Last-minute deal struck in Mexican tomato standoff

Trump moves to end limits on detention of migrant children

The new rules would allow the government to hold families in detention much longer than 20 days, which critics say would traumatize migrant children.

Promised inauguration of Sonoran highway called off

Three dates have been set and missed for completion of the highway that runs from Sinaloa to the Arizona border.

Ducey backs court orders to require mental health evaluations

The governor said law enforcement needs tools to keep firearms away from people with mental health problems.

Mark Kelly leads Martha McSally in new poll

It is the first time either candidate's lead has been outside the margin of error in the race for U.S. Senate.
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Understanding the legal decision blocking the Rosemont Mine

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Using basketball to raise the academic game of Pima County's 'forgotten' students

Students in Pima County's juvenile detention system have to earn the right to play through grades and behavior.

‘Build the wall’ across the San Pedro River? Many say ‘no’

Disparate groups agree that walling off Arizona's last free-flowing river is a bad idea.

Food bank teaches nutrition and effective food shopping

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona trains families to save money and eat nutritiously.
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