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McCain, in Tucson, Urges Immigration Reform Passage

Aug 14, 2013 Tells town hall attendees that border security still at issue, but getting better; he sponsored Senate bill.

TUSD Board OKs Culturally Relevant Curriculum

Aug 13, 2013 3-2 vote for history, government classes to be taught from minority perspectives, starting this week.

58% in AZ Have Applied for Deferred Deportation

Aug 12, 2013 One year out, fewer than half of 423,000 eligible nationally have stepped up, Migration Policy Institute says.

UA Launches Online Pediatric Integrative Med Curriculum

Aug 12, 2013 Demand for alternative treatments rising; program emphasizes preventative approach for complex issues.

AZ Politicians Protest Federal Decision on Yarnell Aid

Aug 12, 2013 Governor, House speaker take to Phoenix airwaves to express anger at rejection of disaster declaration for fire.

Tucson Retirement Ballot Initiative Goes to Court

Aug 12, 2013 Measure would ask voters to OK city government retirement system changes to reduce costs.

Yarnell Fire Disaster Declaration Turned Down

Aug 9, 2013 Brewer calls news from White House 'misguided decision,' will consider options for appeal.

AZ Week: Disaster? State Ready, Residents Not So Much

Aug 9, 2013 Emergency management officials urge individuals, families, businesses to make plans, get prepared.

Border National Monument is Center of Conflict

Aug 8, 2013 Organ Pipe Cactus Park has sparked issues among Border Patrol, ecologists, visitors.

9 'Dreamers' Freed, Awaiting Asylum Requests

Aug 8, 2013 Mexican-born, US-reared, they tried re-entering last month to emphasize desire for immigration reform.

Law Changes May Ensure Hotshot Families Survivor Benefits

Aug 7, 2013 AZ house speaker drafting a retroactive legislation; mother of one of 19 firefighters having a news conference in Prescott Wed.

Obama's Phoenix Visit Tuesday Draws Protests

Aug 7, 2013 Immigrant rights activists gathered outside high school where president gave a speech; some signs read 'Deporter-in-Chief.'

Obama: 'Housing Market Beginning to Heal'

Aug 6, 2013 In Phoenix, 'Ground Zero' for meltdown, he calls for new mortgage reforms to continue boosting middle class.

Seven 'Dreamers' Granted Tentative Asylum

Aug 6, 2013 After leaving US, they tried to recross at Nogales last month, were taken to Eloy immigrant detention center.

Live Near Border in AZ? 'You're Being Watched'

Aug 6, 2013 Adding to already 'astronomical' security resources won't be deter organized crime, skeptical resident says.

Mexico Plans to Spend Millions on Port Renovations

Aug 5, 2013 US has put $200M into upgrading its side of Mariposa Port of Entry, commercial crossing at Nogales.

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