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Grants Give 'Community Schools Initiative' Three More Years

Participating schools have seen an increase in graduation rates, federal student aid for college applications.

Pima County Proposes Changes to Chicken Rules

Would allow those on smaller lots to raise chickens.

Local Courts Team Up to Clear Up Warrants

Pima County and Tucson are working together to resolve outstanding issues.

Ann Hampton Callaway Brings "The Ella Century" to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: water conservation today vs. water crisis tomorrow; Digna Theatre combines activism and art; and Tucsonans share simple stories about kindness.

Containment a Struggle on Burro Fire

Fire managers state need to be thorough and cautious before declaring containment, now at 11 percent.

Burro Fire Grows, Helped by Rugged Terrain, Weather

Similar conditions allowed fire to grow by 9,000 acres Sunday.

2017 Sees Hottest June on Record in Tucson

Average temperature of 89.7 degrees is the seventh hottest month on record.

Burro Fire Grows to 14,000 Acres, Prompts Closures and Evacuations

Flames were fanned by a storm system moving into the area, causing rapid growth on Sunday

Burro Fire Indicator of Extreme Dry Conditions, Official Says

Those celebrating Independence Day should be cautious due to abundance of dry fuels for wildfire.

Average Wage Earner Can Still Afford a Pima County Home, For Now

Typical payment on a median-priced home is 33 percent of average wage in the market.

Busy Roadways Expected in Arizona for Holiday Weekend

AAA forecasts 865,000 Arizonans will leave town for Independence Day weekend.

Tucsonans Ask About Congressional Bills' Impact on Health Care, Jobs

Tucson Medical Center panel of experts answer questions about AHCA and BCRA.

How Might Your Coverage Change? TMC Event to Talk Health Care Legislation

Event will feature a panel of five experts talking about proposed health care legislation.

Health Care Reforms Could Mean 400K Lose Insurance in Arizona

State-funded insurance losses would be greatest in rural places, possible result would be rural hospital closures.

Incoming Storm Could End Heat Wave

A storm system heading for Tucson means temperatures could get back to normal.

Pima Supervisors Approve Budget and Advisory Committee

13 members will oversee new road funding.

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