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Growing Pains in Sahuarita

Mayor must deal with growth despite challenging times

lynn skelton 617x347 Lynn Skelton, Mayor of Sahuarita, joins Kimberly Craft in the studio.

A sign of burgeoning population south of Tucson emerged recently with the opening of a new urgent care center in the town of Sahuarita. Sahuarita mayor Lynn Skelton talks about the issues facing the town, including managing growth, housing and education in a community whose population has octupled in the past decade. She also discusses future transportation connectivity and her role as chair of the Regional Transportation Authority.

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