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Arizona Joins 47 Other States With Cellphone-Driving Law

The move follows recent deaths and a wave of restrictions enacted by local governments across the state.

Charges Dropped Against UA Students Who Protested Border Patrol on Campus

Pima County declined to prosecute; the UA code of conduct investigation continues.

Pima Association of Governments Asking for Feedback on Road Projects

The list of improvement plans for 2020-2024 are available for public review.

Report: New NAFTA Would Bring Growth, Employment Gains

An analysis found auto jobs would increase slightly, though vehicle costs could also rise.

Biodiversity Roadmap Calls For Conserving Ecosystems to Save the World

An author of the study says preservation is essential to meeting carbon goals and to stabilizing vital, interconnected systems.

$220M Available to Small Businesses to Clean Up Navajo Uranium Mines

The funding comes from a $1.7 billion settlement from a company that mined the region.

City of Tucson Steps In As Nonprofit Migrant Shelters Reach Capacity

The Tucson city manager's office says that for now, it will work with the nonprofit community to relieve the overflow of migrants being dropped off by Border Patrol.

Arizona Lawmakers Wade Into Tomato Fight

State lawmakers are defending Arizona's agriculture industry

Campus Free Speech; Occupational Licensing Law; Summer Childhood Development

Plus, tips from the BBB of Southern Arizona about how to vet licensed professionals.

Arizona Schools Struggle to Find Footing With National Testing Standards

The U.S. Department of Education says the state is out of compliance.

Arizona Lawmakers OK Ban on Using Cellphones While Driving

The 44-16 vote on the toughest of three proposals comes after years of inaction by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Tucson Student Apartment Complex Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Case

The lease agreement states that any resident who becomes pregnant must vacate the building before or upon the birth of her child.

UA Student Filmmakers to Screen Their Work in Annual Showcase

Comedies, dramas and mysteries are on the schedule at the "I Dream in Widescreen" short-film event.

UA Researchers Study Impact of Elephants on South African Landscapes

Elephant populations are prospering but causing problems for grassland tree and vegetation growth.

Douglas, Cochise County Approve Location for New Port Of Entry

A new commercial port would be aimed at easing the flow of traffic and industry, as the current port serves both commercial and passenger vehicles.

Law Adds Money Management to Arizona High School Curriculum

Courses could cover anything from how to balance a checkbook to the consequences of debt.

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