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Gun Control PACs Making Headway

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' advocate group sees big influx of money; Mark Kelly says due to strong effort, change in how people think of gun related issues.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, April 4, 2014

Winners, losers in this year's proposed city budget; how will latest court rulings on campaign finance affect Arizona political races?; Obamacare effects in congressional campaigns.

AZ Week: Public Caution Needed This Fire Season, Officials Say

Park and forest services launch campaign urging people to keep an eye out for what they do outdoors, participate in fire prevention efforts.

UA Houses a Mysterious Jewish Biblical Document

Restoring the historical 200-year-old, 100-foot Torah scroll requires a knowledge of kosher laws, UA Judaic studies scholars say.

USC Music Director Sings, Pays it Forward for Music Ed

Tucson native Kathleen Grace recently returned to the Old Pueblo for a one-night performance at Plush.

Local Group Hosts Special Prom for Teens with Cancer

Hosted by the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of S. Arizona, teens experience this high school rite of passage on their own terms.

Navajo Nation Gets $1B for Uranium Mines Cleanup

Money part of a $5.15B settlement that the federal government reached with a petroleum company to blame with contaminated sites nationwide.

Board of Regents Approves UA Tuition Increase

Higher tuitions also OK'd for ASU, NAU, including 4-year stabilized rates for freshmen entering in the fall.

Tucson Program for Cancer Survivors Expanding Nationally

Founder of Beat Cancer Boot Camp combines passion for helping patients with working out.

S. AZ Ports of Entry Getting 170 Additional CBP Officers

About a month ago, U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, seven of his bipartisan congressional delegation colleagues requested more agents to staff Arizona's ports along border with Mexico.

Arizona Spotlight for April 4, 2014

Visit a Beat Cancer Boot Camp; special prom for teenagers with cancer; a woman shares her experiences serving in Iraq; radio drama of "Dillinger's Last Love"

Catholic Leaders Celebrate Mass Along Border, Pray for Reform

Several hundred people attended ceremony Tues. and a few dozen people peered through the border fence from Mexico.

Climate Change Threatens AZ Water Supply, UN Report Says

“...changes are already occurring in the Southwest...with increased warming, these problems will only get worse," says UA professor, one of study's authors.

Federal Judge Refuses to Block New Abortion Regulations

Rules asking to limit use of most common abortion inducing drug go into effect Tuesday; Arizona Planned Parenthood says this is unconstitutional.

Demand for Interpretation Grows in Pima County Courts

Interpreters provided services more than 11,000 times in 2013, nearly a 30 percent increase from fiscal year 2010-11.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, March 28, 2014

One-on-one talk with Republican Christine Jones about why she wants to be governor; a look at congressional races.

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