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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Twilight years are anything but gentle, easy

Living out one’s twilight years. It’s such a lovely turn of phrase for a time that can be so benignly cruel.

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Migrant children fleeing danger is refugee crisis

Migrant children fleeing danger is refugee crisis

Immigration reform should be considered separately from Central America influx.

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A painkiller for student debt would also cut default rates

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Bonus depreciation loophole hindering corporate tax reform

Bonus depreciation loophole hindering corporate tax reform

Congress should not bet on viability of broad corporate tax reform.

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Engineer democracy in Afghanistan from ground up

Engineer democracy in Afghanistan from ground up

Citizens want institutions that grant them some control over their own lives.

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Hamas’ tactics are detestable; it must OK truce

Hamas’ tactics are detestable; it must OK truce

Motives to let the killing continue is a stomach-turning thought.

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Preventing the $1,500 ambulance ride

Preventing the $1,500 ambulance ride

Also addressing physical health issues will extend lives, save money.

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US spying on Germany does pointless damage

US spying on Germany does pointless damage

Country is too valuable an ally to be treated in this way.

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'Dreamers' need driver's licenses

'Dreamers' need driver's licenses

Gov. Brewer shouldn't oppose driver's licenses for young immigrants.

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Another voice: Clearer rules for cleaner water

Another voice: Clearer rules for cleaner water

EPA's plan would expand the scope of Clean Water Act regulation.

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UA's new parental leave benefit is an enlightened step

UA's new parental leave benefit is an enlightened step

Offering paid time off will increase competitiveness in hiring and employee morale.

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A challenge, not a catastrophe

A challenge, not a catastrophe

Revealing of 2.9 million inconsistencies by the inspector general is a positive step. 

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Rothman's heart as big as all Southern Arizona

Rothman's heart as big as all Southern Arizona

Martha Rothman's efforts helped thousands of Arizona children since 1970.

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UA-Banner deal comes with benefits, caveats

UA-Banner deal comes with benefits, caveats

Vigilance needed to keep specialized care from migrating to Phoenix.

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Don't postpone this life-or-death conversation

Don't postpone this life-or-death conversation

Talking with your kids about the dangers of drugs is essential.

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Don't spend road money on soccer fields

Streets are in no condition to allow diversion of maintenance funds.

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Immigration reform only way to stem tide

Hundreds of migrant children, most from Central America, are spending days warehoused in vast facilities in Nogales, Ariz., and Texas, waiting…

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What older people in Pima County worry about

Older people already have plenty to worry about: The physical and mental wages of aging alone can be harrowing. Add poverty — or very limited …

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Stranded children's plight must spur immigration changes

The nation’s eyes are on Southern Arizona as we confront two aspects of our country’s confusing and broken immigration system.

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Feds should close deportation case against Daniel Neyoy Ruiz

The political stalemate over the United States’ clearly broken and nonsensical immigration policy in Washington, D.C., has trapped a Tucson fa…

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Newsmakers with Sarah Garrecht Gassen

Dr. Andrew Weil, the director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, chats about healthcare reform, politics and the challenge of eat…

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Isquierdo removal is costly, but puts focus back on kids

Taxpayers, students and employees lose big under a deal to pay roughly $500,000 to Sunnyside Unified School District Superintendent Manuel Isq…

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It's time for TUSD to accept the inevitable

No question: Even the whiff of a hint that a public school might be closed provokes strong emotions.

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Clean slate on child welfare: Let's get it right

Arizona lawmakers will convene Tuesday afternoon for a special legislative session with the task of doing what the body has effectively failed…

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Good childcare is part of child safety

Arizona lawmakers will convene Tuesday afternoon for a special legislative session with the task of doing what the body has effectively failed…

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Let's talk about sex

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A mental health checkup

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Poll: Sick leave buy back

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How to contact Gov. Brewer

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Repairing the voting rights act

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Questions about guns

We know what won’t change gun laws in the United States:

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Working through mental illness with words

‘What do you think?”

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: My bathroom scale must be a Republican

I am pretty sure my bathroom scale is a Republican.

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: To adapt, put your best toe forward

Life is all about the big toe.

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Words to build a future, the Gettysburg Address

Words breathe.

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: 50 years of community at Walter Douglas Elementary

Fifty years ago the doors to Walter Douglas Elementary School opened to its first batch of students.

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Courage in Halloween and high school

There was a lot of dressing up in my neighborhood — friends with homemade capes (or bath towels), colored hats from the zoo, cardboard-and-gli…

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Voter suppression dressed up as legal opinion

Call it the Hassle Maxim:

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Mailbag

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Our readers share their views on immigration and bighorn sheep relocation. 

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers share their views on watching soccer, UA smoking ban and immigrant children.

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Fitz Blog

Fitz: Lupita Murillo's home made of crime scene tape collected over the years

Fitz: Lupita Murillo's home made of crime scene tape collected over the years

Lupita Murillo, KVOA's local television crime reporter, recently revealed she lives in a home made entirely of crime scene tape which the glamorous and intrepid journalist built herself.

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Fitz studio: How to draw the President

In this video tutorial, Star cartoonist and columnist David Fitzsimmons teaches you how to draw the Preside…

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Newsmakers interview: Daniel Hernandez Jr.

Sarah chats with Daniel Hernandez Jr., president of the Sunnyside Unified School District board, about chan…

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