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Winds precluded air tanker help in Yarnell

PHOENIX - A wildfire that began with a lightning strike and caused little immediate concern because of its remote location and small size quickly blazed into an inferno, leading officials to rapidly order more resources in the hours before flames killed 19 members of an elite hotshot crew, a…

July 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Border-crosser deaths haven't dropped despite decline in illegal migration

Border-crosser deaths haven't dropped despite decline in illegal migration

Despite fewer people migrating illegally through Southern Arizona, the number of border-crosser remains found during the last decade has not dropped below 140 a year, according to a new report.

June 06, 2013 12:00 am Related

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Juvenile detention down sharply in Pima County

Beds that once restrained out-of-control kids have been repurposed into vegetable garden beds in a former recreation area at the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center.

March 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Report: Mineral royalties untapped

The dollar value of hard-rock minerals mined on federal land by companies is unknown because royalties from the sale of those minerals aren't paid to the federal government, a new report said Wednesday.

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