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PCC shuffles execs; 1 moves down, keeps pay

PCC shuffles execs; 1 moves down, keeps pay

School is trying to overcome a probation sanction.

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Rep. Giffords shot, judge and 5 others killed at Tucson event

Rep. Giffords shot, judge and 5 others killed at Tucson event

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot point-blank in the head on Saturday at a northwest-side grocery store and remains hospitalized. Killed in the rampage were: Federal Judge John Roll; Gabe Zimmerman, Giffords' director of community outreach; Dorwan Stodder, a church volunteer; and a 9-yea…

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US will consider option for no Rosemont mine

After drawing sharp criticism from Rosemont Mine opponents, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack on Friday said his office made a mistake in sending out a letter saying that it can't legally approve a "no action" alternative for the mine in the Santa Rita Mountains.

October 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Forest Service mustn't dismiss mine opponents

The secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture shouldn't be siding with anyone during the federal process to review environmental impacts of the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine, but it appears he is doing so.

October 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Rosemont foes fault agriculture secretary

Rosemont foes fault agriculture secretary

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has frustrated, surprised and disappointed Tucson-area opponents of the Rosemont Mine by upholding lower-level officials' view that the feds can't legally say "no" to its construction.

October 22, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Giffords recall filed; it could be test case

Giffords recall filed; it could be test case

PHOENIX — A recall petition filed Tuesday against a member of Congress could end up being a test case for whether Arizonans have the power to dump federal lawmakers.

September 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
US House weighing federal takeover of all college loans

US House weighing federal takeover of all college loans

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives is expected this week to back overhauling — and simplifying — how college students receive financial aid.

September 17, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Giffords' health forums messy, but necessary

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' three health-care town halls this week were no cake walk, but we believe they were thoroughly worthwhile.

September 03, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Political notebook : Glassman eyeing McCain's Senate seat, some Dems say

If John McCain thought he was running against a young 'un in last year's race against Barack Obama, wait until he sees the guy some Democrats say might take him on next year for the U.S. Senate.

August 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Giffords a no-show at movie; 'tea party' protest put on hold

Members of the Tucson Tea Party showed up at an event sponsored by U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Thursday with one purpose: to have their views heard.

August 07, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

OV grows greener with grant

Oro Valley is getting $164,200 in federal stimulus money for energy-efficient projects.

August 06, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Health-care reform splits Reps. Grijalva and Giffords

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords came out in support of a public health insurance option Tuesday — as long, she said, as it doesn't result in "insufficient reimbursements" to doctors, hospitals and private insurers.

July 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
$900M financing sought for mine

$900M financing sought for mine

Four years after buying more than 2,000 acres in the Santa Rita Mountains for $20 million to put a copper mine there, Augusta Resource Corp. is going after the really big bucks: $900 million in financing to build it.

June 07, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Political notebook : Tucson legislator Bradley is considering gubernatorial race

A state legislator from Tucson is eyeing the governor's office.

May 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Grijalva, Giffords split on gun vote

Congress voted Wednesday to allow loaded guns in national parks, paving the way for visitors to Southern Arizona's Saguaro National Park to carry concealed firearms.

May 21, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Dupnik: America 'catering to illegals'

Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik stood by his assertion that schools should be asking about the immigration status of students but said he planned to take no action nor make changes in the way Pima County deputies do their job.

April 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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