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The Old Post section of Fort Huachuca can be seen from the Huachucas. Wide-ranging grassland beyond the Army post is part of a 2,500-square-mile range used to test sensitive military intelligence.

A state lawmaker wants to give voters a second chance to approve land exchanges that allow the preservation of military installations. Read more»

Night-vision goggles.

Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik says military equipment left over from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan could help bolster security in Arizona. Read more»

Sarah Meske, a marketing office manager for TriWest Healthcare Alliance, catches her breath during early morning physical training.

For the second year, the Arizona National Guard and the Arizona Coalition for Military Families have offered civilians a two-day military-immersion experience. Read more»

Gov. Jan Brewer speaks Tuesday at the Border Security Expo in Phoenix.

Gov. Jan Brewer accused Washington officials Tuesday of falsely claiming that Arizona’s border with Mexico is more secure than ever. Read more» 2

The Enduring Freedom Memorial in Phoenix sits in the Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza near the Capitol. The memorial honors fallen service members from all branches of American military who served in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.

Lawmakers are weighing bills that would support student veterans, require government offices to fly a special flag when Arizonans are killed in action, and note on driver’s licenses whether a person is a veteran. Read more»

Col. Elmon Krupnik is the state chaplain for the Arizona National Guard. He serves the religious and spiritual needs of his fellow service members. Krupnik helped organize the faith-based summit.

The Arizona National Guard is teaming with clergy and church members to help identify service members and veterans at risk for suicide and build relationships that help connect them with services. Read more»

Dan Fitzgibbon, chairman of the Arizona Students’ Association, says the bill would limit students’ access to affordable education.

A bill in the state Legislature would require full-time resident undergraduate students at Arizona's universities to pay at least $2,000 per year toward tuition and mandatory fees. Read more»

Rep. Ed Ableser, D-Tempe, has sponsored a bill that would offer rural home buyers easier access to information on a home’s water supply.

Prospective home buyers deserve to know the adequacy of a property’s water supply before making a purchase in rural Arizona, the head of an environmental group said Thursday. Read more»

Taking a swipe at Arizona’s controversial law on illegal immigration, the state Senate’s top Democrat wants to ban racial profiling by law enforcement. Read more»

A class of antibiotics typically used to treat pneumonia in cattle will soon be under greater restriction, according to the Food and Drug Administration. In order to protect the effectiveness of the drug cephalosporins in humans, certain uses are prohibited in cattle, chickens, turkeys and swine.

Proposed federal restrictions on the use of certain antibiotics in livestock and poultry wouldn’t have much an effect on Arizona’s farms and ranches, according to experts here. Read more»

Abraham Axicinean, 5 months old, sleeps on the bed in Eriana Alce’s home in Bateye San Isidro. At just 17 years old, his mother died giving birth to him at Hospital Materno-Infantil San Lorenzo de Los Mina in Santo Domingo.

In the Dominican Republic, the lifetime risk of maternal death is one in 320, according to UNICEF. That’s almost seven times higher than in the United States. Read more»

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc. has dropped its lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ending a month-long fight over whether the food company’s cantaloupes should be banned from the United States. Read more»

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc. has dropped its lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ending a month-long fight over whether the food company’s cantaloupes should be banned from the United States. Read more»

The outcome remained unclear Wednesday for a measure to move up by two months the deadline for submitting citizens' initiatives for the ballot. Read more»