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Arizona Spotlight for June 5, 2015

Non-profit "Flags for the Flagless" honors veterans; book details author's personal quest to better understand the life of Edward Abbey; Tucson car show draws diverse crowd; Molly McCloy shares a story about growing up.

Senate Opens Defense Budget Debate, Including A-10

One year's funding of plane at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson coming up for vote.

Obama Cabinet Members Laud Tucson Homeless Vets' Efforts

HUD, Labor, VA secretaries visit job training center

A Veteran's Story

Told he would never recover from his traumatic brain injury, Erik Castillo set out to beat the odds

METRO WEEK: Local Health-Care Systems Changing

Many Tucson-area hospitals partnering with other health care organizations

Air Force OKs More Training Flights in Tucson Skies

Years-long assessment concludes added aircraft won't be harmful to environment.

AZ WEEK: Arizona Economy More Than 5 Cs

Analysis of how national parks, military and related industries impact Arizona

Raytheon Awarded $559M Contract for Guided Missiles

Guidance section of the missile is built in Tucson

40 Years Ago Thursday, Last Copter Left Vietnam; Now at Boneyard

As Saigon fell, one aircraft went back to rescue stranded Marines at embassy, nearby housing.

Bill Would Unground A-10 Aircraft

Proposed defense bill includes more than $680 million to keep the A-10 fleet fully operational

Vietnam War's Agent Orange Legacy Exceeds 40 Years

Dioxin-based chemical still a health threat four decades after war's end.

Millions Earmarked in Federal Bill for Arizona Military Bases

National Defense Authorization Act sets aside money for Davis-Monthan to purchase property

METRO WEEK: State of Tucson is Wide Open to Growth Opportunities

Rothschild calls for extending road bonds, encourages Tucsonans to get involved.

McSally: A-10 Grounding Bad Sign for Davis-Monthan

Nine aircraft put on 'backup status' in Tucson means ground crews will move elsewhere, she says.

Air Force: 10% of D-M's A-10 Going Out of Service

Part of national reduction to meet budget obligations; move comes in face of congressional opposition.

Giffords, Kelly Present Uniform to WWII Vet's Daughter

Navy outfit was gift from Giffords mother; they found name in it and traced to Illinois woman.

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