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Native Americans Still Face Obstacles to Voting Access

Many don't have formal addresses, and distance to polling places may prevent some from voting.

State, Rights Groups Settle Challenges Over SB 1070

Agreement calls for guidelines on how 'show me your papers' part of law is applied.

In Tucson, 9/11 Attacks Remembered with Unity Efforts

Plus, OSIRIS-REx mission launches; what's next? And raising grandkids on Grandparent's Day.

Racial Divide in Country Inspires UA Student to Act

A multi-racial group organizing a human rights rally on the UA campus.

In Wake of Dallas Police Killings - Tucson Police Working with the Community

Tucson Police one of 15 police departments in the country selected for new policing strategies

Border Patrol Names New Boss, Former FBI Agent Mark Morgan

New commander is an outsider; human rights activists claim a victory.

Hundreds of Tucsonans Gather to Recall Orlando Victims

Clergy, families, others join LGBTQ community to mourn and protest gun violence.

$1.2B Proposed Savings on Immigrant Detentions

Report by United Nations says use nonprofits not private prisons.

Thousands of Children Seek Asylum, Many Without Lawyers

10,000 Central American children facing 'removal' went to court without lawyers.

Wanted by the Law? Clear It Up in Pima County This Saturday

Court officials hope people will appear to pay fines, clear up issues with 20,000 warrants.

$1.5M Grant to Help Pima County Reduce Jail Population

County spends $66M a year on jail, aims for 18% fewer inmates through various programs.

Author: Right to Vote Still One of the Most Contested

Ari Berman will discuss 'Give Us the Ballot' at Tucson Festival of Books.

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Will Speak in Tucson

Feb 15 lecture set at UA for justice appointed to court in 2010 by Obama.

Goldwater Institute Lawyer Named to State Supreme Court

Appointment of Clint Bolick is his first judicial job after years as constitutional litigator.

Immigrant Advocates Want End to Operation Streamline

Protesters say record shows it doesn't work; McCain, Flake want it expanded.

Republican Candidates Ask Judge to Overturn Election

Tucson Wards 2 and 4 candidates challenge city on its use of 'hybrid' elections this fall.

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