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Changing policies, plans: Toughened enforcement pushes asylum seekers to stay in Mexico

More and more, efforts are focused on helping migrants settle into life in Mexico, as they opt not to continue north.

Tucsonans debate details of raising the legal age to buy tobacco

The county is proposing changes to who gets punished and what the punishment should be.

'Stupid motorist law' rarely enforced in Tucson area

Flooding on area roads leads to rescues.

Tucson Sector border apprehensions are up, national numbers down

Migrant apprehensions across much of Arizona are higher than they were a year ago, even while the national numbers have dropped considerably.

Arizona health experts sound alarm on vaping

A rise in illnesses and deaths prompt experts to advise caution.

Archive Tucson: Picking cotton and going to school

Stella Jacobs spent her middle school years picking cotton in Marana and learning English.

Recent migration policies deepen the divide at the Mexico-Guatemala border

Towns along the Suchiate River are divided by a border but strongly linked by their roots and trade.

Why people are migrating from Honduras — and why many want them to stay

Honduras has become the top country of origin for migrants on the U.S.' southwest border.

TUSD to continue to revise sex ed curriculum, deferring vote

The governing board voted Tuesday night to continue to refine the plan, targeting next school year for implementation.

Mexican authorities meet with Rio Sonora mining spill victims

A legal representative of residents affected by the spill said the dialogue is a result of pressure the communities have put on authorities.

UA breaks ground on center that will help turn bioscience research into business

The facility will provide business training and lab space to entrepreneurs in the life sciences.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Tucson move to put piece of land in trust

The tribe hopes the federal government will approve several acres near Old Pascua Village.

Black hole imaging group wins prestigious prize

The Event Horizon Telescope team, which has 36 members from the UA, has been recognized for its scientific achievement.

AG notifies Benson City Council of open meetings violation

The office determined the city of Benson violated open meetings law in July.

Ed Ackerley on why he believes an independent can be Tucson’s next mayor

The advertising executive explains his campaign's strategy and message to voters.

Pima County Dems and GOP, Ed Ackerley, education funding shortfalls

Plus, Nogales Unified School District's approach to higher graduation rates.

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