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Fury, tears over deferred action at Tucson immigration forum

An immigration forum turned heated Friday night as a group of protesters heckled U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva at Pima Community College. Some walked out, and one man was escorted out of the event by police.... Read more»1

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Monitor local police and fire department radio traffic on our scanner page.... Read more»

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Report road hazards, graffiti & other issues

Is your drive home less than smooth? Use our mapping tool from SeeClickFix to report everything from potholes and graffiti to broken streetlights and overgrown weeds and keep watch over your neighborhood... Read more»

Saturday’s Record Store Day may add to vinyl resurgence

Vinyl sales in the U.S. grew by an estimated 52 percent in 2014 to 9.2 million copies, according to a Nielsen Report. Arizona record-store owners said they’ve experienced the surge and some say Record Store Day has helped drive growth. ... Read more»

Students can learn about military careers at Academy Day

Local high school students interested in attending a U.S. service academy are invited to Academy Day on Saturday at Empire High School, 10701 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way, from 10 a.m. to noon.... Read more»

Clean up your cabinets and the environment at Dispose-A-Med event

More than 2,900 pounds of outdated prescription drugs have been properly disposed of at collection events over the past two years. Saturday, you can empty out your cabinets and keep drugs out of the water supply at a Sheriff's Department Dispose-A-Med collection on the East Side.... Read more»

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Live weather radar for Tucson and the rest of Southern Arizona from the National Weather Service.... Read more»

Notario fraud: Preying on those who seek help with immigration paperwork

This common problem for immigrants is committed by individuals called notarios who falsely claim to have the qualifications to offer legal counsel or file paperwork related to immigration proceedings. As a result, immigrants often find out their paperwork was filed incorrectly, or not at all, after they’ve paid hefty legal fees.... Read more»

Grijalva to host immigration forum Friday

While the fate of two deferred action programs resides with a federal appeals court, Rep. Raúl Grijalva will host an immigration forum at the West Campus of Pima Community College on Friday at 5:30 p.m. ... Read more»

Effort to recall Douglas seeks to turn Facebook likes into political power

Can a grass-roots effort become a political movement that succeeds in bringing about a recall election for a holder of statewide office? That hasn’t happened since 1988, when Arizona voters filed enough signatures to trigger a recall election for Gov. Evan Mecham, who was impeached before the election could be held.... Read more»1

Leaders: Az must increase higher ed funding to improve economy

If Arizona doesn’t change course and increase funding to higher education, the state’s economic health will decline, ASU President Michael Crow told a group of business leaders Thursday during a panel discussion in downtown Phoenix. ... Read more»

Memorials for Gov. Raul Castro announced for May

A series of memorials for former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, who died last week, has been announced for May, with masses scheduled in Nogales, Tucson and Phoenix.... Read more»

No April foolin': Freeze warning for SE Arizona

We've already topped 90 degrees in Tucson this year, with cacti blossoming and pollen floating everywhere. But there's at least one more cold spell looming — the National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for parts of Southern Arizona, with temperatures dipping as low as 27 degrees.... Read more»

100 days of Ducey: Gov. calls budget, education, and business 'highlights'

Gov. Doug Ducey boarded an RV dubbed the "Opportunity Express" to tout his first 100 days in office. Ducey points to promises kept, but a leading Democrat says it's been a bad 100 days. ... Read more»3

Senators look at ‘perverse incentive’ of asset forfeitures for police

A Senate panel was told that while civil asset forfeitures can be a valuable tool for compensating victims and funding police work, there are too many loopholes that allow abuses of the system. That can lead police to shift their focus from fighting crime to padding budgets. ... Read more»

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