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Teacher Sexually Assaulted in Prison Classroom Sues State

Says Arizona should be blamed for not providing proper security for staff, mental screening of inmates.

Healthcare Reform Remains a Top Issue in CD1

Democratic incumbent Kirkpatrick says Obamacare has benefited rural areas; Republican Tobin says it's bankrupting state.

AZ WEEK: 'Many Young Voters Disillusioned, Need Encouragement to Vote'

National political commentator is here with group to engage with UA students, reinforce importance of youth's involvement in politics.

METRO WEEK: CD1's Kirkpatrick, Tobin Differ on Funding Priorities

Immigration, state, federal budget, party allegiance among differences in Northern Tucson-metro district.

Starting a Business in Tucson's Neighbor Towns

Second part in a two-part series: What steps to take when in Marana, Sahuarita?

Social Service Advocates Hope Next Governor Won't Cut Funding Deeper

With possible $800M deficit in next 2 years, concerns that low-income residents could face hardships if government assistance continues to disappear.

New State Training, Website Aims to Combat Human Trafficking

Brewer says tools hope to encourage residents be voice against crime; starting next Jan., cops, others are required to study up on issue.

US Supreme Court Takes AZ Congressional Districting

GOP lawmakers say Independent Redistricting Commission usurps legislative authority by handling remapping.

Interior Secretary Reinforces Glen Canyon Dam Preservation

Jewell says during recent visit cooperation of 7 Colorado Basin states key to save source of water, electricity to much of Southwest.

AZ Opens Trade, Investment Office in Mexico City

Arizona Commerce Authority will run it, focus to improve business relationship; city of Tucson will be a partner.

Public School Funding Key Issue in Election

State's education system at core of many candidates' campaigns; advocates, educators want more money in classrooms.

AZ WEEK: Ducey Says Revenue from Job Creation Can Fix Budget

Republican would like to eliminate income tax, revamp tax code to attract more businesses, bring more work to Arizona.

METRO WEEK: Expanded Flight Training to Have Minimal Effect

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

New Policy Expands Roles of Dreamers in Military

Only 1,500 slots in program that could offer fast track to citizenship to young undocumented immigrants.

How Tax Change Proposals Could Affect AZ Economy

Other states have changed systems, seen positive economic outcomes; what could work for Arizona?

Next AZ Governor Faces Economic, Fiscal Issues

Deficit of up to $1B in next 2 years; tax revenue still low after recession; joblessness high.

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