Tucson sailor serving aboard the USS George Washington

Tucson sailor serving aboard the USS George Washington

Aviation Structural Mechanic (Safety Equipment) 2nd Class Frank McMahon, from Tucson, Ariz., performs maintenance in the cockpit of an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Dambusters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as part of Talisman Sabre 2015. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass […]

PACC hosting July online community art auction

PACC hosting July online community art auction

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Pima Animal Care Center is hosting an online community art auction July 17 to July 28 to raise money for animal medical needs at the PACC shelter, 4000 N. Silverbell Road. The Bow Wow Meow Community Art Auction features nearly 100 pieces of artwork created by local artists, […]

Art Sloane: Veterans voice

Art Sloane: Veterans voice

By Art Sloane The Spirit of 45 observances will be held at 8 a.m. Aug. 14 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona on Cave Creek Road in Phoenix. This commemorates the end of World War II with the Japanese surrender. The official signing of the peace treaty actually happened on Sept. 2, 1945. It […]

McSally and Salmon join on Student Success Act

McSally and Salmon join on Student Success Act

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Arizona representatives Martha McSally and Matt Salmon earlier this week voted in favor of the Student Success Act which is designed to reform the K-12 education system. Both said the bill will restore education decisions back to the states and local school districts, in separate news releases. “H.R. 5 […]

AG office reaches plea agreement with serial fraudulent real estate investor

AG office reaches plea agreement with serial fraudulent real estate investor

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The Arizona Attorney General’s Office recently reached a plea agreement with Zavier Kay Hafiz, after an FBI-led investigation revealed his company fraudulently misled nearly forty victims to whom he sold real estate throughout Arizona.  Mr. Hafiz, while doing business as ZK Group, plead guilty on May 7, 2015 to […]

McCain: Obama has no clue on dealing with ISIL

McCain: Obama has no clue on dealing with ISIL

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said President Obama and his administration really don’t understand how to deal with ISIL and the U.S.campaign against Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) “President Obama’s comments today reveal the disturbing degree of self-delusion that […]

More education for state dollars not more dollars for education

More education for state dollars not more dollars for education

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner According to a new report from the U.S. Census, Arizona “continued to be among the lowest states in the nation for per pupil spending.” Overall, according to the report, Arizona spent only $7,208 per pupil on K-12 education in 2013, said Tom Jenney, Arizona AFP Director. There are two […]