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A trip through southeastern Arizona is a chance to see the complexities of border life

U.S.-Mexico Border — Over the weekend, Borderlands team digital reporters Miguel Otárola and Molly Bilker, along with photographer Courtney Pedroza, took a reporting trip that brought them through some of the historic landmark towns of southeastern Arizona. The trip began in Bisbee, took a quick jaunt to Douglas and its sister city in Mexico, Agua Prieta, and eventually ended in Nogales.

For Arizona Latinos, primary election is just a warmup to November

While Arizona Latinos lined up at polling stations to make their choices for Tuesday’s primary preference election, immigrant-rights groups sent out volunteers to continue registering voters.

Trump, Clinton win Arizona presidential preference election

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton won Arizona’s presidential preference elections in an early call Tuesday, giving distinctive momentum to the two leading candidates.

Fewer polling places, independent voters causing long lines on Arizona election day

Long lines and traffic jams have plagued most of Maricopa County’s 60 presidential preference election polling places since they opened at 6 a.m., an election official said. Some voters have had to wait in line for up to two hours at some locations.

Trump draws thousands to otherwise calm Fountain Hills

FOUNTAIN HILLS – The normally quiet town of Fountain Hills got a change of pace Saturday morning during a campaign stop by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump at Fountain Park.

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Supporters and protesters of presidential candidate Donald Trump gathered on Saturday to voice their opinions of the GOP frontrunner at rallies in downtown Phoenix and Fountain Hills. At one point, protesters blocked Shea Blvd. near the Mayo Clinic in an attempt to block Trump supporters from reaching the rally in Fountain Hills. Trump spoke to thousands in the park before heading for his third Arizona event in Tucson.

A Maricopa County Sheriff deputy cuts free a protester who locked herself to a van Saturday morning in the middle of Shea Blvd. in an attempt to stop supporters of presidential candidate Donald Trump from reaching his rally in Fountain Hills. (Photo by Justin Emerson/Cronkite News)

Arizona ready for the unexpected at planned Trump rally Saturday

Donald Trump, the leading Republican presidential candidate, is expected to hold a rally in Fountain Hills on Saturday ahead of the Arizona presidential primary next week.

Golf struggles to attract Latinos

PHOENIX — Phoenix native Andre Magdelano doesn’t play golf and has never been invited to play the sport.

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For Arizona Latinos, endorsement of candidates must go beyond a last name

It will take more than a Hispanic name like “Cruz” or “Rubio” to win over the country’s largest minority group.

U of A study examines alcohol use in Native American population, helps debunk stereotypes

TUCSON – Popular culture often depicts Native Americans as drunks and binge drinkers.

Carbon-capture could ‘save the planet,’ ASU scientist says

Steve Atkins, wearing khakis and a tucked button-down blue shirt, squints closely at a primitive unit set up on the roof of a research building on the Arizona State University campus in Tempe.

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What we learned: Reflections on El Paso-Juárez from the Borderlands team

Editor’s note: Recently, a group of Cronkite reporters for the Borderlands program spent a week covering Pope Francis' visit to the border. In the end, the story became more than just about the pope. The reporters were among the few, if not the only student reporters, who covered the story from El Paso and Juárez, one of the biggest border communities in the world, from both sides. Here's an essay with their reflections: