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Drug shortage forces county to suspend routine TB tests

Pima County will temporarily halt routine tuberculosis screenings beginning April 15.

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New website offers one-stop HIV resource

Nearly 600 Arizonans are diagnosed HIV positive each year, which is why creators of a new statewide resource tool - hivaz.org - are hoping to shine a light on a "forgotten" but preventable disease.

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Guest Column: The trend in education is away from standardized, high-stakes tests

Guest Column: The trend in education is away from standardized, high-stakes tests

Arizona needs to spend its money on proven, researched-based strategies.

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Guest Column: The trend in education is away from standardized, high-stakes tests

Guest Column: The trend in education is away from standardized, high-stakes tests

Research has shown that testing doesn't make students smarter or improve the educational outcomes for those at risk. It just makes test-makers wealthier.

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Navy to begin random alcohol tests for sailors

NORFOLK, Va. — The Navy will start subjecting its sailors in the United States to random blood-alcohol tests starting next month.

January 23, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…

Union calls for teacher certification exam

WASHINGTON — Schoolteachers should have to pass a stringent exam — much like the bar exam for lawyers — before being allowed to enter the profession, one of the nation’s largest teachers unions said Monday.

December 03, 2012 9:04 pmLoading…
Deputies get new live-fire training site

Deputies get new live-fire training site

Pima County Deputy Duane Gustafson, front, covers a door as Deputy Ken Taylor checks on a "suspect" he has shot inside the new live-fire house, a training facility. Deputies are able to use either "simmunitions" fired from special weapons or live ammo.

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Deputies get new live-fire training site

Deputies get new live-fire training site

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Deputies get new live-fire training site

Deputies get new live-fire training site

Pima County deputies have a new training facility to keep their skills sharp.

October 13, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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History of American Spaceflight

History of American Spaceflight

U.S. astronauts laugh while standing around models of the Atlas and nose capsule designed to carry them into space in San Diego, California September 25, 1959. From left are Walter Schirra, J.R. Dempsey, executive of convair, maker of Atlas, John H. Glenn, Jr., Virgil I. Grissom, Alan Shepar…

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