Journalists roundtable, Florence prison closure, treating chronic pain

Town of Florence assessing impact of possible prison closure

About 10% of the town budget is tied to the Florence State Prison.

Official: Oft-delayed Sonoran highway project expected this spring

A transportation official says completion of the highway is a couple months away, despite repeated delays to the project.

Despite distracted-driving law, Arizona still ranks low on highway safety

Some officials took issue with the report, which said the state is lacking recommended traffic safety laws.

The Buzz: Raytheon's growth and future in Tucson

Also, a security expert discusses the missile-maker's role in the defense industry.
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Treating chronic pain without an opioid prescription

A look at emerging options for patients.

Why words matter when discussing addiction and mental health

As part of Arizona Addicted, a discussion about overcoming stigmas.

Tackling opioid addiction with treatment, not arrest

Police in Southern Arizona are embracing programs to help people break the cycle of addiction without resorting to the criminal justice system.

Grief and questions remain for family of woman who battled addiction

Arizona 360 follows up with Jerry and Louise Beitel.
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