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Ever wanted to own a chunk of Downtown? While real estate prices have edged up in Tucson's city center, you can purchase a piece to take home at an Access Tucson fundraiser on Saturday. Read more»

Amy Goodman

Journalist Amy Goodman is on a 100-city tour in support of her book, “The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprising, Occupations, Resistance and Hope,” with co-author Denis Moynihan. The Tucson stop will support public access TV and community radio. Read more»

Full video of the debate: Eleven candidates for the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board discussed their visions for the area's largest school district, Monday, Oct. 1. Read more»

Voters will have a chance to learn more about the dozen candidates running for three open seats on the TUSD Governing Board on Monday night. A debate between 11 of the 12 will be held; TucsonSentinel.com will host video of the event. Read more»

City Hall

A lack of a quorum for a Tucson City Council study session scheduled for 1 p.m. will delay Tuesday's meeting until 5:30 p.m. The Council will hold its regular meeting immediately after, a spokesman said. Read more» 1

David Fitzsimmons (left), of the Arizona Daily Star, and comedian Robert Mac will headline the entertainment at Access Tucson's Celebration of Free Speech on Wednesday.

The First Amendment will be the star of the show Wednesday when Access Tucson celebrates free speech with comedy featuring two hometown talents. Read more»

On September 7, the Tucson City Council is scheduled to make a decision that may bring in over $20 million of revenue through 2022. If you are a Cox Cable subscriber, that revenue will come from you. But you are not allowed to decide where that money goes or how it's used by the city. Read more» 1

Access Tucson will hold a telethon Wednesday night to celebrate community media. The public access agency, which has seen its budget cut by 60 percent over the last several years, will raise money and awareness from 6-9:30 p.m. Read more»

Reports of Access Tucson's death are greatly exaggerated. For the second time in less than a month, Tucson media reported that the City Council eliminated funding for the public access organization. Neither of those votes ever happened. Read more»

An open letter to Mayor & Council by Access' board chair, Bob Kovitz: If the city continues to compel Cox to collect over $3 million annually via that fee, it would be duplicitous (at best) and basic "bait and switch" (at worst) if those funds did not flow to Access Tucson per the existing agreement. Read more»

Sam Behrend's tenure at Access Tucson will end on Saturday. Behrend, who has helmed Tucson's public access TV agency since 1987, was released from his contract by the organization's board Thursday night. Read more»

The Alliance for Community Media is seeking to move its 2011 conference from Tucson in response to SB 1070. Read more»

The city's Channel 12 will move to Access Tucson's downtown facility, and both operations will be funded equally, the City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday. Read more» 1

Access Tucson will shut its doors for four weeks - Feb. 10 to March 9 - following a 60 percent cut in city funding. Read more» 1