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BP suit alleges 1st Amendment violations at Arivaca checkpoint

Two Arivaca residents filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, accusing the Border Patrol of violating their First Amendment rights in blocking attempts to observe a checkpoint maintained by the agency.... Read more»2

Az lawmakers await details of Obama’s immigration plan

Arizona lawmakers were holding their fire after President Obama said he would unveil plans for executive action on immigration reform - but previous statements leave little doubt where they stand, with Democrats criticizing delays and the GOP chiding his “overreach.”... Read more»

Grijalva tapped as Dem leader on Natural Resources cmte

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva has been elected by House Democrats as the ranking member on the Natural Resources Committee. “Our environmental protections will be challenged like never before under the Republican-controlled House and Senate, but under my leadership, Natural Resources Democrats will ensure the protections that took generations to build up will not be torn down,” said Grijalva, the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus.... Read more»4

Weekly editor leaving to take tourism job

Dan Gibson, editor of the Tucson Weekly, is stepping down to take a position with Visit Tucson, the nonprofit tourism promotion agency. Gibson announced the move on his personal Facebook page Wednesday, saying he’ll leave the desk at the alt-weekly later this month.... Read more»

Border agents seize $1.2M in pot in early November

Tucson Sector Border Agents seize $1.2 million in marijuana, arrest two including one U.S. citizen.... Read more»

CBP seizes nearly $1.5M in marijuana in Nogales

Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than nearly $1.5 million in marijuana hidden behind a false wall in a tractor-trailer at the Mariposa Port of Entry on Monday.... Read more»

Supes OK count as Barber alleges ballots improperly rejected

The Pima County Board of Supervisors rejected Tuesday a bid by Ron Barber to delay the canvass of the Nov. 4 election. The congressman’s campaign — on the losing edge of a 161-vote margin with a recount in the offing — said that 132 Pima voters had their ballots tossed out because poll workers “failed in their duty.”... Read more»10

Analysis

Enforcement overdrive has overloaded the immigration courts

Over the past two decades, the United States has put immigration and border enforcement into overdrive, while not allocating adequate resources to the immigration court system. This mismatch leads to long backlogs and delays.... Read more»1

Ducey: Review budget before settling $300M schools case

Doug Ducey said Monday the budget will quickly become his top priority when he takes office as governor, including what to do about a lawsuit that’s left the state owing more than $300 million to schools. That includes being open to reaching a settlement in the suit, he said.... Read more»1

McSally gets freshman orientation in DC as recount looms

The outcome of the election won’t be official until next month, but congressional hopeful Martha McSally reinforced her recent claim to a victory over Ron Barber by showing up in Washington, D.C., for freshman orientation Monday.... Read more»7

57 of 79 hoarded cats adopted into new homes

About 80 cats and kittens were rescued from a hoarding situation Thursday night, and were causing a “desperate need” for donations and adopters at the Pima County Animal Care Center. Over the weekend 57 of the 79 cats found new homes.... Read more»2

Obamacare enrollment reopens; language still a barrier

Health care navigators in Arizona said they learned a lot in the bumpy rollout of Obamacare and are ready to apply those lessons when open enrollment kicked off again Saturday. They say they are more language-ready and better able to reach out to underserved communities.... Read more»

Undocumented woman marks 100 days in sanctuary in Tucson church

For 100 days, Rosa Imelda Robles Loreto has stayed on the grounds of Southside Presbyterian Church in Tucson, waiting and hoping for some reprieve from the deportation order that sent her into sanctuary in August. Supporters and faith leaders marked the stretch of time Saturday morning.... Read more»6

Moore resigns Rio Nuevo board seat

Alberto Moore will step down from his seat on the Rio Nuevo board to allow Arizona’s incoming governor, Doug Ducey, to appoint his own representative to the downtown Tucson taxing district.... Read more»

$10 pet adoptions at pound this weekend

The Pima Animal Care Center is holding a special $10 adoption event this weekend thanks to a $2,000 grant from PetSmart Charities.... Read more»1

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