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AZ Sens Favor Ending Shutdown; House Members Vote Party Lines

Oct 17, 2013 'Hope we've learned lesson,' McCain says; in House, all 5 Democrats vote yes, all 4 Republicans vote no.

Federal Shutdown Effects Will Linger in Arizona

Oct 17, 2013 DES workers being called back, but jobless stats will be delayed; Grand Canyon open, other parks reopening.

Phoenix Council to Vote on Opening Trade Office in Mexico

Oct 16, 2013 City leaders trying to follow example of neighbors in Southwest that have successfully established a business presence across the border.

Brewer Will Continue to Use State Money to Keep Grand Canyon Open

Oct 16, 2013 National park will remain open for another 9 days; AZ governor had until Weds to make decision, send funds to fed gov.

Secret to Happiness Not So Simple, Scientists Say

Oct 15, 2013 University of Arizona researchers tap temperature, technology to uncover the roots of feeling happy.

Pima County, South Tucson Agree On Jail Debt Settlement

Oct 15, 2013 For years, small city had owed the county $2M for cost of housing inmates, who were arrested in its city limits, in county jails.

Jaguar Project in Sonora Working Hard to Protect These Felines

Oct 14, 2013 They're kept in rugged, isolated territory, where they're being protected from hunting or other human activity.

Protest Planned at ICE Office in Phoenix

Oct 14, 2013 Some of those who shut down deportation proceedings in Tucson last week plan to prevent federal work today, too.

UA's Women Wheelchair Basketball Players Heading to 2016 Paralympics

Oct 14, 2013 Three team members have committed to travel to Rio de Janeiro for the games "Gold medal...that's what we want."

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, October 11, 2013

Oct 11, 2013 Interview with Fred Duval, Democrat seeking election to AZ gubernatorial 2014 race; fallout from government shutdown; latest on City Council elections; immigration reform.

AZ Week: Nonprofits Recovering from Recession

Oct 11, 2013 New strategies, reinvention, retrenchment as donors move more toward supporting human service needs.

Updated: Immigration Activists Protest Operation Streamline

Oct 11, 2013 Protesters blocked two buses filled with suspected undocumented immigrants being transported to fed courthouse for immediate deportation; 18 arrested, charged with a felony.

Tucson Meet Yourself Turns 40

Oct 10, 2013 First TMY took place at El Presidio Park in 1974; since then, it's grown into a showcase for the cultural pluralism of the region.

North AZ Towns Losing Millions Over Closure of Grand Canyon

Oct 10, 2013 Government shutdown costing the region about $12M, estimates say; town of Tusayan has felt much impact since most income comes from canyon's tourism.

Enforcement of SB 1070 Continues to Spark Protest

Oct 10, 2013 Traffic stop and required immigration call leads to blockade of police, pepper spraying, arrests in Tucson.

UAPD Explains Varied Response to Reported Gunmen

Oct 9, 2013 First report was done in March, second one was last week; in both occasions no suspects or guns were found.

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