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Garrecht Gassen: No more 'the children are our future'

Garrecht Gassen: No more 'the children are our future'

Whitney Houston lyrics are not an education policy.

September 24, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Traveling with 3 kids in tow loses its appeal

Traveling with 3 kids in tow loses its appeal

Trips to visit family becoming a hassle, so adapt to changing conditions.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax

Advice from Carolyn Hax

Stop tiptoeing around issues with high-school friend, children. 

July 11, 2014 11:30 amLoading…
Let your child solve his own play problems

Let your child solve his own play problems

It's hard to watch your kid get teased, but step back and let him handle it.

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Sun City knitters help disadvantaged school kids

Sun City knitters help disadvantaged school kids

A group of crafty Sun City Oro Valley volunteers refuses to leave impoverished children in the cold.

December 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona's child welfare system designed to fail

Outrage that Arizona state workers set aside more than 6,000 reports of suspected child abuse or neglect over the past four years is not mitigated by understanding how woefully inadequate our state child-welfare system has been for years.

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Images of Christmases past

Images of Christmases past

The Christmas tree in the White House Blue Room gets Caroline Kennedy's attention, Dec. 13, 1961 as she inspects it before a party for White House employees given by her parents. In the background are her aunt, Jean Kennedy Smith and cousin Stephen Smith, Jr.. (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs)

December 02, 2013 2:20 pm
Images of Christmases past

Images of Christmases past

First lady Rosalynn Carter and daughter Amy hosted a Christmas party, Dec. 21, 1978 in Washington at the White House for diplomatic children from all embassies in the Washington area and "Sesame Street's" Big Bird showed up for the party. Shown from left meeting Big Bird are Amy Carter holdi…

December 02, 2013 2:20 pm
Victoria Steele: CPS crisis cannot wait; Governor should call special session

Victoria Steele: CPS crisis cannot wait; Governor should call special session

Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.

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Photos: Superstar moms vs. paparazzi

Photos: Superstar moms vs. paparazzi

Actresses Hallie Berry and Jennifer Garner testified how paparazzi aggressively follow them and their children daily, while testifying before the Assembly Judiciary Committee in support of a bill that would limit the ability of paparazzi to photograph children of celebrities and public figur…

August 15, 2013 9:53 am Photos

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A solution: Grandparents, mentors aid kids

A solution: Grandparents, mentors aid kids

Mary Rose Borbon was an infant when her grandmother picked her up from the filthy house where she lived with her drug-addicted mother.

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A solution: Grandparents, mentors aid kids

A solution: Grandparents, mentors aid kids

Scott Scholtz gives a J.R. Thom a tattoo in his apartment in Tucson. Scholtz was released from prison in September 2012 after serving 25 years for felony murder. He was 16 years old when his accomplice in an auto theft killed the car's owner. Since his release, Scholtz has had trouble gettin…

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Jail, prison bring sentence of poverty

Jail, prison bring sentence of poverty

Dawnelle Walker, 28, fixes dinner as her son, Dominic, 9, top left, and her daughter, Malaiza, 7, far right, play with friends Kingston Garner, 5, left, and Kirhen Garner, 6, back to camera. She gets no child support for her oldest child; his father is in prison.

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Jail, prison bring sentence of poverty

Jail, prison bring sentence of poverty

Dawnelle Walker, 28, watches as her kids, Dominic, 9, and Malaiza, 7, play during a visit to Fort Lowell Park. Walker pays $950 each month in rent, plus utilities, while earning $11.33 per hour. "I am a make-it-happen mom," she says. "I don't ever want my kids to know how difficult it really is."

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Jail, prison bring sentence of poverty

Jail, prison bring sentence of poverty

Scott Scholtz gives a J.R. Thom a tattoo in a Tucson apartment. Scholtz was released from prison in September 2012 after serving 25 years for felony murder. He was 16 years old when his accomplice in an auto theft killed the car's owner. Since his release, Scholtz has had trouble getting a c…

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Special report: Jail, prison bring sentence of poverty

Special report: Jail, prison bring sentence of poverty

On any given day in Pima County this summer, about 23,000 children have a parent in prison or jail, or on probation.

August 09, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Vast sale of kid clothes promises 2/3 off retail

Vast sale of kid clothes promises 2/3 off retail

Renee Richins, above, says this is the third time she has participated in the Just Between Friends consignment sale. She was helping to display used clothing Wednesday for the sale at the Tucson Convention Center ballroom. The sale starts today with 40,000 items and ends on Saturday with hal…

July 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Vast sale of kid clothes promises 2/3 off retail

Vast sale of kid clothes promises 2/3 off retail

You won't find random piles of clothes at Tucson's biggest children's consignment sale.

July 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Vast sale of kid clothes promises 2/3 off retail

Vast sale of kid clothes promises 2/3 off retail

Renee Richins, above, says this is the third time she has participated in the Just Between Friends consignment sale. Photo taken July 24, 2013.

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Photos: Our love for horses

Photos: Our love for horses

Horses are still a part of our lives, from horses that provide comfort to military families to ones that work with prison cowboys. We race them, we pamper them and we love them.

July 21, 2013 9:45 am Photos

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