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The Arizona Daily Star will shut down its local press and print its newspaper in Phoenix, trucking copies to Tucson daily. Sixty jobs will be lost in the pressroom when the hulking two-story machine grinds to a halt in May, and the Star is seeking a much smaller office.... Read more»   4

Hudbay Minerals said Thursday that it has received the approved Mine Plan of Operations for the proposed Rosemont mine project, the final step in the permitting process.... Read more»   

A traffic stop over a car's tinted windows by a DPS trooper led to the detention of four people, including a 12-year-old girl, by U.S. Border Patrol agents during an incident recorded on social media Tuesday. ... Read more»   

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that some undocumented immigrants can be held without bail, possibly years after they have committed a deportable crime, while authorities determine their deportation status.... Read more»   

Despite "assurances" touted by Sen. McSally, a $30-million construction project at Ft. Huachuca and a $15-million facility at Davis-Monthan AFB are potentially on the chopping block in order to fund a border wall under President Trump's national emergency declaration.... Read more»   

There are still some researchers who believe there really is no such thing as “independent voters.” But independents are beginning to claim space in the mind of many numbers-savvy campaigns of Democrats and Republicans alike in Arizona.... Read more»   1

"50 are dead in this latest attack on peace, on religion, on innocence, on brotherhood, on civilization itself. Hate is a powerful emotion. But it can be defeated by societies that are committed to truth, reason, and love." — Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild... Read more»   

A long-running lawsuit over the treatment of detainees at Tucson Border Patrol stations will head to trial after a federal judge rejected a motion to force the agency to provide beds or mattresses raised off the floor for those being held.... Read more»   

Beto O'Rourke announced Thursday that he's running for president. Back in 2013, during a visit to Nogales, the then-freshman Democrat had an up-close encounter with border security. TucsonSentinel.com captured the story.... Read more»   

Yuma-area border agents arrested 10 men carrying bundles of marijuana through the desert near Dateland, Ariz., after the men were spotted by U.S. Marines on Tuesday night. ... Read more»   

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Daily Star to halt presses; Republic will print Tucson newspaper in Phoenix

The Arizona Daily Star will shut down its local press and print its newspaper in Phoenix, trucking copies to Tucson daily. Sixty jobs will be lost in the pressroom when the hulking two-story machine grinds to a halt in May, and the Star is seeking a much smaller office.... Read more»4

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Tucson sounds: Meet your local sound tech #1: Ted Riviera

Musician/sound guy Ted Riviera tells you how to go live at your local dive in the first of our guide to local sound techs, plus, a few dispatches from the local music scene to come, weekly listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

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