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Ducey and Garcia set for governor’s race in November

Early election results showed Republican Gov. Doug Ducey held a substantial lead over former Secretary of State Ken Bennett in Tuesday night’s primary election.


Immigration, border agencies defend handling of family separations

WASHINGTON - Immigration officials defended the integrity of their agencies' handling of family separations at the border, with one witness telling a Senate panel Tuesday that Border Patrol agents don't leave their "humanity behind when we report for duty."


Art worlds connect at Arizona-Mexico border event

The Binational Border Residency facilitated an event where artists, dancers and residents from Mexico and Arizona converged at the border fence.


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.


Photo gallery: The view from the U.S.-Mexico border

PHOENIX – With President Donald Trump's executive order to move forward with construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall, people across the country are turning their gazes south. Cronkite News journalists report from communities on both sides of the border. Here is a gallery of photos from their travels.


New Border Patrol chief: Fence would help, but it’s not the only answer

WASHINGTON - The U.S.-Mexico border could use more fencing, but other measures are needed as well to "detect and respond to threats in our nation's border regions," the new chief of the Border Patrol testified Wednesday.

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New, simpler guidelines created to treat Valley Fever

PHOENIX – Doctors are recommending new detection and treatment guidelines for Valley Fever, a deadly and debilitating infection that mimics the flu.

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While spring training is a ‘second Christmas,’ others await anticipated boom

Building spring training facilities for big-league clubs is considered an investment by Valley cities that will spur development.


Protesters march to demand an end to mass deportations

Families and immigrant advocates marched through downtown to demand an end to mass deportations. The group started at the capital and made stops at the Phoenix Police Department and ICE detention center.

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Blood supply dips during holiday season

Blood banks suffer during the holiday season when many people are too busy to donate.

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Ducey asks federal committee for resources to battle drugs

Arizona started a program in September to combat drug smuggling on the border and the state needs more money and resources to move the plan forward, Gov. Doug Ducey said at a Homeland Security field hearing on Monday.


Popularity of El Salvador’s pupusas celebrated at Arizona food festival

Every November, Arizona joins in celebrating a beloved Salvadoran dish at the annual Arizona Pupusas Festival in Phoenix.

Cooks from the Salvadoreño Restaurant prepare pupusas at the the 8th annual Arizona Pupusa Festival. (Photo by Carla León/Cronkite News)