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AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, November 22, 2013

EPA, Rosemont water permit issue; Senate Democrats invoke nuclear option; GOP seek to recapture competitive Congressional seats.

New Study Shows Trade Relationships in North America

In honor of the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, Brookings' Institution released examination of international trade between region's 100 major metro areas.

Monthly Employment Workshops Aim to Empower Women

YWCA of Tucson provide seek to help unemployed, underemployed women through a 4-day training program.

Pima Board OKs $400K for Animal Center Improvements

$280K to install concrete slab, utilities, construction of kennels; $120K in additional staffing.

Pima Animal Care Center Seeking Expansion

Temporary buildings would house animals for 12-24 months

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, November 1, 2013

Troubling rollout of Obamacare; next week's Tucson city elections; referendum effort to reverse a new state law overhauling AZ's election system.

Domestic Abuse Survivor Becomes Advocate

In Pima County, domestic violence deaths on the rise

Learning Physics by Launching Pumpkins

For the past 3 years, the Tucson Pumpkin Toss has taught local middle school, high school students about science.

Obamacare Site Defects Push People to Other Enrollment Options

Local patient navigator turns to helping uninsured residents fill out paper applications to weigh on their eligibility for insurance plans.

Politics Reaching Into Judicial System Via Elections, Research Says

Campaigns against judges and changes to judgeship appointments threaten to bring politicization to justice.

Immigrant Rights Activists Challenge Charges After Arrest

On Oct. 11 protestors stopped two buses with detainees en route to fed court known as Operation Streamline; charged with felonies.

Pot-Bellied Pigs Wait for New Parents At Local Sanctuary

Ironwood Pig Sanctuary is the home for unwanted, abused pot-bellied pigs; since its opening the animals have kept on coming.

Pima County, South Tucson Agree On Jail Debt Settlement

For years, small city had owed the county $2M for cost of housing inmates, who were arrested in its city limits, in county jails.

Arizona 4-H Celebrates 100 Years, Brings New Programs

Centennial anniversary marks traditional and contemporary programs teaching students life skills.

Tucson Nonprofit Helps Homeless Teens Graduate High School

Reports estimate there are about 4,000 homeless youth in Pima County; organization provides them with school supplies, food, guidance.

Changes Proposed to Reduce Number of Euthanized Dogs

Advisory committee for Pima County Animal Care Center says better staffing, health protocol could help.

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