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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.

Obama Top Aide Headed to Phoenix to Look into VA Glitches

White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rob Nabors will meet Thursday with leadership at Phoenix VA Medical Center.

Horne Gets More Time to Pay Back $400K in Campaign Case

Yavapai County judge last week reinstated the civil case; Arizona atty. gen. will now appeal to Superior Court.

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.

Pima Holds 'Make Art Not Graffiti' Contest to Discourage Tagging

People ages 9 to 18 can submit artwork to the county that “must be suitable for all audiences and contain no obscenities,” by May 30.

UA Underrepresented Minority Grad Enrollment Up 41% in Decade

Racial and ethnic minorities represented 17% of graduate students at the University of Arizona during the academic year that ended last week; up from 12% 10 years ago.

TEP Customers to See Small Rebate if Company Sold

Newfoundland-based utility operator plans to purchase UNS, its subsidiaries for $4.3B, if AZ Corp. Comm. approves sale.

Atty Gen Democratic Candidate Officially on Ballot

Felecia Rotellini says she expects to have more than $1M in the bank by June to take on Horne or his GOP primary challenger.

RTA Considers $175M Loan for Road Work

Without it, voter-approved projects will be delayed, staff says; the 20-year transportation plan calls for $2B to fix roads, add sidewalks.

ADOT Exploring Wrong-Way Accidents Prevention Methods

Third fatal head-on collision in the Phoenix area in a week killed two people early Sunday; five others have died in two previous wrong-way wrecks.

White House: Obama 'Madder Than Hell' About VA Issues

Allegations of preventable deaths that may be linked to delays at the Phoenix VA hospital have triggered an election-year uproar.

Bringing the Colorado River Delta Back to Life

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

Rillito Regional Park Changes Planned

Pima County asking public whether park should be converted to soccer fields or retain horse-racing facilities.

3rd Graduating AZ Assurance Class in UA Commencement

The program provides financial support to low-income students from around the state, enabling them to complete their degrees with as little debt as possible.

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