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BORSTAR agents, DPS helicopter rescue injured man from mountains

A helicopter crew from the Arizona Department of Public Safety airlifted an injured Guatemalan man after he was apprehended by Border Patrol agents on Tuesday. ... Read more»

Hunger persists in Cochise County

Hunger gnaws at Cochise County citizens more than for average Americans.... Read more»1

Missing Corona de Tucson woman found safe

A 69-year-old woman who had been reported missing in the Corona de Tucson area was found safe, authorities said.... Read more»

Arizona Obamcare premiums may drop, as troubled enrollment opens

Arizona is one of the few states expected to see a decrease in average premium costs during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period that opened last week – if consumers can figure out how to sign up. The window to enroll has been cut in half from previous years, to 45 days, hours have been shortened, outreach and advertising budgets have been cut — in what critics are calling a Trump administration campaign to “sabotage” Obamacare after Congress was unable to kill it.... Read more»

McCain treated for torn Achilles tendon

Even as he continues to be a thorn in the side of the Trump administration, Sen. John McCain has problems with his heel: he was treated over the weekend for a torn Achilles tendon.... Read more»

House extends kid’s health coverage, but Senate outlook unclear

The House Friday passed a GOP bill to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program for five years by pulling funds from other programs under Obamacare, angering Democrats who called the cuts unnecessary.... Read more»

Maricopa sheriff to inmates on hunger strike: Food is nutritious, not delicious

Maricopa County jail inmates went on a three-day hunger strike over the quality of meals served behind bars, but Sheriff Paul Penzone said Wednesday that taste is not the point.... Read more»

Halloween sadism: History behind myth of poisoned treats

What a seasonal fear reveals about our changing relationship to food: Everybody’s heard the unsettling bit about the razorblade-spiked Halloween apple. ... Read more»

'Cause of my life' - Giffords rebrands gun-control group with her name

Gabrielle Giffords is a woman of few words, but the name of the formerly voluble lawmaker speaks volumes. Tuesday, the gun-control advocacy group she founded after surviving an assassination attempt was rebranded, and now simply bears her last name.... Read more»

Shelter seeks short-term homes for dogs to end pneumovirus outbreak

In order to end an ongoing outbreak, Pima Animal Care Center is asking members of the community to provide temporary homes for about 100 dogs exposed to the upper respiratory infection known as pneumovirus. ... Read more»

'Getting stronger every day' - Tucson native off life support after Vegas shooting

A young woman who grew up in Tucson is "doing great!!!!" and is no longer on life support after being shot in last week's massacre in Las Vegas that killed at least 58 people and wounded about 500. Savannah Nicole Sanchez had been in critical condition after two surgeries, her family said.... Read more»

House approves ban on abortion after 20 weeks; chances slim in Senate

The House voted along party lines Tuesday to approve Arizona Rep. Trent Franks’ bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy except in cases of rape, incest or threats to the life of the mother.... Read more»

'Doing better' - Tucson native on life support after Vegas shooting

A young woman who grew up in Tucson is "doing better" but still on life support after being shot Sunday night in the massacre in Las Vegas that killed at least 59 people and wounded more than 500. Savannah Nicole Sanchez is in critical condition after two surgeries, her family said.... Read more»

'Missing in Arizona' seeks answers for families of long-term cases

A growing program in Arizona is providing fresh opportunities for answers to family members of people who are missing, including the chance to meet with experts in forensics, law enforcement and search and rescue at an all-day event in Phoenix on October 21.... Read more»

GOP drops Obamacare repeal bill after McCain, others oppose

Senate leaders abandoned their latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, saying Tuesday that they would turn their attention to tax reform after key GOP defections doomed the health care proposal.... Read more»

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