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Campus Conversation Looks at Free Speech, Border Patrol Presence

Apr 23, 2019 A March incident brought protests and calls for resignations on the UA campus.

Arizona Joins 47 Other States With Cellphone-Driving Law

Apr 22, 2019 The move follows recent deaths and a wave of restrictions enacted by local governments across the state.

Pima Association of Governments Asking for Feedback on Road Projects

Apr 22, 2019 The list of improvement plans for 2020-2024 are available for public review.

Charges Dropped Against UA Students Who Protested Border Patrol on Campus

Apr 22, 2019 Pima County declined to prosecute; the UA code of conduct investigation continues.

Biodiversity Roadmap Calls For Conserving Ecosystems to Save the World

Apr 22, 2019 An author of the study says preservation is essential to meeting carbon goals and to stabilizing vital, interconnected systems.

Report: New NAFTA Would Bring Growth, Employment Gains

Apr 22, 2019 An analysis found auto jobs would increase slightly, though vehicle costs could also rise.

$220M Available to Small Businesses to Clean Up Navajo Uranium Mines

Apr 22, 2019 The funding comes from a $1.7 billion settlement from a company that mined the region.

Arizona Lawmakers Wade Into Tomato Fight

Apr 21, 2019 State lawmakers are defending Arizona's agriculture industry

City of Tucson Steps In As Nonprofit Migrant Shelters Reach Capacity

Apr 19, 2019 The Tucson city manager's office says that for now, it will work with the nonprofit community to relieve the overflow of migrants being dropped off by Border Patrol.

Campus Free Speech; Occupational Licensing Law; Summer Childhood Development

Apr 19, 2019 Plus, tips from the BBB of Southern Arizona about how to vet licensed professionals.

Arizona Schools Struggle to Find Footing With National Testing Standards

Apr 18, 2019 The U.S. Department of Education says the state is out of compliance.

Arizona Lawmakers OK Ban on Using Cellphones While Driving

Apr 18, 2019 The 44-16 vote on the toughest of three proposals comes after years of inaction by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Tucson Student Apartment Complex Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Case

Apr 18, 2019 The lease agreement states that any resident who becomes pregnant must vacate the building before or upon the birth of her child.

UA Student Filmmakers to Screen Their Work in Annual Showcase

Apr 18, 2019 Comedies, dramas and mysteries are on the schedule at the "I Dream in Widescreen" short-film event.

Douglas, Cochise County Approve Location for New Port Of Entry

Apr 18, 2019 A new commercial port would be aimed at easing the flow of traffic and industry, as the current port serves both commercial and passenger vehicles.

UA Researchers Study Impact of Elephants on South African Landscapes

Apr 18, 2019 Elephant populations are prospering but causing problems for grassland tree and vegetation growth.

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