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A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent shot and killed a suspected undocumented immigrant in the mountains southwest of Tucson Wednesday after the man attacked the agent’s partner and got control of their weapon, federal authorities say.
November 30, 2017
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Three decades ago Gallup, New Mexico, was known as Drunk Town, USA. For many years it ranked number one nationally in the number of alcohol-related deaths. The community, which borders the Navajo Nation, has worked hard to save lives and change its image.
November 30, 2017
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An early Tuesday morning shootout between Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers and a Phoenix murder suspect closed Interstate 10. It’s the third time that state troopers were caught in a gunfight in the area this year.
November 28, 2017
For the first time, Mexico is seeing women play in a professional league of the country's most popular sport: soccer.
November 27, 2017
About half of Puerto Rico remains without power two months after Hurricane Maria, and the U.S. commonwealth’s status as a so-called colony was part of the discussion at a recent symposium on the aftermath of the storm.
November 24, 2017
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says withdrawing from the agreement would especially hit hard Midwestern industrial states and southern border states, including Arizona.
November 21, 2017
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In a new poll, Native Americans say a major problem they face is “institutional discrimination.” In Indian Country they call it environmental racism. During World War II and the Cold War, mining companies blasted 30 million tons of uranium out of Navajo land, abandoning more than 500 mines. Since then, many Navajo have died of conditions linked to contamination.
November 20, 2017
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President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon was in Tucson on Saturday night where he spoke at an event commemorating the death of a Border Patrol agent in 2010.
November 18, 2017
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced results Thursday of a crackdown on members of the international gang Mara Salvatrucha, and five arrests were made in Arizona as part of the sweep dubbed Operation Raging Bull.
November 17, 2017
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During peak snowy days thousands of people from the Valley make the two hour climb to Arizona Snowbowl ski resort in Flagstaff to experience winter. Flagstaff has a love-hate relationship with Phoenicians. The economic benefits are great, but the overcrowding causes serious problems.
November 15, 2017

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