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Banner UMC launches research into gun violence

 Gun violence has long been an issue all across the world and especially in the United States. According to the Gun Violence Archive, there were more than 14,000-gun related deaths in the United States in 2018 alone. Tucson is no exception.  Read more

Primary candidates discuss student housing, gentrification

 On Saturday, June 22nd, Ward 1 City Council candidates– Lane Santa Cruz, Sami Hamed, Rob Ellias, and Miguel Ortega– and the three competing democratic Tucson mayoral candidates– Randi Dorman, Regina Romero, and Steve Farley– came together at El Rio community center to discuss gentrification in Tucson.   Read more

New tool could help predict dust storms

Dust storms are common during the summers in southern Arizona. They are a dangerous natural occurrence that, according to the World Meteorological Organization, happen “when strong winds lift large amounts of sand and dust from bare, dry soils into the atmosphere.”  Read more