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AZ's Rate of Uninsured Children Third Highest in US, Report Says

Georgetown University study found 13.2 percent of Arizona's kids don't have health coverage.

Migrant Detention Facility Cellblocks Freezing, Detainees Say

While detention cells aren't designed with comfort in mind, human rights groups, undocumented migrants say conditions inside some BP stations have become unsafe.

NPR: Congress Immigration Mandate Keeps Detention Beds Full

Little known about, enforced policy calls for filling 34,000 beds with immigrant detainees in about 250 facilities across country per day.

AZ Week: Problems, Debate Over Affordable Care Act

Four voices discuss political, economic, societal effects in the country, amid one controversy after the other.

New Study Shows Trade Relationships in North America

In honor of the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, Brookings' Institution released examination of international trade between region's 100 major metro areas.

33,000 Arizonans Applied So Far for Fed Health Exchange

US Dep. of Health says between Oct. 1, Nov. 2 about 17,000 people applied for plan, also sought coverage for families, totaling to 33,000 residents.

AZ Considers Another Large Scale Solar Power Plant

Proposed project, Maricopa County Park, would produce 300 megawatts of solar electricity, enough to power about 150,000 homes.

AZ Week: Phoenix WWII Memorial Honors Vets

Main focus are the men, women from Arizona who died in World War II, Secretary of State Ken Bennet says.

Obamacare Issues Affect AZ Medicaid Enrollment

Arizona expanded its Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS, under the Affordable Care Act.

Pima Animal Care Center Seeking Expansion

Temporary buildings would house animals for 12-24 months

Learning Physics by Launching Pumpkins

For the past 3 years, the Tucson Pumpkin Toss has taught local middle school, high school students about science.

AZ Behind in Distributing Fed Housing Aid, US Auditors Say

State has been slow in dispersing funds to help struggling homeowners; AZ's rate was the second lowest among 18 states.

ACLU Suing to Add Cannabis Extracts to MMJ Law

Group files suit in name of 5-year-old with rare form of epilepsy; he's one of the few children in state to have a medical marijuana card.

Obamacare Site Defects Push People to Other Enrollment Options

Local patient navigator turns to helping uninsured residents fill out paper applications to weigh on their eligibility for insurance plans.

AZ Week: Immigration Reform Back In Play

Three angles of immigration debate weigh on Obama's urging to Congress to revive comprehensive talks.

Undocumented Migrant Rescues Increasing in AZ

As of end of August 2013, Border Patrol had rescued 760 migrants; 20% more than 2012, 50% more than 2011.

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