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Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his hard-line stand against illegal immigrants, willfully violated a judge's order stemming from a racial profiling case, a federal prosecutor said on Monday as trial opened in Arpaio's contempt of court trial.... Read more»   

A view of health reform from inside the ICU provides much clarity: Patient-centered, market-oriented health-care reform means customers face more exposure to prices — and their ultimate bargaining power is the right to walk away ... Gulp.... Read more»   

FC Tucson posted a decisive win over rivals Albuquerque Sol FC on Saturday night at Kino North Stadium. The local squad won by 3 - 1 over the visitors from Duke City.... Read more»   

Angry protesters rallied outside Sen. Jeff Flake’s Phoenix office Friday, demanding that he vote against a Republican health care bill that new analyses claim could hit Arizona particularly hard.... Read more»   

The Senate Republican plan to replace Obamacare was quickly attacked by Democrats and kept at arm’s length by Arizona’s Republican senators, who seemed less than eager to comment on a bill few had seen before its release Thursday.... Read more»   

Buried in a Homeland Security memo last week twas a single line saying the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program “will remain in effect,” raising hope among the 800,000 recipients. But DHS officials said this week that eliminating DACA is still a very real possibility. ... Read more»   

Although she's been lining up support for quite some time, former Assistant Army Secretary Mary Matiella has filed campaign paperwork and publicly announced that she's joining the jockeying field of Democrats looking to run against GOP Rep. Martha McSally.... Read more»   1

Prosecutors and defense lawyers wrangled over videos recorded by two Border Patrol cameras that show the 2012 shooting of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, as well as an expert's video reconstruction that shows BP Agent Lonnie Swartz fire bullets into the boy's prone body. ... Read more»   

Arizona risks losing water rights because of a lingering, nearly two-decade long drought in the Colorado River that could restrict water use ranging from farmers’ crops to how many households receive water, state water experts say.... Read more»   

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Contempt trial begins for ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio

Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his hard-line stand against illegal immigrants, willfully violated a judge's order stemming from a racial profiling case, a federal prosecutor said on Monday as trial opened in Arpaio's contempt of court trial.... Read more»

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Andrew Gardner closes the circle on psychedelic rock, again

In the past couple of years, it's begun to seem like every other new band in Tucson is "reinventing" psychedelic rock. But Andrew Gardner, frontman of Tucson indie band La Cerca is not surprised that the music he was listening to at a young age is coming back into style. Plus, more weekend music.... Read more»

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Morlock: What price Mom's life?

A view of health reform from inside the ICU provides much clarity: Patient-centered, market-oriented health-care reform means customers face more exposure to prices — and their ultimate bargaining power is the right to walk away ... Gulp.... Read more»

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Emil Franzi: Local political legend dies at 78

Outspoken conservative commentator Emil Franzi, a "living encyclopedia of local politics," died Wednesday. His frame had been weathered by cancer, but the curmudgeonly political operative, columnist and talk show host kept his opinions flowing strong. "You might not agree with him, but you had to listen," said radio talker John C. Scott.... Read more»5

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