Sponsored by


Immigrants arrested in U.S. raids say they were misled on right to counsel

U.S. immigration authorities violated their own rules by telling some of the 121 Central American women and children they arrested in raids last month that they had no legal recourse to dispute their deportations, according to several of the women and their lawyers. ... Read more»

« First  <  205 206 207 208 209 >  Last »

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Farley holding health-care town halls

Christina Sandefur of the Goldwater Insitute, Washington commentator Jimmy Zuma, Pima County Bond Advisory Committee Chair Larry Hecker, state Sen. Steve Farley, Jim Small of the Arizona Capitol Times and Middle East expert Stephen Zunes... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Previewing Tucson's Modernist Week

The Monday Political Face-Off featured commentators Jeff Rogers and Bruce Ash. Then, we had a preview of Tucson Modernist Week with Demion Clinco, who heads the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation. Plus, Dr. Mark Sykes of the Planetary Science Institute.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Berman: Citizens' veto is rare, but potentially important

Arizona is one of 24 states allowing a citizens' veto of measures passed by state legislators. Since statehood, groups have used the process in 15 elections to put 34 legislative measures on the ballot. Voters have upheld 17 measures and voided 17 measures. Since the 1970s, about four out of five of the groups circulating petitions have failed, for one reason or another, to collect enough signatures to put a measure to a vote.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Hart: Survey of Az homeless population, report offer insight

We see them, though we pretend not to. They number in the thousands, but pace the streets and linger in city parks in ones and twos. Homelessness is a major problem in Arizona, both from a moral standpoint and from a strictly practical calculus of the costs it generates in public dollars. But though it includes some of our most needy and troubled residents, it seldom finds a prominent place on our official agendas and public conversations.... Read more»

East Side house fire kills two dogs

A fire in the kitchen of a home near Udall Park resulted in the death of two pet dogs due to the heavy smoke. No one was home when the fire was reported Sunday afternoon, a Tucson Fire spokesman said. ... Read more»

Growing a workforce: Students cultivate wine-making careeers

Launched in 2009 in collaboration with the Verde Valley Wine Consortium and the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce, the Yavapai College’s viticulture and enology program offers certificates in viticulture, focusing on the science, production and study of grapes, and in enology, the study of wine and winemaking.... Read more»

Master’s program helps professionals transition to nursing careers

Watching nurses care for her father after he had a stroke compelled Jessy Bellerose to rethink her career after 10 years as a elementary school teacher. Now, only 15 months after she began her coursework to become a registered nurse, Bellerose is studying for her licensing exam and seeking a job taking care of babies in an intensive care nursery.... Read more»

With home prices surging, percentage of underwater homes plummets

With prices surging, the percentage of Arizona homes that are underwater has fallen dramatically since last year.... Read more»

Changing face of state seen at county level, where Hispanic numbers soar

Joe Garcia looks at the latest Hispanic population estimates for Arizona and comes to a simple conclusion. “It’s safe to say the face of Arizona is changing,” said Garcia, the director of the Latino Public Policy Center at Arizona State University.... Read more»

SBA declares disaster due to Yarnell fire, will offer low-interest loans

The Small Business Administration announced Friday it will offer disaster assistance in the form of low-interest loans to help counter the damage of the Yarnell Hill fire that killed 19 firefighters in June.... Read more»

Humble: Policies, not brochures, key to solving obesity epidemic

Combating a national obesity epidemic 20 years in the making requires more than just passing out brochures, Arizona’s top health official said Wednesday. ... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Is government shutdown the answer?

Arizona Education Association head Andrew Morrill, talk show host Emil Franzi, former Pima Democratic Party Chairman Jeff Rogers, and Ward 6 Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: A progress report on fixing Tucson's roads

Tucson Department of Transportation Director Daryl Cole on the progress of efforts to repair city streets. Then, the Reporters' Roundtable featured Sarah Garrecht Gassen, editorial writer and columnist at The Arizona Daily Star, and Dan Shearer, editor of Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun. Plus, Matt Russell, Inside Tucson Business food and beverage columnist, had the Weekend Watch.... Read more»

Popular in Latino community, money pools a community approach to lending

An arrangement common among immigrants is known in the Latino community as a tanda or cundina, meaning roughly “taking a turn” or “doing a circle.” For some participants, money pools are a way of raising capital. Others use them to save. But for all who participate, the arrangements transcend economics to bind a community where reputation is as valuable as cash.... Read more»

Transportation agency joins Army program connecting vets with jobs

On Thursday, the Arizona Department of Transportation held a ceremony where they joined the Partnership for Youth Success, which helps match those entering the Army with job opportunities after their service.... Read more»

« First  <  205 206 207 208 209 >  Last »