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Business Boost to 'Read On, Tucson' Off to Good Start, But ...

More effort needed until it is 'in the DNA of a community,' early childhood education expert says.

US Senate May Vote on Border Security Funding

Republican leader separates budget bill from other immigration issues hoping for passage.

TUSD Cancels AIMS Tests in Light of New State Law

Enacted Friday, legislation eliminates graduation requirement to pass test for 4 years

Missed Insurance Deadline? Maybe Not.

Federal gov. extends window to buy health insurance to end of April to avoid tax penalty

Standardized Tests No Longer Required in High School

State law, effective Friday, eliminates mandate to pass AIMS or any state exam to graduate

Arizona's Beer Industry is Growing

Looking at the state's growing craft brewing industry and legislation that could soon be affecting it.

Low Funding Contributes to Teacher Turnover, Educators Say

Starting teacher pay in Arizona, averaging $32,000, is 12% lower than national average of $36,000.

Transgender Woman Held in Male Immigrant Detention Center

Activists pushing for release of Guatemalan immigrant, end to alleged abuse inside facility.

Insect Forces Expanded Arizona Citrus Quarantine

Tiny bug psyllid can carry 'citrus greening disease,' and has devastated parts of Florida's crop.

Republicans: Grand Canyon Needs No New Protection

4 Arizona congressmen oppose designation as national monument, which would protect watershed.

METRO WEEK EXTRA: In Search of Local Brewing Products

All components needed to make craft beers truly Tucson products are falling into place.

METRO WEEK: Tucson Beer Brewing Becoming Big Business

Craft beverages continue growing in popularity; one brewmaster's search for all local products.

AZ WEEK: Will Congress Pass Immigration Reform?

McSally, pushing legislation; Grijalva wants comprehensive package; McCain seeks to end impasse.

Gone Missing: Family's Search for Long-Lost Daughter

Nearly 30 years later, Rochelle Ihm's disappearance in Phoenix remains unresolved.

Supporters of Mexican Immigrant in Sanctuary Start Campaign

Almost 7 months after woman went into sanctuary, 'We Stand With Rosa' effort is begun.

Legislation OKs Kin to Payday Loan Industry in Arizona

Lawmakers push bill out of committee to allow high-interest 'flex loans' for those with bad credit.

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