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Border Clinic Providing Free Care for More Than 40 Years

Impoverished children from Mexico with a variety of disabilities travel to St. Andrew's Children's Clinic once a month for medical attention.

Appeals Court Revives Lawsuit Challenging Medicaid Expansion

The Arizona court ruled Tuesday that lawmakers have the right to sue over a hospital assessment that funds the expansion.

Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal of SB 1070 Harboring Ban Block

The justices declined to review ruling that barred police from arresting people for sheltering immigrants living in U.S. undocumented.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, April 18, 2014

Bill to expand 'empowerment scholarships" dies in Arizona House; fundraising totals for congressional races; campaigns' "dark money."

Murders in Mexico Appear to Drop By 15% Last Year, Analysis Says

Authorities would like to take credit but report's author says that is 'debatable;' certain cartels have established monopolies so no need to fight anyone, he argues.

Davis-Monthan Opens Gates for Special Air Show

Make-a Wish Arizona families, wounded warriors and World War II veterans were given a sneak peak of the show, presented by the Air Force's Thunderbirds.

UPDATED: Not Enough Evidence Against Horne, Judge Rules

Monday decision says Atty. Gen. Tom Horne did not break the campaign finance law; judge says prosecutors did not prove case.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, April 11, 2014

A look at the state and city budget; Sen. John McCain joins the fight to save A-10s; immigration activists want President Obama to stop deportations.

Brewer Signs $9.2B Budget for Coming Year

Plan includes $59 million more for new child safety agency, more educational funding; gov. line-item vetoes $4M.

AZ Week: District Charter Schools Struggle with Unstable Funds

Gov. Jan Brewer had asked for $33 million to fund public school district sponsored charter schools; state Legislature came up with about 75% of that.

UPDATE: Surprise Inspections of Abortion Clinics Gets Senate OK

Without debate the Arizona Senate approves abortion measure; being sent to Gov. Jan Brewer's desk.

US Sens Say Cutting A-10 is Violation of Law

National Defense Authorization Act passed last year, says the Air Force “may not retire, prepare to retire, or place in storage” any A-10s during calendar 2014.

Pima County Could Seek Mitigation for Pipeline Construction

Environmental Impact Statement for Kinder-Morgan's Sierrita Pipeline didn't find major negative impacts; County administrator says it could create second smuggling corridor.

Local Cyclists Want City to Increase Safety on Roads

Tucson could see separated bike lanes in near future thanks to $5.5M grant from state transit agency.

Horne Asks 9th Circuit to Remove Temp Block of Abortion Rules

New Arizona abortion medication regulations were scheduled to begin April 1; Planned Parenthood had asked for blockage, fed court granted last week.

Gun Control PACs Making Headway

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' advocate group sees big influx of money; Mark Kelly says due to strong effort, change in how people think of gun related issues.

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