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Raytheon Receives $350M Pentagon Contract

U.S. Dept. of Defense orders company's newest model of its SM-3 missile; orders 44 items total, including missile, accompanying materials.

SB 1062 Overshadows Other AZ Legislature Moves

Those include initial approval to bill that would allow surprise inspections to abortion clinics; Brewer signs campaign finance law repeal.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, February 28, 2014

A look at Gov. Brewer's veto of SB 1062; Tucson Mayor Rothschild's State of the City address.

AZ Week: Opposing Sides Debate Good, Bad of Vetoed SB 1062

Supporter says bill could have 'helped gay community;' opponent says it would hurt state's reputation.

Advances Made, LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination Remains

Transgender Pima County lawyer says situation even more difficult for trans people; most states including AZ don't have laws protecting LGBTQ people in workplace.

Councilman Says Bus Service Cuts Should Not Happen

Tucson City Council seeking public input on bus fare increases, service changes, Cunningham opposes service cuts.

Pima County Proposal: Social Services Could be Funded Privately

County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry proposes change to save money, return savings to investors.

Tucson Mayor's Third State of City Address Wednesday

Past topics included fixing roads as economic driver, annexing outlying areas, reducing poverty, homelessness.

Pima County Launches Mapping Tool for Obamacare Help

Meant to aid people find enrollment help resources and health insurance professionals in their community; open enrollment deadline is March 31.

Agriculture Act Restores Disaster Aid to AZ Ranchers

Omnibus Federal Farm Bill encompassed a variety of agricultural programs from conservation to food stamps.

Tucson Mayor, Pima Aim to Push Affordable Care Act Enrollments

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, county's health dept. have strategies to raise awareness on importance of signing up.

Resuscitation Methods Developed in AZ Known Around Globe

UA's Resuscitation Research Group proposed new approach to cardio pulmonary resuscitation back in 2002.

ABOR: AZ Scholarship Program Could be Model for Other States

Board of Regents President Eileen Klein presenting AZ Earn to Learn to fed. agency Tuesday; organization helps low-income students.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, February 7, 2014

Pima supervisors oppose proposed Rosemont mine; allowing Green Valley, Sahuarita join Santa Cruz County; city deficit; Tucson, Pima cooperation.

Congressional Incumbents Have More Money For 2014 Elections

Challengers are poised to catch up with quick fundraising pace in Tucson-area districts.

Disease Drives Shrimp Prices; UA Researcher Seeks Solution

Syndrome kills species when young, causing entire crops to be lost; scientist finds way to detect it early on.

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