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Charity Hopes to Prevent Honduran Youth from Heading North

So far in 2014 more than 13K unaccompanied children from Central American country have been apprehended crossing into US illegally.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Lookouts at Forefront of Fire Spotting

Mac Tippins will spend 4-5 months on duty in Mt. Lemmon's Lemmon Rock Lookout.

AZ Week: 'What's Wrong at Point of Origin?' for Migrant Children

Nogales Mayor Garino suggests US communicate with unaccompanied kids' native countries for solutions.

Project Aims to Detain Rainwater to San Pedro River Aquifers

Goal is to have water make its way into river, keeping it flowing even in dry seasons.

Tucson Launching Compost Pilot Project

City teaming up with UA group, Tohono O'odham Nation to collect food waste, turn it into fertilizer.

AZ Week: 'Migrant Youths Have Options to Stay, Hard to Obtain'

Immigration law expert says undocumented minors often go unrepresented in proceedings, don't know rights.

Brewer: Influx of Immigrants 'Crisis Created by Obama'

Governor sent a letter to House Speaker Boehner asking him to address issue.

ACLU of AZ: Children Experience Civil Rights Abuses in Detention

Claim against Department of Homeland Security cites mistreatment, neglect.

New Line-Up of Candidates in AZ's CD3

West Tucson to Yuma candidate slate has changed, one added, one withdrew.

US, State Teen Pregnancy Rates Trend Down, Remain High

Story of a teen mom working hard to graduate high school despite getting pregnant at the age of 15.

AZ Federal Court Nearing Full Strength With New Appointees

Earlier this year, court operating on as few as 7 judges; very low number for district that sees most criminal cases in the country.

Federal Rural Development Grants Help AZ Businesses

US Dept. of Ag focusing on economic needs in the state; head of Rural Business Cooperative Services visited S. Arizona last week.

DM Crews Rescue Fishermen Hundreds of Miles Away

Members of the Davis-Monthan AFB rescue squadrons called in to help group of Chinese fishermen whose boat exploded about 1,000 miles off of Cabo San Lucas.

AZ Week: 'Campaigns Could Be Playground for Billionaires'

SCOTUS recently ruled there should be no limits in campaign financial contributions; ASU political science professor says this could change political landscape in an unbalanced way.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, April 25, 2014

One-on-one with U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick about her congressional race; an analysis of what elections for CD 1 could look like.

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