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Supreme Court OKs use of lethal-injection drug used in botched Az execution

Use of the drug midazolam in lethal injections does not constitute cruel and unusual punishment, despite its use in botched executions in Arizona and Oklahoma, the Supreme Court ruled this week.... Read more»

Workers dig into 14-month Silverbell Rd. widening

Construction crews began work Wednesday on a 14-month-long project to widen Silverbell Road, a City of Tucson news release said. ... Read more»

100K Arizona workers could see salary bump with expanded OT rules

The Department of Labor announced plans Tuesday to expand overtime guarantees to about 5 million salaried workers who are not now covered, including an estimated 100,000 white-collar workers in Arizona.... Read more»

Queer Youth Summit 'validating' for LGBT kids

About 35 young people participated in the first “Tucson Queer Youth Summit” held at City High School on Saturday. For some, such as Danie Enriquez, 19, it was about connecting with people who've had similar experiences. "It's good to know you're not alone," Enriquez said.... Read more»

$3M in marijuana seized by ICE, BP agents

Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs and Border Patrol seized more than 3.5 tons of marijuana worth an estimated $3 million in a series of seizures in southeastern Arizona last week, authorities said. ... Read more»

Cut lighter fluid for tastier grilling, less pollution

Grilling without using lighter fluid means releasing into the air a lower amount of volatile organic compounds—key ingredients in smog. It can also mean better-tasting food for your July 4 barbecue. So how to get the blasted coals glowing without dousing them in lighter fluid? Use a charcoal chimney.... Read more»

Supreme Court takes up new Arizona redistricting challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to take up a fresh challenge to a commission in Arizona that draws legislative districts just a day after ruling on a related case.... Read more»

FactChecking presidential candidate Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced his presidential candidacy Tuesday morning, joining an already crowded field vying for the Republican nomination. ... Read more»

Marty Cortez resigning after 20 years on Pima College board

A longtime member of the Pima Community College Governing Board is stepping down. Marty Cortez announced Monday afternoon that she is resigning for personal reasons after two decades. ... Read more»1

States’ bid to require citizenship proof for federal voters falls short

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from officials in Arizona and Kansas who wanted federal election officials to require proof of citizenship for people registering to vote.... Read more»

Supreme Court upholds Arizona's independent redistricting

Arizona's system of drawing congressional districts with an independent commission rather than the Legislature is constitutional, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday, rejecting a suit filed by lawmakers. The case has a major impact on the Southern Arizona district now represented by U.S. Rep. Martha McSally.... Read more»1

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Ducey: Remember Granite Mountain Hotshots

Today marks a solemn anniversary for the state of Arizona, as we remember the 19 brave men who gave their lives at Yarnell Hill two years ago. ... Read more»1

Report: Border Patrol should double investigators, limit use of deadly force

A federal oversight panel charged with reviewing how Customs and Border Protection handles deadly force cases recommends the agency more than double the number of investigators to review abuses and corruption. ... Read more»

Arizona to pay families $670K over Yarnell Hill firefighter deaths

Arizona will pay a total of $670,000 to the families of the 19 elite firefighters killed in the country's deadliest wildfire in 80 years and has agreed to reform the way it fights wildfires, state officials said... Read more»

Feds set new policies for LGBT detainees

Immigration and Customs Enforcement will implement new guidelines designed to better protect transgender people in immigration detention facilities, the agency announced Monday.... Read more»

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