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Border crossings at Arizona ports of entry down from last year

Pedestrian and vehicle numbers are bad news to border businesses that depend on shoppers from Mexico.

Phoenix voters rejecting anti-rail initiative by wide margin

The proposition aimed to block extending the light rail, including a plan to expand into working-class Hispanic and African American communities of south Phoenix.

US moves FEMA, Coast Guard money to fund border programs

$217 million would be moved to fund things like increasing the number of beds for detained immigrants.

New website aims to bring Arizona residents in on push to ratify USMCA

The Arizona governor's office is pushing for support of the deal. Mexico has ratified it, but Canada and the U.S. have not.

Arizona-Sonora short film contest, workshop open for submissions

The contest is accepting films about life in the borderlands by students and nonprofessionals.

Romero claims victory, Farley endorses her in Democratic mayoral primary

Lane Santa Cruz wins Ward 1 primary to replace Romero on the City Council.

Scientist warns of tons of orbiting space junk, with more on the way

The debris is a byproduct of things we take for granted in our way life, Al Anzaldua says.

City voters weighing light rail system's future in Phoenix

The proposition asks whether any expansion of the rail system should be permanently halted.

NAU establishes criminal justice degree focusing on Indian Country

Students can enroll in the online degree now to learn about criminal justice on tribal lands.

How to vote in Tucson's primary election if you haven't already

Mail-in ballots can be dropped off in person election day, Tuesday, Aug. 27.

Joe Arpaio running to try to get his job back

The 87-year-old Arpaio has been convicted and pardoned since he was voted out as Maricopa County sheriff three years ago.

Mexico's economy registers no growth in second quarter

The slowing is due in part to declining foreign investment, an economist says.

After Mexican tomato deal, Farm Bureau wants same for other crops

A release says farmers need similar agreements for other crops sold at "artificially low prices."

Voting in 2020, hepatitis A outbreak, Purple Heart recipient

Plus, breaking down the top issues ahead of Tucson's primary election.

Arizona universities to continue reduced tuition for some undocumented immigrants

Any student who graduates from an Arizona high school is eligible.

Leaders from Arizona and Sonora meet to strengthen political and economic bonds

The officials discussed trade, tourism and development at the annual "megaregion" meeting.

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