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Latino purchasing power continues to climb in Arizona

Latino purchasing power continues to climb in Arizona

Hispanic consumers will spend an estimated $4.5 billion this year in Pima County.

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Grant helps Latino families navigate education, health systems

Grant helps Latino families navigate education, health systems

Helios Education Foundation awarded the $480,000 grant to Chicanos Por La Causa.

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Hispanic youth invited to apply for grants

Educational grants are offered in several categories, ranging from $1,000 to $3,000.

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TUSD plans no magnet-school eliminations next year despite proposals

TUSD plans no magnet-school eliminations next year despite proposals

Despite repeated recommendations to reduce the number of magnet schools in the Tucson Unified School District, a draft of TUSD’s comprehensive magnet plans shows no program eliminations for the upcoming school year.

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State tries to increase Latino signups for Affordable Care Act

Eligible uninsured people have about five weeks to sign up for the health- care marketplace, but so far Latinos are a no show.

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Bridging the Gap for Latino Students - Now is the Time!

It is an alarming reality that barely half of Arizona Hispanics have obtained a high school education. Latinos still continue to lag behind their white peers in high school graduation rates and overall academic performance.

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PBS series looks at 500 years of Latino history in America

PBS series looks at 500 years of Latino history in America

When Ray Suarez, the senior correspondent for the PBS “Newshour” program, began to write about Latinos in the United States, he began with a conundrum: how to compress centuries of history into a book that could be accessible to a teenager as well as an adult.

September 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Mexican rockers Café Tacvba returns to Tucson

Mexican rockers Café Tacvba returns to Tucson

It’s highly unusual for a touring band to return to Tucson less than five months after appearing before a rousing audience.

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TUSD may spend $84.5 million on desegregation plan

TUSD may spend $84.5 million on desegregation plan

The Tucson Unified School District may spend as much as $84.5 million on a plan designed to bring its schools into racial balance.

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Popular Mexican rock band playing Tucson show

Popular Mexican rock band playing Tucson show

Cafe Tacvba returns to Rialto Theatre.

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Report prompts Arizona GOP to consider new ways to reach Latino voters

PHOENIX - Arizona Republicans say they don't need to change their stance on immigration or even their message to attract the Latino voters who largely defected last year.

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Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

Friends Sergio Arellano and Artemisa Gaxiola, both gun enthusiasts, work on their firearms at Gaxiola's apartment. Gaxiola recently purchased her revolver, and Arellano acquired his gun through a bankruptcy auction.

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Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

"The gun is not bad. It is how the person uses the gun," says Artemisa Gaxiola, whose gun and ammo are seen above.

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Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

Artemisa Gaxiola's pink .38-caliber revolver matches her necklace and makeup.

March 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Judge orders TUSD to offer culturally relevant courses

A federal judge has ordered the Tucson Unified School District to begin offering culturally relevant courses next school year.

February 06, 2013 5:20 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: Immigration nation

Bulletin:A bipartisan group of senators, including Senator john McCain, the human pretzel, has agreed on a proposal to secure the border,secure reelection,secure the Latino vote,grant legal status to illegal immigrants and hire back their housekeepers, nannies and former lovers.

January 28, 2013 12:15 pmLoading…

Speakers at TUSD forum urge return of Mexican American studies

At Tucson Unified School District’s first public forum on its new proposed desegregation plan, most speakers used the opportunity to lobby for the return of Mexican American studies.

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'We are' is theme as LGBTQ Latinos start pride week

'We are' is theme as LGBTQ Latinos start pride week

Jaime J. rehearses his performance for the upcoming Tucson Latin@ LGBTQ Pride week, which starts Sunday and runs through next Saturday with a documentary film, art exhibition, storytelling and other events.

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'We are' is theme as LGBTQ Latinos start pride week

'We are' is theme as LGBTQ Latinos start pride week

The fifth edition of the Tucson Latin@ LGBTQ Pride week kicks off Sunday.

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Dems aim to turn AZ blue in November

Dems aim to turn AZ blue in November

Obama campaign volunteer Sandra Brody speaks with a potential voter at the Roy Laos Transit Center at Sixth Avenue and Irvington Road. Brody and other volunteers worked at the transit center July 12 to register Latinos to vote.

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