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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.


New citizens share mixed emotions about immigration debate

PHOENIX - When Abraham Martinez - “like Abraham Lincoln,” he said - raised his right hand in a courtroom on Friday to take the oath of allegiance in a citizenship ceremony with 71 other people, news about the immigration debate was on his mind.


Arizona lawmakers split on Trump order halting refugee admissions

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split over President Donald Trump's executive order suspending refugee admissions and stalling travel from seven Muslim-majority nations, with Democrats predictably voicing opposition - along with some Republicans.


Trump bars refugees to U.S. for 120 days, bars Syrians indefinitely

WASHINGTON - Jamal Saleh fled violence and police brutality in his native Syria in 2013, resettling in Phoenix with his wife and seven children, but leaving his farm, his beloved hometown, his brother and his sisters back in Syria.


March for Life crowd younger, optimistic for pro-life gains under Trump

WASHINGTON - Paula Mercado, 18, has prayed at Planned Parenthood facilities and taken part in anti-abortion protests in Arizona, but Friday found the Tucson teen on the National Mall with thousands of others pro-life protesters, many of them millennials.


ASU broadens recruiting horizons with three from long range

TEMPE — A loud voice echoes at Arizona State’s basketball practice facility in the Weatherup Center, battling the constant squeak of sneakers and the bounce of basketballs.


Women’s March floods Mall with pink-hatted rebuke to Trump presidency

WASHINGTON - What was a sea of red hats Friday turned to a sea of pink Saturday, as the thousands who came to cheer President Donald Trump's inauguration were replaced by many thousands more protesting it.


Grijalva, Gallego join other Democrats boycotting Trump’s inauguration

WASHINGTON - Two Arizona lawmakers will join dozens of Democrats who plan to boycott Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, saying they will spend time with constituents instead of the man they said ran a polarizing campaign.


Before the perks, the pick: Freshmen hope, plot in Hill office lottery

WASHINGTON - A buzzing group of anxious staffers and strategists packed a Capitol Hill room with 48 newly elected House members Thursday, eagerly awaiting their first assignments in the coming Congress - an office.


East Valley shelter Goshala saves cows from slaughter

SAN TAN VALLEY – Once most cows stop producing milk, their owners often ship them off to the slaughterhouse.


Coyotes announce plan to move to Tempe

GLENDALE - Seventeen months after Glendale voided its 15-year lease with the Arizona Coyotes, the NHL club announced plans Monday to move to a new arena in Tempe in time for the opening of the 2019-2020 season.


Millennial turnout on Election Day still in question

PHOENIX - For the first time during an election cycle, the millennial generation surpassed the baby boomers as the largest population of potential voters. Yet as Arizona set a record for early voting this month, millennials accounted for just 11 percent of ballots cast.