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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.

UA Prohibiting Use of Tobacco Everywhere, Outdoors Included

Goal to 'create healthier community,' campus officials says in detailing smoking, e-cigarette ban starting in mid-August.

AZ Week: 'Migrant Influx Should Be Treated as Refugee Crisis'

Political refugee from Guatemala fled country in '80s; says children, youth fleeing Central America now should be granted status.

GOP Gov Hopeful Jones Touts Immigration Plan

During town hall meeting in Tucson, she says she wants 1,200 National Guard troops sent to border, complete more border fence, among other plans.

Brewer Endorses Republican Brnovich for Atty. Gen. Primary

Governor says she wants an attorney general 'who will fill the office with integrity, compassion.'

Arivaca Residents Protest Border Patrol Checkpoint

Have asked for its closures since last year, alleging it is a violation of their civil rights.

Tucson Tweaks SB1070 Enforcement

City council advises police department to avoid issues that may lead to lawsuits.

Arizona Health Director OKs Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Approval came with conditions; Iraq veteran Ricardo Pereyda talks about taming his symptoms using cannabis.

Voters to Decide Use of Trial Drugs on Terminally Ill

Also on this year's ballot: increasing legislators' salaries; amending state Constitution to allow rejection of federal laws.

UPDATE: Denial of Driver's Licenses to Certain Immigrants Blocked

Brewer says decision 'continues us down a dangerous path in which courts, president, not Congress, make our natl laws.'

Prison System Under Investigation Amid Teacher Rape, Stabbing

She was put in classroom full of sex offenders with no prison guard; facility security policies being looked into.

Fired Medical Pot Researcher: 'We Were on Cusp of Implementing UA Study'

Sue Sisley was unexpectedly laid off from the university, stalling her research on marijuana as a possible treatment for PTSD.

McSally Makes List of GOP Women With Party's Support

Efforts to get more Republican women in office; 'strong chance' to defeat Democratic incumbent in November.

Charity Hopes to Prevent Honduran Youth from Heading North

So far in 2014 more than 13K unaccompanied children from Central American country have been apprehended crossing into US illegally.

Obama: Will Act Alone to Fix Broken Immigration System

Members of AZ's congressional delegation have mixed opinions about president's decision to stop waiting for Congress to act.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

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