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Lerua's Fine Mexican Foods, a Tucson fixture for 96 years, will close in early 2019 after the owners agreed to settle a long-running dispute over the value of the restaurant, which is slated for demolition as part of the Broadway widening project. ... Read more»   

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Trump administration officials have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to OK a ban on asylum claims by people who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border without going through a crossing point.... Read more»   

BP's Lonnie Swartz may not have broken the law but that doesn't mean he properly used deadly force. It's time for CBP to loop citizens into deciding when using it is justified. The people, in fact, should demand that right because it's theirs and theirs alone.... Read more»   

Pima Community College men’s soccer player Hugo Kametani received the highest honor on Thursday from the United Soccer Coaches.... Read more»   

The open enrollment deadline for plans from the Affordable Care Act Marketplace is Saturday. ... Read more»   

After 10 months and nearly $14 million, a consulting company given a $267 million contract to help U.S. Customs and Border Protection with recruiting has processed just two successful job offers. ... Read more»   

The Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains Act of 2018 would allow border counties to apply for federal grants to help identify bodies of undocumented immigrants.... Read more»   

A federal immigration judge ordered the deportation of well-known immigration and reproductive rights activist Alejandra Pablos after rejecting her asylum claim during a Tuesday hearing in Tucson. ... Read more»   

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Century-old Lerua's restaurant closing early next year for Broadway widening

Lerua's Fine Mexican Foods, a Tucson fixture for 96 years, will close in early 2019 after the owners agreed to settle a long-running dispute over the value of the restaurant, which is slated for demolition as part of the Broadway widening project. ... Read more»

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Time for CBP to bring citizen review into use of force rules

BP's Lonnie Swartz may not have broken the law but that doesn't mean he properly used deadly force. It's time for CBP to loop citizens into deciding when using it is justified. The people, in fact, should demand that right because it's theirs and theirs alone.... Read more»

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Update: Swartz found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter in Border Patrol shooting case

Jurors in the trial of Lonnie Swartz, the Border Patrol agent on trial in a cross-border shooting, found him not guilty of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday. Jurors did not reach a verdict on a voluntary manslaughter charge.... Read more»2

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