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Tucson Officials Want to Move Homeless from Downtown Camp

City, advocates say 'another vision' needed in services, circumstances for people living in park.

AZ WEEK: American Journalists Abroad Face Increasing Peril

Parents of slain freelancer James Foley, former hostage Terry Anderson discuss dangers.

Transgender Woman Held in Male Immigrant Detention Center

Activists pushing for release of Guatemalan immigrant, end to alleged abuse inside facility.

TUSD Ethnic Studies Case Before US Court of Appeals

Teachers, students seek to overturn state law that banned Mexcican American Studies in Tucson.

Arizona Seeks Past Drug Combo for Executions

Change comes after drugs used in July execution took two hours to kill man who murdered two Tucsonans.

Tucson Police Reduce SB 1070 Enforcement

Chief says department already gets little response from Border Patrol; will be guided by Obama's immigration action.

'Dreamers' May Apply for Driver's Licenses Monday

Federal judge orders state to begin accepting applications after Supreme Court won't block implementation.

Appeals Court Not Delaying Issuing Driver's Licenses to 'Dreamers'

Gov. Jan Brewer takes fight to US Supreme Court.

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Challenge of Driver's License Ban

Gov. Brewer had requested court to reconsider ruling striking down Arizona policy denying privileges to 'Dreamers.'

Decision Day: General Election Polls Open at 6 a.m. Tuesday

Races for governor, attorney general, 9 Arizona seats in Congress, Legislature; most voters have already cast ballots.

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.

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