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Chris Magnus, right, being interviewed by the City Police Chief Appointment Advisory Committee on Thursday.

A citizens panel that interviewed the three finalists to become the next Tucson police chief made a clear choice Thursday, but expressed reservations about the lack of local candidates. The police union, meanwhile, was lukewarm at best about all three potential top cops, with the least support evident for the committee's first choice. Read more» 3

Protesters wearing yellow shirts reading 'Shut Down Streamline' chained themselves together using dragon sleeves, a pipe that makes it difficult for officers to split them apart, in front of the federal courthouse in downtown Tucson during an October 2013 protest against the controversial immigration court.

Six activists who blocked the federal courthouse in Tucson during an October 2013 protest against the fast-track immigration court held there were found guilty by a federal judge on Friday. Read more» 2

FC Tucson in training

With FC Tucson guaranteed a berth in the playoffs this year, it’s time for the team to dig around for some cliches. You know which ones: “We aren’t thinking about the playoffs,” “One match at a time, that’s our attitude.” Read more»


GOP freshman Ethan Orr will retain his spot on the ballot, with local Democrats dropping their challenge after the Recorder's Office reported that Orr filed 393 valid signatures, 32 more than required — although he had turned in 634 on nominating petitions. Read more»

Orr, via Facebook

In a week in which Republican Ethan Orr has been touting his latest endorsements, he may have lost the most valuable one of all. Sources tell TucsonSentinel.com that Orr has fallen out with auto dealer and GOP wheeler-dealer Jim Click, and has lost his job at the nonprofit Linkages. Click and Orr denied there has been a rift. Meanwhile, Democrats have moved to push Orr off the ballot. Read more» 1

Interviews with former Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Jeff Rogers, Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small, U.S. Sen. John McCain and Attorney General Tom Horne. Read more»

Former Pima County Democratic chairmen Jeff Rogers and Paul Eckerstrom, Sunnyside Governing Board member Buck Crouch, Goldwater Institute attorney Jon Riches, financial advisor Shelly Fishman, and Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small. Read more»

The Monday Political Face-Off with commentators Jeff Rogers and John Munger. Also, Stephen Michael of the Arizona Smokers Helpline. Plus, former state legislator Nancy Young Wright talked about animal welfare issues in Pima County. Read more»

Tucson forward Ricardo Velazco takes a shot from inside the BYU six-yard box.

It was a fitting end to the season: an exciting FC Tucson side with plenty of shots on goal, but with the other team winning. Saturday night's soccer match, played before the largest home crowd of the year, ended in 1-0 loss to BYU Cougars. Read more»

The Monday Political Face-Off, featured John Munger and Jeff Rogers. Then, we chat with Dr. Andrew Weil, director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Read more»

An interview with the Regional Transportation Authority's Jim DeGrood, pls the Reporters' Roundtable with Mari Herreras, staff writer for the Tucson Weekly, and Dylan Smith, editor/publisher TucsonSentinel.com, while Weekend Watch with Matt Russell, Tucson's Culinary Cruiser. Read more»

Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Jeff Rogers, Ward 4 Tucson City Councilwoman Shirley Scott, RTA's Director of the Mainstreet Business Assistance Program Britton Dornquast, and Tucson Weekly's new editor, Dan Gibson Read more»


Wendy Cevallos, the executive director of the Pima County Democratic Paty, was let go Wednesday in what a party official said was a cost-cutting move. Party Chairman Jeff Rogers also confirmed he won't run again to lead the Pima Dems. Read more» 1

An interview with Jeff Rogers, Pima County Democrat Party chairman, plus the Reporters' Roundtable with TucsonSentinel.com's Dylan Smith and Mark B. Evans of TucsonCitizen.com, while Matt Russell has the Weekend Watch. Read more»

Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez, plus Tucson Originals spokesman Johnathan Landeen and Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Jeff Rogers Read more»

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