CD1 congressional candidate Paul Babeu’s new relationship

CD1 congressional candidate Paul Babeu’s new relationship

By SoAzNewsX The Phoenix New Times has come out with a piece highly critical of Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu regarding his personal life. The CD1 congressional candidate made news in 2012 when he threatened to have his then campaign manager deported if Jose Orozco spilled the bans about Babeu’s homosexuality. A state investigation cleared […]

McSally appointed chair of border subcommittee

McSally appointed chair of border subcommittee

By SoAzNewsX U.S. Rep. Martha McSally this week was appointed the Chairwoman of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee on the Committee on Homeland Security. The influential assignment gives Rep. McSally the lead role on the subcommittee with primary jurisdiction over border security, according to a news release from her office. “I am pleased to […]

Cruise, BBQ & Blues car show

Cruise, BBQ & Blues car show

By SoAzNewsX The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance is proud to present the annual Oro Valley Cruise, BBQ & Blues Family Festival on Saturday, February 20 from 10am-3pm, Oro Valley Marketplace, the southwest corner of Oracle and Tangerine. The event will feature live blues music, cold beer, food vendors, 200 classic cars, and art […]

Civil War Days at Old Tucson

Civil War Days at Old Tucson

By SoAzNewX Old Tucson, the Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation, and Casino Del Sol Resort in conjunction with the Arizona Civil War Council and the Southwest Living History Association are pleased to present Civil War Days, a family history event. Each day of the weekend will feature the history of the Civil War in Arizona, where the western-most […]

Why advanced coursework in high school can lead to success in college

Why advanced coursework in high school can lead to success in college

By SoAzNewsX The Arizona Chamber Foundation and the Foundation for Excellence in Education yesterday released a joint policy brief that examines the challenges to ensuring more Arizona high school students are able to access advanced coursework that will prepare them for the rigors of college, as well as the benefits to students who take such […]

The story behind the shuttered red light camera poles

The story behind the shuttered red light camera poles

By SoAzNewsX Back in November, Tucson city voters overwhelmingly voted to shut down the red light cameras at numerous intersections. Shortly after the vote was made official, the city manager decided to turn off the cameras. However, the cameras and poles upon which they are mounted remain standing in the traffic medians prompting a number […]

AZGOP Chairman defends rights of precinct committeemen to vote in election of convention delegates

AZGOP Chairman defends rights of precinct committeemen to vote in election of convention delegates

From Sonoran Alliance Late Friday Chairman Robert Graham of the Arizona Republican Party expressed outrage at the ongoing efforts by a former local Republican party leader, A. J. La Faro, who is trying to prevent thousands of Republican Precinct Committeemen from voting in upcoming party elections. “Our local Republican activists are the most precious resource […]

Salmon statement on final passage of the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act

Salmon statement on final passage of the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Matt Salmon, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, applauded final passage of H.R. 757, the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act. “North Korea’s aggressive tactics cannot go unanswered. The regime’s long-range missile test last week following their fourth nuclear detonation on January 6th, proves they will continue to provoke our […]

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