With a deadline looming, the federal government is stepping up efforts to enroll Arizonans in health insurance.
We asked Southern Arizona lawmakers and candidates for governor for their thoughts on SB 1062, legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers based on religious belief. Gov. Jan Brewer must decide whether to sign it, let it become law without her signature, or veto it.
Tucson-area high school juniors with an interest in neuroscience are encouraged to apply for the fourth annual Brain Academy at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
In honor of the rodeo, which kicks off with the famous Rodeo Parade on Thursday, most of Tucson’s kids have a four-day weekend. Lucky for us, there are free or cheap things to do around town to keep them busy.
A fire started by cooking oil that was left unattended destroyed the kitchen of an east-side condo Sunday afternoon.
One of the oldest American musical traditions lives and breathes twice a month in midtown Tucson.
A decade ago, Jenn Wilcox was a doctoral student with an expertise in bacterial genetics.
At a time when Arizona leaders are expressing renewed interest in increasing trade with Mexico, representatives from Pima County say they are aghast that planning for a new interstate has not included Southern Arizona.
Almost every day, Roxanne Warneke takes a short walk from her mobile home with her infant daughter to see the progress of their house being built on their rural Avra Valley property.
Great cities are often defined by their skylines, but the heart of any city is largely unseen, hidden underground in vast tunnels or strung high above the bustle.
The dean of the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson, who is at the center of a fierce dispute with a top surgeon, is leaving his job for a new one at UA.
Several local agencies and organizations are working together to collect more than 10,000 books for high-risk children as part of February’s Love of Reading celebration.
The Star 200, an annual survey and special section focusing on Southern Arizona’s largest employers, will be published Sunday, April 27, in the Arizona Daily Star. The Star has been conducting the survey annually since 1981.
Some people pay money to “adopt” stars far out in the galaxy. Others pony up dollars to adopt wolves in support of conservation. Now — here in cactus-studded Southern Arizona — you’re invited to adopt a saguaro.
A proposal to let Mexican visitors easily visit any part of Arizona, not just the southern end, could mean wealthy shoppers will drive past Tucson and spend their money in Phoenix, local leaders fear.
After the third warmest January on record, 60-degree days could be a shock.
A local, nonprofit support group is inviting Tucsonans to learn about how to help the local HIV/AIDS community.
The new secretary of homeland security stressed alertness along the U.S.-Mexico border, but during his first official visit to Southern Arizona he did not address recent cartel-related violence in Sonora.
Tucson Electric Power Co. and the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are working together to give away 150,000 compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs through Girl Scout cookie sales.
Birder Alert! The Cranes are back!