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Gay Marriage in Arizona Legal; Tucson, Phoenix Couples Wed

Attorney General Horne says state will not appeal federal judge's decision saying same-sex unions ban in state is unconstitutional.

State Attorneys in Gay Marriage Challenge Agree Ban Unconstitutional

Lawyers representing Arizona cited last week's appeals court ruling striking down prohibitions in Idaho, Nevada.

Appeals Court Strikes Down Law Denying Bail to Some Illegal Immigrants

9th Circuit says legislation violates due-process rights; targeted undocumented people charged with felonies.

Parties File Settlement Agreement in Arizona Prisons Health Care Suit

ACLU officials say federal court case will lead to improved health care, mental health treatment for inmates in solitary.

Flowing Wells Latest to Add Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

School district hopes to equip teachers, counselors, others with tools to best accommodate transgender, gender creative students.

Civil Rights Leader Visits Tucson Immigrant in Sanctuary

Farmworkers' union co-founder Dolores Huerta urges White House to allow Mexican woman to stay in US.

Camp Brings Support to Transgender, Gender Creative Kids

Freely expressing gender identity is at center of Camp Born This Way; children, families build a supportive community.

Tucson Fast-Food Workers Strike for Higher Wages

$15 dollar an hour, right to form unions without retaliation are among demands.

NAU Among Friendliest Universities for LGBT Students

Annual report puts university in top 50 thanks to programs, services it provides inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community.

Tucsonans Step Up to Help Central American Women, Children

One volunteer calls it 'a moral imperative to help suffering humanity;' he, his partner, take in two for one night.

Execution in Tucson Double Murder Takes 2 Hours

Joseph Wood dies by lethal injection after 'gasping, snorting' on death chamber table, his lawyers say.

Son Reunites with Mom; He Flees Gang Violence in Honduras

San Pedro Sula has one of highest murder rates in the world; city sending greatest number of child migrants to US.

Nogales Children's Shelter Emptying, May Close by Monday

Officials cite reduced flow of Central American immigrant youths crossing illegally; facility down to 200 as of Friday.

UPDATE: Immigrant Youth Won't Go to Oracle Tuesday

Grijalva's office reports no dropoff planned as opponents, supporters mingle peacefully, wait at roadside.

Aid for Migrants Arriving at Greyhound Station May Move by July's End

Tucson Councilman Kozachik says community must find place other than bus station for handling groups of mostly Central American children, women.

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.

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