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Man Executed for 6 Tucson Murders in 1990s

Robert Glen Jones Jr. given lethal injection at AZ State Prison; director of Homicide Survivors talks of aftermath.

Activists Ask Tucson City Council to Change Enforcement of SB1070

Immigration advocates want city to explore ways to comply with state law while reducing Border Patrol calls.

Undocumented Migrant Rescues Increasing in AZ

As of end of August 2013, Border Patrol had rescued 760 migrants; 20% more than 2012, 50% more than 2011.

Grijalva Urges Congress to Continue Immigration Reform Talks

Gov. shutdown is over, Obama says he wants lawmakers to focus on reform; there is too much to lose if they don't, Grijalva says.

Military Personnel Indicted in Tucson-Based Case

AZ Attorney General Horne announces accusations for 8 state Air National Guard officers, 13 enlisted who allegedly falsified records for more pay.

AZ Week: Effects of Technology, Other Forces in Current Journalism

5 media members explore state of media in society as 'watchdogs,' transparency of information, technology.

Tucson Ward 5 City Council Forum

Democratic incumbent Fimbres, Republican challenger Polak argue ward's economy, businesses, as well as stands on SB 1070 and gun laws.

Horne Violated Campaign Finance Laws in 2010, Investigation Finds

Yavapai County lawyer has enough evidence to prove allegations; orders AZ attorney general to return about $500K to donors.

Shutdown's End Means Fed Recreation Sites Reopen

Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park welcoming visitors once again; other state sites open, too.

AZ Sens Favor Ending Shutdown; House Members Vote Party Lines

'Hope we've learned lesson,' McCain says; in House, all 5 Democrats vote yes, all 4 Republicans vote no.

Federal Shutdown Effects Will Linger in Arizona

DES workers being called back, but jobless stats will be delayed; Grand Canyon open, other parks reopening.

Phoenix Council to Vote on Opening Trade Office in Mexico

City leaders trying to follow example of neighbors in Southwest that have successfully established a business presence across the border.

Brewer Will Continue to Use State Money to Keep Grand Canyon Open

National park will remain open for another 9 days; AZ governor had until Weds to make decision, send funds to fed gov.

Pima County, South Tucson Agree On Jail Debt Settlement

For years, small city had owed the county $2M for cost of housing inmates, who were arrested in its city limits, in county jails.

AZ Week: Nonprofits Recovering from Recession

New strategies, reinvention, retrenchment as donors move more toward supporting human service needs.

Updated: Immigration Activists Protest Operation Streamline

Protesters blocked two buses filled with suspected undocumented immigrants being transported to fed courthouse for immediate deportation; 18 arrested, charged with a felony.

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