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Hank Atha (left) and Amelie Craig Cramer

Two Pima County workers, Hank Atha and Amelia Craig Cramer, are among the winners of the 2014 Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Award, which recognizes non-elected public employees who serve citizens. The awards are named in the memory of the slain congressional aide. Read more»

The Center for the Future of Arizona is accepting last-minute nominations for the Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Awards. The deadline to summit nominations is next Monday. Read more»

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber led the House in a moment of silence in memory of those killed in the Jan. 8 shooting. Surrounded by Arizona's representatives and senators, Barber spoke of those who were killed, and House Speaker John Boehner ordered members of Congress to stand, quieting the House for about 20 seconds. Read more»

Ross Zimmerman, father of slain congressional aide Gabe Zimmerman, talked about Saturday's "Beyond" event. Also, the Tuesday Money Maker Report with financial planner Shelly Fishman. Then, our "Your Meds" segment hosted by former UA College of Medicine Dean Dr. Ray Woosley, and the every other Tuesday Arts Report with Margaret Regan. Read more»

Rep. Ron Barber, D-Tucson, and his predecessor, Gabrielle Giffords, at an event to name a Capitol room in honor of former Giffords’ aide Gabe Zimmerman. He was one of six killed in the 2011 shooting in which Barber, Giffords and 11 others were wounded.

Minutes after he shared a stage with former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Tuesday, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said he still plans to oppose a bill supported by Giffords that calls for expanded background checks for gun buyers. The pair appeared together as Vice President Biden helped dedicate a room in the Capitol Visitor Center for slain aide Gabe Zimmerman. Read more» 6

Giffords and her husband, surrounded by survivors and family members of those shot on Jan. 8, called for tighter background checks on firearm sales at a Wednesday news conference at the Safeway store where six were killed.

Gabby Giffords continued her call for tighter gun controls Wednesday in Tucson, returning to a Northwest Side grocery store to stand on the spot where she was shot a little over two years ago to hold a news conference. "Be bold. Be courageous. Please support background checks," Giffords said. (with full video) Read more» 3

Emily Nottingham told Washington 'don’t let us down' on gun-violence prevention measures. Nottingham, whose son was killed in a 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, was invited to the State of the Union address by Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, at left.

Emily Nottingham, whose son was killed in the 2011 Tucson mass shooting that wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was in Washington Tuesday urging lawmakers to pass stronger background checks and ban assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines. Read more»

Emily Nottingham is applauded at a congressional hearing where she testified about her son, Gabe Zimmerman, one of six people killed in a 2011 shooting in Tucson that also wounded 13 people, including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Tucson.

A packed congressional hearing room gave a standing ovation Wednesday to Emily Nottingham, whose testimony about her son killed in a 2011 Tucson shooting spree brought several people to tears. “We have allowed ourselves to overemphasize gun rights to the detriment of other rights, including the most important, the right to be alive,” she said. Read more»

A 'We're with you Newtown. From your friends in Tucson, Arizona' banner was inscribed with thousands of messages.

A day of smiles and sunshine is how many Tucsonans spent Saturday, in a moving memorial to the victims of the Jan. 8, 2011 shootings meant to lift both feet and spirits. The mayor Zumba'd up a sweat, thousands wrote messages to be delivered to Newtown, Conn., and U.S. Rep. Ron Barber said he recalls the attack like clockwork every Saturday. (with video) Read more» 1

Hikers spent Saturday morning on the Davidson Canyon Trail to honor the victims of the Jan. 8, 1010 Safeway shootings.

Hikers gathered in small groups across Southern Arizona on Saturday to hit the trails in tribute to 24 people shot at a Tucson grocery store two years ago. Read more»

The day-long series of BEYOND events ended as they began, with prayers and song and quiet togetherness. About 300 people gathered at Kino Stadium as daylight slipped away listening to speakers and singing along to "Amazing Grace." (with full video) Read more»

Emily Nottingham said her son, Gabe Zimmerman, pictured on the poster behind her, should be remembered for his life of service and not how he died. Gabe, a staffer for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who was killed with six others in January when a gunman opened fire at a Giffords event in Tucson. Lawmakers have proposed naming a room in the Capitol complex in Gabe Zimmerman’s memory.

Update: Gabe Zimmerman's “hard work and ideals... should be recognized here,” his mother told a crowd gathered as members of Congress unveiled a bill to name a room in the Capitol Visitors Center for the first congressional staffer killed in the line of duty. (with video) Read more»

A three mile walk will benefit those with mental illness in Southern Arizona as well as honor the victims of the Jan. 8 shooting. Read more»

The concert finale featured all performers singing 'Teach Your Children.'

A Californian and two guys from Chicago and Detroit wanted to remind Tucsonans who we are. Thursday's "Concert for Civility" brought together a variety of artists for short sets where participants intermingled purposefully, adding strategic harmonies or stinging guitar. Read more» 1

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been told some details about the Jan. 8 mass shooting that left her in critical condition, her doctors said Friday. She is improving by "leaps and bounds in terms of neurological recovery," Kim said. Read more» 1

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