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Bill Sorting Out Definitions of E-Scooters Takes Step Forward

The bill provides statewide definitions of electric standup scooters and electric miniature scooters.

Consultant To Gauge Inner Workings Of Southwest Key Programs

The outside health care consultation is part of a legal settlement with the nonprofit, which houses unaccompanied migrant children.

Southwest Key Takes Step to Have Freeze on Arizona Admissions Lifted

The migrant children's shelter operator has a months-long statewide freeze on placements of unaccompanied, undocumented children.

Tucson Youth Put National Parks in Focus

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Center for Compassion Studies; NASA pioneer Dee O'Hara interview; Adiba Nelson talks "From Period to Postpartum"; holiday traditions old and new.

Art Installation Raises Awareness About Pima County Youth

Backpacks represent 21,000 young people disconnected from work and school.

Study: Children With Down Syndrome Affected Differently by Naps

Researchers found that naps may hinder the ability for children with Down syndrome to consolidate memory.

Arizona Looks to Put Out E-Cigarette Use Among Young People

The state's health services department is planning an aggressive anti-vape campaign.

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

Feds Close Southwest Key Migrant Children Shelter In Youngtown, Arizona

It’s at least the second Southwest Key shelter in Arizona to be shuttered.

Families Living with Autism Getting Support in Tucson

UA Pima County Cooperative Extension offering free, nine-session program.

Arizona Aims to Take Licenses From Southwest Key Programs

The operator of shelters for migrant children missed a deadline that was part of a deal made to increase state oversight.

FDA Cracking Down On E-Cigarettes

The agency's commissioner says the rate of teen vaping has reached an "epidemic proportion."

Jury Convicts Former Immigrant Shelter Worker of Sex Crimes

Levian Pacheco was an employee at the Mesa Southwest Key facility, which shelters undocumented youth for the U.S. government.

Shelter Employee Standing Trial Tuesday for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Migrant Boys

Levian Pacheco is at least the third Southwest Key employee to be accused of sec crimes in Arizona since 2015.

State Seeking Fines Against Operator of Shelters for Migrant Kids

Inspections of Southwest Key facilities revealed issues with employee background checks.

Report: Nearly 1/2 of Underage Migrants in Mexico Last Year Were Unaccompanied

The association behind the report says most were fleeing violence or seeking to reunite with family.

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