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Arizona Governor Signs Repeal of HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Apr 12, 2019 The state schools superintendent said the law created myth and fear around the mention of LGBTQ relationships in the classroom.

Planned Parenthood Sues Over Arizona Abortion Laws

Apr 12, 2019 The suit asks the court to bar enforcement of laws the group alleges violate due-process protections.

Arizona to Erase Some Possible Grounds for Death Sentences

Apr 12, 2019 The law gets rid of three of 14 so-called aggravating circumstances that may lead to a death sentence.

Vice President Pence, Gov Ducey Challenge Congress on Border

Apr 12, 2019 Pence said the administration isn't considering more family separations, but called for changes to the Flores Agreement.

Demonstrators Attend Meeting Over UA Handling of Border Patrol Protesters

Apr 11, 2019 The meeting marks the latest in the controversy over a March protest of Border Patrol by three students, who were issued citations by UA Police.

Previewing the 2020 Election

Apr 11, 2019 A look at how Arizona's political parties are already strategizing and planning for the next election.

Arizona Senate Votes to Form Task Force on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Apr 11, 2019 The Arizona House and Senate passed HB 2570, a bill that would align data collection between city, state and tribal law enforcement.

Effort Aims to Help Local Governments Understand and Apply Climate Data

Apr 11, 2019 The Science for Climate Action Network wants help cities and states adapt and respond to climate change.

Arizona Tribes Challenge Permit for Open-Pit Copper Mine

Apr 11, 2019 A complaint, jointly filed in U.S. District Court by the Tohono O'odham Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Hopi Tribe, is challenging the permit issued to Rosemont Copper Company.

Health Researcher: Asylum-Seeking Migrants Pose No Threat to Public Health

Apr 11, 2019 UA College of Public Health researcher says more migrants from Guatemala are immunized than people from Arizona.

In Colorado River’s Final Hundred Miles, Small Signs of Life Return

Apr 11, 2019 In recent years, the U.S. and Mexico have begun committing resources to restore portions of the final hundred miles of the dried-out delta.

Vice President Pence to Visit Nogales Thursday

Apr 10, 2019 The visit comes at a time when Homeland Security has no clear leaders at the highest positions.

Fire Danger Warnings Cover Much of Southern Half of Arizona

Apr 10, 2019 Tucson and Phoenix are included in the "red flag" warning areas.

Nearly $1B in Contracts Awarded for Border Fence Sections

Apr 10, 2019 The removal and replacement projects will replace vehicle fencing with pedestrian fencing.

Astronomers Reveal First Image of a Black Hole

Apr 10, 2019 The picture, assembled from data gathered by eight radio telescopes around the world, shows the hot, shadowy lip of a supermassive black hole

As the Colorado River Basin Dries, Can an Accidental Oasis Survive?

Apr 10, 2019 As the fate of the Colorado River's delta is in the hands of many groups, inadvertent wetland Ciénega de Santa Clara has an uncertain future.

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