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AZ Week: Year Since Yarnell Fire, 'Support's Been Overwhelming'

Jun 27, 2014 Town slowly recovers from deaths of 19 firefighters, property destruction, hopes to see community thrive anew.

Lookouts at Forefront of Fire Spotting

Jun 26, 2014 Mac Tippins will spend 4-5 months on duty in Mt. Lemmon's Lemmon Rock Lookout.

Lookouts at Forefront of Fire Spotting

Jun 26, 2014 Mac Tippins will spend 4-5 months on duty in Mt. Lemmon's Lemmon Rock Lookout.

Board of Regents OKs Negotiations for UAMC Takeover

Jun 26, 2014 Phoenix-based Banner Health, UA Health Network hope to finalize $946M deal by September.

Brewer Gives Feds Tongue Lashing after Nogales Shelter Tour

Jun 25, 2014 'Dang it the federal government has a job to do,' she says, after visiting facility housing hundreds of Central American children.

Tucson Second-Grader Wins National Braille Challenge

Jun 25, 2014 Ciara Peterson won first place in her category at 14th annual competition; 'It felt surprising,' she says.

Feds to Open More Detention Facilities for Immigrant Families

Jun 24, 2014 Homeland Security Deputy Sec. says they will be primarily for mothers, children caught crossing into US illegally.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Under Fire

Jun 24, 2014 Criticism of John Huppenthal intensifies after revelations of anonymous blogging.

Republican Melvin Withdraws from Governor's Race

Jun 23, 2014 Southern Arizona senator says he cannot raise money; he was one of eight in GOP gubernatorial primary.

Metro Week: Pima College Works to End Probation

Jun 20, 2014 What's changed one year after probationary status? Interview with Chancellor Lee Lambert, on job since 2013.

AZ Week: 'What's Wrong at Point of Origin?' for Migrant Children

Jun 20, 2014 Nogales Mayor Garino suggests US communicate with unaccompanied kids' native countries for solutions.

House Speaker Asks Obama to Send Troops to Border

Jun 20, 2014 Boehner says it's best way to deal with 'national security and humanitarian crisis' of Central American youth.

Inside the Nogales Shelter Housing 1,000 Children

Jun 18, 2014 Hear AZPM reporter Fernanda Echavarri's description of youngsters, conditions in Border Patrol facility.

Project Aims to Detain Rainwater to San Pedro River Aquifers

Jun 18, 2014 Goal is to have water make its way into river, keeping it flowing even in dry seasons.

Tucson Appoints Interim City Manager

Jun 17, 2014 Assistant manager promoted to temporary position during national search for new city admin.

Pima County Approves $1.2B Budget on Party Line Vote

Jun 17, 2014 Fiscal year begins in July, property tax rate goes up, spending reduced.

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