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City manager proposes job cuts to help balance budget

City Manager Richard Miranda has proposed eliminating 92 positions and trimming $25 million from the budget as a starting point to rein in Tucson’s finances.

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Even with Cesar Chavez Day, city workers on par with regional counterparts

Tucson’s decision last week to pass a holiday honoring Cesar Chavez bumped its official paid holiday count to 11.

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City Council OKs 11th paid holiday, honoring Cesar Chavez

Chants of “Si, se puede” erupted in Tucson City Council chambers as dozens cheered the creation of Tucson’s Cesar Chavez holiday on Tuesday night.

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Adding holiday honoring Chavez would cost city taxpayers $500,000

A proposed holiday to honor labor leader Cesar Chavez could cost taxpayers $500,000.

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Holiday honoring Cesar Chavez proposed for city workers

Holiday honoring Cesar Chavez proposed for city workers

Councilwoman Regina Romero believes the time to honor one of Arizona’s most renowned figures is long overdue.

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It’s time to honor an American social-justice hero — César E. Chávez

It’s time to honor an American social-justice hero — César E. Chávez

With a new year upon us, we are presented an opportunity to reflect — to look back on our recent history and the greater legacy we can leave behind.

January 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Civil-rights complaint vs. TUSD settled

A civil-rights complaint regarding TUSD's treatment of Latinos has been resolved through a voluntary agreement with the district.

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Neto's Tucson: Oyama, Mexican-American studies: lessons in resilience

Neto's Tucson: Oyama, Mexican-American studies: lessons in resilience

Montserrat Caballero, right, reads a book about Cesar Chavez called "Harvesting Hope" to a PACE preschool class at Ochoa Elementary.

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Neto's Tucson: Oyama, Mexican-American studies: lessons in resilience

Neto's Tucson: Oyama, Mexican-American studies: lessons in resilience

A class in Mexican-American studies was held in a Tucson Unified School District school Friday and there was not a damn thing the state could do about it.

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César Chávez home a national monument

César Chávez home a national monument

"Where there had once been despair, César gave workers a reason to hope," President Obama said during the dedication of César Chávez's home and headquarters as a national monument on Monday.

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César Chávez home a national monument

César Chávez home a national monument

César Chávez

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César Chávez home a national monument

César Chávez home a national monument

KEENE, Calif. - President Obama on Monday designated the home of Latino labor leader César Chávez as a national monument, calling Chávez a hero who brought hope to millions of poor, disenfranchised farmworkers who otherwise might have remained "invisible" to much of the nation.

October 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tile mosaic of César Chávez unveiled at Labor Dept. in DC

Tile mosaic of César Chávez unveiled at Labor Dept. in DC

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis unveils the mosaic created by students in Pima's Las Artes Arts and Education Center.

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Tile mosaic of César Chávez unveiled at Labor Dept. in DC

Tile mosaic of César Chávez unveiled at Labor Dept. in DC

A tile mosaic of César Chávez created by Tucson-area students was unveiled this week in the U.S. Labor Department's Hall of Honor in Washington, D.C.

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