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Raises for Tucson mayor and council on the ballot

Oct 11, 2019 Voters will decide whether or not to increase the salaries at a cost of 25 cents a year for each resident.

Rep. Grijalva and humanitarian groups denounce cuts to refugee resettlement

Oct 11, 2019 The groups say the reducing refugee intake here endangers people fleeing violence in places like Syria and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Researchers working to understand forest response to global warming

Oct 11, 2019 A UA ecologist's data is contributing to a global effort to track climate change effects.

Douglas is turning to tourism for an economic boost

Oct 11, 2019 The city is conducting tours twice a month in the community.

Lawsuit: Tucson city leaders trying to influence sanctuary city vote

Oct 11, 2019 The suit hinges on a letter sent to voters that highlights negative impacts of the proposition.

City Council candidates explain their vision for Tucson

Oct 11, 2019 Candidates from the three parties discuss what direction they would like to take Tucson.

Tucson takes step toward raising tobacco age within city

Oct 11, 2019 Members debated the merits of the city-only proposal, and some voiced concern over potential state preemption.

Archive Tucson: Growing up next to the university

Oct 11, 2019 Georgiana Boyer talks creepy taxidermy and more, sharing stories from her childhood in the '30s and '40s.

A New Mexico icon, Spanish conquistador faces attacks

Oct 10, 2019 A new generation of activists criticize the use of the figure because of its connection to colonialism and genocide.

Market-style development could threaten historic buildings on Broadway

Oct 10, 2019 A group is calling for two buildings to be designated historic landmarks to protect them amid development.

Ballots are on their way to voters in Tucson

Oct 10, 2019 Tucsonans will choose a new mayor and vote on a sanctuary city initiative.

Tucson to discuss tougher tobacco ordinance after failed effort with county

Oct 9, 2019 The city-only version comes three weeks after county supervisors killed a cooperative plan to raise the smoking age.

Execution of Navajo man put on hold

Oct 9, 2019 Attorneys asked for the stay to investigate potential racial bias by the jury that heard the case.

Border apprehensions drop as immigration crackdown continues

Oct 9, 2019 Numbers traditionally decline in hot months and rebound when weather cools, though officials say enforcement strategies have led to results.

Proposals would dam Little Colorado River for hydropower

Oct 9, 2019 The proposals are reigniting concerns brought up by a failed plan years ago to build a gondola into the Grand Canyon.

Immigration lawyers sue government over public charge rollout

Oct 9, 2019 The rule disqualifies people from getting a green card, if they rely too much on government benefits.

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