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Blue Ribbon Commission asking for public feedback before releasing jail report

The commission will release a final recommendation on whether the county should build a new $400 million jail early next year.

County will not prosecute corrections officers involved in death of jail inmate Wade Welch

An independent investigation found the officers’ actions were within the law of restraining an inmate.

Record numbers and funding change could lead to migrant street releases in Pima County

As the number of migrants continues to surge at the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona, Pima County worries whether they’ll keep up, serving well over 1,000 people a day for weeks.

Federal initiative awards Altar Valley Watershed $1.2 million for flood resilience

The investment drives innovation for water infrastructure projects

Pima County to Reorganize Environmental Departments next year

The new Conservation Lands and Resources Department is expected to be completed next summer.

Activist groups protest new jail ahead of findings report

Members of No Jail Deaths, Community Care Tucson, and Community on Wheels spoke out against a potential new jail at the Pima County Board of Supervisors this week.

The Buzz: Does Housing First Work?

Housing First was a topic of debate in recent Tucson city elections, so we ask experts about the evidence.

Supervisor Sharon Bronson resigns for health reasons

Supervisor broke 3 ribs in fall at home.

Ballot counting continues in Pima County

Officials are wrapping up their work

Sheriff Nanos will be criminally investigated by AZ Attorney General

The investigation will look into the Sheriff’s handling of the sexual assault of a female deputy last year.

University of Arizona leads the way in western environmental justice initiatives

Empowering communities and bridging gaps: UA's role in transforming environmental equity

The Buzz examines Southern Arizona's home rental market

Rent costs have outpaced wage growth, leading to issues for many renters and growth in help for those households.

U.S. Dep. of Energy announced federal support of three transmission projects

The Southline Transmission Project is one of the three projects and will span from Hidalgo County New Mexico to Pima County in Arizona.

The Buzz speaks with Tucson City Council candidates

Candidates see streets, crimes and homelessness as the city's top issues.

$1.2 billion American Battery Factory breaks ground in Tucson Southside

The lithium iron phosphate battery manufacturer is expected to bring in billions of dollars to Southern Arizona.

The Buzz: El Tour de Mayor of Tucson

AZPM takes a drive around Tucson with three candidates running in the mayor's race.

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