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Surviving a court challenge to his nominating petitions, independent City Council candidate Gary Watson will keep his name on the November ballot in Ward 3. While many of the signatures he filed were determined to be invalid, a judge found Watson ended up with 377 names on petitions — the minimum he needed to gather. Read more»

A federal appeals court Monday reinstated an excessive force lawsuit against a University of Arizona police officer who shot a woman four times as she walked toward another woman while carrying a kitchen knife. Read more»

Miller at a June meeting of the Board of Supervisors.

Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller has "spitefully and defiantly" violated the free speech of a local Democrat by deleting his comments and blocking him from her office's government-sponsored Facebook page — a constitutional violation according to a notice of claim filed Wednesday on behalf of Brandon Patrick. Read more»

Shena Guiterrez tells reporters about her husband's injuries during a press conference Wednesday. She paid a court fee to close the federal case that was a result her arrest when she demanded to know the names of officers she accuses of harassing her at the Nogales Port of Entry.

Three border activists were offered the chance to pay a court fee and have their charges dropped after an incident in May when they were arrested at the Nogales Port of Entry. During a press conference Wednesday, the federal officer who cited one of the activists demanded the activists disperse. Read more»

On AZPM's Metro Week, Sentinel Editor Dylan Smith joined a roundtable discussion of the top stories of the week, including campaign fundraising, the GOP gubernatorial primary debate, the Sun Link streetcar's first week of operations, and a sales tax proposal made by County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry. Read more»

Local democrats defend the Affordable Care Act on the patio of the DoubleTree Hotel. From left to right: Emily Verdugo, Arizona Democratic Party Latino Caucus chair; attorney Vince Rabago; Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias; and Daniel Hernandez, Sunnyside Governing Board member.

Local Democratic leaders, bristling at new attack ads aimed at convincing the Affordable Care Act was bad for their community, came out to defend the law and and two of Arizona’s congressional representatives, Ron Barber and Ann Kirkpatrick, for their support of Obamacare. Read more»

Dan Shearer filled in for the vacationing Bill Buckmaster; the Monday Political Face-Off featured commentators Vince Rabago and John Munger. Plus, we talked with Lynn Peters Adler, co-author of the recently published "Celebrate 100: Centenarian Secrets to Success in Business and Life." Read more»

The Monday Political Face-Off featured commentators Vince Rabago and John Munger. Also, Larry Sakin of the Sakin Foundation and Pamela Francis of the Educational Enrichment Foundation talked about a celebrity spelling bee to raise money for the foundation. Plus, Jack Challem, the nutrition reporter. Read more»

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is refusing to release more than a dozen emails with the governor’s office concerning the issuance of the air pollution permit for the proposed Rosemont copper mine. Read more» 2

Reporter Jeff Demand in Prescott updated us on the terrible firefighting tragedy in Yarnell. Also, commentators Vince Rabago and John Munger with the Monday Political Face-Off. Plus, a mid-year update from University of Arizona economic forecaster Marshall Vest and Dr. George Hammond, associate director of the Economic and Business Research Center at the UA Eller College of Business. Read more»

Interviews with Vince Rabago and Cathy Arnold about Rosemont Mine, Councilmen Paul Cunningham and Steve Kozachik about Tucson's new gun laws, incoming PCC Chancellor Lee Lambert about the future of Pima College, and Sentinel reporter Ted Prezelski with TC Tucson's Chris Keeney. Read more» 1


If you've got questions about how the new chancellor of Pima Community College will tackle the troubles the school faces, ask away. Sentinel editor Dylan Smith will be guest-hosting the John C. Scott Show from 3-5 p.m., and our guests will include Lee Lambert, who is taking over as head of PCC. Read more» 3

The Monday Political Face-Off featured commentators John Munger and Vince Rabago. Plus, an interview with state Sen. Al Melvin, who says he wants to be Arizona's governor. Read more»

The Monday Political Face-Off featured commentators John Munger and Vince Rabago. Also, we talked with Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall, and Republican Tucson City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia. Read more»

The Monday Face-Off featured commentators John Munger and Vince Rabago. Then, New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance talks about her new book "Deadly Stakes," and Barbara Stahura, author of "After Brain Injury: Telling Your Story." Read more»

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