President Barack Obama is nominating two Tucson lawyers to serve as U.S. District Court judges.Read More »
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Tucson defense contractor David Crowe is eying a run for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.Read More »
A weekend visit home to Tucson that included a reunion with staff members, Father's Day breakfast and Mexican takeout food was good medicine for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as she recovers from being shot, her astronaut husband said.Read More »
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal has declared the Tucson Unified School District’s Mexican American Studies Program is illegal, citing an audit of the program his office commissioned earlier this year.Read More »
President Barack Obama says Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has an "incredible spirit," and calls her ongoing recovery from a gunshot to the head "a genuine miracle."Read More »
The Big Apple. The Windy City. The Old Pueblo. Each name says that city is one of a kind. Ever wonder how Tucson came to be called the Old Pueblo? It’s hard to tell how nicknames get started, but like the town itself, it goes back a ways.Read More »
Nogales-based businessmen to legislators: Please help convince feds to put more resources on Arizona ports
Arguing that ports of entry have been overlooked as the federal government beefs up security along the US-Mexico border, Nogales-based businessmen pressed Arizona legislators on May 25 for help in persuading the federal government to provide more funding to ease congestion at the states’ legal gateways.Read More »
Phoenix is losing $3 million in federal grant money designed to help urban areas respond to and prevent terrorist attacks.Read More »
When doctors finish placing a plastic implant under Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' scalp on Wednesday it will mark a key milestone in her recovery, one that will significantly improve her quality of life and help her feel normal again, experts said.Read More »
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' recovery isn't slowing down while her astronaut husband speeds around the Earth.
Giffords will undergo surgery Wednesday so doctors can replace a piece of her skull with a plastic implant, another encouraging step since the Arizona congresswoman was shot in the head more than four months ago.