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Armed man carjacks Tucson mayor's Prius

A man with a pistol demanded the keys to Mayor Jonathan Rothschild's car Saturday morning, stealing the city-owned Toyota Prius outside the mayor's Midtown home.... Read more»

MLS preseason

Revs, Rapids looking to fix flaws in Desert Diamond Cup match

The Colorado Rapids and New England Revolution suit up Saturday for a Desert Diamond Cup game. It won’t only be a dress rehearsal from their March 4 opening day contest against each other, but will be a chance for both teams to work on some necessary changes from last season.... Read more»

Pima track's Dylla and Tu-Avao set qualifiers at NAU Tune-Up meet

The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field team visited Flagstaff on Saturday to compete in the NAU Tune-Up meet held at the Walkup Skydome.... Read more»

Arizonans ask for regulation rollbacks on taxes, water use, hot dogs

Gov. Doug Ducey’s hotline for red-tape tips is gathering more boiling mad complaints than concrete suggestions.... Read more»

Legislative roundup: Cell phones and tampon tax

On Valentine’s Day, the Arizona State Capitol was full of gratuitous shows of love: singing on the House floor, heart-shaped balloons on the rose garden. But whether state minimum wage workers will feel the love became the question. Meanwhile, legislators reviewed bills on tax returns, sales taxes on tampons, teen drivers and more.... Read more»

Guest opinion

McCain blasts Trump: 'Profound concern America is laying down mantle of global leadership'

Speaking at a security conference, McCain spoke of alarm about a "turn away from universal values ... hardening resentment toward immigrants, refugees and Muslims ... growing inability, and even unwillingness, to separate truth from lies ... more and more of our fellow citizens seem to be flirting with authoritarianism and romanticizing it as our moral equivalent."... Read more»

White House denies plan to use Nat'l Guard for immigration enforcement

The White House on Friday said there was no plan to utilize the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants, after a news report that such a proposal had been under consideration by the Trump administration.... Read more»

Navajo official worries cuts under Trump will hurt tribal schools

The superintendent for Navajo schools said “alarming” calls for the Trump administration to eliminate Head Start funding could leave tribal children without preschool programs or the education resources they desperately need to succeed.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Last act for Sanchez at TUSD?

Contract or no contract, TUSD superintendent H.T. Sanchez has less than a week to improve the information flow with the school board majority or he has no business staying. Newcomer Rachael Sedgwick remains steadfast in her determination to make a change at the top of Tucson's largest district.... Read more»6

Flores stands out at plate as Pima softball splits

The Pima Community College softball team (10-7) earned a split in a non-conference doubleheader against Colorado Northwestern Community College (1-7) on Thursday. Freshman Megan Flores finished the day 5 for 7 with two RBIs and two runs scored.... Read more»

Guide educates families on what to do if ‘picked up by ICE in Arizona’

With President Trump’s new enforcement of deportation orders, and the deportation of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos last week, immigrant rights organizations in Arizona are stepping up their educational efforts so families will know what rights they have if a parent is deported.... Read more»

Pics: Houston, Red Bulls come away with wins in MLS preseason

The promotional materials say that the Desert Diamond Cup begins on Saturday, but six soccer teams were in action on Wednesday night.... Read more»

Phoenix council rejects bid to become 'sanctuary city'

The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday rejected a bid to declare the large southwestern U.S. municipality a "sanctuary city" despite vocal cries to protect undocumented immigrants.... Read more»

Acedo & Murphy display sharp shooting as Aztecs upset Cochise

The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (18-8, 12-6 in ACCAC) stymied No. 25 Cochise College (21-5, 13-5) with their quickness and inside play on Wednesday at the West Campus.... Read more»

Smith scores 26 but Aztec women fall in final seconds vs. Cochise

The Pima Community College women’s basketball team (dropped a heartbreaker in the final seconds of a game against Cochise College on Wednesday. Cochise’s Deeha Battle scored under the basket with two seconds left as the Aztecs fell to the Apaches, 81-80.... Read more»

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