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Nogales Border Patrol Increasing Penalty for First-Time Undocumented Immigrants

The change means many suspected undocumented immigrants are now charged criminally.

Tucson City Council Stays Democratic, No Raise for Council

Sales tax for preschool education fails, as does Oro Valley property tax.

Tuesday is Election Day in Pima County

Ballots include Tucson City Council races, property and sales taxes in various municipalities.

Tucson Police Ask City to Fund School Resource Officers

Having officers in some schools helps mentor and teach students.

Arizona's Congressional Delegation on Tax Plan

Reviews of the House tax proposal are mixed

ACA Open Enrollment Begins, Prompting Local Health Care Push

Healthcare.gov offerings for 2018 are similar to the previous year's offering, according to health care officials.

State Calls on Congress to Fund KidsCare

Gov. Ducey sent a letter to members urging quick action.

Facing Loss of State Funding, Bisbee to Roll Back Bag Ban

Version of resolution being drafted would make the ban voluntary, but reserve the city's right to challenge the state in court.

Weather Service Rolling Out More Precise System for Dust-Storm Warnings

The new system will only notify cell phone users within a certain range of the storm.

Private Prisons Pushing Rural Counties Into Financial Hole, Officials Say

Counties want governor to stop favoring private prisons over rural county jails.

Elections, New Proposals Could Delay NAFTA Deal

Expert thinks trade talks were extended because US negotiators introduced food trade as a topic.

Pima County Celebrates Walk and Bike to School Day Friday

Day encourages healthy, environmentally friendly commuting for children.

Tucson Job Growth Lags Behind Arizona Numbers

City adding fewer new jobs, but gains are in high-paying jobs.

Flake's Only Plan is to Serve Out His Term, He Says

The Republican Senator said it is too soon to endorse someone to take his place.

Flake's Not Running Again, So Who Is?

Sen. Jeff Flake announced Tuesday he wouldn't seek re-election, causing a political earthquake in Arizona.

Attorney General: Bisbee Plastic-Bag Ban Violates State Law

Bisbee City Council will decide whether or not to fight the law Monday.

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