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The Buzz: Revisiting an historic Arizona labor dispute

A look back 107 years to the deportation of pro-union miners from Arizona mines.

Smuggler receives 10 years after leaving woman in borderlands to die

A federal judge in Tucson sentenced a human smuggler to 10 years in prison for crimes that include an incident ending in the death of a young mother after he left her in the desert.

Arizonans rally for reproductive rights: Record-breaking signatures to secure abortion access on ballot

Arizona for Abortion Access gathers over 823,000 signatures, doubling the required number, to place the right to abortion on the November ballot.

Pima County officials address challenges of homelessness following Supreme Court ruling

Local leaders highlight need for resources and humane solutions.

Law enforcement partnerships and community help lead to convictions following threats

Federal and local law enforcement partnerships as well as community tips have helped against threats to the University of Arizona community and gender-based violence.

Arizona researchers tackle urban heat with innovative weather data collection

UA team partners with DOE’s Brookhaven Lab to study and mitigate extreme heat in the Southwest.

$55.2 million to boost clean energy in rural Arizona with new battery systems

Federal funding will support three new battery energy storage facilities, lower energy bills, create jobs, and promote sustainability in cities like Sahuarita.

Texas man dies while hiking at Grand Canyon National Park

Park officials said that during the summer, temperatures on exposed parts of the trail can reach over 120 degrees Fahrenheit (49 degrees Celsius) in the shade.

New findings about Jupiter revolve around Great Red Spot

Data from James Webb Space Telescope adds to giant planet's mystery.

Evacuation orders lifted for some Arizona residents forced from their homes days ago by a wildfire

The Boulder View Fire was 19% contained Sunday after charring nearly 6 square miles.

Arizona wildfire advances after forcing evacuations near Phoenix

As of Saturday night the fire was 0% contained.

Key dates and essential information for Arizona’s Primary Election

Here is a list of your most frequently asked questions with answers.

Scorching heat in the US Southwest kills three migrants in the desert near the Arizona-Mexico border

The U.S. Border Patrol reported Friday that the bodies of two men, ages 44 and 18, and a 17-year-old girl were found in the desert.

Community aid groups, local leaders react to US Supreme Court homeless encampment decision

The Supreme Court ruled Friday on Gates Pass vs. Johnson, saying anti-camping bans were not cruel and unusual punishment, even when homeless people have no other place to go.

ASU and UCLA launch Latino Data Hub Action Lab to empower, educate policy advocates

New initiative harnesses census data to inform policies impacting Latino communities in Arizona.

Activists submit 17,000 signatures urging closure of uranium mine near Grand Canyon

Groups like the Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity along with Tribal members say the mine risks drinking water.

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