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Why Pima County sued the state

Why Pima County sued the state

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Our American system of government, the best in the world, is founded on the principle of checks and balances. The legislative branch writes th…

Basic needs and services versus bonds in Pima County

Basic needs and services versus bonds in Pima County

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The failure to prioritize funding of core services was on prominent display at the June 16 Pima County budget adoption meeting. The board majo…

My Turn: One town is doing something right

My Turn: One town is doing something right

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Over the last few weeks, all the cities and towns in Arizona have wrapped up what has clearly been a difficult budget season.

Oro Valley Town Talk: Growing Oro Valley’s footprint

Oro Valley Town Talk: Growing Oro Valley’s footprint

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Did you know Oro Valley is 88 percent built out? To expand our footprint, the town is focused on annexations. Annexation is the process by whi…

Racism is not a black-and-white issue

Racism is not a black-and-white issue

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Race issues have been front and center in the media in recent months, whether discussing police shootings, a racist mass murderer or the Confe…

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  • UPDATE: Father of drowned toddler charged with murder, child abuse

    UPDATE: Father of drowned toddler charged with murder, child abuse

    UPDATE: Detectives with the Pima County Sheriff's Department investigated the scene where parents found their 2-year-old daughter Victoria Rivas in the pool at a home near Orange Grove and La Cholla.

  • UPDATE: Video shows alleged assault at petition turn-in

    UPDATE: Video shows alleged assault at petition turn-in

    UPDATE: The Oro Valley Police Department has released a video of the incident from a security camera located at the entrance of the Oro Valley Magistrate Court.

  • Stunning film on The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson

    Stunning film on The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson

    In 1961, just as a British band set out from Liverpool to begin their “Beatlemania” ascent into international stardom, across the Atlantic Ocean an American version, albeit from California, was formed. “Love & Mercy” is the gripping and powerful biopic story of Brian Wilson, the singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. With sensational dual performances by Paul Dano and John Cusack as the younger and older life versions of Wilson, both provide a chilling and fascinating peek into one of music’s most influential creative forces of all time.

  • Man airlifted to hospital following tire blowout at I-10 and Tangerine

    Man airlifted to hospital following tire blowout at I-10 and Tangerine

    A man in his mid-thirties was driving his truck on I-10 Thursday morning when one of the truck's tire tread separated, according AZDPS spokesperson Quentin Mehr.

  • Marana High School tabs new principal

    Marana High School tabs new principal

    With the hiring of David Mandel as Marana High School principal, both Marana and Mountain View high schools, as well as Marana Middle School, will have new principals. 

  • Hundreds show up for American Idol auditions in Tucson

    Hundreds show up for American Idol auditions in Tucson

    American Idol today made a stop in Tucson, one of 11 cities in an east and west coast bus tour leading up to the final season of American Idol. Hundreds of hopefuls waited in line at the hosting site of the Tucson Convention Center, where registration began at about 7 a.m. - though many from in and out of city had been waiting in line for several hours prior.

  • Court upholds use of lethal-injection drug used in botched Arizona execution

    Court upholds use of lethal-injection drug used in botched Arizona execution

    Use of the drug midazolam in lethal injections does not constitute cruel and unusual punishment, despite its use in botched executions in Arizona and Oklahoma, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.

  • Work on I-10 to start soon

    Work on I-10 to start soon

    It’s been a long time in the planning process, but reconstruction of the Interstate 10-Ina Road interchange is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2016 and take approximately two years to complete, an Arizona Department of Transportation district engineer told a crowd of more than 250 people at a public meeting held in Coyote Trail Elementary School in Marana.

  • Red light cameras watching you in City of Tucson

    Red light cameras watching you in City of Tucson

    Within the City of Tucson’s nearly 227-square miles, there are 30 locations waiting to snap your photo. But you don’t have to smile because those photos are taken only if you violate the traffic rules enforced by red light cameras at select intersections.

  • AZDPS officer rescues 12-year-old girl after five days on the job

    AZDPS officer rescues 12-year-old girl after five days on the job

    Arizona Department of Public Safety Trooper Jesse Livingston is credited for rescuing 12-year-old Cassidy Hays after she was abducted from Cathedral City, Calif. Her stepbrother, 22-year-old Michael Malloch Jr., took her around 6 a.m. Sunday, June 23.

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