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Bill would allow Indigenous students to wear cultural clothing at graduation

Advocates say after a year of protests over racial injustice, it's a meaningful change.

Positioning for congressional race underway

Kirkpatrick’s announced retirement makes for wide open race.

Arizona Dreamers hopeful for change as new in-state bill lands in the House

A bill that would give all Arizona graduates access to in-state tuition passed the Arizona Senate earlier this month.

Conversation with Arlando Teller about transportation in tribal lands

The former Arizona state lawmaker talks about his new job in the U.S. Department of Transportation and his legacy in Arizona.

Arizona seeks to create surface water protections after Clean Water Act rollback

The legislation aims to fill the gap left by the rollback of federal protections, but not everyone is pleased with the current proposal.

State Senate changes Permanent Early Voting List

Staying on the list would require voting under new legislation passed by the Senate.

In rapidly warming Colorado River Basin, the negotiating table is being set

A new round of talks could define how the river system adapts to a changing climate for the next generation.

Economics drives glass recycling

Tucson keeps its used glass local.

Conversation with health expert in the Navajo Nation about COVID-19

The head of the Navajo Department of Health also talks about her experiences advising then President-elect Joe Biden on COVID-19.

As Biden rolls back 'Remain in Mexico,' advocates say next steps are still murky

The controversial Trump-era program forced over 70,000 people to wait for U.S. asylum hearings in Mexican border cities.

Alcohol abuse soars in lockdown

Severe alcohol use jumps 400% in lockdown, according to UA researchers

Tucson invests for pension payments

The city is trying to get rid of a long-term, billion-dollar debt.

A conversation with law expert about Oak Flat and treaties

Law Professor Stacy Leeds discusses how a treaty from 1852 has bearing in the battle over Oak Flat.

Biden halted border wall construction. Now what?

Environmental and human rights advocates hope to steer the administration toward a new vision at the border.

Border wall scars: 'It feels like if someone got a knife and dragged it across my heart.'

Tribal leaders and Borderlands communities reflect on their fruitless struggle to stop the wall.

After months of border wall construction, a look at the damage done

As President Biden takes the helm, conservation groups take stock of the border wall’s environmental impacts.

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