, compared with 7% nationally; growth in numbers attributed to increase in foreign-born populace.

NPR: Are Speeded-Up Immigration Cases Working?

Quick trials, followed by sentence and deportation, aim to cut repeat illegal crossings; Senate's bill calls for more.

Changes Proposed to Reduce Number of Euthanized Dogs

Advisory committee for Pima County Animal Care Center says better staffing, health protocol could help.

Pima County, UA Working to Eradicate Invasive Bullfrogs

Species has been threatening native frogs, toads, wildlife in central Tucson restoration area.

AZ Delegation Members: One No, Others Undecided on Syria

Grijalva opposes military attack; other House members and Flake waiting; McCain gives qualified yes.

AZ Week: Municipalities Rebounding, Cautiously

Mayors, other officials express optimism as they leave depths of recession behind, including big budget cuts.

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