Grijalva, Dems brief on SB 1070
U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and other Democratic members of Congress filed a brief opposing Arizona’s SB 1070 illegal immigration law.
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Former Wildcat Sabrina Enciso made 14 appearances and scored a goal as Club América made a run to the league championship this past weekend. Plus, FC Tucson women play Royals FC; men face Seahorses Read more»
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Peering into the scrying mirror — depicting a world equally grotesque and apocalyptic — Tucson artist Daniel Martin Diaz's new book “Iconoclasm: AI and The Devaluation of Humanity's Achievements” makes inquiries into the impact of artificial intelligence on the arts and the shape of things to come. Read more»
Tucson City Manager Mike Ortega makes it plain that the city's budget does not short-change climate relief. All told it reaches up to $80.5 million. Plus, more in local government meetings this week. Read more»
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