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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.

AZ Week: Foster Parents, Child Advocates Demand Better System

Brewer signs 2 overhaul bills establishing department to replace CPS; years of crisis mode operation drove issue.

Arrival of 8th Streetcar Marks Fleet Completion

Scheduled to open doors to passengers July 25; more testings from UA to downtown Tucson underway until then.

Two Sunnyside Board Members Recalled

Pima County officials not finished counting but margin too wide for 100 remaining ballots to change outcome.

South Tucson Police Change SB 1070 Enforcement Policy

Responding to ACLU complaint, department agrees to rewrite immigration policy.

AZ Federal Court Nearing Full Strength With New Appointees

Earlier this year, court operating on as few as 7 judges; very low number for district that sees most criminal cases in the country.

PCC Allowed to Again Enroll New Student Vets

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs suspended enrollment of new vets at Pima in March, citing a number of shortcomings including poor record keeping.

AZ Desert Museum Joins Bighorn Sustainable Breeding Program

6 U.S. institutions along with 2 in Mexico collaborating to increase genetic diversity of sheep; goal is to have 6 lambs by end of season.

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