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Project links river parks on Pima County Loop

Pedestrian bridges were just one part of the project to reinforce riverbanks to protect a gravel pit and I-10.

Tucson to discuss tougher tobacco ordinance after failed effort with county

The city-only version comes three weeks after county supervisors killed a cooperative plan to raise the smoking age.

TUSD begins search to replace resigning board member

Mark Stegeman's replacement will serve through the end of 2020.

County aims to ease re-entry for inmates with mental health, addiction issues

A $1 million grant will fund four years of a project to reduce recidivism.

TUSD governing board member Mark Stegeman resigns

He says radical reform is needed for the district.

TUSD sees improvement in student retention

Fewer students left the district in 2019 than the previous year.

Domestic violence form getting needed support to thousands of victims, county says

Pima County stands out for connecting people to emergency services hours after an incident, according to an official.

Pima County sheriff opens call for citizens to join advisory council

Sheriff Mark Napier says the council can review any aspect of the department's activities.

Pima County steps up outreach to prevent vaping

Health officials say they're focused on discouraging younger people from picking up the habit.

Pima County rejects age increase for tobacco purchases

Retailers and anti-tobacco advocates opposed it for several reasons.

What an archaeological dig near the Santa Cruz River may unearth about the past

The site was discovered during preliminary work on a new interchange near I-10 and Ruthrauff Road.

Ongoing funding challenges in Pima County schools

A discussion with Superintendent of Schools Dustin Williams.

Roundtable: Pima Dems & GOP chairs on Tucson's election

Their views on the sanctuary city initiative and candidates for mayor.

Vail high school students make an early jump to college

Collaboration with Pima Community College builds a bridge to the future.

Pima County wants public input on smoking age

The proposal would raise the age to purchase tobacco to 21, including vaping e-cigarettes.

Pima County moves to stop hepatitis A outbreak

More than 220 cases have been confirmed so far this year.

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