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University of Arizona cancels Chinese New Year event

The festival was canceled over fears of the new coronavirus outbreak in China.

Supreme Court says ‘public charge’ rule can take effect — for now

The policy will require migrants to demonstrate that they will not need public assistance before they can gain admission to the U.S.

Arizona Senate committee advances bill to bolster firefighter cancer claims

The unanimously passed bill targets a loophole some firefighters say is used to deny cancer compensation claims.

Federal appeals court throws out Arizona voting laws it says impact minorities

The 9th Circuit split decision affects precinct-based voting errors and so-called ballot harvesting.

Hundreds protest planned border wall across the San Pedro River

Many are worried about how the proposed barrier would impact a vital waterway and wildlife migration corridor.

Study: Fake personas at work can lead to poor job performance and dissatisfaction

The UA-led study says employees who show genuine feelings are more productive.

LeBarón family leads rally for peace in Mexico City

The relatives of women and children murdered in November in Sonora joined other marchers to demand justice for victims of organized crime.

Arizona, California cases push US tally of new virus to 5

The Arizona patient, like the other U.S. cases, had traveled to Wuhan, the Chinese city that is the center of the outbreak.

Official: Oft-delayed Sonoran highway project expected this spring

A transportation official says completion of the highway is a couple months away, despite repeated delays to the project.

Despite distracted-driving law, Arizona still ranks low on highway safety

Some officials took issue with the report, which said the state is lacking recommended traffic safety laws.

Town of Florence assessing impact of possible prison closure

About 10% of the town budget is tied to the Florence State Prison.

Journalists roundtable, Florence prison closure, treating chronic pain

Plus, a former inmate discusses challenges of transitioning from prison.

Opinions mixed on roll-out of new federal water rule

The Trump administration released its final rule Thursday redefining which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act.

Raytheon's growth and future in Tucson

Also, a security expert discusses the missile-maker's role in the defense industry.

Scientists explain how stress can turn hair gray

A study examines how stress response can impact stem cells that act as a sort of color reserve for hair.

Climate change, and our response to it, is making life hard for desert tortoises

Tortoises are being hit with a one-two punch of energy projects springing up in a desert that is getting hotter and drier.

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