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Apache leader apologizes for blackface photo, asks for forgiveness

WASHINGTON - San Carlos Apache Chairman Terry Rambler's apology for appearing in blackface as part of a Halloween costume brought varied responses - but agreement that the tribal leader should have known better.


Leaders look to close Latino education gap

Only 17 percent of Latinos in Arizona have an associate degree or higher, according to research conducted by the Morrison Institute.


Catholic Church increasing Hispanic outreach

When Pope Francis visits Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia, he will see the changing face of the Roman Catholic Church in America, which includes more Hispanics and immigrants.


House, Senate panels forward bills to halt Glendale casino

Bills that would halt construction on a Tohono O’odham casino in Glendale passed committees in both the House and the Senate Wednesday.


Mesa teacher, other ‘teachers of the year’ honored at White House

He didn’t get the crystal apple awarded to the National Teacher of the Year by President Barack Obama, but a Mesa high school teacher said his visit to the White House Wednesday was still a “surreal, almost an out-of-body experience.”


Endangered species condoms mark Earth Day with an earthy message

WASHINGTON – The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity worries that Earth Day has moved away from its original focus on overpopulation, so it will bring that message back in an unusual package – 50,000 endangered species condoms.

Sea otter condom label

Fort Huachuca plans ‘buffer’ against development; conservationists skeptical

A trio of federal agencies announced this week that Fort Huachuca will be part of a program aimed at preventing land development around bases, to aid military operations while protecting vulnerable environments.


It’s not your imagination: Airline performance fell in 2014, report says

WASHINGTON – Two of the biggest airlines serving Arizona saw a decline in their service last year – but they were not alone.