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Catholic Leaders Celebrate Mass Along Border, Pray for Reform

Several hundred people attended ceremony Tues. and a few dozen people peered through the border fence from Mexico.

Climate Change Threatens AZ Water Supply, UN Report Says

“...changes are already occurring in the Southwest...with increased warming, these problems will only get worse," says UA professor, one of study's authors.

Federal Judge Refuses to Block New Abortion Regulations

Rules asking to limit use of most common abortion inducing drug go into effect Tuesday; Arizona Planned Parenthood says this is unconstitutional.

Demand for Interpretation Grows in Pima County Courts

Interpreters provided services more than 11,000 times in 2013, nearly a 30 percent increase from fiscal year 2010-11.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, March 28, 2014

One-on-one talk with Republican Christine Jones about why she wants to be governor; a look at congressional races.

AZ Week: Once Ground Zero, Border Sees Improvements

Number of apprehensions, drug seizures getting better with more agents, infrastructure in area, BP agents say.

Suspended Surgeon Files a $18.96M Claim Against UA

Dr. Gruessner was put on administrative leave with pay last Sept. for allegedly altering transplant records; he denies accusations.

AZ House May Have Budget Deal

A late night meeting moves chamber closer to final vote; state Rep. Ethan Orr says negotiations yielded a compromise.

Local Organizations Make Final Push Going Into ACA Deadline

Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Acts' health insurance exchange ends March 31.

PCC Temporarily Banned from Enrolling Vets

At least until college fixes Dept. of Veterans Services allegations that it had a poor record-keeping practice for students with that status.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, March 21, 2014

State Legislature may have budget by end of session; Pima wants $22M approved for new animal care center; Common Core implementation.

Tucson Pursuing Two More Annexations

City attempting to fill in pockets of unincorporated areas and increase revenue; pursue adding 150 homes near I-10 and Valencia in next few weeks.

Barber's Afghanistan Visit Informs Defense Budget Vote

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber says visit to Kabul made him see firsthand US efforts in area as reauthorization of Natl Defense Authorization Act is coming up.

UPDATED: AZ Senate Gives Initial Approval to Budget Plan

AZ Senate President Andy Biggs introduced amendment with $18M for new school assessment test, $15M for CPS; chamber debating spending plan all day Thurs.

Health Insurance Enrollment Surges as Deadline Nears

As the March 31 deadline approaches for uninsured people to buy health care insurance, the federal website for purchasing a plan is seeing more traffic.

Arizona Wins Voter Citizenship ID Lawsuit

US judge rules state can add requirement to federal registration form; state referendum requires it.

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