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METRO WEEK: Will Tucson End Homelessness?

All homeless veterans may not have housing by end of year, which is city government's goal.

Tucson VA to Reduce Hospital's Smoking Areas

Officials say move helps veterans who are quitting, matches other health-care facilities.

Jan. 8 Hero Bill Badger Dies in Tucson at 78

He helped subdue gunman and stop shooting in which 6 died, 13 were wounded.

Homeless Vets Treated to Weekend Pampering

Tucson Veterans Helping Veterans plans semi-annual 'Stand Down' to give less fortunate a break.

METRO WEEK: Expanded Flight Training to Have Minimal Effect

Numbers could grow, but account for 6% of Davis-Monthan traffic, base officials say.

C-130 Aircraft Celebrates 60th Anniversary

In August 1954, the first C-130 rolled off the Lockheed assembly line; now is still being used in every branch of the military.

The Art in Healing

Community partners build arts therapy program for veterans that caters to emotional and creative needs.

Fired Medical Pot Researcher: 'We Were on Cusp of Implementing UA Study'

Sue Sisley was unexpectedly laid off from the university, stalling her research on marijuana as a possible treatment for PTSD.

AZ Health Officials Have Last Word on Medical Pot for PTSD

State Dept. of Health Services director has until July 9 to accept, modify or reject ruling; initial denial was appealed last year.

Grijalva Visits Tucson VA Hospital, Calls It One of Best

Congressman tours facility to find out what administrators there are doing correctly; says blame for PHX issues should also fall on Congress.

AZ Sens Help Introduce Bill Addressing VA Issues

Veterans Choice Act would provide veterans with greater choice and flexibility in health care providers; increase transparency of Veterans Affairs.

A-10 1-Year Save Proposal Means Big Dollars for S. AZ

Politically, the Southern Arizona highlight of the National Defense Authorization Act was an amendment by Rep. Ron Barber, D-Arizona, which kept the airplane flying for another year.

DM Crews Rescue Fishermen Hundreds of Miles Away

Members of the Davis-Monthan AFB rescue squadrons called in to help group of Chinese fishermen whose boat exploded about 1,000 miles off of Cabo San Lucas.

House Armed Services Begins 'Save A-10' Work in Congress

National Defense Authorization Act discussion begins Wednesday; the future of the aircraft is tied to such bill.

Obama Gets Involved with PHX VA Negligence Allegations

President says the U.S. will get to the bottom of whether veterans were denied help they needed, causing the death of up to 40.

Davis-Monthan Opens Gates for Special Air Show

Make-a Wish Arizona families, wounded warriors and World War II veterans were given a sneak peak of the show, presented by the Air Force's Thunderbirds.

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