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For Border Apprehensions, 'Who' Overshadows 'How Many'

DHS says poverty, violence are factors in rising apprehensions of Central Americans.

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UA Health Management Program Receives $2.5M Gift

The endowment keeps a health care management program running.

RTA Gets Money for Riders Who May Be Just Out of Range

The grant will go toward a program to help residents with the "first mile/last mile" issue.

Documenting the "Celluloid Pueblo"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Secret Origin of "Bear Down!"; and Feeding Our Future asks if the answer to food shortages in Southern Arizona may be right in front of us...

There are 400 wild, edible native foods in the Sonoran Desert. This food mandala is made from mesquite, ironwood, cholla cactus buds and cactus seeds.

Feeding Our Future: Harvesting the Desert

The answer to future food shortages may be right outside our doors.

The logo for the Arizona Board of Regents.

Committee Discusses Qualities Sought in Next UA President

The search committee will vet candidates; Arizona Board of Regents has final say.

'Bear Down' and Outlaw Baseball

The young man who coined UA motto spent summer before he died playing outlaw baseball in Douglas.

Jason Katterhenry tells us about the UA mobile phone app for tracking dust storms.

Sensors, Signs: System to Warn I-10 Drivers of Dust Storms

Electronic monitoring will take place along a 10-mile stretch between Eloy and Casa Grande.

Company CEO Jim Cantrell said a Vector rocket is small enough to fit on the back of a commercial truck.

Rocket Manufacturer to Boost Tucson Economy with 200 Jobs

Vector Space Systems will add $225 million to the local GDP over the next five years.

McCain Won't Vote for Trump; Whom Will He Support?

But it won't count, because the candidate isn't registered as an Arizona write-in.

Wide Open 1st Congressional District Race Focuses on Border

Paul Babeu and Tom O’Halleran are hoping to replace Ann Kirkpatrick.

AZPM provides in-depth local and national coverage of the 2016 elections.

1.5 Million Early Ballots Are in the Mail to Arizona Voters

353,000 in Pima County, with more to come; ballot request deadline Oct. 28.

Democratic Sheriff Chris Nanos, left, Republican challenger Mark Napier, right.

Indictment of Chief Deputy Upends Pima Sheriff's Race

No comment from incumbent Nanos; challenger Napier says 'healing' needed.

Marijuana's mystique has helped bring it into the mainstream--and put it squarely at the center of an enduring controversy.

Opposition to Legal Marijuana Holds Narrow Lead, Poll Says

Same survey says voters support Prop. 206, which would raise the minimum wage.

McCain Breaks with Trump; Kirkpatrick Says 'Too Late'

McSally calls comments 'disgusting,' continues silence on whether she will vote for Trump.

Meet Gary Johnson, Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate

Plus, a look at the race for Arizona's 1st Congressional District.

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