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Vaping on campus, new El Tour CEO, Arizona politics

Sep 20, 2019 How Pima County and one school district are working to discourage vaping among teens.

Regents approve $60K in bonuses for UA President Robbins

Sep 20, 2019 The board says Robbins earned the incentives by achieving significant goals.

Park Service: New border wall will threaten critical archaeological sites

Sep 20, 2019 A report by the agency details impacted sites in Arizona's Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Nurses strike in Tucson over staffing, quality of care

Sep 20, 2019 Organizers are hoping the strike leads to increased investment in registered nursing staff.

Court halts timber activity in Southwest over threatened owl

Sep 20, 2019 A U.S. district judge said government agencies have shirked their responsibility to count the Mexican spotted owl.

Diné College, UA to train future neuroscientists

Sep 20, 2019 Native Americans are one of the most underrepresented groups in biomedical sciences, according to the NIH.

Archive Tucson: Life in a 1930s mining camp

Sep 20, 2019 Today, Ruby is a ghost town, but Tallia Cahoon remembers community, pastimes and the occasional knife fight.

Mexican military finds synthetic drug lab in Sonora near Arizona border

Sep 20, 2019 It’s the latest in a growing number of drug laboratories discovered by Mexican authorities this year.

Should Tucson become a sanctuary city?

Sep 19, 2019 This fall, voters will decided whether or not to approve a citizen's initiative.

Demonstrators call for firing of UA professor over homophobic letter

Sep 19, 2019 LGBTQ protesters and allies demanded the UA remove professor and former anesthesiology chair Randal Dull.

Tucson youth will hold a climate rally on Friday

Sep 19, 2019 Students are holding a rally in downtown Tucson to push for action on climate change, joining similar global events this week.

ICE buys gear to pull data from mobile devices

Sep 19, 2019 The $28.2 million contract is with a company that says it can unlock Apple and high-end Android devices.

Cochise County group says environmental lawsuits harm landowners, economy

Sep 19, 2019 An environmental advocate countered saying the group is aligned with the company behind a planned development in Benson.

Tumamoc Desert Lab revives century-old greenhouse

Sep 18, 2019 The plant collection is designed to expand public understanding of desert plants and where they originated.

UA symposium to focus on medical marijuana

Sep 18, 2019 Speakers will present science-based research on medicinal uses of cannabis.

Hospitality makes up for lack of housing for asylum seekers in Portland, Maine

Sep 18, 2019 The small town has no more vacancies, but newcomers like those fleeing violence in Central Africa have discovered a wealth of hospitality.

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