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What the Devil won't tell you

Time of the season for hatred: Transgender kids are in Arizona's legislative crosshairs

Gov. Doug Ducey, apparently needing to keep his fortunes alive in what is increasingly a rage-a-holic Republican Party, signed two bills that basically tell transgender kids "you are freaks and we don't like you."... Read more»

The Tucson agenda

Santa Cruz to address mining companies bearing a gift as opposition mounts over silence

Santa Cruz County may get land for a park, as some smell conspiracy. Sahuarita is set to lose one tenant at their tech manufacturing facility but will gain another.... Read more»

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When Keith Bee's 19 bedrooms make for an 'indigent' defendant

Lady Justice may be blind but she can smell money. And it’s once again clear that she prefers those with it — like former Pima County Justice of the Peace and one-time Arizona state lawmaker Keith Bee — to those without.... Read more»

The Tucson agenda

Tucson mulls affordable housing & pot-license incentives, Sunnyside students go walkabout

The Tucson City Council will vote on whether to waive impact fees to coax more affordabie housing as home inventory plummets, after they mull social equity incentives for marijuana businesses.... Read more»

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Arizona faces temporal choice as Daylight Saving Time sees permanent high noon

No matter what laws are passed by Congress, the amount of solar radiation striking the Earth in any given 24-hour period will remain the same, no matter how deeply lawmakers believe they have the power to alter the fabric of time.... Read more»

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Shortchanged: Arizona schools to suffer, blame goes around as court kills K-12 funding

A new court ruling means Arizona remains where it's always been — choosing to remain at the bottom of the national ladder in school funding. The untenable remains permanent, and everyone is to blame.... Read more»

The Tucson agenda

Pima Supes take up alcohol policy, revisit COVID boost for employees

Pima County supervisors will tweak their drinking-on-the-job policy and review COVID payouts, while the first signs of a housing boomlet may be sprouting. ... Read more»

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No cancellation: Tucson's Cherrybell mail center gets approval stamp from Postal Service bill

Tucson's Cherrybell postal operation has been defying death for so long, it should be a Marvel franchise. The odds of it staying open just improved with the U.S. Postal Service measure passing Congress. ... Read more»

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Tucson's 10-year climate change agenda will spend 3 years just coming up with a plan

The good news is Tucson has committed to carbon neutrality by 2030. The bad news is that they are spending the first three years of a decade-long agenda just coming up with a plan, with pretty limited action in the meantime.... Read more»1

The Tucson agenda

Tucson City Council to get update on Oracle Choice progress; School districts mull incentives

The Tucson City Council will take on re-invigorating the Oracle Choice neighborhood, getting an update on the progress of what used to be a major gateway to the community.... Read more»

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Rodeo Day, Clydesdales & the legend of Jeff Smith

A Rodeo Day tall tale of a legendary Tucson reporter gives me a chance to get something off my chest about journalism: We are not imagining it.... Read more»

The Tucson agenda

City Council to vote on deal to bring jobs to Tucson; TUSD takes on sexual harassment

The Tucson City Council is slated to vote on incentives for a development of a 199,000 sq. ft. hangar at Tucson International Airport that will provide 50 jobs. Plus more in a quick look at what's planned for local government meetings this week.... Read more»

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Cancel Legislature of 2022 seeks to muzzle Arizona's progressives & other undesireables

Gay people, teachers, transgender students and F. Scott Fitzgerald are in the sights of Arizona Republicans, who seek to silence the politically and culturally disobedient.... Read more»1

The Tucson agenda

Things universally loved: Pima County takes up mask mandates, voting convenience

Grab your musket and tri-cornered hat. Pima County supervisors will vote on extending COVID mask mandates and setting up "voting centers" for upcoming elections. Cue freakout in five, four, three ...... Read more»1

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You say you want to 'fight City Hall': Here's how to show up

The idea that somehow there's power in not showing up, in denying and skipping out on politics, is a lie. Ignore them at your peril. Avoid the political process all you want. It won’t avoid you. It will just roll right over you. Here's a quick guide to showing up and taking part.... Read more»

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