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Raytheon Receives $350M Pentagon Contract

U.S. Dept. of Defense orders company's newest model of its SM-3 missile; orders 44 items total, including missile, accompanying materials.

Exhibit Reveals Historic, Natural Landscapes From Above

Images "represent heritage we all share," says aerial photographer Adriel Heisey, currently displayed at Arizona State Museum.

Andy Tobin (R), Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives, discusses his support for Proposition 115.

AZ Bill Aims to Cut Medicaid Enrollment With New Requirements

Arizona House OKs bill sponsored by Speaker Andy Tobin, he says would give state tools to be safe in case federal government fails to fund program.

Rebecca Brukman. 11/26/12.
Contestants participate in annual El Tour De Tucson bike race.

Professional Bike Race Modified to Avoid New Streetcar Tracks

Closed-loop race provides spectator-friendly experience in urban environment, attract attention to area's businesses, event organizers say.

We talk to Charles Wolgemuth, UA Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, and Dhruv Kumar Vig, UA Graduate Student, about how they came up with a mathematical model to better understand how the Lyme bacteria spreads.

UA Physicists Develop Math Model, Could Help Lyme Disease Treatment

Researchers say mathematical model describes bacteria's location in relationship to rash associated with illness.

Funding for Proposed I-11 Unclear

Federal budget for highways is overstretched; project proponents for interstate linking PHX to Las Vegas say 'they will have to get creative.'

Ex Attorney Gen Joins Democratic Race for AZ Secretary of State

Terry Goddard officially enters race; served two terms as attorney general from 2003-10 and ran three times for governor unsuccessfully.

An A-10 plane sits in a hanger at Davis Monthan Air Force Base.

Obama's Budget Proposal Asks for Mothballing of A-10

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel first made proposal to retire plane about two weels ago; many flown at Tucson's Davis-Monthan.

We learn about the allocation of state funds to agencies or programs to help women become self sufficient. With us are guests Laura Penny, Executive Director of Women's Foundation of Southern Arizona, and George Cunningham Chairman of the Grand Canyon Institute.

Funding for Women's Services Down, Affecting Self-Sufficiency

Study analyzed 18 state-run services such as child care subsidies, domestic violence services.

AZ Members of Congress Ask DHS for 500 More Customs Officers

In a bipartisan effort lawmakers write to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson with request

These endangered jaguars are part of a breeding population located near southern arizona .

Federal Gov Announces Efforts to Protect Endangered Jaguar

U.S. Fish and Wildlife designated about 1,200 square miles of Southern Arizona, New Mexico as critical habitat for species.

$500K Set Aside for 19 Hotshots Memorial

Arizona House passes bill 56-2 for funds to create site honoring firefighters killed in Yarnell fire June 2013.

AZ Senate Kills Bill Prohibiting Use of Common Core

SB 1310 would have revoked use of standards in state classrooms; legislation voted down Weds. with vote 18-12.

Cars drive through Tucson streets during rush hour.

Bill Would Ban Teens from Using Phone First 6 Months of Driving

Arizona House OKs legislation not allowing teenage drivers use cellphones on road for six month span after getting license.

We discuss SB1310, an effort to prevent Arizona schools from implementing Common Core standard, created by our guest William McCallum, Director of Institute for Mathematics in Education at University of Arizona Math Department.

Eliminating Common Core in K-12 a Mistake, Professor Says

State legislation dead for now, but would be 'a disaster,' says mathematician who helped build curriculum regimen.

Business Pitch Tournament Taking Place in Phoenix

Six Tucson companies are participating in a head-to-head match; final 4 teams will split $50K to go toward their startup company.

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