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The office of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has released some information on the congresswoman's plans to travel to Florida to watch her husband blast off on the space shuttle. Specifics on the timing of the trip won't be released because of privacy concerns. Read more»

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., meets with a constituent at the Safeway located in Green Valley on May 22, 2010. Three months after she sustained a gunshot wound to the head, Rep. Giffords' office has called for the same brain injury treatment given to Giffords be made accessible to all Americans.

In the months since Giffords sustained a gunshot wound to the head, her path to recovery has been helped by a comprehensive brain injury treatment paid for by the government under federal worker's compensation. Such treatment may be available to Giffords, but it is out of reach for thousands of U.S. troops whose health coverage doesn't include it. Read more»

An artist’s rendering shows how a modern streetcar would look passing businesses next to the University of Arizona. Tucson is planning a streetcar line that will connect the university and downtown, hoping it will boost business in the area.

Tucson's downtown modern streetcar project got a final nod from the federal government Thursday, after passing an environmental assessment. Read more»

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