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Three Tucson museums open for free Saturday

Sep 17, 2021 They are taking part in Smithsonian Magazine's Free Museum Day.

Rights groups advocate for 'climate-focused' approach to quell deaths at the border

Sep 17, 2021 More than 160 sets of human remains have been recovered from the Arizona desert so far this year

Raytheon requires employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

Sep 17, 2021 Employees are required to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 1

Few Arizonans receiving return-to-work bonuses

Sep 17, 2021 Only about 0.14% of the money has made it to the pockets of Arizonans returning to work.

After recreational legalization, Arizona slowly begins to expunge marijuana offenses

Sep 17, 2021 Sixty-nine petitions for expungement had been filed within Pima County as of Tuesday. Advocates estimate hundreds of thousands of people could qualify statewide.

Drought persists in Southwest despite summer rains

Sep 17, 2021 Forecasters predict hotter than normal temperatures and lower than normal snow and rain through the end of the year.

Judge orders government to stop expelling families under Trump-era border policy

Sep 16, 2021 Biden administration has continued to use Title 42 to send migrants back to Mexico almost immediately after apprehension.

University of Arizona researchers pioneering new method of saving old structures

Sep 16, 2021 Historic buildings could get new life thanks to robotics.

Lawyer: Arizona Senate's 2020 election review out next week

Sep 16, 2021 Comments came during hearing on lawsuit over records from Senate's election review.

Arizona reports 2,855 new COVID-19 cases, 27 new deaths

Sep 16, 2021 Pima County reports 56.7% of local residents are fully vaccinated.

Pinal County officials consider challenging census results

Sep 15, 2021 County's population was smaller than expected, officials say

Arizona sees boost in revenue from tribal casinos

Sep 15, 2021 The tribal gaming compact helped increase the numbers.

Mexico completes vaccination campaign for adults in northern border cities

Sep 15, 2021 In June, Mexico introduced a campaign to vaccinate all adults in in cities along its northern border to help speed the lifting of pandemic travel restrictions

USMCA commission asks Mexico to respond to alleged lack of protection for endangered porpoise

Sep 15, 2021 Officials in Mexico have 60 days to respond to a petition alleging the country is failing to enforce environmental laws meant to protect the vaquita marina porpoise.

Arizona Supreme Court allows release of Senate records from election review

Sep 14, 2021 The watchdog group American Oversight sued in an effort to bring more transparency to the so-called election audit.

'Dreamers' wait as Congressional Democrats push for an immigration reform measure

Sep 14, 2021 Within a sweeping budget reconciliation package, Democrat-drafted measure looks to provide a pathway to legal status for some 8 million.

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