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Arizonans join hundreds of female athletes opposing strict abortion law

WASHINGTON - Nine Arizonans are among the more than 500 female athletes who signed on to a brief to the Supreme Court this week challenging Mississippi's restrictive new abortion law, which abortion opponents see as a vehicle for overturning Roe v. Wade.


Comcaac Nation in Sonora demands water with historic gathering

Members of the Indigenous Comcaac Nation have long struggled for access to clean water in their two towns on the Sea of Cortez.


A free ride: Erick Cedeño cycles 2,200 miles to experience the Underground Railroad

PHOENIX – Cyclist Erick Cedeño retraces footsteps of the Underground Railroad on wheels.


Nearly three-quarters of youth behind bars suffer from mental health issues

Kids in the juvenile justice system struggle with mental health issues at higher rates, yet they often don’t receive treatment.


A Tucson tandem: Wildcats’ Dooney, Boissiere rated among top first basemen in country

TUCSON – Dayton Dooney and Branden Boissiere were at the forefront of a standout Arizona offense as freshmen last spring and are now receiving national recognition.


The Art Resource Center recycles with an artistic twist

TEMPE – The Art Resource Center, a nonprofit recycling center in Tempe, offers schools and nonprofits a variety of recycled materials to use in art projects free of charge.


In rural Pennsylvania, family detention a world away from the border

WASHINGTON – A former nursing home in eastern Pennsylvania has been converted to a family detention center immigrants, one of three such facilities in the country. Protesters want the facility shut down, but federal officials are eyeing ways to expand the number of such facilities.


Tucson activists denounce immigrant family separations

Community activists said the Trump administration is criminalizing immigration by wrenching children from their parents at the border and other tough-on-immigration policies.


Keeping NFL dreams alive: Indoor football offers stage for Rattlers, others

Players who were overlooked by the NFL are getting a second chance with indoor football leagues. Rattlers players are using the stage as an opportunity to showcase their skills


Border towns struggle with students who live in Mexico, learn in Arizona

Experts estimate that thousands of children who live in border towns in Mexico cross the border every day and go to school in the United States.


Path to citizenship is long, frustrating and expensive

The pathway to citizenship differs based on your status and legality in the country. The pathways to citizenship is still unclear for thousands of DACA recipients and undocumented immigrants, while residents have the upper hand.


Wildflower Bread Co. owner says DACA employees crucial to company’s survival

Owner of AZ-based restaurant chain, Wildflower Bread Company, is speaking out in support of his DACA employees. On of them describes the support she has received from the company.