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Beating the Odds to Graduate from High School

Youth On Their Own aims to keep homeless and unaccompanied young people in school.

Tucson Setting Priorities for New Sales Tax Revenues

Police, fire equipment first on order list; oversight committees also will be set up.

Tucson Ranks Low in Public Park Availability

Trust for Public Land rankings show many Tucsonans do not have easy access to a park.

PCC, Lacking State Funding, Seeks Property Tax Increase

If approved, increase would bring in about $3.2 million a year, cost homeowner $6.

Border Patrol Names New Agent in Charge in Nogales

19-year agency veteran Sabri Dikman will take the post in June.

Pima Community College Holds High School Equivalency Graduation

About 800 people earned GED or High School Equivalency diplomas in Pima County this year.

Arizona-Mexico Trade Comes in Education, Too

UA recruits to keep flow of graduate students, while Mexico needs tech help.

Tucson Muslims Take Desert Heat in Stride During Ramadan

The holy month of fasting and prayers will be observed in Tucson and around the world.

Tucson Camera on Jupiter Mission Reveals Cyclones

Tucson's Planetary Science Institute scientist manages Juno Cam for NASA.

An Unexpected Connection Between Sunny Tucson and Arctic Norway

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Missing in America Project honors departed veterans; a mother's hopes for her daughter's future; and author Ron Carlson on the inspiration for "News of the World".

787,000 Arizonans Expected to Travel for Holiday

Anticipated travel by state residents up 3% from last year, despite higher costs.

Downtown Tucson Renewal Sparks Office Space Interest

Tucson's high-rises, including its tallest, are destinations for business, legal sectors.

Cooling Stations Offer Urban Respite from Summer Heat

The sun can be deadly, but help is available in Tucson.

TEP Deal to Provide Solar Electricity for 21K Homes

The array, to be finished in 2019, will be the largest in TEP's renewable energy portfolio.

$1.26B Pima County Budget Gets Tentative OK; Taxes Rise

$18.47 a year property tax increase for median home will help pay for street work.

Take a Dip: Tucson-Area Swim Pools Open for Summer

City has 11 already operating, another 9 next week; Pima County opens 9 Saturday.

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