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Homeland Security Chief to Visit Arizona-Mexico Border Thursday

Kirstjen Nielsen and Reps. Martha McSally and David Schweikert will visit a Nogales port of entry.

Congressional Panel Offers Mixed News on Arizona's Opioid Crisis

Prescribing of opioids is down, but smuggling from Mexico is up.

Arizona Releases New Opioid Guidelines

The state has updated its guidelines for doctors for the first time since 2014.

Arizona Supreme Court: Medical Marijuana on Campus Not a Crime

The state's high court ruled that the Legislature can't change the voter-approved law.

Cochise County to Join Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers

County claims it spends hundred of thousands of dollars each year combatting problems stemming from opioid addiction.

Supervisors Table Drug Trafficking Grant

Board Democrats decide not to vote to accept grant until they feel conditions for Operation Stonegarden are met.

State Prepares to Launch Opioid Hotline for Health Care Providers

Hotline will offer doctors assistance with treating patients who are using opioids.

Border Arrests Down 24 Percent According To Yearly Report

Customs and Border Protection see increase in child arrests at the border in past year.

Tucson City Council Considers Joining Opioid Lawsuits

City attorney given authorization to explore options and gather data for potential counsel.

Arizona Releases Plan to Fight Opioid Epidemic

A Department of Health Services report outlines 12 actions to fight the opioid crisis.

Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall

Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.

Under Stress, US-Mexico Intelligence Ties Could Fray

Some say security cooperation could be crucial in Mexico's response to economic threats from the U.S.

Tucson Police Adopting New Tool to Fight Opioid Overdose

Around 400 officers will carry Narcan in their first-aid kits.

Pima County Group Aims to Break Cycle of Incarceration

MacArthur Foundation-funded program wants to reduce missed court dates, jailtime for some nonviolent crimes.

Ruling: Smell of Marijuana Justifies Police Search

Arizona Supreme Court Sides With State on Probable Cause Question.

Recreational Marijuana Legalization Efforts Make a Comeback in Arizona

Same group that pushed issue in Colorado now has its eyes here; local drug use prevention groups worried.

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