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Advocates call on Biden to 'tear down this wall,' repair border damage

Advocates called on President Joe Biden to “tear down this wall” Tuesday and fulfill his campaign promise of stopping the border wall construction that he put on hold in January. The meeting of border-state lawmakers, advocates and tribal members came 70 days after Biden, in one of his first acts as president, halted construction and gave the secretaries of Defense, Treasury and Homeland Security 60 days to study next steps on the wall.... Read more»

Tribal leaders say border wall, other projects continue to threaten sacred, historic sites

As President Donald Trump was hailing the pace of border wall construction Tuesday, Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. was bemoaning it as a project that continues “to destroy … sacred sites.”... Read more»

5 ordered to pay $43,240 for damaging archeological site

Five people from Sahuarita were ordered to pay a combined $43,240 for damaging an archeological site with spray-painted graffiti, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Wednesday.... Read more»