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Deputies looking for missing elderly woman on NE Side

An 84-year-old woman is missing on the Northeast Side, and deputies are asking for the public’s help in finding her. Amelia D’Urso, who has shown signs of dementia, may be lost after picking up a pizza, authorities said.... Read more»

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Report: Pima College should get off probation

Pima Community College should be taken off probation, but remain “on notice” while being improvements continue to be made in the school’s administration, a report by accreditors said. PCC has been on probation since April 2013, when an investigation found serious issues with how the college was run.... Read more»1

Children's health program faces cloudy future under Obamacare

Are the subsidized health plans offered on the state and federal health insurance exchanges created under Obamacare an adequate alternative to the Children’s Health Insurance Program?... Read more»

Supreme Court rejects Az appeal to enforce abortion law

The Supreme Court rejected an appeal from Arizona officials to reverse an injunction which blocks the enforcement of new rules aimed at the use of medication-based abortions in the state. The decision keeps the state from requiring abortion providers to follow FDA guidelines created in 2000, which are out of date according to medical experts.... Read more»

Brewer: Flags at half-staff for slain Mesa soldier

Flags at state office buildings should be flown at half-staff on Monday in honor of a soldier from Mesa who died in Afghanistan on Friday, Gov. Jan Brewer said.... Read more»

Breaking the code of the Navajo Nation

For many Americans, the word Navajo conjures up images of the World War II code talkers who used their unique language to encrypt secret radio messages sent to the front lines. Here’s what many don’t know about the most populous Native American tribe in the United States.... Read more»

Tasty and culturally rich: Tamale time

During the holidays, the demand for homemade tamales surpasses any other month of the year. These individually wrapped presents involve care, love, family, tradition and Mexican heritage.... Read more»

Analysis

How far can a reform-minded pope go?

Pope Francis is a change agent rivaled by few other figures in power today. Does a reform-driven pope have the power to change doctrine?... Read more»

Commentary

Don't wait 'til last minute to enroll in Obamacare

You should shop around before choosing health plan, or you might wind up paying your insurance company a lot more than necessary.... Read more»

Report: Migrants often deported without cash, IDs or belongings

The activist group No More Deaths says that detained migrants lose their possessions as they are shuffled from agency to agency. Routinely, officials failed to return money or belongings, cash was returned in checks or debit cards impossible to use outside of the United States, or agents kept the money, a study says.... Read more»

Az Dreamers one step closer to driver's licenses

The 9th Circuit Court refused Gov. Jan Brewer’s request to delay a ruling that struck down Arizona’s bar on issuing driver’s licenses to young immigrants who have been granted deferred action status. The latest move by the courts means those “Dreamers” will likely be eligible for licenses in a week.... Read more»

Library book sale this weekend

A used book sale is being hosted this weekend by Friends of the Pima County Public Library.... Read more»

Public has dark opinion of dark money in elections

Dark money spending reached record levels this fall, with little sign of abating, even as polls showed overwhelming numbers of Americans troubled by the practice. In one poll, 80 percent of voters said they were worried that donors were “abusing” the system for their own gain.... Read more»

A year later, Arivaca checkpoint remains

Group of Arivaca residents hold 24-hour vigil and observation to mark a year of protests against a Border Patrol checkpoint on Arivaca Road, east of I-19.... Read more»8

Missing elderly man found safe — again

A senior citizen who suffers from dementia has been returned home, after going missing from his Drachman Street home for the second time in two weeks. Paul Carpenter, 69, called police Sunday afternoon after leaving home around 9:30 a.m., officials said.... Read more»1

Advocates blast lawsuit by Az, other states over Obama immigration plan

Legal experts on Friday dismissed as groundless a lawsuit that 18 states, including Arizona, brought this week against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. The suit claims that deferred deportation of illegal immigrants and other initiatives“ amount to a unilateral suspension of the nation’s immigration laws.” But a top immigration lawyer derided the suit as “a factually challenged press release.”... Read more»2

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