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DACA advocates push for action as clock ticks down on budget deal

WASHINGTON - As congressional lawmakers were wrangling over a deal Thursday to keep the government open past a Friday budget deadline, about 200 DACA advocates were urging Congress to include protection for "Dreamers" as part of any budget bill.

Winning the next battle: Report shows vets succeeding in college

WASHINGTON - Tim Rogers, 39, is scheduled to graduate next week with dual bachelor's degrees, in social work and in public service and public policy, one of 649 veterans who applied for graduation at Arizona State University this semester.

Paving the way for CANAMEX, highway of the future

PHOENIX - Imagine a road trip in 2030 on a super interstate highway that stretches from Arizona’s border with Mexico to the U.S.-Canada border in Montana. And it won’t be just a road on which you drive your car, but an economic investment to the communities through which is passes.

FEC: Arizonans gave $1.5 million toward Trump’s $107 million inaugural

WASHINGTON - Arizona residents donated $1.5 million toward President Donald Trump's record-breaking inauguration fund, dwarfing the $26,000 that Arizonans gave to the last inauguration of President Barack Obama, according to Federal Election Commission reports.

Kelly touts Homeland Security gains, has harsh words for critics

WASHINGTON - Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that apprehensions at the Southwestern border have fallen sharply during his first 90 days in office, but there is still security work to be done in the United States and abroad.

Trump targets Planned Parenthood with act; little Arizona change likely

WASHINGTON - Arizona advocates said they anticipate little immediate effect on funding after President Donald Trump's signing of a resolution Thursday that opens the door to states denying federal dollars to family planning facilities that provide abortions.

Opponents file suit to block border wall on environmental grounds

WASHINGTON - Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, and the Center for Biological Diversity challenged President Donald Trump's proposed border wall on environmental grounds Wednesday, going to court to force the administration to follow environmental protection laws before starting construction.