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On climate change, Pentagon accepts facts on ground

On climate change, Pentagon accepts facts on ground

Congress may not acknowledge climate change, but national security threat is real.

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Who supports Arizona state and federal candidates?

Who supports Arizona state and federal candidates?

Knowing who backs which candidate be helpful to voters.

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HBO blazing online trail; will others follow?

HBO blazing online trail; will others follow?

HBO says it’s planning to take another portentous step.

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US economy doesn't have to be mediocre

US economy doesn't have to be mediocre

Prolonged economic downtown is dangerous but fixable.

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FCC should help online providers enter pay-TV arena

FCC should help online providers enter pay-TV arena

Customers need easy-to-understand rules.

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Shameful effort waged to depress minority turnout

Shameful effort waged to depress minority turnout

Responsible politicians should encourage people to exercise their most precious of rights.

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Big money, big secrets in campaign funding

Big money, big secrets in campaign funding

Dark money flooding elections without transparency or independence the Supreme Court envisioned.

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Proposition 122: Let's not even go there

Proposition 122: Let's not even go there

This assertion of sovereignty is a swaggering, ill-conceived waste of time.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Proposition 304: Good idea, poor timing

Proposition 304: Good idea, poor timing

The Star recommends voting no on a pay raise for state legislators.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Vote for Prop. 415: Animals will benefit from new shelter

Vote for Prop. 415: Animals will benefit from new shelter

County's animal care center is overcrowded and must have more space.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsement: Grijalva in Congressional District 3

Endorsement: Grijalva in Congressional District 3

He advocates for health-care access and education. Also understands national issues.

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FCC should help online providers enter pay-TV arena

FCC should help online providers enter pay-TV arena

Customers need easy-to-understand rules.

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Shameful effort waged to depress minority turnout

Shameful effort waged to depress minority turnout

Responsible politicians should encourage people to exercise their most precious of rights.

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Big money, big secrets in campaign funding

Big money, big secrets in campaign funding

Dark money flooding elections without transparency or independence the Supreme Court envisioned.

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Proposition 122: Let's not even go there

Proposition 122: Let's not even go there

This assertion of sovereignty is a swaggering, ill-conceived waste of time.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Proposition 304: Good idea, poor timing

Proposition 304: Good idea, poor timing

The Star recommends voting no on a pay raise for state legislators.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Vote for Prop. 415: Animals will benefit from new shelter

Vote for Prop. 415: Animals will benefit from new shelter

County's animal care center is overcrowded and must have more space.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsement: Grijalva in Congressional District 3

Endorsement: Grijalva in Congressional District 3

He advocates for health-care access and education. Also understands national issues.

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Endorsement: Kirkpatrick in Congressional District 1

Endorsement: Kirkpatrick in Congressional District 1

Incumbent is strong advocate for constituents in 11 of 15 Arizona counties.

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Governor: Education, social stands make DuVal our choice

Governor: Education, social stands make DuVal our choice

We support the Democrat’s collaborative approach.

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Keep incumbent Barber in CD 2

Keep incumbent Barber in CD 2

He's been effective, his views, particularly on social issues, align with ours.

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Endorsement: Darland, Puttnam-Hidalgo for TUSD board

Endorsement: Darland, Puttnam-Hidalgo for TUSD board

Two candidates are positioned to bring new perspective to district's significant problems.

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Our choice: Michael Duran for Pima College board

Our choice: Michael Duran for Pima College board

TMC Foundation head has deep roots in the community, commitment to education.

October 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Sunnyside endorsement: Hernandez, Pavey can restore unity, integrity

Sunnyside endorsement: Hernandez, Pavey can restore unity, integrity

Hernandez is tenacious board member; Pavey has realistic approach.

October 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsement: Garcia for superintendent of public instruction

Endorsement: Garcia for superintendent of public instruction

He is a qualified, intelligent, visionary candidate ready with detailed plans.

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsement: Rotellini for attorney general

Endorsement: Rotellini for attorney general

Lengthy experience working in office with Republicans, Democrats makes her better choice.

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Endorsements coming up:

Upcoming endorsements

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Terry Goddard best candidate for Secretary of State

Terry Goddard best candidate for Secretary of State

His background as attorney general, mayor of Phoenix make him best qualified.

October 09, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 10: Re-elect Mach, Wheeler and Bradley

Legislative District 10: Re-elect Mach, Wheeler and Bradley

Incumbents are best choices to represent district running through Tucson's center.

October 08, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 11: Star endorses Lyon, Finchem, Holt

Legislative District 11: Star endorses Lyon, Finchem, Holt

2 Democrats, 1 Republican — all newcomers — best for north-side district.

October 08, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 2: Clinco, Gabaldon, Dalessandro have earned it

Legislative District 2: Clinco, Gabaldon, Dalessandro have earned it

Sitting representatives and senator show dedication to constituents, should return.

