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House panel approves bill restoring health insurance for kids

House panel approves bill restoring health insurance for kids

Measure would lift the freeze imposed on enrollment in KidsCare.

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Women facing hardships to get help with sanitary supplies

Women facing hardships to get help with sanitary supplies

The YWCA of Southern Arizona will start distributing pads, tampons next week. 

January 09, 2016 6:30 pm Video Photos

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters writers provide election inquiry reply and an argument for Prop. 430.

October 28, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
TUSD preschool programs nearly $800,000 in debt

TUSD preschool programs nearly $800,000 in debt

District says tuition, staffing adjustments will help stop the outflow.

August 21, 2015 7:08 pm Photos

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Letters to the editor

Reader responses to minority test scores, helicopter rescues, blaming conservative policies. 

July 14, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
'Pay now or pay later' for Arizona's kids, report says

'Pay now or pay later' for Arizona's kids, report says

Poverty pushing more families into crisis, independent review finds.

July 03, 2015 7:35 pmLoading…

Poverty study: Nearly 40% in Tucson skip meals

UA sociology students surveyed 257 lower-income households.

May 15, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…

Letters to the editor

Opinions on activist Urias, wildlife crossings and poverty.

May 15, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Resource fair aims to help homeless youth

The number of homeless youth and children has grown to a historic high in recent years, the National Center on Family Homelessness says.

May 12, 2015 7:35 pmLoading…

AZ tax system drives poor to a lower low

Survey finds they pay a higher percentage of their income than most.

March 24, 2015 7:05 pmLoading…
Group helps homeless students stay in school

Group helps homeless students stay in school

Youth On Their Own annual fundraiser is on Saturday.

March 09, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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US housing funds to address 'huge' need on reservations

US housing funds to address 'huge' need on reservations

The funds are part of $651 million in Indian Housing Block Grants.

February 20, 2015 7:05 pmLoading…
Neto's Tucson: Invaluable women's shelter needs a new home

Neto's Tucson: Invaluable women's shelter needs a new home

There are precious few beds in Tucson for single homeless women.

January 31, 2015 7:05 pm Photos

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New center encourages women to help women

The center will offer support to women of all income levels.

January 30, 2015 7:35 pmLoading…
Downtown free-speech zone becomes homeless camp

Downtown free-speech zone becomes homeless camp

Arrival of 'sleeping pods' has city concerned.

January 27, 2015 7:42 pm Photos

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Tucson homeless camp's 'dream pods' confound city

Tucson homeless camp's 'dream pods' confound city

Activists erect wooden sleep pods along downtown street.

January 20, 2015 8:55 pm Photos

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Court: Confiscation rules at Tucson park unfair

A federal judge has granted organizers of a downtown homeless camp an injunction.

December 26, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
Food and fund donations will change lives

Food and fund donations will change lives

Our world buzzes with anticipation of the coming holidays. Jingles ring in our ears. From every angle, we are told how to partake in the happiest holiday season, the brightest holiday table, and the most memorable time of year.

December 11, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

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