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Rep. Grijalva and humanitarian groups denounce cuts to refugee resettlement

The groups say the reducing refugee intake here endangers people fleeing violence in places like Syria and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

World Refugee Day in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The youth photography program "Parks in Focus" in action, and The Southwest Fair Housing Council observes the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.

Trump's Invective at John McCain Dismays Some Republicans

Several leading Republicans had signaled a new willingness to defy Trump and defend the late senator and veteran.

Food Bank Helping Unpaid Federal Workers

Federal prison, FAA and TSA employees receive food during shutdown.

Author Sees Food Systems as a Way to Unite People

Tucson resident says communities across the country are joining forces for the common good.

Asylum-Seeking Women Targeted by Smugglers

Single women with children are often forced to take in an unkown male to get into the U.S.

Coffee or Mimosa? Understanding Your Ballot Over Brunch

A Tucson resident hosts a "Ballot Brunch" at home to explore the issues before Election Day.

Flake Strikes Cautious Tone on Kavanaugh Hearing

The U.S. senator from Arizona criticized those he says are rushing to judgment regarding accusers and accused.

Arizona Sues Maker of Oxycontin

Lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma violated a judicial order regarding claims made in advertisements.

Foothills Mall Set for Redevelopment

Pima County Supervisors approve rezoning, clearing the way for a multi-use district.

US Slashes Number of Refugees to 30,000 for Next Year

It makes two straight years of cutting the number of refugees the U.S. will accept, with last year's cap at 45,000.

Cochise County Supervisors Pass Incentives for Vineyards, Solar and Housing

Trio of economic incentives aimed at growing industries in the area.

Current Phase of Grant Road Improvements Nearing Completion

Project began in 2017 and was scheduled for completion July 23.

US-Canada NAFTA Negotiations May Hurt Arizona Long Term

One Canadian official says President Trump's insults may cause Canadian snowbirds to head to Northern Mexico instead of Southern Arizona.

Kyl Sworn In to Fill McCain's Seat

Only committing to serve through the current session ending in January, Kyl can vote on key issues, including Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation.

4 More Weeks of Monsoon, Tucson Has Beaten Normal Rain Totals

Tucson has received more than six inches of rain since the monsoon began, and much of Southern Arizona has surpassed normal totals.

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