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AZ Week: Child Welfare Agency Already Improving, Director Says

"There is a great opportunity here to fix a problem that has been present in our state for decades," Charles Flanagan says.

No Immediate Action for Sanctuary Case, Immigration Officials Say

However deportation order is still in effect two days after Mexican immigrant moves into church.

Federal Rural Development Grants Help AZ Businesses

US Dept. of Ag focusing on economic needs in the state; head of Rural Business Cooperative Services visited S. Arizona last week.

NPR Report: Border Patrol Deadly Force Questioned

A lawyer in Corpus Christi, Texas currently represents families in three BP shootings where agent was in U.S. and victim in Mexico.

Brewer Appeals Ruling Allowing Medicaid Lawsuit

Gov. Jan Brewer and AHCCCS director petitioned the Arizona Supreme Court to look into recent appellate court decision regarding state's motion to dismiss such suit.

Pulse Flow on CO River Delta in Final Days

105K acre feet, under 1% of annual average flow, has been released into delta; much smaller base flow will continue to deliver water to restoration sites over next 4 years.

UPDATE: Appeals Court Questions Abortion Regs Constitutionality

Lawyers for Arizona are headed to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to fight blockage of new regulations beginning in April.

A-10 1-Year Save Proposal Means Big Dollars for S. AZ

Politically, the Southern Arizona highlight of the National Defense Authorization Act was an amendment by Rep. Ron Barber, D-Arizona, which kept the airplane flying for another year.

UPDATE: Ex-Staffer Files Horne Campaign Complaints

Claims portion of attorney general's executive staff violates state laws by working on his 2014 re-election campaign.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, May 9, 2014

Clash with Tucson Police Dept. union; discussion of proposed increase of bus fares; what does the future hold for Broadway Blvd.?

AZ Week: State Economic Growth Slow But Steady, Experts Say

Tucson job growth under 1% since 2012, will continue lagging for couple more years, report figures show.

Tucson Mayor Receives Highest Award from Mexican Govt

Institute for Mexicans Abroad says Rothschild has contributed to the Mexican community in the city, strengthened relationships between the two countries.

Tucson Drafts Updates to Urban Agriculture Code

Kristen Culliney and her family keep 8 hens in their midtown backyard, making them outlaws under current city zoning code, her local homeowner’s association rules.

Campaign to Recall 2 PCC Board Members Fails

Organizers unable to collect enough signatures; say they pushed recall because board members are responsible for Pima’s probation.

AZ is 'Bull's Eye of Climate Change'

The White House’s 2014 Natl Climate Assessment definitively links burning of coal and oil to intensifying climate conditions in S. Arizona.

House Armed Services Begins 'Save A-10' Work in Congress

National Defense Authorization Act discussion begins Wednesday; the future of the aircraft is tied to such bill.

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