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Apache Leap
The federal government has finalized plans to swap land with a southern Arizona copper mine to protect a historic site near Superior. Twelve tribes worked with the Forest Service and a mining company to save Apache Leap.
Greenhouse marijuana crop
The Trump Administration walked back a hands-off policy to marijuana laws that, until now, allowed states like Arizona to license it for medical use.
Astronaut
Forty-five years ago, NASA used part of the Sonora desert in Mexico to prepare expeditions to the Moon. Now, a new venture to Mars might just start there.
Starting in 2018 Amtrak will no longer stop in Williams. The junction existed to shuttle people to the Grand Canyon Railway and its hotel.
An Arizona family of four staying in a northern Arizona cabin was found dead on New Year’s Day. The Coconino County Sheriff’s Department believes the family died of possible carbon monoxide poisoning.
A former government official from the neighboring state of Sonora, Mexico, arrested last spring in Scottsdale, is now seeking asylum in the United States from political persecution.
Universities across the Southwest are stepping up the work they do with counterparts in Mexico. They’re looking for ways to send more exchange students and to do more scientific research together.
The state of Sonora is about to celebrate the 34th edition of its largest music festival, expecting more than 120,000 attendants. This year, Scottsdale is among the guest cities.
Miroslava Breach
Mexican authorities arrested the alleged mastermind behind the murder of journalist Miroslava Breach, shot last March.
Mexico has a new law to facilitate its military’s actions against organized crime. However, its detractors fear the new law would allow the militarization of the country.
A federal judge on Friday ordered the U.S. Border Patrol to provide blankets and mats to migrants detained in holding cells in Arizona.
The Trump Administration released a report Thursday outlining how many immigrants it currently has detained in the U.S. federal prison systems.
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake (Rep.) backed the tax reform bill partly in exchange for a chance to work on legislation that permanently protects DACA recipients, and now he says Republican leadership has promised to let him bring a bill to the Senate floor in January.
Sonora, like the rest of the Mexican states, is implementing a special program to protect road travelers throughout this holiday season.
Ken Smith Ramos, Mexico's chief NAFTA negotiator
In a presentation to international business students at an elite Mexico City university, Mexico's top trade negotiator gave an overview of the country's strategy in talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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