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Andrea Ramírez, 2, of Chiapas, Mexico watches in anticipation as Daniela Gastelum prepares a vaccine during the one-day clinic, which was organized by One Hundred Angels and the Mexican Red Cross.

American doctors, members of Congress and immigrant advocates have been pushing U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials to vaccinate migrants after several migrant children, including some diagnosed with the flu, have died while in U.S. custody. With CBP so far rejecting those requests, some organizations are working to get migrants the health care they need – on the Mexican side of the border. Read more»

Coconino County Supervisor Elizabeth Archuleta, shown in a September photo, said her county decided to join a lawsuit in support of President Barack Obama's immigration reform actions because "county officials are focused on solving issues on the ground" even if national officials will not.

The two Arizona counties joined dozens of local governments on a court brief urging immediate implementation of the president's orders on immigration - orders Arizona is suing to block. One county official said suing to back immigration reform was the "right thing to do." Read more» 1

Chef Rod Kass, who is the owner of Cafe Roka, manages the kitchen on a busy Saturday night.

In a 1900s building on Main Street in Bisbee, Rod Kass unleashes his passion for food. Read more»

A yellow-billed cuckoo, Texas, 2013. The western population of the bird, which is also found in Arizona, has been declared a threatened species.

Federal regulators recently pulled back approval for exploratory drilling for copper near Patagonia. The area could be home to yellow-billed cuckoos, which were recently declared threatened, as well as other endangered species like jaguars and Mexican spotted owls. Read more» 1

2,000 pounds of marijuana seized from truck near Santa Cruz.

Border Patrol agents seized more than $1.1 million in narcotics, five vehicles, and caught 23 suspects in four incidents during the first two week July, according to a news release from the agency. Read more»

The funds were from the Payments in Lieu of Taxes program, which pays local governments for property taxes they can't collect on federal lands within their borders. The decades-old program was almost not funded in 2014, and future funding is not guaranteed. Read more»


Demion Clinco was appointed to the state House of Representatives by the Pima County Board of Supervisors on a 3-2 vote Tuesday, filling a seat left vacant when former. Rep. Andrea Dalessandro resigned on being appointed to the Senate to fill another vacant seat. Read more» 1

Pima County Democrats nominated three candidates to fill an empty seat in the state House of Representatives at a meeting Saturday. The Board of Supervisors will pick from among Anabelle Nuñez, Demion Clinco and Miguel Cuevas in a vote scheduled for Tuesday. Read more»

Working to fill the latest open seat in a legislative game of musical chairs, Pima County Democrats will meet Saturday to pick three candidates to fill an empty seat in the state House of Representatives. Read more»

Snow covered the tops of the Catalinas on Jan. 23 as the sun broke through the shroud of clouds. This view is at the north end of Craycroft Road, on Tucson's Eastside.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Southern Arizona, effective until 11 a.m. Thursday. An earlier winter storm warning has been canceled. Read more»