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Chicanos Por La Causa awarded family literacy grant

Chicanos Por La Causa awarded family literacy grant

The $480,000 grant will fund a 2-year family literacy program. 

July 27, 2014 2:45 pmLoading…
Grant helps Latino families navigate education, health systems

Grant helps Latino families navigate education, health systems

Helios Education Foundation awarded the $480,000 grant to Chicanos Por La Causa.

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LD4 Democratic hopefuls differ on abortion, gay marriage

LD4 Democratic hopefuls differ on abortion, gay marriage

Jose Suarez and Charlene Fernandez participated in a Clean Elections-sponsored debate. 

June 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Yuma County reports its 1st West Nile case in 2014

YUMA, Ariz. — The first case of West Nile virus in Yuma County during 2014 was found nearly a week ago.

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Ring's Reflections: Once a major growth industry, citrus' future is uncertain here

Ring's Reflections: Once a major growth industry, citrus' future is uncertain here

Those oranges, lemons and grapefruits that you buy at the grocery store or grow in your backyard originated thousands of years ago in Asia, in an area bordered by India, Myanmar (Burma) and China.

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Courthouse named for Tucson shooting victim Judge John M. Roll, to be dedicated

Courthouse named for Tucson shooting victim Judge John M. Roll, to be dedicated

YUMA, Ariz. — A new federal courthouse in downtown Yuma named after the judge who was killed in the Tucson shooting rampage will officially be dedicated. The U.S. General Services Administration announced that several Arizona officials, including Sen. John McCain and Rep. Ron Barber, are sc…

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Bus preservation drives local group

Bus preservation drives local group

A walk around the back lot of the Old Pueblo Trolley’s bus division restoration shop is like a time-traveling tour through Arizona’s mass-transit history.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Yuma motorcyclist dies after being hit by car

YUMA, Ariz. — Authorities say a 65-year-old man has died in Yuma after the motorcycle he was riding was rear-ended by a car.

March 09, 2014 6:15 pm

Yuma wife who hired hitman loses sentencing appeal

YUMA, Ariz. — A Yuma woman convicted of hiring a hitman to kill her husband in 1997 has been denied an appeal of her life sentence.

March 09, 2014 12:09 pm

2 more bighorns die; mountain lion killed in Catalinas

Two more bighorn sheep have died in the Catalina Mountains, and a mountain lion was killed for preying on sheep, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.

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Mine Tales: Steamboats boosted trade along 500-mile corridor

Mine Tales: Steamboats boosted trade along 500-mile corridor

Colorado River steamboat transportation made a significant impact in opening the Arizona Territory to commerce in the latter half of the 19th century.

March 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson raising money to get Fisher House for veterans

Tucson raising money to get Fisher House for veterans

When she was told her youngest daughter had been shot in Iraq, Maria Herrera dropped everything and went home to wait by the phone for more news.

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Game and Fish: 12th bighorn dies north of Tucson

Game and Fish: 12th bighorn dies north of Tucson

Another bighorn sheep, a ram, was found dead in the Catalina Mountains Tuesday, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has confirmed.

February 20, 2014 10:05 am Video Photos

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Bighorn sheep captured for move to Tucson mountains

Bighorn sheep captured for move to Tucson mountains

YUMA — Wildlife officers — swooping out of the sky in helicopters and wielding net guns — snared fleet bighorn sheep in rugged mountains northeast of here Saturday.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pusch Ridge: new home to bighorns

Pusch Ridge: new home to bighorns

Drive north of Tucson into Oro Valley, pull over, and peer up at rugged Pusch Ridge towering above you to the east: What you’re seeing is the past and future home of a free-roaming herd of bighorn sheep.

November 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Meeting on bighorn sheep project set for today

About 30 bighorn sheep from Western Arizona are slated to be moved to the Catalina Mountains next month to rebuild a herd that died out there, and details of the project will be presented at a public information meeting today.

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Program to help dropouts build a better future

For Adrienne Medina things simply did not work out after toiling for four years in high school,

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Brewer promotes trade, tourism with India

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer hopes to increase the state’s trade with India, saying the country represents far more to Arizona than customer-support call centers.

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Arizona DPS officer killed in wreck near Yuma

Arizona DPS officer killed in wreck near Yuma

DATELAND, Ariz. — The Arizona Department of Public Safety officer killed in an accident on Interstate 8 late Monday has been identified as 47-year-old Tim Huffman.

May 07, 2013 9:39 am

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