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Arizona lawmakers pass budget closing $1.4 billion deficit

The spending plan is the result of weeks of negotiations between Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs and Republican legislative leaders.

As farmers age and the number of farms shrinks, new growers struggle to get started in the agriculture industry

The average American farmer was 58 years old the last time the U.S. Department of Agriculture checked.

Report: Tucson-area housing market at low risk of downturn

The report ranked Pima County among the least vulnerable to price drops in the country.

At the border, Biden's plans for fast deportations collide with international politics

Most migrants being apprehended now are barred from applying for asylum, despite U.S. laws and international agreements that require it.

Pima County and Arizona are requesting FEMA money for asylum seeker aid programs

Pima County has been running an aid program for asylum seekers and migrants released by the Border Patrol across southern Arizona to pursue immigration cases in the U.S. since 2019.

Phoenix police have pattern of violating civil rights and using excessive force, Justice Dept. says

The report does not mention whether the federal government is pursuing a court-enforced reform plan known as a consent decree.

Dozens of hikers became ill during trips to waterfalls near the Grand Canyon

The waterfalls are on the Havasupai Tribe's reservation, which is accessible only by foot, helicopter or by riding a horse or mule.

The Buzz: Coping with Extreme Heat

As summer temperatures get dangerous, we look at efforts to keep people safe.

ACLU sues Biden administration over new executive action on the southern border

The ACLU filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday challenging the Biden administration’s new executive actions that block migrants from seeking asylum at the southern U.S. border when crossings surge.

NLRB files complaint against Arizona EV manufacturer Lucid Motors

The government accuses Lucid of launching a multi-pronged campaign to squash legally protected unionizing efforts in early 2023.

UA Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky hospitalized in his wife's native country of Brazil after stroke

Chomsky transformed the study of linguistics and has also been an influential critic of U.S. foreign policy and the media.

Here's why an Arizona medical examiner is working to track heat-related deaths

Rethinking how to catalog and count heat-related deaths is a major step toward understanding the growing impacts of climate change.

Conflicting weather patterns bring monsoon uncertainty

The upcoming transition between an El Niño winter and a La Niña summer is unique.

Blocked from asylum, migrants juggle their choices

Under Biden's asylum ban, migrants can either go home or try to cross into the U.S. again

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