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Juvenile Courts Cannot Delegate Child Care Officials Custody Power

AZ Supreme Court: state officials have legal care, control of children, don't have to request hearing before returning kids to parents.

Reporter’s Notebook: Update of Central American Child Migrants

About 200 children brought to Tucson shelter under high security; Obama asks for $3.7B to handle crisis.

UA Prohibiting Use of Tobacco Everywhere, Outdoors Included

Goal to 'create healthier community,' campus officials says in detailing smoking, e-cigarette ban starting in mid-August.

AZ Week: 'Migrant Influx Should Be Treated as Refugee Crisis'

Political refugee from Guatemala fled country in '80s; says children, youth fleeing Central America now should be granted status.

Metro Week: 'Zoo Animals' Lives, Deaths Are Educational'

Reid Park meets national accreditation standards, teaches conservation.

GOP Gov Hopeful Jones Touts Immigration Plan

During town hall meeting in Tucson, she says she wants 1,200 National Guard troops sent to border, complete more border fence, among other plans.

Brewer Endorses Republican Brnovich for Atty. Gen. Primary

Governor says she wants an attorney general 'who will fill the office with integrity, compassion.'

Detention, Trek North May Have Mental Effects On Young Migrants

Thousands of unaccompanied children at border experience trauma, experts say.

Arivaca Residents Protest Border Patrol Checkpoint

Have asked for its closures since last year, alleging it is a violation of their civil rights.

Tucson Tweaks SB1070 Enforcement

City council advises police department to avoid issues that may lead to lawsuits.

Arizona Health Director OKs Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Approval came with conditions; Iraq veteran Ricardo Pereyda talks about taming his symptoms using cannabis.

Summer Camp Fosters Inclusion, Understanding

Triangle Y is nestled on the north side of Catalinas; half of its counselors come from abroad.

Voters to Decide Use of Trial Drugs on Terminally Ill

Also on this year's ballot: increasing legislators' salaries; amending state Constitution to allow rejection of federal laws.

UPDATE: Denial of Driver's Licenses to Certain Immigrants Blocked

Brewer says decision 'continues us down a dangerous path in which courts, president, not Congress, make our natl laws.'

2 AZ Congressmen Introduce Bills to Slow Air Quality Regulation

Legislation seeks to minimize work for states to get exemption to naturally-occuring violations.

Prison System Under Investigation Amid Teacher Rape, Stabbing

She was put in classroom full of sex offenders with no prison guard; facility security policies being looked into.

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