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Ajo Celebrates International Day of Peace

For 10 years people from Mexican, Native American and Anglo cultures have gathered in AZ town to commemorate UN holiday.

Health Exchange to Open; AZ Rates Below National Average

Affordable Care Act rollout starts with federally run insurance exchange, including eight insurers.

Dracula in the Desert?

Ballet Tucson celebrating its 10th year as a professional company, offers variety in dance as a way to build audience.

NPR Funding Voice Preparing to Move On

Frank Tavares transitions away from "support comes from" position, will continue to write stories, books

Performance Explores Themes of Mobility and Environment

4,000 mile journey through deserts of Southwest culminates with event at Tucson Museum of Art.

Local Foundation Fosters Equity, Opportunity for Women, Girls

Organization focuses on leadership development, provides a philanthropy program, other opportunities for women to be involved in the community.

Role of Early Education in Identifying Children's Special Needs

Joline Riddle, kindergarten teacher, highlights importance of preschool, effects it has in kids' future school experiences.

Importance of Internet, Technology in Classrooms

Stephen Purkiss, science teacher at PPEP Tec says these tools engage students more, provides them more hand-on activities.

Tucson Nonprofit Helping Homeless Teens Stay in School

Youth On Their Own provides students with school supplies, guidance, shelter to have them concentrate on getting a good education.

Voices for the Cure: Joanna Frueh

Author, artist, scholar, teacher, performer...and in 2012 she also became a breast cancer survivor

AZ Supreme Court: Legislators Must Fund Schools

Elimination of inflation-based budget increases called unconstitutional under state Voter Protection Act.

Tucson Nonprofit Helps Homeless Teens Graduate High School

Reports estimate there are about 4,000 homeless youth in Pima County; organization provides them with school supplies, food, guidance.

Energy Plan May Reduce Costs for CAP Water Delivery

Power plant near Page, AZ subject to clean air standards, group working to make those changes affordable, keep plant open.

Price Range for Obamacare Health Insurance in AZ Released

Overall cheapest 'bronze' plan costs $214 a month, while 'silver' plans will be between $252 and $248.

State Schools Chief Offers Assistance to Sunnyside

Top education official says he can mediate contentious district issues to enable education focus.

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