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Grijalva Won't Tour Nogales Shelter Without Clergy

Jun 17, 2014 Congressman arranged visit with five Tucson religious leaders; Border Patrol said only he, staff could enter.

Tucson Launching Compost Pilot Project

Jun 17, 2014 City teaming up with UA group, Tohono O'odham Nation to collect food waste, turn it into fertilizer.

Metro Week: Pima County Property Taxes Likely Going Up

Jun 13, 2014 Supervisors to decide between budget cuts, raising tax.

AZ Week: 'Migrant Youths Have Options to Stay, Hard to Obtain'

Jun 13, 2014 Immigration law expert says undocumented minors often go unrepresented in proceedings, don't know rights.

Brewer: Influx of Immigrants 'Crisis Created by Obama'

Jun 12, 2014 Governor sent a letter to House Speaker Boehner asking him to address issue.

Tucson Aerospace Company Looks to Increase Business in Mexico

Jun 12, 2014 For past 3 months, Airtronics has been operating a plant in Nogales, Sonora; partners with locals.

ACLU of AZ: Children Experience Civil Rights Abuses in Detention

Jun 11, 2014 Claim against Department of Homeland Security cites mistreatment, neglect.

Ports of Entry Working to Make City Intl Trade Powerhouse

Jun 11, 2014 Proximity to Mexico puts Old Pueblo in middle of opportunities for economic development; many hope to keep growing.

New Line-Up of Candidates in AZ's CD3

Jun 10, 2014 West Tucson to Yuma candidate slate has changed, one added, one withdrew.

Man Claiming Sanctuary Gets One-Year Deportation Reprieve

Jun 9, 2014 In South Side Tucson church for last month, he is told government won't seek to oust him for now.

AZ Health Officials Have Last Word on Medical Pot for PTSD

Jun 9, 2014 State Dept. of Health Services director has until July 9 to accept, modify or reject ruling; initial denial was appealed last year.

When Wildfires Break Out, Smoke Jumpers First on Call

Jun 9, 2014 Jeff Davis, 77, spent nine fire seasons north of the Gila Natl. Forest chasing smoke; they put out fire, not with water but using tools such as shovels.

Central American Immigrant Minors Jam Nogales Shelter

Jun 7, 2014 FEMA workers on site as busloads arrive Saturday; more reported to be en route from Tucson airport.

Metro Week: Tucson Budget Stability Long-Term Problem, No Easy Answers

Jun 6, 2014 Council wrestles with yearly deficits, short-term fixes; they this week approved a $1.26B budget after making more than $30M in cuts.

AZ Week: State Wine Industry Blooming

Jun 6, 2014 Arizona's geography, climate make for a unique taste in the wine, putting the state's wineries on the map.

US, State Teen Pregnancy Rates Trend Down, Remain High

Jun 6, 2014 Story of a teen mom working hard to graduate high school despite getting pregnant at the age of 15.

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