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Tucson City Council Primary

The City Council Race heats up Original article by Gabe Acosta During the month before August 29th, the people of Tucson will be voting on candidates in Wards 3, 5, and 6. We wanted to break down these races and provide information on the Democratic candidates.    Ward 5 and 6 In both of these […]

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Troubles With The Corporation Commission

Troubles With The Corporation Commission Original article by Gabe Acosta The Corporation Commission, Arizona’s 4th branch of government, has come under recent scrutiny for its regulatory and electoral dealings. This branch of government, which plays an understated role in everyone’s lives, has been accused by some of unethical, if not unlawful, dealings with those who […]

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AZ National Monuments being reviewed. Make your voice heard.

By Carmen Duarte, Arizona Daily Star Four sites in Arizona are among 27 across the country identified for review by the Interior Department for possible changes to their protections. Most of the national monuments in are in Western states and have protections created over two decades by presidential administrations. President Trump ordered the review of […]

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The Future of Arizona Solar

By Nick Arnold Arizonans are no stranger to the sun. With a statewide average of 286 sunny days a year, it makes sense that former Governor Jan Brewer made pushes to expand solar energy that elevated the state from sixth to third in the nation during her term. While we focus on the many other […]

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Found Paradise. Put Up A Chemical Plant and GMO Seed Factory.

The argument goes, “It’s an enclosed 7-acre greenhouse, and Monsanto is here. It’s a done deal.” However, the majority of area residents share a united front at recent District meetings and have a clear mandate: NOT SO FAST. It’s not just 7 acres. Monsanto is mum when it comes to its plans for the other 148 acres […]

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The Future of Arizona Solar

By Nick Arnold Arizonans are no stranger to the sun. With a statewide average of 286 sunny days a year, it makes sense that former Governor Jan Brewer made pushes to expand solar energy that elevated the state from sixth to third in the nation during her term. While we focus on the many other […]

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Community & Environment Articles

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WE STAND TOGETHER

Please join us on Election day for a moment of meditation. Help us spread the message of unity and harmony; focusing on bringing love and peace to our world.   We declare November 8th 5pm Pacific time, 8pm Eastern time as a “Moment of Unity &am

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National Public Lands Day

  Free Entrance 9-24-16 & 11-11-16 Free Entrance 9AM-5PM !   National Park Service Did you know that every fourth grade student can get a free annual pass through the Every Kid in a Park program, and active duty military and citizens with a

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Civility Starts at Home with Parents

Dr Marilyn Heins discusses how important respect for others is in having constructive conversations and explains how important parents are in teaching their children how to communicate with other people.