When federal agencies can’t justify an action through normal channels, they seem to invite lawsuits from environmental groups, the settlement of which allows the agency to obtain court sanctioned, negotiated settlements that bypass input from affected parties and the public.
Brewer, one of the state’s conservative firebrands who has attracted a national following with her messages of states’ rights and border security, is walking a political tightrope as she pushes to reshape how the state provides health care to the poor.
Mark B. Evans of the TucsonCitizen.com hosts for vacationing Bill Buckmaster. To kick off the show, he talks with Timothy Steller about his new gig as the metro columnist at the Arizona Daily Star. Followed by a conversation with Dan Shearer of the Green Valley News and Dan Gibson of the Tucson Weekly about newspaper competition in the Old Pueblo.
Meeting an astronaut in person could change a smart science kid’s life. So, bring one or two with you, if you can, and you might plant a seed that will — given another twenty years — sprout on another world. I wouldn’t want to miss that for anything.
The volunteers at Pima Animal Care Center are hosting a Memorial Day Dog Walk and are asking for the community’s help. The walk begins at 8 a.m. and runs until about 10 a.m. We haven’t had as many volunteers sign up as we typically do for our holiday walks so we would love to encourage some more folks to lace up some tennis shoes.
I miss the Pacific Ocean and sometimes go out looking for ponds and public water features around town. So here’s my list of where there are large bodies of water (and fountains) in Tucson. Lots of ducks and other aquatic birds habitate most of these ponds.
USC is 4-10 over the last four weeks so the Trojans are not coming to Tucson with momentum. This series is all about the home team. Can the Wildcats get back to throwing strikes? Can they put together good at-bats with men in scoring position?
Arizona, the defending national champion, is 31-21 overall and 12-15, seventh in the Pac-12. They have work to do. Win one, then two, then three. The Cats are close enough to be in the discussion for an at-large berth to the postseason.
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