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 Texas Set To Execute Cop-Killing Mexican Citizen
With just days to go before Texas plans to execute Edgar Tamayo, a citizen of Mexico, various Latino civil rights organizations are calling for a review of the case.
Jan. 16, 2014
Former Corrections Officer Convicted Of Money Laundering
A former Department of Corrections officer has been convicted of money laundering in southeastern Arizona.
Jan. 16, 2014
Drought Disaster Declared For Parts Of Arizona
Ranchers and farmers in several Nevada counties will be eligible for federal assistance because of the ongoing drought, and that also applies to some people in Arizona.
Jan. 16, 2014
ACLU Lodges Complaints Over Checkpoints in Southern Arizona
The ACLU filed a complaint Wednesday with the Homeland Security Department over alleged agent actions at checkpoints in Southern Arizona.
Jan. 16, 2014
Arizona Falls Behind
Arizona falls behind almost every other state when it comes to adults getting vaccinated against the flu.
Jan. 16, 2014
Study Compiles Data On Why Immigrants Leave The United States
SAN ANTONIO — An in-depth study into why immigrants are leaving the United States and returning to Mexico is being released by a binational nonprofit based in San Antonio.
Jan. 15, 2014
Long-Awaited LDS Temple Opens In Gilbert
The media is getting the first glimpse of the Gilbert Arizona Temple. It is the fourth and newest Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temple in Arizona.
Jan. 15, 2014
Casa Del Jardin Offers Girls A Life After Prostitution
TIJUANA, Mexico — The 19-year-old woman has a baby face covered in heavy makeup. Her voice is hesitant and toneless as she discusses her experiences in the past year.
Jan. 15, 2014
 US Environmental Agency Helps Clean Up Border
The federal government is pitching in to cleanup the United States-Mexico border. The Environmental Protection Agency has just awarded $461,368 in grants to fund several public health projects.
Jan. 15, 2014
Bringing Life Back To The Arizona Film Industry
Thursday at the state Capitol, a new push begins to reestablish Arizona’s state film office.
Jan. 15, 2014
Hundreds Of Ignored Child Abuse Complaints Led To Removals
Three hundred eighty-five children have been removed from Arizona homes that were the subject of ignored complaints about abuse or neglect
Jan. 15, 2014
Arizona Still Has Shortage
During the worst of the economic downturn, Arizona’s health care industry was one of the few areas that was growing and showing signs of strength, but the state, like many areas of the country, has a shortage of medical professionals.
Jan. 15, 2014
What A New CPS May Look Like
Gov. Brewer had what was, in many ways, a typical State of the State address, but one unexpected element was her announcement that she had signed an executive order to, in her words, “abolish Child Protective Services as we know it."
Jan. 15, 2014
Gov. Brewer Plans For Her Final Term
Gov. Jan Brewer needs to make plans for the immediate future and cement her legacy.
Jan. 15, 2014
 Border Patrol Tests Tunnel Robots
The United States Border Patrol is testing a remote-controlled robot that can identify illicit tunnels beneath the Mexican border.
Jan. 15, 2014
New Mexico Man Settles Lawsuit After Drugs Not Found During Rectal Exam
Attorneys for a Southern New Mexico man who sued police for subjecting him to a rectal exam have settled the case.
Jan. 15, 2014
Barrow Opens Treatment Center For Lou Gehrig
Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital is opening a new center to focus on research and treatment of Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Jan. 15, 2014
ASU Cancer Biomarker Research Getting National Attention
The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University is getting national attention for groundbreaking research into the early detection of colon, breast, lung and other forms of cancer.
Jan. 15, 2014
Reaction To Brewer
Reaction to Gov. Jan Brewer’s plan to re-create Child Protective Services as a separate agency has been muted.
Jan. 15, 2014
GOP Lawmakers Want Taxpayer Money To Defend SB1070 Emails
Republican legislative leaders are moving to use taxpayer money to keep the email of current and former lawmakers out of the hands of immigration activists.
Jan. 15, 2014

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