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Report: Migrant deaths in the desert have reached seven-year high

WASHINGTON - Remains of 181 migrants were found in the Arizona desert through the end of September, 37 more than in all of last year and the most since 2013. The increase comes in a year of extremely harsh weather, but also of fewer border crossings.


U.S. House, District 7: Arizona should have trusted the people on COVID-19, Josh Barnett says

Josh Barnett, the Republican candidate for District 7 in the U.S. House of Representatives, said his No. 1 issue is human and child trafficking, followed by immigration. He said that these problems are all tied to the border, and that a plan to reform the entire system is needed.


Tucson’s Alex Bowman honored to take over famed No. 48 from Jimmie Johnson

Tucson native Alex Bowman is being rewarded for his hard work with one of most prestigious honors in NASCAR history – taking over the famed No. 48 for seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson.


Findings into alleged homophobic slur inclusive but Rising ready to ‘move forward’

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising FC said it will accept the results of an investigation into an alleged homophobic slur said by Junior Flemmings.


Trump visits border for second time since June; Democrats blast visit

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump was in Yuma Tuesday for the second time in as many months to inspect the border wall he said has "closed up the border," But Democrats derided the Yuma visit as little more than an "inaccurate and desperate" campaign stunt.


Biggs joins White House push to reopen schools; educators push back

PHOENIX - Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs led a group of Republican lawmakers to demand that schools reopen as usual in the fall, the latest salvo in a days-long Trump administration campaing on the issue - a move that educators overwhelmingly oppose without proper COVID-19 safeguards in place.


Community groups step in to provide immigrants COVID testing, relief

PHOENIX – Congress has provided medical and financial relief to millions of Americans dealing with COVID-19, but many immigrants are excluded – leaving advocacy groups to provide economic, medical and emotional support.


Teaching model ‘flips’ traditional classroom in Arizona

PHOENIX – The teaching model of the flipped classroom – where students are lectured at home and apply their knowledge in class – has spread across the world, but it’s not widely used in Arizona schools.


Tool shows what many know: Arizona communities at high risk for wildfire

PHOENIX - A new U.S. Forest Service tool removes any doubt that wildfire poses a high risk Arizona properties, mapping the state in blazing reds and flaming yellows, but officials hope the tool can help community leaders and fire experts take steps to reduce risk to homes and businesses.


How to find a job when so many are out of work

PHOENIX – Some Arizona industries such as medical, sales, food and delivery companies are hiring and developing social distancing protocols to protect employees.


418,000 jobless claims crater 10 years of new jobs in just five weeks

PHOENIX - New jobless claims in Arizona over the past five weeks have wiped out two-thirds of the new jobs created in the state over 10 years, according to the latest numbers from the Arizona Department of Economic Security.


Critics say Trump order on immigration does little but stir up anxiety

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's executive order suspending immigration in the face of the coronavirus will "not have much of an effect" on the jobs the president said he's trying to protect, experts on both sides of the issue said Wednesday.