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Federal Stimulus Funding Passes $100M Mark at the University of Arizona

University of Arizona President Dr. Robert Shelton says funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for competitive reserach grants at the UA has surpassed the $100M mark.

Immigration Letters and Challenges

Governor Brewer wants more information from the President while farm workers are challenging people to work

All Politics is Local

When does a local issue begin to matter in a national election? The experts say as soon as the media spotlights the issue.

Refugees in Tucson: Lives as Immigrants Contribute to Our Community.

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.

Political Conversations - Governor Jan Brewer

Governor Jan Brewer has been in office about 18 months and two topics have dominated the state's political landscape during that time: the budget and immigration.

U.S. Representative addresses SB 1070, solar energy, health care and other topics.

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords joins us on the weekly roundtable to discuss various issues that are important to residents of Southern Arizona.

War on Drugs is a Big Failure!

So says Writer Charles Bowden who has been covering the border for more than 30 years

UA Budget Questions

UA President Dr. Robert Shelton says where the UA budget goes from here depends on the outcome of May 18th vote

TUSD Mergers

TUSD budget woes lead to school closures and mergers. TUSD had a building spree to accomodate the baby boomers. And the boom echo kept those schools humming.

Sales-Tax Hike for Arizona?

Proposition 100 Debate: The Pro and Con of the Sales Tax Hike Proposal

Retailing 2010

Retailers have cause for optimism

Macy's Faring Well

One of the hardest hit sectors in the down U.S. economy is retail. Consumers are keeping their wallets closed over fears of unemployment and uncertainty about the future. One retailer is showing signs of improvement in its financial picture.

State Tax Donation

Christopher Conover reports on a potential change to Arizona's income tax forms that will offer an additional way to give money to the state.

Health Care for Uninsured

Health clinics are stretched thin serving individuals and families with no health insurance and few options.

State Treasurer Dean Martin

In a conversation with Christopher Conover, Treasurer Dean Martin talks about his concern over the state's current fiscal crisis, as Arizona has "maxed out its credit cards"

Budget Saga Continues

Christopher Conover brings us the latest on the ongoing battle over the troubled state budget.

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