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Water supply from San Pedro River key in court battle over Sierra Vista development plan

Water supply from San Pedro River key in court battle over Sierra Vista development plan

PHOENIX — Arizona’s management of the San Pedro River went on trial here Monday.

April 07, 2014 5:01 pmLoading…
Gunbattle leaves at least 5 dead in Rocky Point

Gunbattle leaves at least 5 dead in Rocky Point

The sound of gunfire ripped through the Sonora beach town of Rocky Point Wednesday morning during a deadly shootout between the federal police and alleged drug traffickers.

December 19, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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President must act to build confidence in Obamacare

The first step in dealing with a problem is to admit that you have one.

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U.S. sues Tucson-area trucking firm, alleging discrimination

A Southwest regional trucking company based in Rillito, which fired two employees after they took medical leave, is facing a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. government.

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Defense firms plan own furloughs amid shutdown

Lockheed Martin Corp., the biggest U.S. government contractor, said Friday it has identified about 3,000 employees for furloughs on Monday because of the partial government shutdown.

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Kathleen Parker: Shutdown, schmutdown

In life, context is everything; in Washington, leverage is everything else.

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Mexican government objects Justice Department's decision on BP shootings

The Mexican government objects to the Justice Department’s decision not to charge the Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a teenager at the border in Nogales, Sonora, in 2011, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a written statement.

August 16, 2013 12:00 am
Mexico objects to lack of charges in Arizona border shooting

Mexico objects to lack of charges in Arizona border shooting

The Mexican government objects to the Justice Department’s decision to not charge the Border Patrol agent who shot and killed Ramsés Barrón Torres at the border with Nogales, Sonora in 2011, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says in a written statement.

August 15, 2013 11:24 am
Caravan decries Mexican drug war

Caravan decries Mexican drug war

Douglas resident Carmina Guerrero holds a sign with the image of her missing brother, Francisco "Kiko" Guerrero.

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Caravan decries Mexican drug war

Caravan decries Mexican drug war

Activists with the Caravan for Peace With Justice and Dignity hold a press conference in downtown Tucson's Veinte de Agosto Park. At Thursday's event, crosses, banners and placards bore the names and photos of people lost to the war on drugs. The caravan's final destination is Washington, D.C.

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Caravan decries Mexican drug war

Caravan decries Mexican drug war

Calling the war on drug cartels in Mexico a binational failure, peace activists from south of the border arrived in Tucson on Thursday calling on the United States to end its role in the violence that has claimed 50,000 lives.

August 17, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Panetta salutes gays in military

Panetta salutes gays in military

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Friday thanked gay and lesbian military members for their service, as the Pentagon prepares to mark June as gay pride month with an official salute.

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Navy jet crashes into Va. apartment complex

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Two Navy pilots ejected from a fighter jet Friday, sending the unmanned plane careening into a Virginia Beach apartment complex and tearing the roof off at least one building that was engulfed in flames, officials said. At least three people were taken to hospital…

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US stocks have worst day in a month

NEW YORK — The stock market suffered its worst loss in a month Wednesday after a weak bond auction in Spain renewed investor fear about European debt. The price of gold plunged to its lowest level since January.

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