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Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll will hold a town hall meeting Thursday night at the Rincon Valley Fire Station from 6-7 p.m. Also attending will be Deputy Pima County Administrator John Bernal. Read more»

Do you have broken a computer equipment, used automotive fluids, or old cans of paint cluttering up your garage? Don't know what to do with all those dead batteries sitting around the house? Drop them off at a household hazardous waste collection on Saturday morning. Read more»

"Fix a Leak Week" is here to spread awareness about the amount of water wasted in our homes as a result of leaky pipes. Read more»

Brown, in a photo from his Facebook page.

Republican congressional hopeful Jim Brown has wound up his campaign for CD1 before it ever started, and announced his intention to run against Martha McSally and Shelley Kais to be the GOP candidate to challenge U.S. Rep. Ron Barber in CD2. "I'll have to make up for a lot of lost ground," said Brown, who first filed to run in January. Read more»

Got cans of old paint, a broken VCR or dead car battery cluttering up your garage? Drop them off at a household hazardous waste collection on Saturday. Read more»

Tucson Water and the Tucson Fire Department will hold a controlled burn of the Sweetwater Wetlands on Tuesday morning. In years past, residents have inundated 911 with calls reporting smoke in the area. This year, TFD Capt. Barrett Baker is urging them to remain calm. Read more»

The 11th Annual Möda Provŏcateūr show, benefiting the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, will feature Tucson fashion designers, salons and dancers at the Tucson Convention Center on Sunday. Read more»

Congressman Barber speaking with a constituent.

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber held his second Congress On Your Corner event of the year Saturday, meeting with constituents at the Northwest YMCA. Read more»

Barber in 2012. The Democrat is expected to face a rematch next year with Republican Martha McSally, whom he beat narrowly for the 2nd District seat in 2012.

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will hold a Congress On Your Corner meet-and-greet event Saturday morning at the Northwest YMCA. Read more»

Three Republicans vying to challenge U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick made their pitches to Southern Arizona voters Wednesday afternoon. Andy Tobin, Gary Kiehne, and Adam Kwasman spoke to about 200 members of the Saddlebrooke Republican Club, jockeying to see who could express more dislike for Obamacare and the incumbent Democratic congresswoman. Read more» 1

Work begins on the new trail.

Saguaro National Park will open a re-routed section of the Carrillo Trail in the Cactus Forest section of the Rincon Mountain District this week. Starting Wednesday, a rutted section of the trail will be closed and hikers will have a smoother path. Read more»

Kylie Zhang accepting the Gold Prize in the Shing-Tung Yau High School Mathematics Awards in Beijing.

Over 400 teams from around the world recently competed in a high school mathematics competition in Beijing, China. Among them was Kylie Zhang, an 18-year-old senior at St. Gregory in Tucson. Although she was the sole member of her team, Zhang's new 3-D printing method won the Gold Prize. Read more»

Pima County's 20 speed enforcement cameras are no longer snapping down on fast drivers, and traffic sensors show that recorded speeding incidents have spiked as much as 1,000 percent in locations that had been covered by the devices. Read more» 1

Tucson's improv comedy troupe hopes to pack the seats at the new Unscrewed Theater.

Spreading the gospel of improvisational comedy can be a tricky business, but the members of Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed are as tenacious as they are whimsical. Eleven years after the group's founding, they finally have a place to call their own — the lights will go up on the Unscrewed Theater this weekend. Read more»

In conjunction with a production of "Fiddler on the Roof," Pima Community College will host a Family Heritage Celebration next month. The public is asked to share photos, poems and stories as part of a multimedia project that will be featured on the opening night of the musical. Read more»

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