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All along the U.S.-Mexico border, tens of thousands of Mexicans are returning home for Christmas as they do every year. At the crossing that links Presidio, Texas, with Ojinaga, Mexico, in far West Texas, security checks by U.S. agents are taking place before the drivers cross into Mexico.
December 24, 2013
Nearly half of the child abuse and neglect cases previously ignored in Arizona have now been assigned to investigators. Child Protective Services is now looking into just shy of 2,900 cases.
December 24, 2013
Lesbian and gay employees of the state of Arizona are now part of a class-action lawsuit over whether their domestic partners are eligible for health benefits.
December 24, 2013
Prescott Valley police have arrested 18 people after busting an underage party taking place inside a residence without the homeowner’s permission.
December 24, 2013
Some people who are not in the country legally, are going to be granted Arizona driver’s licenses, even as the state continues to deny the privilege to ‘Dreamers.’
December 24, 2013
Air quality authorities are making it official. Christmas Eve is a no burn day in Maricopa County.
December 24, 2013
Children growing up in low-income homes often develop at a slower rate, according to a new study.
December 24, 2013
Arizona will receive federal money to improve electricity infrastructure in rural areas.
December 23, 2013
State officials said a check of stores across Arizona showed people are generally getting what they pay for, when they buy holiday items this year.
December 23, 2013
Two federal land managers from Arizona are being honored for their work in promoting conservation, while balancing multiple uses on Bureau of Land Management land.
December 23, 2013
An incident that began with the robbery of an adult boutique in Red Rock ended in the fatal shooting of a suspect by a Pinal County sheriff’s deputy.
December 23, 2013
The oil and gas industry's most influential lobby group has begun a campaign to pressure Congress to repeal a ban on U.S. crude oil exports. The ban was imposed in 1975 to protect the national security interests of the United States following a devastating oil embargo imposed by OPEC.
December 23, 2013
Tempe-based US Airways has officially started its merger with American Airlines, and the two companies will have to combine more than computer systems and work forces.
December 23, 2013
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office held community meetings on Saturday to explain court-ordered changes underway at the agency to prevent racial profiling.
December 23, 2013
Just before its holiday break, Congress extended the special visa program for Iraqi and Afghan interpreters who have worked with U.S. forces. Advocates who fought to prolong and improve the program are celebrating.
December 23, 2013
Director Mark Sorenson says there’s a lot more than a hot meal involved.
December 23, 2013
The Arizona Game and Fish Department says it remains optimistic about the relocation of Bighorn Sheep to the Catalina Mountains, north of Tucson, despite the death of another sheep at the hands of a Mountain Lion.
December 23, 2013
Some 17,000 Arizonans who have been unable to find work are facing a new financial burden at the end of the week.
December 23, 2013
The Valley’s housing market seems to have slowed a bit, not Great Recession slow, but slower than it was earlier in the year.
December 20, 2013
A northern Arizona man has been honored for helping rescue an elderly woman from her burning home. Robert Davies will receive a medal from the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
December 20, 2013

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