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Heavy Rocket to Propel Chandler-Based Operation Into New Market

Private Orbital ATK moving into higher orbits, heavier satellites and, possibly, human missions.

Writing the River: A Conversation with New Yorker Writer David Owen

Owen will appear at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend, his latest book investigating the past and future of the Colorado River.

Arizonans Could Soon be Able to Pay Taxes in Cryptocurrency

A bill to allow cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as payment in the state is working its way through the Legislature.

Trump Tariffs' Impact Could Reach Agriculture, Arizona Farmer Says

Agriculture industry braces for impact from President Trump's tariff declaration.

Arizona House Passes Bill Giving Teachers Classroom Dollars

The money plus tax credit was the best they could do, sponsors said in response to calls for more.

Bill Legalizing Industrial Hemp Moves Forward in Arizona Legislature

The Legislature is one step closer to making hemp a legal crop.

Teacher Pay; Addressing Cybersecurity; Water Cuts to Impact Farmers First

Also, resources in Southern Arizona to address adult literacy.

UA Highlighting Brain Awareness Week With Free Talk

Public lecture looks at emotional stress, chronic pain and autism.

Drop in House Flipping May Point to Growth in Home Prices

Investors appear to be buying and holding on to their inventory instead of selling.

Controlled Burn Thursday at Sweetwater Wetlands

Fire will train TFD crews and destroy mosquito habitat.

Senate Committee Votes to Block Local Soda Taxes

The bill in the Arizona Legislature wouldn't ban such taxes in the state, but would block local governments from instituting them.

Arizona Teachers Wear Red for Higher Pay

Public educators statewide say #RedForEd, inspired by outcome of West Virginia strike.

Lawyers Working to Free Jailed Mexican Journalist Who Sought Asylum

Emilio Gutierrez fled Mexico after reporting on corruption in the country's military.

Marana Unified School District to Consider Closing Thornydale Elementary

The school has 313 students, the fewest in more than two decades.

Bill to Put School Evaluations on 'Dashboards' Passes Arizona Senate

The Legislature is trying to replace single grades for schools with a dashboard model.

Pima County Corrections Officer Arrested Over Smuggling

Martin Lopez had worked 11 months as corrections officer and was on probationary status.

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