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Homeland Security: Arizona deserved a warning

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visiting Nogales today.

June 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
US to open new centers to house Central Americans

US to open new centers to house Central Americans

Flood of illegal immigrants overwhelming border agencies

June 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz : More headlines of the week

Fitz : More headlines of the week

Summer’s  around the corner and more Americans are spending their vacations stowing away in jetliner wheel wells. Avoiding excessive baggage fees makes the subzero temperatures and lack of oxygen worth it.

April 22, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key Votes Ahead

January 18, 2014 11:00 pmLoading…
Local hotshot Warneke to be buried in Marana

Local hotshot Warneke to be buried in Marana

On Wednesday, William "Billy" Warneke's remains will be transported to Marana for an outdoor service. If you would like to follow along, here is the relevant information:

July 10, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Arizona wildfire survivor: ‘Bless my hot shot crew’

Arizona wildfire survivor: ‘Bless my hot shot crew’

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire crew overrun by flames resonated deepest in an arena packed with firefighters from around the nation.

July 09, 2013 9:47 am Photos

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"Shame on you," Tucson shooting survivor yells after gun vote

"Shame on you," Tucson shooting survivor yells after gun vote

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades on Wednesday, rejecting calls to tighten background checks on firearms buyers as they spurned the personal pleas of families of the victims of…

April 17, 2013 2:00 pmLoading…

9/11 attacks play small role in election

WASHINGTON — For the first time in a decade, the Sept. 11 attacks and the wars that resulted are not the focus of the presidential campaign.

September 10, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog:Democrat's platform

The 2012 Democratic National Platform will be approved by convention delegates later today. I found it posted online. Here are the section headings:

September 04, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog:News update

The Russian girl band Pussy Riot was sentenced to two years in prison for singing a protest song against Vladimir Putin. Every musical performer in the world should boycott Russia. Except for Barry Manilow. If a Manilow Concert Tour fails to bring Putin to his knees offer to trade Madonna.Th…

August 20, 2012 4:00 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: City Council Update

     The Tucson City Council voted 6-1 last week to declare opposition to the remaining parts of SB 1070 and to begin a citywide discussion of how Tucson can be as inclusive as possible, get in touch with its feelings, welcome immigrants and "sad" people, and give the world a group hug. The …

August 12, 2012 12:30 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: Willardo

     What would happen if every eligible Mexican-American registered and voted? Red states would become swing states and many would go as blue as a Smurf. Mitt Romney would have to change his legal name to Willardo. The campaign slogan for 2012 would become "Es la economía, estúpido" and Geo…

August 06, 2012 5:30 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: What do you know?

Test your News Knowledge

July 17, 2012 8:16 amLoading…

Calif. could ban gay-to-straight therapy for teens

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers are poised to vote Tuesday on a first-of-its-kind ban on a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay people straight.

May 08, 2012 1:33 pmLoading…

Obama has chance in AZ, Biden says

PHOENIX - Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Phoenix on Thursday and a visit by first lady Michelle Obama set for April 30 in Tucson are sparking talk that Democrats think they may be able to win Arizona in the fall.

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Obama signs Giffords’ final bill into law

Obama signs Giffords’ final bill into law

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed into law Friday a final bill authored by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was wounded in an Arizona shooting rampage a year ago.

February 10, 2012 9:04 am Related Loading…

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