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Arizona committee to begin studying violent crime against Indigenous women and girls

Aug 16, 2019 A main goal is to improve data collection on missing and murdered cases involving Indigenous women and girls.

Cochise County SEACOM, active shooter training, TPD chief on sanctuary cities

Aug 16, 2019 Plus, Arizona forms a committee to study violent crime against Indigenous women and girls.

Tucson educators bringing experience in STEM industry to classrooms

Aug 16, 2019 The UA-generated fellowship placed teachers in Arizona technology and medical companies for the summer.

Landslide database to shape Arizona I-17 expansion project

Aug 16, 2019 Officials say the database will help officials evaluate the risk in expanding the highway, which navigates through a mountainous region up to Flagstaff.

Court limits order that had stopped Trump asylum limits

Aug 16, 2019 Most crossing the southern border are Central Americans fleeing violence and poverty, who would largely be ineligible for asylum.

'Fearless' student podcasters explore big issues

Aug 16, 2019 A profile of some of the students and the teacher behind Tucson's City High Radio.

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

Aug 16, 2019 Disparate groups agree that walling off Arizona's last free-flowing river is a bad idea.

Climate change still threatens Colorado River after wet winter

Aug 15, 2019 Despite recent wet conditions, states still face a future with increasingly less water for farms and cities.

Twenty-story county building is losing its bricks

Aug 14, 2019 Contractors will inspect and repair the 50-year-old tower.

New border fencing on hold for 45 days

Aug 14, 2019 The Department of Homeland Security is delaying its plans to build more miles of wall barrier along the border.

TUSD moves closer toward approving new sex education curriculum

Aug 14, 2019 The district's sex ed policies have not been updated since 2006.

Rosemont Copper mine ruling expected to have national impact

Aug 13, 2019 If upheld, the ruling would make opening a large mine on public lands very difficult, experts say.

Understanding data more and more important for college students, professor says

Aug 13, 2019 Hoshin Gupta suggests there are some basic ways of seeing the world through data that all college students should understand.

Ducey signs bill to investigate missing, murdered Indigenous women

Aug 13, 2019 Legislation passed in May established a task force to be made up of tribal leaders, victims advocates, tribal police and social workers.

Border Patrol agent who ran down fleeing immigrant offered plea deal

Aug 13, 2019 Matthew Bowen faced charges over ramming a migrant with his vehicle and lying about it to investigators.

OSIRIS-REx team IDs targets among boulders of asteroid's rough terrain

Aug 13, 2019 Asteroid Bennu's tricky surface has pushed the mission to take a new approach to sample collection.

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