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Border officials: No cultural sites where border explosions are taking place

A Tucson Sector official said on Twitter the detonations are happening in areas disturbed by the last border fence project.

Arizona House bill aims to protect Native American regalia at graduation

While the language of the bill currently applies to a the broader category of "cultural regalia," lawmakers plan to highlight federally recognized tribes.

Tucson Council members call on Pima County to leave city out of road-repair plan

The $387 million pay-go program is funded by property taxes from all Pima County residents.

Tribal officials press for more, and more predictable, federal funding

Most who spoke to the appropriations subcommittee were thankful for federal help, but also forceful about federal shortcomings.

The price of clean energy in Arizona

Utility companies are embracing clean energy plans, but also looking to increase rates for consumers to finance the changes.

Defense tries to move more money for border wall construction

The move has some in Congress calling constitutional foul.

Arizona Senate OKs bill boosting firefighter cancer coverage

The proposal tightens rules enacted in 2017 that said certain cancers were presumed to be caused by workplace exposures.

Arizona Republicans push tax cuts as state surplus soars

Minority Democrats are opposed to most of the measures, which include cuts to property and income taxes.

Arizona officials keep an eye out, as Defense budget again targets A-10

The fighter jets have been a mainstay at Tucson's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

First McSally ad for 2020 race slams Kelly over impeachment

The ad portrays Kelly as too liberal for Arizona.

Commission head hopes to bring peace to families of missing people in Sonora

The commission aims to aid groups searching for missing loved ones and to ensure identification of remains.

Conservationist ship attacked in endangered vaquita refuge

The crew patrolling to protect the endangered porpoise in the Sea of Cortez came under fire by suspected poachers.

Scientist exploring how intermittent fasting might prevent addiction

If fasting has the same effect on humans as it does on mice, John Streicher says it could be a way to help prevent opioid addiction.

DOJ sanctuary city crackdown won't impact Arizona cities, US attorney's office says

The state doesn't have sanctuary cities or policies that fit that definition, an assistant U.S. attorney in Arizona said.

NCAI president: Tribal sovereignty still threatened from ‘every corner’

Fawn Sharp said while the state of Indian nations is strong, policymakers and others threaten Indigenous self-governance.

Tohono O'odham Nation denounces border wall construction and blasting of cultural sites

The blasting project reportedly went through Monument Hill, an Indigenous burial site on ancestral Tohono O'odham land.

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