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New Survey Shows Dissatisfaction Among Teachers in S. AZ

Jan 9, 2014 Tucson Values Teachers surveyed 1,600 educators in public, private, charter schools; say they are not likely to be teaching in this region in the future.

New Plans for Some of TUSD's Closed Schools

Jan 9, 2014 Two of 11 will be used as daycares, another sold; less vandalism, better security on empty buildings than closures that took place in 2010.

Jan. 8 Permanent Memorial Planning Begins New Stage

Jan 8, 2014 Three years after tragedy, location selected at Pima County Courthouse; design ideas underway.

3 Decades Later: Mental Health Suit Against AZ Settled

Jan 8, 2014 Arnold vs. Sarn began in 1981, alleged state did not appropriately fund comprehensive mental health system.

Tucson Surgeon Helping African Women with Post Birth Injuries

Jan 7, 2014 Fistulas are holes in the bladder that result from long deliveries, lack of medical attention; oftentimes smell causes these women to be ostracized.

Pima Ends Photo Radar Program

Jan 7, 2014 Board voted 4-0 not to renew traffic camera contract; supervisors may consider another version, targeting school zones.

Financial Issues Topping List in 2014 for Tucson, Pima County

Jan 7, 2014 Budget deficits, lagging economy, lead local governments to look to job creation.

Jan. 8 Permanent Memorial to Honor Victims, Tucson Community

Jan 6, 2014 Nearly three years after tragedy, official memorial underway; will be located at the Pima County Courthouse.

Local Kids Benefit from Nationally Recognized Ecology Program

Jan 6, 2014 Manzo Elementary School's sustainable infrastructure, projects also yield academic results in math, science.

Sunnyside School District Holding a Recall Election in May

Jan 6, 2014 Voters will decide whether two board members could lose their seats on the governing board.

Pima County Considers Traffic Camera Changes

Jan 6, 2014 Board to choose whether to turn them off, keep them on, or change how traffic cameras work.

AZ Week: 2014 Could Bring New Political Landscape to State

Jan 3, 2014 The new year brings midterm election cycle; come Nov. Arizona voters deciding on new governor, Congress seats.

Tucson Fire Department Aims to Ease Firefighters’ Trauma

Jan 3, 2014 Firefighters and researchers collaborate to develop peer-based program that helps first responders deal with their work’s emotional toll

Proposal to Ban Traffic Cameras Gets New Try in Tucson

Dec 27, 2013 Former legislator Kromko says his 'Traffic Justice' group has gathered nearly 3,700 signatures, needs 12,700.

CPS Caseload Referrals Approach Halfway Mark

Dec 26, 2013 3,100 of 6,500 uninvestigated reports of child abuse, neglect now assigned to agency for followup work.

30% of Arizonans Hitting Road for Holidays

Dec 23, 2013 ADOT advises 1.9M state residents who will travel to take precautions for variances in weather.

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