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Mexico Plans to Create Guard to Operate on Border

Nov 27, 2018 The incoming president says it will supervise peace, while critics say it will heighten militarization of the country.

Arizona Town Condemns Coyote-Killing Contest

Nov 27, 2018 Dewey-Humboldt joins other governments by condemning the practice.

'Junk DNA' May Be Responsible for Certain Diseases, Scientists Say

Nov 26, 2018 It was previously thought that it did nothing at all

Kelli Ward Hopes to Fill Top GOP Post in Arizona

Nov 26, 2018 The 2-time U.S. Senate candidate says she likely won't seek the late Sen. John McCain's seat.

Navajos Seek Court Order to Fix Signatures on Early Ballots

Nov 26, 2018 A lawsuit makes an argument to count ballots that Navajos properly filled out but didn't sign.

Pima County: Mining Company Broke Law With Blowing Dust

Nov 26, 2018 County officials say this is the most serious case of blowing dust in the area of any of five such Freeport violations since 2013.

Mission Garden Builds Kitchen to Share Tucson's Food History

Nov 26, 2018 The agricultural heritage museum's new kitchen passed its first inspection.

Pothole, Graffiti Repair to Be Part of 'Brush and Bulky' Pickup

Nov 26, 2018 City expands twice-yearly service to neighborhoods.

Asylum-Seeking Women Targeted by Smugglers

Nov 26, 2018 Single women with children are often forced to take in an unkown male to get into the U.S.

NASA Announces Mars 2020 Rover Landing Site

Nov 24, 2018 The 28-mile-wide Jezero crater, site of an ancient stream-fed lake, lies near Mars's equator.

Local Animal Shelter Celebrates Black Fur Day

Nov 23, 2018 Shelter workers hope sale spurs adoptions

Study: Holiday Big Box Shopping Still Important to Consumers

Nov 23, 2018 Brick and mortar stores still hold value for the role they play in people's lives, researcher says.

Early Season Snow Delights Skiers, but the Drought is Far From Over

Nov 23, 2018 Experts say the bigger picture is more complicated, and is compounded by the effects of climate change.

Raising the Age to Buy Tobacco

Nov 22, 2018 Tucson is considering raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes in an effort to curb smoking among teens.

Study Confirms Concerns About Addictive Qualities of Smoking Substitutes

Nov 22, 2018 UA researcher finds e-cigarette cartridges can lead to dangerous levels of nicotine intake.

Border Patrol Agent Acquitted in Mexican Teen's 2012 Death

Nov 21, 2018 Second trial resolves manslaughter charges against Lonnie Swartz.

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