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Now immigrants in the country illegally with close family ties to military personnel can stay here without fear of deportation and work toward permanent legal status. But this new policy appears in conflict with an increasingly common practice in many branches of the military that explicitly bans applicants who have unauthorized immigrant dependents.
November 20, 2013
Border Patrol seized a record amount of marijuana on Monday. More than 20,000 pounds of pot were discovered at a port of entry near Nogales.
November 19, 2013
Scottsdale has added more than 2,300 acres to its McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The city bought the land for more than $21 million at a state land auction on Tuesday.
November 19, 2013
Apple’s plan for a new plant in the East Valley could land the company a hefty grant.
November 19, 2013
A new report from a national health policy center shows Arizona has among the highest rates of uninsured kids in the country.
November 19, 2013
Four Arizona schools were recognized as this year’s National Blue Ribbon Schools.
November 19, 2013
There is new help available for Arizonans thinking about becoming foster parents.
November 19, 2013
An experiment designed to relaunch destroyed rural border economies an both sides of the Rio Grande appears to be successful.
November 19, 2013
The nationally-syndicated Katie Couric talk show "Katie!" came to Arizona to honor former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband former astronaut Mark Kelley.
November 19, 2013
The Arizona Department of Corrections is saying little as four more death row inmates get closer to being executed.
November 19, 2013
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is asking a judge to throw out a bid by the parents of a 5-year-old Mesa boy, who suffers from seizures, to get a marijuana extract from dispensaries.
November 19, 2013
A man the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says wanted to head up the county’s Criminal Justice Information system has instead been indicted for hacking into the sheriff’s office computers.
November 19, 2013
Temperatures in some detention cells from Texas to Arizona are so low that migrants say it’s a form of punishment to keep them from crossing again.
November 19, 2013
Late last week, a judge in federal court in Phoenix dismissed the lawsuit against six ATF employees and a prosecutor, ruling in part that, because the family already receives death benefits following Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s murder, compensation has already been made.
November 18, 2013
Next week is Thanksgiving, and that also means Salvation Army red kettles outside store fronts. The organization will launch its community fundraising drives after the holiday.
November 18, 2013
Jury selection started Monday in the second retrial of a man charged with several murders at a Buddhist temple more than 20 years ago.
November 18, 2013
Recess- a time in school that many of us looked forward to. It was a time to play with friends, run around and use our outside voices, but for many kids today recess is no longer fun and games.
November 18, 2013
Two binational groups have proposed building a wind farm project that spans Mexico and the United States.
November 18, 2013
A three-day prescribed burn is planned to start Monday on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. The fire is expected to produce residual smoke for several days or weeks.
November 18, 2013
The United States is the largest source of remittances to Latin America. The recession greatly slowed money being sent to home countries by migrants. But the Pew Hispanic Trends Project has found that rates in most Latin American countries have bounced back, except in Mexico.
November 18, 2013

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