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New Sun Tran Labor Contract Maintains City Funded Health Insurance

Aug 9, 2010 New offer hinged on job security assurances, but freezes wages and maintains city-funded health insurance.

Tucson's 235th Birthday

Aug 9, 2010 A number of events are being held this month, as part of the anniversary of the founding of Tucson, on August 20, 1775, when Hugo O'Connor established the new presidio.

Teamsters Ratify Contract, Sun Tran Strike Ends

Aug 7, 2010 Sun Tran and union agree to two-year contract, regular routes and schedules return today.

RTA vs City of Tucson

Aug 6, 2010 How the transfer of control of SunTran will take place is becoming a very heated issue.

Tucson's Reid Park Zoo to Get Bigger

Aug 2, 2010 "Expedition Tanzania" will increase the number of elephants at the zoo and involve them in an entirely new education component.

Arizona Mentally Ill Losing Services

Aug 2, 2010 On July 1st the state cut funding support for 12,000 mental health patients who do not qualify for the state's Medicaid program.

1070 Appeal Filed

Jul 30, 2010 The state is continuing the fight on 1070, hoping that an Appeals Court will reinstate much of the law.

State’s Concealed Weapons Laws Change

Jul 29, 2010 The new law, now in effect, lets more people carry concealed weapons.

Democratic Candidate for AZ Treasurer

Jul 29, 2010 Andrei Cherny says he has an economic plan to make Arizona a magnet for innovators and entrepreneurs.

1070 Appeal Filed

Jul 29, 2010 The state is continuing the fight on 1070, hoping that an Appeals Court will reinstate much of the law.

Tucson Police Chief Supports SB1070 Injunction

Jul 28, 2010 Chief Roberto Villaseñor says the ruling will give the courts a chance to figure out how law enforcement officials deal with immigration issues.

U.S. District Judge Suspends Key Parts of SB1070, Lets Others Stand

Jul 28, 2010 Judge rules U.S. could "suffer irreparable harm" if the immigration law is allowed to stand.

Arizona Governor Says State Will Appeal Partial Injunction of SB1070

Jul 28, 2010 Gov. Jan Brewer calls U.S. District Court ruling “a bump in the road.”

Arizona AG Reacts To SB1070 Ruling

Jul 28, 2010 Terry Goddard says immigration law was “election year grandstanding.”

Judge Stops Parts of Immigration Law

Jul 28, 2010 District Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking the most controversial sections of Arizona's new immigration law from taking effect.

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