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Pima County Asks for Resident Input on Borrowing Plan

Jul 29, 2013 Bond issue intended for 2014 election ballot; 140 proposals must be culled to get figure to $600M or less.

Obama, McCain: Odd Couple Seeking Results

Jul 27, 2013 Rare Washington partnership has worked on immigration reform, gun-purchase background checks, more.

Ak-Chin Tribe Finds Alternative Water Source

Jul 27, 2013 Treatment plant makes water from Colorado River via Central Arizona Project clean, drinkable.

Pima County Tries New Bike Lane Markings

Jul 26, 2013 Green thermoplastic materials going in at seven spots where bikes, cars cross same lanes.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, July 26, 2013

Jul 26, 2013 Hispanic Chamber of Commerce president, former chairman of Pima County Dem. Party, former state lawmaker discuss DREAMers, state healthcare, Sen. McCain.

Storm Closes Roads, Snarls Traffic, Damages School

Jul 26, 2013 Power poles down on South Side; up to one inch of raifall reported in some spots.

AZ Week: Moving Toward Tolerance; More Needed

Jul 26, 2013 In wake of Trayvon Martin: 'Some of us took it for granted that we were farther along than we really are.'

Testing for Common Core Standards May Double Cost

Jul 26, 2013 Multiple-choice AIMS ends next year; replacement exam will measure right answer and how students get to it.

Mental Illness, Poverty Form Vicious Circle

Jul 25, 2013 Tucson organization helps people facing challenges of illness and limited resources find hope and purpose.

Creativity Can Unify Communities

Jul 25, 2013 A look into 'placemaking," a concept that believes art can create a sense of belonging in a community.

Gasoline Prices on Rise Around AZ

Jul 25, 2013 Statewide average up 3 cents to $3.57 in a week; Tucson lowest at $3.40, Flagstaff highest at $3.75.

Proposed Barriers Along Border Could Harm Wildlife

Jul 24, 2013 The issue has raised flags among environmentalists, who argue it could be devastating to the area's natural surroundings.

AZ Nature Festivals Can Boost Local Economy

Jul 24, 2013 Birding events in Tucson, Sierra Vista attract visitors from around the state and country.

Festival Showcases Historic Neighborhood

Jul 24, 2013 The Armory Park neighborhood event used porches and music to highlight the area.

Tucson Buying More Solar Power from TEP

Jul 23, 2013 Corporation Commission vote allows city government to expand from 4% renewable energy to 10%.

Genetic Testing Measures Risks, Offers Few Certainties

Jul 23, 2013 New gene-based tests and treatments provide patients with choices but no easy answers.

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