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Sun Tran bus strike deadline extended

Sun Tran bus strike deadline extended

Sun Tran and union reps agree to delay bus strike 24 hours.

August 06, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

Travel Solutions: Hotel booking misfires on Hotwire app

What to do when things go 'Awry' with your hotwire booking

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Only House race in LD14 up for grabs

Only House race in LD14 up for grabs

One of the three races for Legislative District 14 has unofficially been decided.

June 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Thomas Sanders: Thanks to 2013's charitable givers

Thomas Sanders: Thanks to 2013's charitable givers

Every April, as taxpayers claiming deductions for charitable gifts submit their IRS returns, I recall the words of a wealthy, now-deceased friend: “There are millions of Americans who, through no fault of their own, are condemned to live in dire circumstances, and I could use my resources to…

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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.)

April 02, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Dan Sullivan: supervisor Miller misrepresents her district's share of road funds

Dan Sullivan: supervisor Miller misrepresents her district's share of road funds

There is an unfortunate trend that has been exploited by shock radio and political campaigns for decades: If you say it loudly enough and often enough, the lie becomes “truth.” It is an ugly, inflammatory style that leaves the voting public unsettled, angry and forced to make decisions based…

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Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

Tucsonans have good reason to be concerned over the possibility of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base losing its 83 A-10C “Warthogs” and the jobs they bring to this community.

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Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Norma Mendoza-Denton: Why do we laud “toughness” in politics?

Many of our political representatives are lionized when they act “tough” or “no nonsense.”

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Bible-based Arizona lobby not used to losing

Bible-based Arizona lobby not used to losing

PHOENIX — For years, Cathi Herrod and her Center for Arizona Policy have flexed their political muscles, pushing through legislation representing what she calls “fundamental principles” that often are espoused in the Bible.

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Michael Gerson: GOP shows signs of shaking its tea-party hangover

The evidence accumulates that the Republican Party is sobering up — cotton-mouthed and slightly disoriented — from its recent ideological bender.

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S. Arizona Lawmakers, candidates for governor respond to SB 1062

S. Arizona Lawmakers, candidates for governor respond to SB 1062

We asked Southern Arizona lawmakers and candidates for governor for their thoughts on SB 1062, legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers based on religious belief. Gov. Jan Brewer must decide whether to sign it, let it become law without her signature, or veto it.

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Road widening could push Bookmans out — again

Road widening could push Bookmans out — again

Some time in the next decade, Bookmans’ flagship store could be looking for a new home — the second time a road widening has forced the homegrown company to relocate.

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Fitz Blog: I spy

Fitz Blog: I spy

     For me the NSA leaker story is not a story about privacy rights or the war on terror. It’s a much bigger story. It’s the story of how remarkably far-reaching our amazing economic recovery has been. High school dropouts are now earning $200,000 a year and vacationing in 5-star hotels in …

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Here is a characteristic pose of Sen. Alben Barkley, of Kentucky, who last night sounded a ringing praise for The New Deal and a scorching denunciation of Republican policies in his keynote address to the Democratic National Convention, June 24, 1936, Philadelphia, Pa. (AP Photo/GRS)

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Sen. Alben Barkley, of Kentucky, right, waves to cheering delegates as he appears on speakers rostrum to deliver keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, July 12, 1948, Philadelphia, Pa. The man on the left is unidentified. (AP Photo)

September 01, 2012 4:25 pmLoading…

Palin skips GOP convention, campaigning in Arizona

GILBERT— One well-known Republican will not be at the Republican National Convention.

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It’s official: Ron Barber wins it

It’s official: Ron Barber wins it

PHOENIX  — Ron Barber’s election to fill a midterm vacancy in Arizona’s U.S. House delegation is now official — about two weeks after the Tucson Democrat formally took office in Washington.

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Fitz: Terri Proud email

This email exchange features State Representative Terri Proud who calls The Arizona Daily Star a Communist publication that is part of a dictatorial plot to control people. Wow. No wonder she backed a bill keeping email exchanges out of the public eye. (A very East German way of thinking, Terri)

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