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Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him

In remarks about the the $716B defense bill the president did not mention McCain, with whom he has a long-running feud.

Judge Sides With Pima County On Part 2 of World View Case

Ruling says the county properly entered into no-bid contracts with builders so it could meet World View's needs.

City Council Takes Initial Step in Raising Tobacco-Purchase Age

The council has asked the city manager's office to prepare an ordinance that would raise the age to 21.

Maricopa County to Appeal Ruling in Lawsuit Over Arpaio Patrols

The appeal isn't aimed at recouping the millions of dollars covered by taxpayers, but rather to correct court decisions and reduce county legal costs, a prosecutor said.

Pima County Supervisors Again Delay Vote on Federal Grants for Sheriffs

Party line vote continued grant talk until a September 4th meeting.

Congress Watchdog: Border Wall May Cost More, Take Longer

The Government Accountability Office said CBP doesn't have enough info to know if it is using resources in a cost-effective manner.

Federal Law Enforcement Grants Appear on Supervisors' Agenda Again

Operation Stonegarden grant debate began in February and has been put off numerous times.

Tucson Council to Consider Raising Age to Buy Tobacco

Members to explore options for increasing minimum purchasing age to 21.

Immigration Officials Defend Handling of Family Separations

The officials ran into criticism from Democrats and Republicans appalled by the policy.

Harassment in Arivaca: Issues With Restraining Orders in Rural Areas

Rural residents face more expensive "per mile" fees for delivering court papers.

Arizona Pecan Farmer Calls For Halt to Trade War

Says the Trump administration needs to stop imposing tariffs and instead start negotiating.

Arizona May Take Over Permit Program Protecting Rivers

Conservation groups say the change could weaken protection of rivers, streams and wetlands.

Migrant Family Reunifications Continue As Deadline Nears

Court documents suggest the government will not make the July 26 deadline, according to an attorney.

November Ballot-Question Arguments Come Early

Arizona voters can get information on the seven ballot questions they face in November

Arizona Unemployment Unchanged in June

Gains in construction work offset by growth in overall labor force.

Pima County: Solar Savings $220,000 Since 2015

Most of the privately owned solar arrays operating on county property are lowering the county's electric bill.

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