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Prickly Park Showcases Variety of Vegetation in Sonoran Desert

Located near West River Road and North Camino del la Tierra, the park is home to almost 3,000 native and non-native plants.

Local Organizations Make Final Push Going Into ACA Deadline

Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Acts' health insurance exchange ends March 31.

Tucson Pursuing Two More Annexations

City attempting to fill in pockets of unincorporated areas and increase revenue; pursue adding 150 homes near I-10 and Valencia in next few weeks.

AZ Week: Forced to Cut $5M, Sunnyside Makes Changes

After a failed budget override last Nov. school district has cut dozens of jobs including in its art, music programs; came up with plan to still offer these courses to its students.

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.

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