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Son Reunites with Mom; He Flees Gang Violence in Honduras

San Pedro Sula has one of highest murder rates in the world; city sending greatest number of child migrants to US.

AZ Week: A Look at This Year's Statewide Elections

Seats in Arizona's executive branch, Legislature, congressional delegation, local school boards up for grabs; primary election approaching.

METRO WEEK: City Manager Miranda Leaves a Stable Admin

Tucson continues to search for successor, candidate specifics still being defined.

Part of Grand Canyon Bison Herd Recently Moved

19 animals taken back to their original home on Arizona Strip; more than 300 remain.

UPDATE: Immigrant Youth Won't Go to Oracle Tuesday

Grijalva's office reports no dropoff planned as opponents, supporters mingle peacefully, wait at roadside.

Aid for Migrants Arriving at Greyhound Station May Move by July's End

Tucson Councilman Kozachik says community must find place other than bus station for handling groups of mostly Central American children, women.

Juvenile Courts Cannot Delegate Child Care Officials Custody Power

AZ Supreme Court: state officials have legal care, control of children, don't have to request hearing before returning kids to parents.

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.

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