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Study: Influx of immigrants is overall boost to U.S. workers, economy

WASHINGTON - Immigration has risen sharply over the past 20 years and immigrants have accounted for a larger portion of the workforce in that time, but that competition is actually helping Americans in the long run, a new report says.

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Native Americans still fighting for voting equality

SAN JUAN COUNTY, Utah – Terry Whitehat remembers gathering at the community hall in Navajo Mountain each election day, where Navajo Nation members in this remote Utah community would cast their ballots.


Court rejects death-row inmate’s claims in Phoenix double murder

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Friday rejected an Arizona death-row inmate's claim that he had an ineffective attorney at his trial and sentencing in the 1987 stabbing of a elderly Phoenix couple.


Opponents of Redskins name say they won’t back down from fight

WASHINGTON - Critics of the Washington Redskins said Friday they will continue fighting to change "the slur name" of the team, despite a Washington Post poll that claimed 90 percent of Native Americans are not offended by the name.

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Arizona Republican Party to elect delegates for the National Convention

This year’s presidential candidates are eager to earn the votes of the American people. But in order to secure a spot in the general election, they must have support from majority of delegates at the National Convention.

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Arizona has accepted tens of thousands of refugees from conflicted countries over the last 40 years

Arizona has resettled more than 70,000 refugees in the last four decades, spending more than $10 million each year in federal dollars, according to the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement - putting it in the top ten states last year to accept citizens from war torn and conflicted countries.


Cross-border airport terminal transforms travel

SAN DIEGO – U.S. travelers who want to fly out of the international airport in Tijuana, Mexico can now use a new terminal that straddles the border.


Report: Arizona falls in lowest category for highway safety policies

WASHINGTON - Arizona's driving policies make it one of the most dangerous states in the nation for drivers and their passengers, according to a report released Thursday.


Preparations underway for Light Parade floats

The parade is expected to last 90 minutes this, featuring more floats than in past years.


Organic local turkeys from Gilbert farm sell out in a day

GILBERT – Representatives with The Farm at Agritopia said their goal is to bring fresh and organic food to the community – especially for this Thanksgiving holiday.


Chandler pharmaceutical company sees rapid financial gains, but faces legal scrutiny over pain meds

CHANDLER – Insys Therapeutics Inc.’s headquarters lie nestled in an unassuming building complex in Chandler, its only distinguishing feature being the large company logo emblazoned near its roof.


Group to host ‘Woofstock’ to raise awareness for veterans and their service dogs

CHANDLER – Coast Guard veteran James Falsken said it was a challenge to adjust to everyday life after he came back from the Vietnam War.

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