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Tucson City Manager Miranda Says He Accomplished His Goals

Richard Miranda retires after 39 years with the city, 3 years as manager, 10 as police chief.

AZ Week: Foster Parents, Child Advocates Demand Better System

Brewer signs 2 overhaul bills establishing department to replace CPS; years of crisis mode operation drove issue.

Spike in Unaccompanied Minors Apprehended at Border

Most Central American youth appearing in Texas trying to cross into US illegally; Arizona feels effects as border region resources drained.

UPDATE: Brewer Signs Child Welfare Overhaul Bills

Legislature finalized approval earlier today; legislation creates Dept. of Child Safety, gives it about $827M in funding.

7 Republicans, 1 Democrat File for Gubernatorial Primary

2 minor party candidates seek governor's post; filings for 6 other state offices, Congress, Legislature.

CPS Special Legislative Session Begins

House Speaker Andy Tobin told his chamber he expects committee votes on the proposals Wednesday and final votes Thursday.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, May 23, 2014

Interview with Republican gubernatorial candidate Frank Rigg; comments by congressional hopeful Gary Kiehne.

Tucson City Manager Miranda Announces Retirement

39-year career with city, including 9 years as police chief, 3 as top administrator coming to end for Tucson native.

Special Legislative Session Next Week to Debate CPS Reform Bill

Legislation establishes the Department of Child Safety, provides funding; Brewer abolished state CPS earlier this new amid more than 6,500 un-investigated cases.

Grand Canyon Damages Leads to Questioning Future of Bison

Iconic animal has made area its home; the herd has grown over years, and is now overgrazing park land, draining already low water holes, trampling archaeological sites.

LGBT Global Persecution Leads to Asylum Seekers in Southern AZ

Marco Antonio Galdino left São Paulo in 1995, lives in Tucson while he awaits appeal of refugee rejection.

Two Sunnyside Board Members Recalled

Pima County officials not finished counting but margin too wide for 100 remaining ballots to change outcome.

South Tucson Police Change SB 1070 Enforcement Policy

Responding to ACLU complaint, department agrees to rewrite immigration policy.

AZ Federal Court Nearing Full Strength With New Appointees

Earlier this year, court operating on as few as 7 judges; very low number for district that sees most criminal cases in the country.

PCC Allowed to Again Enroll New Student Vets

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs suspended enrollment of new vets at Pima in March, citing a number of shortcomings including poor record keeping.

Fed Appeals Court Extends No Proof of Citizenship to Vote

Order allows Arizona and Kansas residents to register using a federal form without such proof; hearing requested by voting rights groups expedited as well.

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