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Return of SunTran fare is still up in the air

City officials maintain that Tucson's education system should pitch in for public transportation.

Sinema not running for re-election

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema announced Tuesday she will not run for re-election and will step down at the end of her term.

Hobbs vetoes immigration bill

The bill is similar to a Texas law put on hold by the U.S. Supreme Court.

More than $2 billion paid to bond people out of immigration detention; highest amount in Eloy

People seeking the release of migrants detained for crossing the border have paid more than 2 billion dollars in bonds since 2017. A recent report shows that collectively the highest amount paid was in Eloy, Arizona.

UA President takes 10% pay cut amid university fiscal woes

The Arizona Board of Regents will approve his pay cut at an upcoming board meeting.

First Lady Jill Biden stops in Arizona to launch Women for Biden-Harris

Dr. Jill Biden unveils re-election campaign for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, advocates for reproductive healthcare rights.

How Apache Stronghold's fight to protect Oak Flat in central Arizona has played out over the years

Resolution Copper, a subsidiary of international mining giants Rio Tinto and BHP, wants to develop the large deposit of copper ore deep under Oak Flat into a massive mine.

A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches

Wendsler Nosie, who has led Apache Stronghold’s fight, vowed to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Arizona's new voting laws that require proof of citizenship are not discriminatory, a US judge rules

U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton concluded Arizona legislators did not discriminate when they adopted the laws and the state does have an interest in preventing voter fraud and limiting voting to those individuals eligible to vote.

Arizona Board of Regents Chair steps down

ABOR Chair-elect Cecilia Mata will "assume the responsibilities".

Three former Department of Education employees charged with defrauding Arizona voucher program

Prosecutors said Thursday that the three employees approved applications for 17 students -– five of which were fictitious -- that admitted them into the voucher program using forged birth certificates and special education evaluations.

The Buzz: What can states do at the US-Mexico border?

Federal law rules the land when it comes to border enforcement, but local governments can help.

Diocese of Tucson seeks donations to continue migrant services in wake of funding cliff

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson and Casa Alitas are asking community members to consider donating to help asylum seekers in Tucson as federal dollars run out and street releases are set to begin on April 1.

Man already serving life sentence convicted in murder of Tucson girl who vanished from parents' home

Jurors found Christopher Clements guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping, and burglary in the death of Isabel Celis who was 6 when she vanished from her parents' home in 2012.

Canadian company conducting exploratory drilling on state-leased land in the Willcox Playa

Some locals have raised concerns about water and other environmental impacts.

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