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Border sheriff, businessman take different sides on border wall debate

WASHINGTON - One day before the new secretary of Homeland Security was scheduled to testify on border security, a Nogales business owner joined critics speaking out Monday against the Trump administration's plans to continue the "militarization" of the southern border.


Nogales wary about executive order to start building border wall

NOGALES, ARIZONA - As President Donald Trump signed executive orders in Washington to build a wall and increase enforcement of the U.S.-Mexico border, Carlos Santa Cruz’s small section of fence behind his house was quiet and serene. A landscaper in Nogales and Rio Rico, he has lived right next to the border for 37 years and has seen the changes that have come with different presidential administrations.


Have you switched political parties?

Some voters have changed their party registration this election cycle, with motivations ranging from sincere to strategic.


Rules to protect prepaid card users will hurt innovation, issuers say

WASHINGTON - Federal officials unveiled new regulations Wednesday aimed at protecting users of prepaid cards, a booming financial sector that is expected to be worth as much as $112 billion by 2018.

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‘One big family’ of Mormon Latinos honored in Mesa

MESA - Two years ago, when she became a Mormon, Andrea Hunt faced opposition from her staunchly Catholic Guatemalan family.

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Marchers mark anniversary of anti-deportation walk on Washington

WASHINGTON - It was a briefer walk than last year, but the message was the same for three Arizona women who joined scores more marching in Washington Friday - end deportations and the separations of immigrant families.

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ASU researcher applauds new federal rule on antibacterial soaps

PHOENIX – Arizona State University researcher Rolf Halden has been warning the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of the dangers of ingredients found in antibacterial soaps for more than a decade.


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.


‘You are not alone’: Vigils shine light on Orlando shooting victims, others lost to violence

MESA — A young man with a face full of sorrow walks before more than 300 friends and strangers, clutching candles that shine in the night sky.


ASU research suggests new FDA food labels alone may not change behavior

PHOENIX — The Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday updates to the nutrition facts label for packaged foods.

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Police warn of home break-ins now that weather is cool and windows are open

Police are investigating a rash of burglaries in Laveen and say the cooler temperatures may be to blame as people leave their windows open.

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