October 07, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Legislative District 9: Friese and Orr think clearly

Legislative District 9: Friese and Orr think clearly

Strong candidates vie for two seats in state house of representative.

October 07, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

5 questions for Arizona Corporation Commission candidates

5 questions for Arizona Corporation Commission candidates

Two of four respond on key issues for consumers.

October 06, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

When competitors network, good things can happen

When competitors network, good things can happen

Competitors can work together to build markets, train workers

October 04, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…

Register to vote soon, because deadline's looming

Register to vote soon, because deadline's looming

If you plan to cast a ballot on Nov. 4, act by Monday.

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Just cut corporate taxes already

Just cut corporate taxes already

We all have interest in code that simply and efficiently raises revenue.

September 25, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Search out, thank the legendary teacher in your life

Search out, thank the legendary teacher in your life

Mark the day on Thursday by reaching out to those who inspired us.

September 24, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

The Arizona story

The Arizona story

September 21, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Barry Hess answers questions about job opportunities, economy

Barry Hess answers questions about job opportunities, economy

That’s the wrong question; it should be, what are we going to do to increase job opportunities to well-above pre-recession levels? My short an…

September 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Doug Ducey answers questions about job opportunities, economy

Doug Ducey answers questions about job opportunities, economy

My vision is simple: I believe Arizona can be a state that leads — in job creation, business relocation and outcomes in K-12 education.

September 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Economic growth: Gubernatorial candidates go on the record

The Star invited the candidates for governor to respond to these questions: What specific approaches do you advocate to increase high-paying j…

September 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Fred DuVal answers questions about job opportunities, economy

Fred DuVal answers questions about job opportunities, economy

The “Arizona comeback” that we’ve heard so much about never happened. This week, we learned that Arizona’s unemployment rate has risen for thr…

September 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

John Mealer answers questions about job opportunities, economy

John Mealer answers questions about job opportunities, economy

Multiple steps must be taken to first restore and then accelerate business growth and business creation in Arizona. In turn this creates good …

September 20, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Border Patrol wasted money in Ajo

Border Patrol wasted money in Ajo

Agency must demonstrate restraint and common sense when spending taxpayers’ dollars.

September 20, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

Get young people talking about mental health

Get young people talking about mental health

Sharing, posting ideas to help those who may need support encourages listening.

September 16, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Congressional candidates address a fast-changing world

The Star invited the candidates in Congressional Districts 1, 2 and 3 to respond to these questions: In complex and rapidly moving foreign pol…

September 13, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Get your kids vaccinated

Get your kids vaccinated

It's a matter of personal and public health

September 10, 2014 8:15 pmLoading…

'Boeing's Bank" is just corporate welfare

Follow the money to see who benefits from reauthorization.

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Feds should close case of woman living in sanctuary

Feds should close case of woman living in sanctuary

Bring Rosa Robles Loreto and others out from the 'shadows.'

September 06, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Gubernatorial candidates answer question on education funding

Gubernatorial candidates answer question on education funding

Ducey, DuVal, Hess and Mealer answer question on education funding.

September 06, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Gubernatorial candidates answer question on education funding

Should the state appeal court ruling giving an additional $317 million to K-12 education this fiscal year? Assuming the ruling stands, what is…

September 06, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

Common Core, a work in progress

Common Core, a work in progress

If states want federal education money, they have to raise their standards.

September 04, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Celebrate Wilderness Act's 50th anniversary by demanding action

Celebrate Wilderness Act's 50th anniversary by demanding action

Ask your Washington representatives to seriously study protecting public lands.

September 02, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Educated voters won’t be swayed by deceptive ads

Educated voters won’t be swayed by deceptive ads

Clearing facts from fiction in elections is voter's responsibility.

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Home-ownership program in Tucson is an encouraging step

Home-ownership program in Tucson is an encouraging step

OUR VIEW: Effort to build neighborhoods, minimize foreclosures helps community.

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Cheap budget trick paves way for highway funds

Cheap budget trick paves way for highway funds

Federal government reduced to running one of its major infrastructure programs year-to-year.

August 21, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…

Extremists' barbarism requires specific strategic response

Extremists' barbarism requires specific strategic response

Islamic State’s campaign of terror will take more than words to stop.

August 21, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Why can’t the Pentagon stop smoking?

Why can’t the Pentagon stop smoking?

Congress should let military get out of the cigarette-sales business.

August 19, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Adults should learn signs of child sexual abuse

Adults should learn signs of child sexual abuse

As an adult, it's your responsibility to help stop child sexual abuse.

August 16, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Spirit of Tucson: Health club members pitch in

A Tucson health club provides teachers with much-needed supplies. 

August 11, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

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Dr. Peter Rhee discusses mental health and other issues surrounding gun violence.

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