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AZ Sens Favor Ending Shutdown; House Members Vote Party Lines

'Hope we've learned lesson,' McCain says; in House, all 5 Democrats vote yes, all 4 Republicans vote no.

Federal Shutdown Effects Will Linger in Arizona

DES workers being called back, but jobless stats will be delayed; Grand Canyon open, other parks reopening.

Phoenix Council to Vote on Opening Trade Office in Mexico

City leaders trying to follow example of neighbors in Southwest that have successfully established a business presence across the border.

Brewer Will Continue to Use State Money to Keep Grand Canyon Open

National park will remain open for another 9 days; AZ governor had until Weds to make decision, send funds to fed gov.

Pima County, South Tucson Agree On Jail Debt Settlement

For years, small city had owed the county $2M for cost of housing inmates, who were arrested in its city limits, in county jails.

AZ Week: Nonprofits Recovering from Recession

New strategies, reinvention, retrenchment as donors move more toward supporting human service needs.

Updated: Immigration Activists Protest Operation Streamline

Protesters blocked two buses filled with suspected undocumented immigrants being transported to fed courthouse for immediate deportation; 18 arrested, charged with a felony.

North AZ Towns Losing Millions Over Closure of Grand Canyon

Government shutdown costing the region about $12M, estimates say; town of Tusayan has felt much impact since most income comes from canyon's tourism.

Enforcement of SB 1070 Continues to Spark Protest

Traffic stop and required immigration call leads to blockade of police, pepper spraying, arrests in Tucson.

Barber Cosponsors Bill To Pay Survivor Benefits

Government shutdown prevents paying military families who have lost loved ones; bill unanimously passed the House.

Future of Baseball in Southern AZ May Be in Limbo

As stadiums seat empty and amid future move of the Tucson Padres to El Paso for the 2014 season.

Rangers Citing Grand Canyon Intruders in Shutdown

21 people caught trying to hike in or go past locked gates in national park closed by federal government.

Grijalva, 7 Other Members of Congress Arrested

Demonstration calling for immigration reform leads to civil disobedience as street blocked near US Capitol.

Part of SB 1070 Struck Down by Federal Appeals Court

'Harboring and transporting aliens' clause called void because of its vagueness and is preempted by fed law.

Brewer Orders State Money Used for Family Welfare Payments

Fed shutdown led to cutoff of funding for thousands of poor in AZ; governor allocates $650K temporarily.

Elected Officials in AZ Continue Shutdown Criticism

GOP lawmaker: 'Mean-spirited actions' by Obama; Dem congressman: 'Congress failing to do its job.'

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