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As more move to Arizona, what “smart growth” looks like

A discussion with Arizona Republic digital opinions editor Joanna Allhands.

Borderlands groups submit list of wall sections prioritized for removal

One of the most comprehensive outlines so far lists roughly 70 miles of wall segments across the Borderlands.

Customs and Border Protection says wall workers winding down construction

After environmental groups released footage showing construction trucks at work, agency says contractors are only securing site.

Navajo plant closure to cost Arizona county $40M in taxes

The plant's owners decided to close it as natural gas became a cheaper source of energy.

Rights advocates applaud Biden's planned review of public charge rule

The 2019 change made it harder for immigrants to obtain visas and green cards if they used, or might use, government assistance

Border wall scars: 'It feels like if someone got a knife and dragged it across my heart.'

Tribal leaders and Borderlands communities reflect on their fruitless struggle to stop the wall.

Monitors head to the border after order to halt the wall

On his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order halting all border wall construction

Tucson road projects further strain some small businesses

Tony Paniagua reports on two major projects underway in the downtown area.

After Congress approves new border wall funding, environmentalists consider next steps

The administration said it had completed 450 miles of border wall by the end of 2020.

Senate proposes budget with almost $2B in border wall funding

The Senate and House have until next month to agree on a short- or long-term budget.

O'odham-led demonstration blocks highway north of Arizona-Sonora border crossing

Demonstrations against border wall construction on ancestral Indigenous land continue despite Quitobaquito closure.

Civil engineers recommend raising taxes for Arizona road repairs

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave the state's roads a D+.

Heat, COVID-19 and isolation put mobile home parks at risk

Ten percent of metro Tucsonans live in manufactured housing. But residents there face risks made worse by COVID-19 and record heat.

Indigenous activists protest wall contractor in Coolidge

Demonstrators gathered at Stinger Bridge & Iron to decry border wall construction across ancestral Indigenous border land.

UA to lead Center for Quantum Networks

Harvard, Yale and MIT are also part of the five-year, NSF-funded research into quantum computing.

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