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Some border drug screening devices can't detect low purity fentanyl

The gadgets, which cost $26 million, can't pick up the drug if the purity is less than 10%, a report says.

"Everyone has a coming-of-gender story." - Jacob Tobia

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Modernism Week honors the legacy of architect Judith Chafee; and three films that expose realities of the immigrant experience.

Douglas is turning to tourism for an economic boost

The city is conducting tours twice a month in the community.

Border apprehensions drop as immigration crackdown continues

Numbers traditionally decline in hot months and rebound when weather cools, though officials say enforcement strategies have led to results.

Border Patrol agent dies during search in remote area

The FBI is leading the investigation into the agent's death south of Patagonia.

Animal-masked artists protest construction of border wall

A group of Tucson artists staged an art performance near Lukeville last Sunday.

Work beginning on new border wall in Cochise County

Police chiefs in Douglas and Agua Prieta share how current infrastructure impacts public safety in their cities.

Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost discusses the agency's challenges

Provost also talks about her early career, which started in Douglas.

Mexican National Guard steps up presence at country’s northern border

The Arizona Republic's Rafael Carranza explains the impact of the deployment.

Pence pushes new NAFTA in Green Valley

In a visit Thursday, the Vice President urged locals to push for passage of the USMCA agreement.

Border wall construction in Arizona moves ahead

Preparations for more construction are underway near Douglas and on the San Pedro River.

Gov Ducey urges Congress to pass USMCA

The Arizona governor also discussed border security, Tucson's sanctuary city initiative and education funding.

Pima County sheriff opens call for citizens to join advisory council

Sheriff Mark Napier says the council can review any aspect of the department's activities.

McSally defends Huachuca money going to border wall

The U.S. senator from Arizona says $30 million will be replaced in a future budget.

Grijalva and others push for transparency on border military deployment

34 members of Congress are urging the Department of Defense to investigate President Trump’s use of military troops on the border.

Park Service: New border wall will threaten critical archaeological sites

A report by the agency details impacted sites in Arizona's Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

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