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April 21, 2016

Help Tucson win water conservation challenge

Anyone can pledge during the month of April—Earth Month—and participants in winning cities will be entered into prize drawings.

 

In 2013, a Tucsonan won the grand prize: a Toyota Prius!

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April 20, 2016

Panelists at the forum: Nate Fisk and Ramon Valenzuela, both Regional Sales Managers for Kellogg Supply; Heather McNeeley, Recovery Coach, and Eddie Grijalva, Program Manager at The Haven Intensive Outpatient Clinic;  and  Pete Thomas, Arborist and Crew Leader with R.O. Landscape & Tree Service

Second Chance Tucson symposium draws hundreds

Billed as a community forum focused on overcoming challenges from prior convictions, Wednesday’s Second Chance Tucson event drew a crowd of more than 300 to the historic Fox Tucson Theatre. The event featured authors Michael Santos and Shon Hopwood as keynote speakers, as well as panelists from the Tucson community.

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April 1, 2016

Arizona Spotlight, April 1, 2016

Arizona Public Media [Radio interview] Mayor Rothschild speaks with reporter Steve Jess on the Arizona Legislature’s taking away powers from cities and towns. Read more…

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Tucson Parks and Recreation seeks public input on master plan

Tucson News Now “The public is invited to a second round of open houses hosted by the Tucson Parks and Recreation Department.” Read more…

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March 30, 2016

Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus sworn in

After successfully completing requirements to become certified as an Arizona Peace Officer—requirements that included scaling a 6-foot fence, twice—Chris Magnus was sworn in as Tucson’s Chief of Police Wednesday at a ceremony at the Westside Police Service Center. [Show picture list] Chief Magnus previously served as Chief of Police in Fargo, North Dakota and, more […]

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March 17, 2016

VITA press conference slide

Free help filing your tax returns

There’s help available for Tucsonans filing their federal and state income tax returns—through the Free File program or through free in-person assistance at a United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona VITA site. Mayor Rothschild joined United Way and its partners at a press conference to announce the programs at the Quincie Douglas Library—just one […]

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March 14, 2016

Tucson group helps families with ill children pay mortgage

Arizona Daily Star “‘No one should have to choose between staying in their home and caring for their child,’ Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said during the Tucson launch.” Read more…

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March 8, 2016

Tucson chief’s plans include reducing officers, reorganization

Arizona Daily Star “Changes outlined by Magnus in the memo include: Moving 31 officers and four sergeants from special assignments to patrol duty. This includes moving officers and sergeants from such units as Street Crimes Interdiction, the Gang Unit, Property Crimes Surveillance and the Domestic Violence Tactical Unit.” Read more…

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March 7, 2016

Banner looking forward with new Tucson hospital, clinic

Arizona Daily Star “The new $400 million hospital is being referred to as a replacement for the existing main Campbell Avenue hospital.” Read more…

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Sunnyside students prep for national civics competition by debating lawyers

Arizona Daily Star “The students said they feel good about their chances at nationals. Tucson Mayor Rothschild shared that sentiment. ‘They were beyond excellent,’ he said of the three students who presented.” Read more…

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