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UPDATE: Northern AZ Blaze Grows in Size, Containment at 35%

Firefighter crews are expecting strong winds tomorrow, but say worst is behind them; they've burn a ring all the way around fire to contain.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, May 23, 2014

Interview with Republican gubernatorial candidate Frank Rigg; comments by congressional hopeful Gary Kiehne.

AZ Week: Community Remembers Monument Fire Destruction

In June 2011 a fire started burning within the Coronado Natl. Forest, eventually spreading to about 29K acres in Huachuca Mountains.

3,000 Flagstaff Residents Poised to Evacuate; Threat Reduced

Wildfire in Oak Creek Canyon consumes 7,500 acres, stops short of city so far; containment at 5%, officials say.

Special Legislative Session Next Week to Debate CPS Reform Bill

Legislation establishes the Department of Child Safety, provides funding; Brewer abolished state CPS earlier this new amid more than 6,500 un-investigated cases.

Grand Canyon Damages Leads to Questioning Future of Bison

Iconic animal has made area its home; the herd has grown over years, and is now overgrazing park land, draining already low water holes, trampling archaeological sites.

LGBT Global Persecution Leads to Asylum Seekers in Southern AZ

Marco Antonio Galdino left São Paulo in 1995, lives in Tucson while he awaits appeal of refugee rejection.

South Tucson Police Change SB 1070 Enforcement Policy

Responding to ACLU complaint, department agrees to rewrite immigration policy.

AZ Federal Court Nearing Full Strength With New Appointees

Earlier this year, court operating on as few as 7 judges; very low number for district that sees most criminal cases in the country.

PCC Allowed to Again Enroll New Student Vets

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs suspended enrollment of new vets at Pima in March, citing a number of shortcomings including poor record keeping.

Fed Appeals Court Extends No Proof of Citizenship to Vote

Order allows Arizona and Kansas residents to register using a federal form without such proof; hearing requested by voting rights groups expedited as well.

Bringing the Colorado River Delta Back to Life

Expanse of parched earth seeing early revival following Morelos Dam floodgates reopening; environmentalists ecstatic.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, May 16, 2014

Jim Nintzel sat down with Republican Gary Kiehne, a rancher hoping to face U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in the CD 1 race.

AZ Week: Child Welfare Agency Already Improving, Director Says

"There is a great opportunity here to fix a problem that has been present in our state for decades," Charles Flanagan says.

No Immediate Action for Sanctuary Case, Immigration Officials Say

However deportation order is still in effect two days after Mexican immigrant moves into church.

Federal Rural Development Grants Help AZ Businesses

US Dept. of Ag focusing on economic needs in the state; head of Rural Business Cooperative Services visited S. Arizona last week.

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