Visitors at the Islamic Center of Tucson have been subject to harassment recently from high-rise residential towers near the center. Eggs, pumpkins and bottles have been thrown at the center, including at children playing basketball outside.
Through the Change the Course program and other ideas, water policy expert Sandra Postel is working to help restore water to depleted rivers and wetlands—including the Colorado river, which provides water to Arizona and six other states.
The 2nd Congressional District race is even closer now that nearly all ballots have been counted in Pima County. Republican Martha McSally held a lead Tuesday evening of just 133 votes over Democratic incumbent Ron Barber. A recount is possible at this point.
Since 1987, or at least over the past decade, some Arizona legislative watchers will at some point mention how much the state misses the leadership and big picture bipartisanship practiced by Burton Barr.