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In Az and Conn., disparate responses to mass shootings

The similarities in the attacks were striking: Both were carried out by heavily armed young men with histories of mental illness. But in the aftermath of the tragedies, the states took radically different approaches on gun violence.... Read more»

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Navajo, Zuni leaders ask for federal help settling dispute over land

Navajo Nation and Zuni tribal leaders Thursday asked the federal government to step in and mediate a dispute over how to divide an inactive Army base that sits between the tribes’ lands in New Mexico.... Read more»

Federal appeals ruling gives rest-stop killer another day in court

A divided federal appeals court Friday ruled that lower courts did not act unreasonably or erroneously when they convicted Gregory Scott Dickens in two 1991 rest-stop murders east of Yuma. But the three-judge panel did order a new hearing, saying he should be allowed to raise arguments that he was poorly represented by his attorney at sentencing.... Read more»

Feds announce 'deferred action' details

Immigrants brought to the country illegally by their parents will likely not face prosecution or other repercussions — and neither will their families — if they apply for a new federal program that allows them to avoid deportation, federal officials said Friday.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Pros and cons of proposed 1-cent sales tax

GOP supervisor candidate Mike Hellon, Republican candidate for CD2 Martha McSally, along with education sales tax proponent Ann-Eve Pederson and Arizona Chamber of Commerce CEO Glenn Hamer.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Tucson looks to shed anit-business image

Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik plus the Reporters’ Roundtable and Weekend Watch.... Read more»

'Official English' pushed in Congress

Rep. John Conyers didn’t speak a word of English at Thursday’s hearing on a bill to make English the official language of the nation, but he still made his opinion of the bill crystal clear.... Read more»

Az may sue to push feds on air-quality plans

Arizona is tired of waiting for the federal government to act on the state’s proposed air-quality plan and “very well may” sue the Environmental Protection Agency if action is not taken soon, a state official said Thursday.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Kozachik focuses on film industry tax credits

Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik, Democratic candidate for LD2 Andrea Dalessandro, and Jim Nintzel, Tucson Weekly reporter.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Arizona puts 363 new laws on books

Attorney Don Loose breaks down Arizona’s new laws, plus Terry Bracy reports from D.C., and GOP candidates Gabby Mercer in CD3 and Todd Clodfelter in LD10... Read more»

London scene

Englishman shocked by Arizona’s ‘Wild West’ approach to guns

Mortiz Bromley, a 21-year-old U.K. citizen, never thought about owning a handgun – until he studied abroad in Arizona.... Read more»

Appeals court denies new hearing to man convicted in boy’s murder

A federal appeals court Wednesday rejected convicted child killer Roger Scott’s request for a new sentencing hearing based on his claim that he did not have adequate representation at trial.... Read more»1

Luke, not Tucson, gaining F-35 force

Three squadrons of F-35s will be housed at Luke Air Force Base instead of in Tucson.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: The dirty business of politics

Vinson Holck, a Republican candidate for sheriff, talk show host Emil Franzi, financial advisor Shelly Fishman, and Mark Koskiniemi, a Republican candidate in CD2.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: City gears up for road-repair vote

Fred Lucas, author of a new book about the evolution of talk radio, “The Right Frequency,” plus District 10 Democratic candidate Brandon Patrick talks about his run for the state legislature, and an interview with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild.... Read more»

TUSD

Pedicone: Pueblo's no-zero grading 'crossed the line'

Updated: TUSD officials are tossing out a “naive” Pueblo High plan to give students a minimum 50 points on every assignment, even in cases of cheating. Sup’t Pedicone said the school’s principal “ended up crossing the line.”... Read more»5

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