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Advocates, DHS officials caution that DACA future still up in the air

WASHINGTON - Buried in a Homeland Security memo last week that canceled a program to protect undocumented immigrant parents from deportation was a single line saying the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program "will remain in effect."


A native of note: Phoenix Boys Choir alum scores hit movie ‘Get Out’

WASHINGTON - Before he was asked to score the hit Hollywood movie, "Get Out"; before he began writing symphonies; even before he was a member of the Phoenix Boys Choir, Michael Abels was just a kid in the Valley who loved music.


Volunteers hand out clothes, respect and smiles to homeless

PHOENIX – As the sun rises on a Saturday morning, people line up at a corner lot in the shadow of the Arizona Capitol, waiting for socks, shoes and a dose of humanity.


McSally, critics hold dueling town halls, amid claim GOP dodges voters

WASHINGTON - Facing charges that she was dodging constituents, Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, will be at a town hall Thursday - the same day that a group of critics has scheduled a separate town hall that McSally spurned.


McSally challengers face steep fundraising climb after primary

WASHINGTON - Whatever the final tally in Tuesday's 2nd Congressional District primary, there's one other number that Democratic challengers Victoria Steele and Matt Heinz will need to worry about: $2,063,033.42


College students face unique challenges voting

TEMPE – Students at Rollins College in Florida are designing custom “I voted” stickers for absentee voters. Across the country, the University of Southern California has partnered with county officials to host voter registration events with prizes, games and free food. And at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the student government plans campuswide voter registration drives as well.


Will the Latino ‘sleeping giant’ wake and vote this November?

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Andrea Montes turns 18 just weeks before the November election, and the Wisconsin resident plans to vote for the first time.


Meluskey drops Senate bid, clearing path for Ward to challenge McCain

WASHINGTON - GOP Senate candidate Alex Meluskey suspended his campaign Monday, leaving former state Sen. Kelli Ward a clear field for a direct challenge to five-term Sen. John McCain in the primary.


Muhammad Ali dead at 74; legacy lives on in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali died Friday evening at the age of 74, but his impact on the Phoenix community will live on for years to come.


Federal court agrees to rehear challenge to Tucson election system

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Wednesday restored Tucson's voting system - for now - so it can reconsider a challenge by a group of voters who claim the city's unusual hybrid election system violates the one-person, one-vote principle.


Supreme Court upholds redrawing of Arizona’s legislative districts

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the boundaries of Arizona's legislative districts Wednesday, saying the commission that drew the districts had legitimate reasons for putting more voters in some districts than in others.

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Thousands rally as Supreme Court hears challenge to DACA/DAPA

WASHINGTON - Arizonans were among the thousands who rallied outside the Supreme Court Monday as justices considered a challenge by 26 states, including Arizona, to the Obama administration's deferred deportation policies.