As she tearfully prepared to send a third son to serve the U.S. military in a war zone, Tucson resident Barbara Medrano said it doesn’t get any easier. “The only thing that helps me is that it’s a choice,” she ...Read More »
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The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality will soon begin taking comments on a permit for a new copper mine south of Tucson.Read More »
Sen. John McCain says popular uprisings across the Arab world signal "a much brighter day" for people who have never known democracy and freedom.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer travels to eastern Arizona on Wednesday to show support for the tourism-dependent region in the wake of this summer's Wallow fire.Read More »
Powderface was one of the few horses in the world trained to dive off a platform into a tank of water.Read More »
Republicans have railed against the Independent Redistricting Commission, saying it intends to draw political lines that turn the state over to Democrats.
But the combination of constitutional requirements, federal regulations and voter registration numbers make for a reality that is far different from any tea partier’s nightmare scenario.
As the Florence Town Council contemplates whether to approve a controversial copper mine, the shadow of the Governor’s Office is looming over Town Hall.Read More »
Oaxaca Restaurante y Cantina, a Capitol institution for more than three decades, is in negotiations to stave off foreclosure and prevent the restaurant from closing its doors.Read More »
The state’s redistricting commission today moved closer to making a decision about whether it will continue require detailed tracking of all contact between its mapping firm and any member of the media.
But the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission postponed a vote so it can get more input from its attorneys, media outlets and bloggers.
A former Justice Department official says Arizona's eventual new maps of congressional and legislative districts will face vigorous reviews for compliance with a federal law that protects minorities' voting rights.Read More »