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For Star subscribers: The Governor's Office says it hasn't yet calculated how much Arizona has spent on the busing program so far. The state is busing migrants who volunteer for the trip despite the fact the federal government already pays to transport them. 

For Star subscribers: "Because of the dire conditions in Lake Mead and Lake Powell, any degree of reductions may be possible" in CAP deliveries, Tucson Water Director John Kmiec says. At some point, the cuts could be large enough that the city will have to pump more native groundwater than it has in years. 

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For Star subscribers: The number of migrants showing up at the entire U.S. border with Mexico continues to break records, as does the number who pass through Pima County needing assistance. Arizona's May numbers were also higher than previous months, though not a record.  

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