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Supporters of statehood for Southern Arizona will rally downtown and on 4th Avenue on Friday, organizers said. Read more»

Start Our State committee members were interviewed by the Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi on Thursday.

Leaving Arizona? While much of the media (read: the Daily Show is in town) treats possible statehood for Southern Arizona as a prank, members of a group seeking to separate from Arizona say they're serious. Read more»

The Pima County Courthouse in Tucson is one place Start Our State considers a potential new state capitol.

Pima County politicians have joked about the idea of political separation from more-conservative Maricopa County for decades. But the Legislature's recent moves on topics including immigration caused some to stop laughing and form a committee advocating that the county separate from Arizona. (with video) Read more» 16