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39 min ago | KGUN

Tucson illegal 'lipo' suspects arraigned in court

The Tucson pair, accused of performing illegal medical procedures out of a home on Tucson's northwest side, were arraigned in Pima County Superior Court, Friday.

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3 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Pima County adds weekend hours for back to school shots

Pima County is extending hours for back to school immunizations at various clinics across the county.

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Related Topix: Green Valley, AZ, Family, Kids, Catalina, AZ

5 hrs ago | The Independent

Finding the names for America's shame: What happens to the...

A film made by Gael Garcia Bernal tells the story of Dilcy Martinez, a Honduran who died 20 minutes' drive from a new life in Tucson - and highlights the work of the project which identifed his remains.

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Related Topix: Gael Garcia Bernal

9 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

New details in 13-year-old girl's body found in desert

A detail incident report filed by the Pima County Sheriff's Department specifies where and how a 13-year-old girl's body was found in the middle of the desert near Avra Valley.

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Related Topix: Avra Valley, AZ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Arizona officials say execution was carried out properly

The Arizona Department of Corrections released initial information on Thursday about the prolonged execution of Joseph R. Wood III, stating that initial medical evidence showed that the execution was carried out properly.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, Sports

KOLD-TV Tucson

Pima County STD hot spots are not always at a specific location

Sexually transmitted diseases. Some think that's a problem some place else. Not here.

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Related Topix: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Medicine, Health, HIV/AIDS, Tucson, AZ

Phoenix New Times

Governor, Prison Chief Claim There Was No Suffering in 2-Hour Execution of Joseph Wood

It took two hours to executive convicted murderer Joseph Wood yesterday, but state officials claim he never suffered.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

KOLD-TV Tucson

Passionate animal lovers learn about community cats program

A passionate crowd of animal lovers gathered at the River Park Inn downtown to learn more about the community cats program, proposed by the national Best Friends Animal Society.

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Mother Jones

For all we know, Mother Nature might be having the biggest effect at this point.

The federal government will tell you that it has heard the cries of the anti-immigrant protesters and created policies to slow down the surge of children picked up by the US Border Patrol.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, Tucson, AZ

KOLD-TV Tucson

More Arizona parents saying no to vaccinations

A local push is on to make sure kids have their shots for school, but health officials are facing an uphill battle.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Designers sought for permanent Jan. 8 memorial

It's been about three and a half years since the January 8 shootings that killed six people and injured 18 others, including former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

KOLD-TV Tucson

Suspect in attempted robbery leaves store empty handed

The Pima County Sheriff's Department, Rincon District is asking for the public's help in identifying and locating a suspect in an attempted robbery of a Walgreens on the far east side of Tucson.

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ

KOLD-TV Tucson

Four deputy Pinal County Attorneys honored

In recent weeks four Pinal County Attorney's Office Deputy County Attorneys received the following awards and honors for their dedication and hard work for both their county and the state of Arizona.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Bugle

Judge: Medical marijuana user can sell to other cardholders

A Pima County Superior Court judge may have paved the way for the state's more than 52,000 medical marijuana users to get into business of selling the drug, at least to each other.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

KOLD-TV Tucson

Migrant smuggler costs for crossing Mexico to US

Migration experts and smugglers who charge from $5,000 to $10,000 to move Central Americans to the U.S. say these are the payments that must be made to get their human cargo to its destination: - Boatmen at Mexico's southern border: $1.50 to cross Suchiate River from Guatemala.

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Related Topix: Green Valley, AZ, Tucson, AZ

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

PCSD seeks to ID burglary suspects

One suspect is behind bars and the Pima County Sheriff's Department asks for the public's help in identifying the remaining suspects of an alleged burglary in the 6100 block of S. Holly Drive.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Tucson streetcars to start running Friday

Construction began in 2012 on the nearly 4-mile Sun Link streetcar line - an 18-stop route that connects the University of Arizona with the downtown area.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Raul Grijalva, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, University of Arizona

Phoenix New Times

Pima County Health Director: Health Threat From Unaccompanied Children Very Low

There's no merit to the hysterical claim that unaccompanied children from Central America are posing a health risk upon their arrival to the U.S., according to Pima County's health director.

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ

KOLD-TV Tucson

El Rio Community Health offering free back to school screenings

El Rio Community Health Center is offering free back to school screenings in July and August, according to a recent release.

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Health, Vaccinations

Phoenix New Times

Judge: Medical-Marijuana Patients Can Sell Pot to Other Patients Because Law is Vague

Arizona's medical-marijuana law is so vague, the state can't prosecute patients who sell pot to other patients, a Pima County Superior Court judge has ruled.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

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