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New charges filed against No More Deaths volunteer

NMD volunteer Scott Daniel Warren, 35, now faces up to 10 years in prison, or more, after a grand jury indicted him on two counts for harboring illegal aliens and one count of conspiracy to transport and harbor illegal aliens. ... Read more»

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Border & immigration

Many immigrants overstay visas after entering legally

While the term illegal immigrant often evokes images of people eluding authorities at the border, a large share of undocumented workers in the U.S. arrived with visas and stayed.... Read more»

Feds may sue Arizona over immigration law

Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday that the Justice Department is considering suing Arizona over its new immigration law.... Read more»1

Alliance for Community Media

Media conference joins boycott of Az

The Alliance for Community Media is seeking to move its 2011 conference from Tucson in response to SB 1070.... Read more»

Memorial for Cele Peterson to be held Monday

A celebration of the life of Cele Peterson is scheduled for Monday, 5-8 p.m., at the University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St.... Read more»

Border & immigration

La Raza, other Hispanic groups boycott over Arizona's SB 1070

Several Hispanic groups have organized a boycott of Arizona because of the state's new immigration law.... Read more»2

UA feeling effect of Arizona's new immigration law

Passage of SB1070, the state law that requires local police to enforce federal immigration law, has not yet gone into effect but its reach is already being felt at the University of Arizona.... Read more»

Report: Fixes for broken unemployment insurance system

Some 33 states - including Arizona - have run out of money to pay benefits and have been forced to borrow nearly $38 billion from the federal government just to keep benefits flowing. Those financial difficulties are also taking a human toll as states scramble to replenish their funds.... Read more»

Obituary: 'First Lady of Fashion'

Cele Peterson dies at 101

Tucson’s “First Lady of Fashion,” Cele Peterson, died Thursday morning. She was 101.... Read more»4

Guest opinion

Prop.100 choice between education and prisons

We don't really have much of a choice when it comes to the Proposition 100 vote. Would you rather pay a temporary 1-cent sales tax to educate children and fund public safety or a permanent property tax to pay for more jail cells?... Read more»

Immigration SB1070

UA's Shelton says immigration law 'sends wrong message' about Arizona

University of Arizona President Robert Shelton said in a memo Thursday that Arizona's new illegal immigration law "sends all the wrong messages about our state."... Read more»1

Film preview

La Placita kicks off 11th year Thursday with 'The Thin Man'

On Thursday at 7:30, the outdoor Cinema La Placita film screening series begins its 11th year with a classic, 1934's "The Thin Man."... Read more»

Goldwater Institute Watchdog Report

Sky Harbor study on need for racial preferences two years overdue

The study to determine whether Phoenix should maintain a racial preference program in awarding concession contracts at Sky Harbor International Airport is still unfinished almost two years after the original deadline.... Read more»


Dupnik says 'liberty in severe jeopardy' in WSJ op-ed

Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik continued to assail Arizona's controversial SB 1070 immigration law, penning an op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday.... Read more»

Border & immigration

Brewer, Barkley: Boycott one-on-one?

Former Suns star Charles Barkley and Gov. Jan Brewer might not make for a great matchup on the boards, but what about in the war of words? Barkley is calling for professional sports to boycott Arizona because of SB 1070. Brewer penned an op-ed for ESPN saying a boycott is "the wrong play." ... Read more»

Tucson, Flagstaff to sue over SB 1070

Tucson will mount a legal challenge to Arizona's controversial new immigration law, SB 1070, the City Council decided Tuesday.... Read more»2

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