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Guest opinion

Bond election: Transportation a path toward Tucson's future

Jim Kelley: Living in Pima County's District 2, Legislative District 2 and Congressional District 3 gives me a unique perspective of the transportation issues in Southern Arizona. It may seem heretical for a Republican to advocate for the Pima County bonds but I do for conservative reasons.... Read more»2

Tucson Water working to restore pressure on West Side

Tucson Water crews are working to restore service on the West Side, west of Silverbell between Goret and Camino del Cerro, officials said. If repairs are still being made at 6:30 p.m., the city utility will make bottled water available at the entrance to Christopher Columbus Park.... Read more»

Trump attacks Bush on sanctuary cities

Donald Trump says that “the state of Florida had sanctuary cities while Jeb Bush was governor,” and “nobody said anything.” But we could find no evidence that any Florida city or county fit the bill of a sanctuary city at that time, at least not officially.... Read more»

CBP: 1,377 lbs of marijuana 'launched' into Douglas over weekend

Border Patrol agents seized nearly $1.4 million in marijuana over the weekend, including 1,377 pounds found in Douglas that were “apparently launched” over the border fence, authorities said.... Read more»1

Ducey: Trans-Pacific Partnership makes Arizona more competitive

Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday said he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership because the trade policy will make Arizona more competitive in the business world.... Read more»

Report: Native Americans in Az had nation’s highest obesity rates

Four of five adult Native Americans in Arizona were obese or overweight in 2013, the highest rate in the nation among states studied in a new report.... Read more»

Feds: No endangered protection for Sonoran desert tortoise

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday removed the Sonoran desert tortoise from consideration for protection under the Endangered Species Act.... Read more»

Presidential candidates woo Iowa voters, not donors

Donors big and small alike are pulling out their wallets in Iowa to support their candidates for the 2016 presidential election, but their contributions amount to little more than a drop in the bucket. “When candidates come to Iowa, fundraising is not their primary purpose. This isn’t where the big bucks are, this is where the caucus-goers are."... Read more»

Hopefuls Babeu & Gowan enter crowded GOP field for open CD1

The Republican primary field in the race for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District got more crowded Monday, setting the stage for a competitive GOP primary reminiscent of the bruising 2012 campaign for the same seat. State House Speaker David Gowan and Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu threw their hats in the ring.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Open space bonds: An unnecessary good

Answering the question, "Are the open space bonds necessary?," requires a bit of storytelling about a bygone era. For all the complaining done about local government in Pima County, the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan was the high-water mark for community-based compromise that led to a policy that works for parties traditionally at each other's jugulars.... Read more»2

S. Az resident among dead in Afghan plane crash

A civilian worker from Sierra Vista was among those killed in the crash of a C-130 transport plane in Afghanistan on Friday. Carlos Carrasco, a Southern Arizona native, was among five contractors and six U.S. service members who died in the crash, officials said. ... Read more»


Is the gun lobby's power overstated?

The NRA and other anti-gun-control groups are formidable, but political trends may be loosening their grip on lawmakers. ... Read more»

FactCheck: Gun laws, deaths and crimes

President Barack Obama says “states with the most gun laws tend to have the fewest gun deaths.” Carly Fiorina says those states have “the highest gun crime rates.” But both imply a causation that’s impossible to prove.... Read more»2

Wildcat soccer

Cardinal does a number on Arizona in overtime

The University of Arizona women’s soccer team ended their perfect start in the PAC-12 with a loss to fifth-ranked Stanford on Sunday afternoon at Mulcahy Stadium. The Wildcats managed to get two goals past a national-team keeper, but the Cats know they could do better.... Read more»

Midnight deadline to register for November election

If you're not registered to vote, or have recently moved, Monday is the deadline to make sure you can cast a ballot in next month's election for Tucson's City Council, recalls in Oro Valley, the Pima County bond proposals and more.... Read more»

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