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'Maker Movement' Growing in Tucson, Communities Globally

More local residents getting into making stuff; 2 organizations participate in first-ever event promoting such craft.

AZ Planned Parenthood President Praises Supreme Court Decision

Higher court ejected proposal to revive law disqualifying abortion providers from receiving funds for other medical services.

A-10 Elimination Proposed by Secretary of Defense

The Tucson-based aircraft is on the budgetary chopping block again; nearly 80 of them based in Davis-Monthan.

Religious Freedom Restoration Act Awaits Brewer's Decision

Business leaders, faith based community in Tucson urging governor's veto; most GOP legislators support bill.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, February 21, 2014

Bill allows business owners to deny service to gays based on religious beliefs; Tucson City Council tries to balance budget.

AZ Week: Barber at Forefront of A-10 Preservation

There are proposed budget cuts to the Air Force A-10 fighter program; bipartisan group of Congress aims to prevent that from happening.

Bill Allowing Businesses Deny Service to LGBT, Others Passes

AZ House gives final approval to legislation letting people assert religious beliefs; opponents say it is discriminatory

Clay Artist Redefined Native American Pottery, Curator Says

Featured artist at this weekend’s Southwest Indian Art Fair is Jody Folwell, internationally recognized artist from Santa Clara Pueblo, NM.

Play Seeks to Bring Awareness About Border Reality

I want people to "reflect on the ways we are connected," says director of Maria's Circular Dance.

Western Heritage Arena in Marana Hosts Bull Riding Practice

Young bull riders keep tradition alive practicing on Friday nights; La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros enters final rounds this weekend.

Tucson Bus Riders Face Higher Fares, Service Cuts

City Council needs more revenue, expense savings to erase deficit; public hearings start next month on issues.

Photo Exhibit Provides Window Into Civil Rights Movement Legacy

"Danny Lyon was the only person photographing what he was photographing," says exhibit curator.

UA Researchers: Brain Images to Understand Dementia, Alzheimer's

Identifying factors that determine how well someone ages may help figure out ways to treat, or even prevent, age-related memory impairments.

Stigma Keeps African Americans from Mental Care, Expert Says

The black community has traditionally turned to church and family for help, but therapists say attitudes are starting to change.

YWCA Opening Café to Train At-Risk Women for Careers

In the model of Café 54, the Tucson organization hopes job skills translate into life success.

Local Group Looks Into Nest Boxes to Help Urban Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's pilot project explores whether such would be a good idea for some species, known to use cavities for nests.

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