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As time for DACA renewals runs out, those affected in Az look to future

Jazmin Nuñez was born in the United States, and therefore is a citizen-but her sister is not. That’s why for the past month, Nuñez has worked hard to help people do what her own sister can’t — renew their DACA status.... Read more»0

Hate crimes involving anti-Semitism on the rise in Arizona

A woman woke up one morning and found the menorah adorning her yard had been twisted into a symbol of hate overnight — a swastika. Some might think this happened in Nazi Germany in the 1940s, but no. This particular act of hatred took place last December in Chandler.... Read more»0

Tucson felons set aside their past with rights restoration clinics

Felons with multiple convictions cannot vote, run for public office, sit on a jury or possess a firearm. They must have these rights restored via what is called a judicial “set aside.” In general, the set aside is an important step for former prisoners to return to a “normal” life. ... Read more»0

Marana police holding citizens academy

The Marana Police Department will conduct a 12-week Citizens Academy starting next Wednesday. Participants will get an inside look on the department's workings.... Read more»0

Shake a leg New Year's Day and help walk shelter dogs

If you're a bit bleary-eyed on the morning of Jan. 1, why not have some hair of the dog? — real dogs, that is. The Pima Animal Care Center will host a bed build and dog walk on New Year's Day, followed by free adoptions. ... Read more»0

Meeting will cover whooping cough in Vail schools

The Pima County Health Department and Vail Unified School District are holding a meeting Thursday evening to inform parents of the rise in pertussis, or whooping cough, in the district and Pima County. ... Read more»0

Buddy up: Pima County's top dog names

Although Max is the most popular dog name in the nation, Pima County residents like to name their dogs Buddy and Bella. Pima Animal Care Center records show that most of the county's 105,000 licensed dogs have been given human names. ... Read more»0

Photos: Tucson parade a salute to veterans

Hundreds of Tucsonans gathered to recognize current and former members of the nation's armed forces at the Veterans Day parade through Downtown on Monday morning.... Read more»0

Saguaro National Park waives entry fee for Veterans Day weekend

Saguaro National Park is marking Veterans Day by waiving entry fees at the Southern Arizona park all weekend.... Read more»0

Barber to talk Social Security, Medicare in GV

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will speak Tuesday at Green Valley West Social Center on the importance of preserving Social Security and Medicare.... Read more»0

Poison center: Baby rattlesnakes have dangerous bites

The Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center is warning Arizonans to be on the lookout of rattlesnakes and their new offspring. Baby rattlesnakes, on the rise in August, strike without warning and pack enough venom to be a serious health hazard.... Read more»0

BBB: Monsoon scammers flooding Southern Arizona

The Better Business Bureau is warning Southern Arizonans of attempted scams related to damage from summer storms.... Read more»0

Volunteers needed to develop bike, pedestrian projects

The Pima Association of Governments is in search of six county residents to volunteer as members of the Bicycle-Pedestrian Subcommittee. Volunteers will be responsible for developing bicycle and pedestrian project proposals.... Read more»0

Celebrate Independence Day with a new pet

The Pima Animal Care Center and the Humane Society of Southern Arizona are celebrating Independence Day by reducing adoption prices on July 4th and 5th. ... Read more»0

City surveying on yard sale, parking restrictions

Possible restrictions on the number of yard sales allowed per household, along with limits on parking large vehicles such as motor homes, are the subject of a survey being conducted by the city Housing and Community Development Department. The online survey closes Friday.... Read more»4