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Arizonans join 100-mile march to D.C., and pope, in deportation protest

WASHINGTON - They were tired, hungry and sleepy, but the 100 women nearing the end of a 100-mile walk Tuesday weren't complaining.


Groups to feds: Tighten mining rules in light of river spill

Citing the release of millions of gallons of toxic wastewater into a southwestern Colorado river earlier this month, a coalition of conservation groups, two Arizona Native American tribes and two county governments petitioned federal agencies Tuesday to tighten mining regulation on public lands.


Despite three championships, Mercury still fight for attention

The last eight years have been remarkable for the Phoenix Mercury.

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En route to Hall, Johnson continues to be a valuable resource for D-backs

Randy Johnson used to cram his 6-foot-10-inch frame into the luggage racks above the seats in the charter buses used by his minor league team so he could sleep on long road trips. He said 12- to 15-hour rides were common when he was coming up through the Montreal Expos’ system in the late 1980s.

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Phoenix Underwater Hockey Club takes root in desert

TEMPE – Snorkels poke out above the water of the outdoor pool at Arizona State’s Sun Devil Fitness Complex.


Border changes improve crossing, critics say officials must do more

NOGALES – Engines roar and the smell of diesel wafts through the air as trucks steadily pass through the final checkpoints as they enter Arizona from Mexico.


Department of Health: STDs on the rise for Arizona’s aging population

Health officials have good news and bad news when it comes to Arizona's senior set.


If Winslow levee isn’t fixed, there won’t be a corner to stand on

The Navajo County Board of Supervisors has approved a multimillion-dollar plan to rehabilitate a levee that protects Winslow, historic Route 66 and a rail line from flooding on the Little Colorado River. The county has been saving for the improvements over the past decade, but officials say they may ask Winslow to pick up some of the $66 million cost.

Winslow, Arizona, sign