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Arizona governor to focus on semiconductors in Taiwan visit
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Arizona governor to focus on semiconductors in Taiwan visit

FILE - Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey speaks during a bill signing in Phoenix, Arizona, April 15, 2021,. Ducey is to arrive in Taiwan on Tuesday for a visit focused on semiconductors, the critical chips used in everyday electronics that the island manufactures. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File) By HUIZHONG WU and JOE McDONALDAssociated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday for a visit focused on semiconductors, the critical chips that are used in everyday electronics and have become a battleground in the technology competition between the U.S. and China. His visit is the latest in a recent string by U.S. politicians that have angered China, which claims the self-governing island off its coast as part of its territory and sa...
2nd grader in Arizona brings 2 guns and ammunition to school
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2nd grader in Arizona brings 2 guns and ammunition to school

BOWIE, Ariz. (AP) — A second-grade student at a southeastern Arizona elementary school is facing charges for allegedly bringing two guns and ammunition to school, authorities said Wednesday. Cochise County Sheriff’s officials said they were called Monday to Cochise Elementary School in Bowie on reports that a 7-year-old student had a weapon. Deputies met with school officials and the student and said a handgun and ammunition was found in his backpack and a second gun also was discovered. Authorities contacted the student’s parents and gave the boy a juvenile referral for charges of misconduct with a weapon and a minor in possession of a firearm. A sheriff’s spokeswoman said it was unlikely that the boy’s parents will face charges in the incident, which remains under investigat...
Pima College set to close Community Campus
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Pima College set to close Community Campus

By AMARIS ENCINASPima Post The six Pima Community College campuses in Tucson will soon be down to five. PCC came to the conclusion that it would be best to close Community Campus, 401 N. Bonita Ave. Community Campus currently offers Pima Online, Workforce Development, Adult Education for College and Career, Workforce Development and PCC-TV. Community Campus was established in 1975 to provide educational services in alternative time formats and frames in non-traditional forms to give access to people that live and work in the community, said David Dore, Northwest, Downtown and Community campus president, in a recent email. The sale of Community Campus was discussed on Nov. 14 at a Board of Governors meeting. “As a result of the education and facilities master planning pro...