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Juvenile Courts Cannot Delegate Child Care Officials Custody Power

AZ Supreme Court: state officials have legal care, control of children, don't have to request hearing before returning kids to parents.

Metro Week: 'Zoo Animals' Lives, Deaths Are Educational'

Reid Park meets national accreditation standards, teaches conservation.

Arizona Health Director OKs Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Approval came with conditions; Iraq veteran Ricardo Pereyda talks about taming his symptoms using cannabis.

Summer Camp Fosters Inclusion, Understanding

Triangle Y is nestled on the north side of Catalinas; half of its counselors come from abroad.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Metro Week: Fire Season Underway, Prep Began Months Ago

lookouts watch for smoke, districts help residents create "defensible space."

Lookouts at Forefront of Fire Spotting

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

Tucson Appoints Interim City Manager

Assistant manager promoted to temporary position during national search for new city admin.

Pima County Approves $1.2B Budget on Party Line Vote

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

Tucson Launching Compost Pilot Project

City teaming up with UA group, Tohono O'odham Nation to collect food waste, turn it into fertilizer.

Metro Week: Pima County Property Taxes Likely Going Up

Supervisors to decide between budget cuts, raising tax.

New Line-Up of Candidates in AZ's CD3

West Tucson to Yuma candidate slate has changed, one added, one withdrew.

Metro Week: Tucson Budget Stability Long-Term Problem, No Easy Answers

Council wrestles with yearly deficits, short-term fixes; they this week approved a $1.26B budget after making more than $30M in cuts.

US, State Teen Pregnancy Rates Trend Down, Remain High

Story of a teen mom working hard to graduate high school despite getting pregnant at the age of 15.

Sunnyside Supt Gets $500K Buyout, Calls It 'Best for Everyone'

Manuel Isquierdo's last day will be Friday; board names Asst Supt Eugenia Favela as intern head of district.

Tucson City Manager Miranda Says He Accomplished His Goals

Richard Miranda retires after 39 years with the city, 3 years as manager, 10 as police chief.

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