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Supporting Early Childhood Education

Mar 22, 2019 Groups in Pima County push to increase access to high-quality early childhood education.

Tohono O'odham Police Seize 43K Fentanyl Doses

Mar 22, 2019 Tribal police led a task force that resulted in three arrests and the seizure of pills valued at over $700,000.

Desperate Migrant Families Overwhelm US Border Agencies

Mar 21, 2019 The Border Patrol says it made an all time monthly high of about 66,000 apprehensions of people crossing the border in February.

Arizona Unemployment Rate Stays at 5.1 Percent in February

Mar 21, 2019 The state's economy added 30,200 jobs since January.

Trump's Invective at John McCain Dismays Some Republicans

Mar 21, 2019 Several leading Republicans had signaled a new willingness to defy Trump and defend the late senator and veteran.

3 Men Found Shot to Death in San Carlos Outskirts

Mar 21, 2019 With the busy tourist season getting underway, a state attorney says the beach destination is still ready to receive visitors.

SPHEREx Mission Will Look at the Universe With '3-D Glasses'

Mar 21, 2019 UA astronomers are participating in the new NASA mission to study the universe.

Tucson Mulls No-Car Days on Sentinel Peak Road

Mar 20, 2019 A cyclist was killed on the popular road last fall.

Arizona High Court Eyes Legality of Medical Pot Extracts

Mar 20, 2019 A prosecutor representing the state argues extracts and edibles were not intended to be included when voters first voted to legalize medical marijuana.

Crowd Protests as Family is Arrested by Border Patrol

Mar 20, 2019 Protesters say agents separated a 12-year-old girl from her mother and father, who were arrested for not having the proper visa to be in the U.S. legally.

Asylum Seekers Waiting in Mexico Seek to Stay in US

Mar 20, 2019 Several asylum seekers have said they are afraid to return to Mexico while they wait for their next hearing.

Tucson City Council Votes to Take E-Scooters for a Spin

Mar 20, 2019 A dockless electric scooter pilot program was approved to start later this summer.

Arizona Pulls Out of Disputed Voter-Flagging System

Mar 20, 2019 The Kansas-based Crosscheck database is the target of an ACLU lawsuit.

Coalition Wants Shelter For Newly Released Migrant Families

Mar 19, 2019 The current system that places the families at churches is not sustainable, an advocate says.

States Ask Congress to Authorize Drought Contingency Plans

Mar 19, 2019 The measures are meant to prevent Lakes Mead and Powell from dropping to catastrophic levels.

High Snowpack Could Temporarily Stave Off Colorado River Water Shortage

Mar 19, 2019 But federal officials are quick to remind that one wet winter won’t solve the Southwest’s structural water problems.

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