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AZ Behind in Distributing Fed Housing Aid, US Auditors Say

Oct 29, 2013 State has been slow in dispersing funds to help struggling homeowners; AZ's rate was the second lowest among 18 states.

UAMC to Launch Electronic Health Records System

Oct 29, 2013 Starting Nov. 1 the hospital will begin storing its medical records online; such method has been used in the U.S. since the 1960s.

ACLU Suing to Add Cannabis Extracts to MMJ Law

Oct 29, 2013 Group files suit in name of 5-year-old with rare form of epilepsy; he's one of the few children in state to have a medical marijuana card.

Obamacare Site Defects Push People to Other Enrollment Options

Oct 29, 2013 Local patient navigator turns to helping uninsured residents fill out paper applications to weigh on their eligibility for insurance plans.

Abundance of Wildlife, Nature in Heart of Desert

Oct 28, 2013 Sabino Canyon is a popular destination for locals, tourists, nature enthusiasts as it has exquisite landscapes every season of the year.

Former AZ Congressman Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Oct 28, 2013 4 months ago Republican Rick Renzi was convicted on public corruption, money laundering, other charges.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, October 25, 2013

Oct 25, 2013 Tucson Ward 6's Councilman Steve Kozachik discusses SB 1070, gun violence, other issues, as city elections approach.

AZ Week: Immigration Reform Back In Play

Oct 25, 2013 Three angles of immigration debate weigh on Obama's urging to Congress to revive comprehensive talks.

Politics Reaching Into Judicial System Via Elections, Research Says

Oct 25, 2013 Campaigns against judges and changes to judgeship appointments threaten to bring politicization to justice.

Tucson Nonprofit Helps Homeless Teens Graduate High School

Oct 25, 2013 Reports estimate there are about 4,000 homeless youth in Pima County; organization provides them with school supplies, food, guidance.

Health Secretary, in Phoenix, Promises Care Act Fixes

Oct 25, 2013 Sebelius says 700K applications have been submitted for coverage through online exchange, despite flaws.

Immigrant Rights Activists Challenge Charges After Arrest

Oct 24, 2013 On Oct. 11 protestors stopped two buses with detainees en route to fed court known as Operation Streamline; charged with felonies.

Chef's Inspiration Comes from Local Ingredients

Oct 24, 2013 Omar Huerta, executive chef of Wildflower, says his menu revolves around locally sourced food items.

Man Executed for 6 Tucson Murders in 1990s

Oct 23, 2013 Robert Glen Jones Jr. given lethal injection at AZ State Prison; director of Homicide Survivors talks of aftermath.

NPR: Company Plans to Launch Balloon Ride to Stratosphere

Oct 23, 2013 World View, a new space tourism company in Tucson, would offer option to passengers as early as 2015; price about $75K.

Activists Ask Tucson City Council to Change Enforcement of SB1070

Oct 23, 2013 Immigration advocates want city to explore ways to comply with state law while reducing Border Patrol calls.

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