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Tears, cheers as Supreme Court lets stand deferred deportation case

WASHINGTON - Immigration reform advocates cried at the steps of the Supreme Court Thursday as they learned that the justices would not overturn lower courts that had blocked plans to defer deportation for millions of immigrants here illegally.


Supporters, opponents grapple over proposed Grand Canyon monument

PHOENIX – Sierra Club and Native American tribal leaders are asking the public to urge Arizona elected leaders to designate 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a national monument to protect it from mining and logging interests.


‘Gorilla-Snot’ solution a potential ‘long-term’ fix for I-10 dust problem

SCOTTSDALE -- Silly name. Serious solution. That’s what local Arizona company Soilworks calls its Gorilla-Snot fix to the blowing dust that resulted in a 62-mile stretch of Interstate 10 being closed multiple times during the past several weeks.


How Maricopa County will prepare for upcoming elections

School teacher Luz Magallanes regularly votes in-person so she can share her experience with her students.


Downtown growth leads to apartment construction boom

PHOENIX - Several new apartments are being built in and around Downtown Phoenix. Many of these apartments include amenities built exclusively for students and most of them are located within walking distance of the downtown Arizona State University campus.


McCain to skip GOP convention to focus on election, campaign says

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, will not attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this July but will be "working and campaigning throughout Arizona," a campaign official confirmed Tuesday.


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.


Democrats, voters sue Maricopa County, state officials in voting debacle

WASHINGTON - Democratic groups and voters made good Friday on their threat to sue state and Maricopa County officials for alleged civil rights violations in the March 22 presidential preference election that saw hours-long waits, among other problems at the polls.


Report: Arizona taxes, regulations rank it high for economic outlook

WASHINGTON - Lower taxes, fewer regulations and right-to-work laws helped push Arizona toward the top of a report this week ranking states on their economic outlook.


Detective’s actions earn a new hearing for Arizona death row inmate

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ordered a lower court to consider whether an Arizona death row inmate's trial for the 1990 sex assault and murder of an 8-year-old girl may have been tainted by the actions of a detective.


Legislative reporters suspect targeting after Arizona House adds new background check

Arizona Statehouse reporters, in protest of a new “invasive” background check instituted by House Speaker David Gowan, covered Thursday’s session from the public gallery instead of the House floor.

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Begay urges Senate panel to back bill giving Native students school choice

WASHINGTON - Arizona state Sen. Carlyle Begay, R-Ganado, told a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday that a bill to give Native American students school choice is the "true essence of self-determination and self-empowerment" that tribes are seeking.