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Martha Durkin, deputy Tucson city manager, has been appointed to fill an empty seat on the Governing Board of Pima Community College, replacing longtime member Marty Cortez, who announced her resignation in late June.... Read more»   

A 17-year-old was charged with manslaughter and drunk driving following a Northwest Side wreck Sunday night. A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a car driven by the teen and again by an SUV swerving to avoid the first crash, authorities said.... Read more»   

Three people who should have been paying an inordinate amount of attention to the labor talks are Scott, Romero and Cunningham. Back in February, when these races truly begin with meetings over Diet Coke and snack food, someone should have asked with a mouth full of Funyuns: "What is it out there that can completely screw us in November?" ... Read more»   3

A man who police said waved a gun while being chased following a burglary report was shot and killed by officers Sunday morning on Tucson's South Side. The man was identified as 40-year-old David Moreno Leon.... Read more»   

The Pima Community College women’s soccer team (2-0, 2-0 in ACCAC) earned their second straight shutout victory on Saturday in Phoenix.... Read more»   

The Pima Community College football team put on another impressive performance on Saturday in their Western States Football League (WSFL) opener. The Aztecs defeated Phoenix College 54-14, scoring the final 30 points of the game.... Read more»   

In 2014, roughly 69,000 kids from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras flooded the U.S.-Mexico border, traveling alone at great personal peril. A year later, the number of unaccompanied children arriving at U.S. borders has dropped significantly. But the immigration status of many of these children remains in flux.... Read more»   

From peering behind locked doors in the basement to the inside of the iconic tiled mosaic dome, here's a peek at the now mostly deserted old Pima County Courthouse. Designed by architect Roy Place, the 1929 building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.... Read more»   1

Citing the release of millions of gallons of toxic wastewater into a southwestern Colorado river earlier this month, a coalition of conservation groups, two Native American tribes and two county governments in Arizona petitioned federal agencies Tuesday to tighten mining regulation on public lands.... Read more»   

The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (1-0-1, 1-0-1 in ACCAC) had to come from behind for a second straight game, but tied 1-1 Saturday at Phoenix College.... Read more»   

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City's Durkin appointed to vacant PCC board seat

Martha Durkin, deputy Tucson city manager, has been appointed to fill an empty seat on the Governing Board of Pima Community College, replacing longtime member Marty Cortez, who announced her resignation in late June.... Read more»

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Photos: Inside the historic Pima County Courthouse

From peering behind locked doors in the basement to the inside of the iconic tiled mosaic dome, here's a peek at the now mostly deserted old Pima County Courthouse. Designed by architect Roy Place, the 1929 building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.... Read more»1

Opinion  

Council's helplessness in bus strike is wrong message for November

Three people who should have been paying an inordinate amount of attention to the labor talks are Scott, Romero and Cunningham. Back in February, when these races truly begin with meetings over Diet Coke and snack food, someone should have asked with a mouth full of Funyuns: "What is it out there that can completely screw us in November?" ... Read more»3

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Christie defends plan to monitor immigrants like FedEx tracks parcels

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie pushed back on Sunday against "ridiculous" criticism of his proposal to track foreign visitors the way FedEx Corp tracks packages, saying government needs private-sector expertise to tackle illegal immigration. ... Read more»

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Third parties have opportunity in uncontested Tucson mayoral race

Tucson's local elections are right around the corner and amidst several contested City Council seats, one position is currently unchallenged. That is of course the office of mayor, currently held by Democrat Jonathan Rothschild. The failure of the Republican Party to produce a single candidate presents a unique opportunity for Tucson's third parties.... Read more»5

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