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Tucson raises minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21

The 6-1 vote makes Tucson the fifth city in the state to adopt such an ordinance.

Low-level contaminants in drinking water still harmful, report says

A nonprofit says federal drinking water guidelines don't necessarily protect the health of water users.

UA gets go-ahead to open school of veterinary medicine

The program will be the first public vet school in Arizona.

Sandra Cisneros on being an "extroverted introvert."

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the Prison Education Project offers inmates a chance to learn about the universe.

Tucson mayoral candidate forum

Candidates for mayor come together to discuss issues they'll face if elected.

Project links river parks on Pima County Loop

Pedestrian bridges were just one part of the project to reinforce riverbanks to protect a gravel pit and I-10.

Bicyclist helps others choose safer routes through Tucson

Dylan Cobean, a bike mechanic, hopes his new app will help cyclists choose streets that are more comfortable and less crowded.

Lawsuit: Tucson city leaders trying to influence sanctuary city vote

The suit hinges on a letter sent to voters that highlights negative impacts of the proposition.

Tucson takes step toward raising tobacco age within city

Members debated the merits of the city-only proposal, and some voiced concern over potential state preemption.

Archive Tucson: Growing up next to the university

Georgiana Boyer talks creepy taxidermy and more, sharing stories from her childhood in the '30s and '40s.

Ballots are on their way to voters in Tucson

Tucsonans will choose a new mayor and vote on a sanctuary city initiative.

"Everyone has a coming-of-gender story." - Jacob Tobia

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Modernism Week honors the legacy of architect Judith Chafee; and three films that expose realities of the immigrant experience.

Tucson to discuss tougher tobacco ordinance after failed effort with county

The city-only version comes three weeks after county supervisors killed a cooperative plan to raise the smoking age.

Tucson government doesn't fare well in healthy food availability, group says

CityHealth says Tucson should offer more nutritional options in its facilities.

TUSD begins search to replace resigning board member

Mark Stegeman's replacement will serve through the end of 2020.

TUSD governing board member Mark Stegeman resigns

He says radical reform is needed for the district.

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