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Tucson couple becomes family of 6

Tucson couple becomes family of 6

Alicia and Brandon Alston welcomed arrival of two boys, two girls.

September 30, 2014 7:00 am Video Photos

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Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona has denied the use of a drug combination for medical abortions.

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Shower games predict girl for Tucson zoo's pregnant elephant

Shower games predict girl for Tucson zoo's pregnant elephant

Nearly 1,000 people attend baby shower for Reid Park Zoo's pregnant pachyderm.

June 29, 2014 4:32 pm Related Loading…
Reid Park Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Reid Park Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Reid Park Zoo celebrates pending birth of first calf born at zoo. 

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Court ruling: Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

Court ruling: Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

PHOENIX — Calling the measure likely illegal, a federal appeals court this morning blocked the state from telling doctors how they can and cannot use certain drugs for abortions.

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Judges question Arizona's restrictions of abortion pills

Federal appellate judges this morning questioned the legal justification of Arizona lawmakers in restricting — if not banning outright — the ability of women to terminate a pregnancy using medication instead of surgery.

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Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

PHOENIX — Citing everything from protecting women’s health to God’s opposition to the procedure, state senators gave final approval Wednesday to allowing unannounced warrantless inspection of abortion clinics.

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Appeals court grants temporary halt to new Ariz. abortion rules

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court on Wednesday put Arizona’s new abortion law on hold, at least for the time being.

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Judge rejects bid to delay new abortion rules in Arizona

PHOENIX — New restrictions on drug-induced abortions will take effect this morning as had been scheduled.

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Federal judge in Tucson is asked to block abortion-drug restrictions

A state law regulating the use of drugs prescribed in medical abortions would put unfair obstacles in the paths of women seeking abortions, opponents of the law argued in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday.

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Abortion curb should take effect as scheduled April 1, state argues

PHOENIX — An attorney for the state is asking a judge to rebuff a bid by abortion providers to prevent a new restriction  from taking effect as scheduled less than two weeks form now.

March 20, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Planned Parenthood fights impending limits on RU-486

Planned Parenthood fights impending limits on RU-486

PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will sharply restrict the ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.

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House approves warrantless abortion clinic inspections

House approves warrantless abortion clinic inspections

PHOENIX — Citing the need to protect women’s lives, the state House voted Tuesday to allow state health officials to make unannounced inspections at abortion clinics without first getting a warrant.

March 04, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

Supreme Court ruling sides with Planned Parenthood

PHOENIX — Arizona cannot cut off family-planning funding to Planned Parenthood simply because the organization also provides abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.

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Arizona cannot enforce abortion ban, Supreme Court rules

Arizona cannot enforce abortion ban, Supreme Court rules

PHOENIX — Arizona cannot enforce its ban on abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancies, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning.

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It's 40 years old for organization that helps women with unplanned pregancies

It's 40 years old for organization that helps women with unplanned pregancies

For four decades, the volunteers with Reachout Women’s Center have been reaching out a hand to offer assistance and provide options to those dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.

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More C-sections are now done closer to due date

ATLANTA — Not only has the nation’s high level of C-sections finally stopped rising, but more of the operations are taking place closer to the mother’s due date, a new government report found.

June 26, 2013 4:02 pmLoading…

Lawmaker says low rate of pregnancy from rape

WASHINGTON — Republican Arizona congressman Trent Franks drew a sharp response during debate on an abortion bill when he said that the number of pregnancies resulting from rape is very low.

June 12, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Arizona House panel moves ahead on abortion rules

PHOENIX — Ignoring a threatened lawsuit, a House panel voted Monday to allow warrantless inspections of abortion clinics and restrict their ability to get Medicaid funds.

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Study: Babies born after moms’ weight loss surgery are healthier

WASHINGTON — Of the many powers mothers wield, few are more extraordinary than the power to nudge a child’s health prospects in one direction or another simply by having incubated that child in her womb. Research is uncovering more and more instances in which a pregnant woman’s own health is…

May 31, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

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