- Your Voice
Tucson Pride's signature event features live entertainment, more than 100 exhibitors, the ever-popular IBT's Drag Depot, a dance tent, fun for the kids, and more at the south soccer fields 11 and 12 at Kino Sports Complex. The 2014 Grand Marshall for Tucson's "Pride on Parade" and Pride event "Pride in the Desert" is Tucson's own Daniel Hernandez Jr. He was a congressional intern for the office of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona's Eighth Congressional District, and while on the job assisting Congresswoman Giffords with a constituent event in Tucson on January 8, 2011, he took actions for which he is widely credited with saving the life of the Congresswoman after a gunman shot her and 18 other people.
By the headline, one probably thinks this editorial is about it being the spooky month of Halloween, it being Oct. 1 and all. However, you would be wrong.
When it comes to sex trafficking, the traffickers – usually pimps – traditionally receive the harshest legal punishments. However, states can do more to curb the practice by shifting that responsibility onto the men who purchase sex with young women, an advocacy group contends.
Three Republican candidates—House Speaker Andy Tobin, state Rep. Adam Kwasman and rancher/businessman Gary Kiehne—are vying for the chance to take on Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick in Arizona’s Congressional District 1, a sprawling district that includes most of rural Eastern Arizona and stretches from Oro Valley, Marana, SaddleBrooke to Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon and Northern Arizona Native American reservations.
For two Seattle Pacific University students, the scene was all too familiar.
As the United States’ longest running conflict – the Afghanistan War – draws to a close, the demand for medical, social, financial, educational and other services for veterans is increasing dramatically.
Congressman steps up his years-long fight to keep crucial troop-protection aircraft in the air
About nine out of 10 people with gunshot wounds to the brain will die. University of Arizona trauma surgeons, using a new aggressive resuscitation protocol for patients with gunshot head injuries, have increased survival to nearly five out of 10 victims, according to a recent study published by in The American Journal of Surgery.
Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords skydived Wednesday to mark the the third anniversary of the mass shooting at her campaign event that took the lives of six people.
Gabby Giffords will achieve an important milestone on her road to recovery this week, sky-diving to mark three years since the Tucson, Ariz. shooting that injured her.
Several gatherings and tributes are planned over the next month in observance of the three-year anniversary of the Tucson shooting that left six dead and 13 injured, including former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, on Jan. 8, 2011.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved providing space in the Historic Pima County Courthouse downtown and in adjacent El Presidio Park for a permanent memorial that will recognize the tragedy of three years ago, honor those affected, and celebrate the spirit of hope and unity that followed.
Like many businesses throughout the years, The Explorer has gone through many changes - new names, new owners and staff. As The Explorer made changes throughout the years, the community newspaper’s front page was there to display a new name, new design or bring readers coverage of major events such as local reaction to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 to the local shooting on Jan. 8, 2011 that critically wounded former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
Around two dozen employers from around Tucson are scheduled to attend a job fair today at the Pima Community College's Northwest campus.
Rep. Adam Kwasman, R-Tucson, didn’t wait long to start looking at bigger opportunities, as the freshman state representative has now set his sights on winning the Congressional District 1 seat in midterm elections.
Check out these notable accomplishments made by women throughout history.
After what has been going on in Washington with all these scandals....really 5 of them - IRS, Benghazi, AP intrusion, Fast and Furious, Strong-arming private health care organizations for money to prop-up Obamacare - I personally feel that the one that could affect me the most, potentially, is the IRS purposefully targeting conservative groups.
During a visit in Oro Valley last week, Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Congressional District 1, talked about the first 100 days in Congress, and the continued struggles for Democrats and Republicans to agree on many of the important issues facing the nation.
“We are the 90 percent.”
“We are the 90 percent.”
Gov. Jan Brewer today signed into law SB 1139, legislation that officially establishes an annual “National Day of the Cowboy” in Arizona.
The Arizona Distance Classic is aiming to do more than just get people fit. The Arizona Distance Classic has teamed up with a local elementary school to raise funds for the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation.