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As Peru welcomes Venezuelan refugees, its immigration system is overwhelmed

As more Venezuelans fleeing the economic and political crisis in their homeland arrive daily in Peru, the Peruvian government readily acknowledges it can’t keep up with the applications for temporary or permanent residency.


Spellbound: Eight Arizona schoolkids compete in National Spelling Bee

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., - Eight Arizona elementary and middle school students went to Washington to compete against almost 600 other students in the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee, but only one, from Fort Defiance, still had a shot at the finals after the first three rounds of competition.


Mexico becomes top U.S. trade partner for first time

HERMOSILLO, Mexico – Mexico has long been Arizona’s top trade partner. Now, for the first time, our southern neighbor is also the No. 1 trade partner with the United States.


CBP cuts Sunday hours at Mariposa port to free officers for border duty

WASHINGTON - Customs and Border Protection said it is stopping Sunday inspection of commercial trucks at Nogales in order to shift officers elsewhere on the border, sparking an outcry from produce companies who fear damage to their time-sensitive industry.


A timeline: Key moments in the establishment of Grand Canyon National Park

GRAND CANYON VILLAGE — Grand Canyon National Park celebrates its centennial birthday this year and we’ve charted some of the pivotal moments in the canyon over time.


House OKs open-spaces bill that includes thousands of acres in Arizona

WASHINGTON - A planned La Paz County solar farm is just one of nine projects in Arizona, - and scores nationwide - that will advance after the House gave final approval to a bill reauthorizing the popular multibillion-dollar Land and Water Conservation Fund, among other provisions.


100 years: Grand Canyon National Park celebrates the past, prepares for the future

GRAND CANYON VILLAGE – As Grand Canyon National Park celebrates its centennial, staff members are promoting sustainability efforts that will preserve the park for generations to come, despite the challenges that increased traffic has brought.


Why llamas may be the key to help humans fight off the flu

LA JOLLA, Calif. – A recent study examines how llama antibodies may be the key to combating the influenza virus. Scientists at California’s Scripps Research Institute have found that mice, given fatal doses of flu strains, successfully fought them off.


State Treasurer: Kimberly Yee pledges to push for lower taxes, financial education

Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Yee says that as state treasurer, she would promote lower taxes and bring more jobs to the state.


Cochise County vaccinating Naco residents after sewage spill reaches residential areas

NACO – Cochise County Health Officials are working to find a solution to the raw sewage spill that is causing concern within the community.


NCAA, Arizona universities look to address lack of women coaching women’s sports

PHOENIX – The NCAA and Arizona universities are paying close attention to the issue of gender discrepancy when it comes to coaching women's sports. Since the passage of Title IX, the percentage of women coaches has declined.


Phoenix takes steps toward a more pedestrian friendly downtown

PHOENIX – Phoenix widened sidewalks and narrowed the street on a block in downtown Phoenix in an effort to attract pedestrians and boost business.