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Tohono O'odham, Pascua Yaqui, Hopi Sue to Stop Rosemont Mine

The tribes say the area for the proposed mine is sacred.

Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Tucson Budget $8M in the Red; $6M Set Aside For Staff Raises Next Year

Reworking of budget would allow for financial incentives aimed at employee retention.

Yuma, Cochise County Sheriffs Say Border Could Use Help of National Guard

Cochise sheriff says his county is short almost 900 border agents.

DHS Secretary: No Deportation for DACA Recipients

In congressional testimony, Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said "Dreamers" are not an enforcement priority.

Arizona House Sidesteps Vote on 1972 Equal Rights Amendment

House Democrats thwarted in attempt to join decades-old effort to ink women's rights in U.S. Constitution.

Bill Requiring Abortion Reporting Passes Arizona House

Doctors would be required to tell why an abortion is performed

Arizona Legislature Challenges Off-Year Local Elections

The House and Senate passed a bill to force election consolidation with a turnout threshold.

Study to Look at Options for Summerhaven's Main Road

Pima transportation official says traffic congestion can be an issue during snow storms, summer weekends.

AZ Legislature Tells Congress to Stop Forcing Nogales to Pay for Sewer Line

State lawmakers are getting involved in a dispute over the cross-border sewer pipe.

Airport Authority's Economic Impact Estimated at $7.4 Billion a Year

Most recent estimate shows nearly 50 percent increase in economic impact in the past five years.

Gov. Ducey 'Welcomes Deployment' of National Guard to Border

President Trump is following his two successors in sending troops to the border.

Report: Pima County Has Highest Property Tax Rate in Arizona

While the rate is highest in the state, it is below the national average.

Supervisors OK Report Urging Tax Swap for Road Repairs

Report calls for a sales tax that would slowly shift from covering road repairs to abating property taxes.

Cochise County to Join Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers

County claims it spends hundred of thousands of dollars each year combatting problems stemming from opioid addiction.

One Woman's Journey Through Border Patrol Detention

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Campaign finance curiosities in the 2018 Governor's race; and the co-founder of Cyclovia talks about building better communities for all.

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