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Border fencing in Yuma County debated as migrant families continue to arrive

YUMA – Residents and workers in Yuma County questions the effectiveness of more border fencing in combating illegal immigration.


New Chicanos Por La Causa center to empower Maryvale community through education, jobs

PHOENIX – The new center by Chicanos Por La Causa aims to drive employment and improve education rates in Maryvale through partnerships with Walmart and the Maricopa County Community College District.


Ducey and Mexico’s ambassador stress bilateral ties and NAFTA replacement

PHOENIX – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Martha Bárcena stressed the importance of ratifying the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement at a luncheon Tuesday.


Technology revitalizes Native American boarding school exhibit at the Heard

PHOENIX – Heard Museum highlights the personal stories of students who attended American Indian boarding schools in new exhibit.


Border communities refine tactics to deal with onslaught of fentanyl overdoses

NOGALES – Law enforcement in border communities are taking a proactive stance against fentanyl overdose deaths through community engagement and naloxone training.


Constitutional experts express concerns after Trump declares state of emergency

PHOENIX – President Trump declared a national state of emergency on Friday, and law experts are worried about the legality of the action as well as which statutory powers the president will seize.


Pride defines historic day as top female wrestlers compete in state high school tournament

PRESCOTT – Pride, excitement highlight girls’ participating in first AIA state wrestling championship.


Tucson faces potential legal battle with state over sanctuary city petition

TUCSON – Voters will decide if the petition becomes city code, but the courts will decide if it stays.


With no JC football left in state, 11 players file lawsuit alleging ‘racial bias’

PHOENIX – With no junior college football left in state, a group of football players at schools in the Maricopa County Community College District are alleging in a suit that the move unlawfully eliminates opportunities for minority students.


Arizona Western eliminates football, leaving only one JC in state with sport

PHOENIX -- After junior colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District eliminated football, Yuma's Western Arizona did the same Wednesday, leaving only one program left in the state.


Gender gap in pay begins with children’s allowances, app maker’s analysis suggests

PHOENIX–Parents pay boys a weekly allowance twice as high as they give girls, according to a study from a Phoenix area company that sells an app to track children’s chores and finances.


Puerto Rico school turns adversity into strength after Hurricane Maria

The principal, teachers and parents at a Puerto Rico school rebuilt after Hurricane Maria left behind a field of fallen trees, mounds of mud, flooded classrooms and torn electrical wires.