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President Donald Trump hits his first 100 days in office this week. It’s been a tumultuous stride towards one of his primary goals: how to manage the U.S.-Mexico border, even as the biggest project – paying for a border wall – threatens to cause a government shutdown. The Border’s New Boundaries series begins with a report on a federal project involving not concrete border walls but digital ones.
April 25, 2017
Mexico is weighing economic retaliation against the U.S. to counter what Mexicans say is an anti-Mexico American administration. One idea under consideration is a boycott of U.S. corn. Mexico is the number one export market for U.S. corn. And U.S. corn producers are in Mexico City right now lobbying against the idea.
April 21, 2017
chess
The poorest school in Flagstaff has been the biggest winner when it comes to chess. Forty-six students have earned the right to go to a national competition in Nashville May 11. But some won’t make it, if the team can’t raise enough money.
April 20, 2017
Sanctuary Church
Ismael Delgado and Sixto Paz could be deported at any time. Rather than go quietly, they’ve each spent hundreds of days living in sanctuary at Shadow Rock United Church of Christ.
April 17, 2017
Faith leaders claimed victory after federal authorities did not deport a Mesa man when he reported for a regular check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, but the win could be temporary.
April 12, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will tour the Arizona border Tuesday, then meet with law enforcement in Phoenix and air force service members at Luke Air Force Base.
April 11, 2017
Smith
An iconic Navajo activist and matriarch has died. Katherine Smith was best known for standing up to the federal government in the 1970s when it forced thousands of Navajo people to move off their land. She died March 29.
April 03, 2017
Katherine Smith
A Navajo icon died March 29. Katherine Smith is most famous for standing up to the federal government when it forced thousands of Navajo people to move.
April 03, 2017
The Wallow Fire burns in the distance.
A wet winter means fire season is expected to start later than usual in Arizona’s mountains. But southern Arizona is a different story.
March 30, 2017
The federal government has extended its deadline to April 4 for pitches from businesses who want to help build the wall along the border.
March 29, 2017

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