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Nominate a veteran for upcoming Star series

Nominate a veteran for upcoming Star series

The Star will highlight the stories of 50 veterans in a daily series set to begin Sept. 22.

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Thoughts on for-profit colleges, McSally-Grijalva Iran opinions, financial crisis. 

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Reader statements on Flake's Iran decision, neighborhood groups leadership, abortion terminology. 

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Opinions on Iran deal and Israel, D-M and local economy, Social Security, 

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters on TEP solar rates, mental illness and crime, caring for veterans.

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Letters to the editor

Readers respond to Ford tariff letter, unfair traffic cameras, Trump "hero" comments.

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Letters to the editor

Readers sound off on prison contracts, Sanchez pay raise, PCC advertising. 

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Letters to the editor

Readers respond to school funding plan, minimum wage letter, Israel boycott.

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Letters to the editor

Letters on graffiti removal, minimum wage comparisons, wildlife crossing, county budget priorities. 

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John McCain calls Code Pink protesters 'low-life scum'

John McCain calls Code Pink protesters 'low-life scum'

The upheaval came Thursday on Capitol Hill.

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McCain reiterates support for A-10 during Davis-Monthan visit

McCain reiterates support for A-10 during Davis-Monthan visit

McCain, who will chair the Senate Armed Services Committee, outlined priorities.

December 18, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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McCain blocks Obama's pick for diplomatic post

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain is blocking the confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominee to be America's second-highest ranked diplomat. McCain says Tony Blinken, Obama's deputy national security adviser, is "totally unqualified" to serve as Secretary of State John Kerry's understudy.…

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Barber leads in close early results

Barber leads in close early results

Early results are in in the race in the Ron Barber, Martha McSally race.

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Ex-VA doctor: Phoenix report a 'whitewash'

WASHINGTON — A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a “whitewash” that minimizes life-threatening conduct by senior leaders at the hospital.

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Street Smarts: Retired Tucsonan a decorated fighter pilot, leader in the Air Force

Street Smarts: Retired Tucsonan a decorated fighter pilot, leader in the Air Force

Veterans Memorial Overpass and the Veterans Memorial Plaza were built in 2005. They are named in honor of all veterans — the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, said Priscilla S. Cornelio, director of the Pima County department of Transportation.

May 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Senators working on plan to save the A-10

A group of U.S. senators, including Arizona’s John McCain, is crafting a plan to save the A-10 close air-support jet — a mainstay of Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

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Subcommittee in Tucson told about concerns over vet care

Long waits and reliance on medication as treatment for physicians and drug formulary make it hard for veterans to get mental health care, veterans and families told a congressional subcommittee  Thursday in Tucson.

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Political stories from across Arizona (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today: 

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McCain adds voice to effort to save aging A-10 fighter

Arizona’s senior senator has added his name to a growing chorus of politicians opposed to plans to ground the entire A-10 fleet.

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CD1/CD2 Watch: DCCC launches ads attacking Republicans over support of Ryan budget bill

CD1/CD2 Watch: DCCC launches ads attacking Republicans over support of Ryan budget bill

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has launched a new, nationwide ad campaign tying Republican candidates to a budget proposal this week made by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.)

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