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Design team sought for Jan. 8 memorial

Design team sought for Jan. 8 memorial

Jan. 8 memorial foundation seeks design team

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New courthouse named for judge slain in Tucson attack

New courthouse named for judge slain in Tucson attack

YUMA — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and several current lawmakers from Arizona dedicated a new federal courthouse Thursday, named for the judge who was killed in a 2011 Tucson shooting rampage.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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City hopes to market failed downtown-area redevelopment site

Tucson could soon get out from under a 55-year lease for a downtown dirt lot for which it pays about $195,000 a year in rent to a trust benefiting former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ family.

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Tucson group protests in favor of stricter gun background checks

Tucson group protests in favor of stricter gun background checks

About 50 people gathered at Presidio Park Wednesday morning wearing matching t-shirts and holding handmade signs to protest the failure by Congress to pass new legislation to what they believe are loopholes related to background checks in current gun registration laws.

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Health briefs

New VETS Center opens near university 

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Bisbee hospital opens new ER department

Bisbee's Copper Queen Community Hospital opened its new emergency department and renovation project on Friday.

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Loughner shared torment online in months before shooting

In the months leading up to Jan. 8, 2011, Jared Lee Loughner left a chronicle of advancing mental illness, growing rage and suicidal thoughts on his MySpace page, newly released FBI files show.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am
Released FBI records show Loughner's growing rage

Released FBI records show Loughner's growing rage

Convicted mass murderer Jared Lee Loughner carefully chronicled his changing thoughts, growing rage and suicidal urges in MySpace postings in the months leading up to the shooting, newly-released FBI files show.

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Newly released FBI files on the Jared Lee Loughner investigation

Newly released FBI files on the Jared Lee Loughner investigation

After the carnage at a northwest-side Safeway on Jan. 8, 2011, people milled about the crime scene. Then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was seriously injured by a bullet in her head. Six people were killed and 13 injured.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am
White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

The White House will honor a local woman who has become a vocal supporter of gun reform after surviving the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting spree.

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Survivor of the Jan. 8 shooting to be honored by White House this week

The White House will honor this week a Tucson woman who survived after being shot twice during the Jan. 8th shooting.

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Giffords endorses Duval in gubernatorial campaign

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and astronaut husband, Mark Kelly, have put out a short view backing the sole Democratic candidate for Governor, Fred Duval.

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Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Many of our political representatives are lionized when they act “tough” or “no nonsense.”

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McCain has the worst approval numbers in the entire Senate

Arizona's senior senator is not doing well at the polls.

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Deputies have checked on Miller's home 47 times since 911 call

Deputies have checked on Miller's home 47 times since 911 call

Deputies with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department have driven past Supervisor Ally Miller’s home nearly 50 times since she called 911 a week and half ago.

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Contributions already piling up in anticipated CD2 rematch

Rep. Ron Barber is sitting on almost a $1 million campaign war chest in his race for a second term in Congressional District 2.

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A surgeon's most important tools are habits of mind

Neurosurgeon G. Michael Lemole, Jr., says equanimity of spirit is necessary to persevere after failure.

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Brewer banks $344K to support GOP candidates, push political causes

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is building up her war chest to help elect like-minded Republicans to Congress.

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Tucson police officers get new trauma kits

Tucson police officers get new trauma kits

Someone with a serious medical emergency — a gunshot wound, stabbing, injuries from a crash — can confront Tucson police officers on any given day.

January 31, 2014 12:01 am Photos

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Area Congress members back president's call for wage hikes and jobs

Area Congress members back president's call for wage hikes and jobs

Members of the Southern Arizona congressional delegation — all Democrats — lauded President Obama’s push to raise the minimum wage, and looked to his State of the Union speech for leadership in creating jobs.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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