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11:41 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Program To Fly Mexican Deportees Deeper Into Country

Detail of Homeland Security flag

Starting next month, the Department of Homeland Security will test a new way to send Mexican deportees back to their home country. The pilot initiative will likely mean that fewer deported migrants will wind up in Mexican border towns.

Agency officials say that starting in October, a two-month pilot program will fly Mexican nationals to Mexico City if they are originally from the interior of the country. From the capitol, the returning migrants can take buses to their hometowns.

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12:15 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Miss Navajo Not Your Typical Pageant

A team of three contestants decides where to cut their sheep.
Laurel Morales

The Miss Navajo contest is not your typical beauty pageant. Instead of swimsuits and high heels, you get turquoise and moccasins.

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12:11 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Native Americans Have Highest Rate of Suicide

Emmy Burruel lost her brother to suicide. She has become a specialist in suicide prevention to help other people see the signs.
Laurel Morales

American Indians and Alaska Natives have the highest rates of suicide compared to any other ethnic group in the United States.

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11:01 am
Wed August 29, 2012

Arizona Congressional Candidate Questions Presence Of Middle Easterners

A video of a Republican congressional candidate in Southern Arizona is causing a stir on Election Day. The controversy stems from comments she made about people of Middle Eastern descent.

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5:23 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Two Sentenced for Starting Wallow Fire

Area between Big Lake and Nutioso
Dorsman

Two cousins who admitted starting the largest wildfire in Arizona’s history were sentenced today to 48 hours in jail, five years probation and 200 hours of community service.

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4:34 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

As Heat Dries Land And Lake, Asthma Fears Rise In Imperial County

Effects of drought in Imperial County, Calif.
Adrian Florido

Imperial County, east of San Diego, has one of the worst childhood asthma problems in California.

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11:15 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Young Immigrants Protest Arizona Governor's Order

Activists gathered at the capitol on Wednesday in protest of Brewer's executive order.
Jude Joffe-Block

Young undocumented immigrants in Arizona who began the day celebrating a new federal policy for deportation relief ended the day protesting.

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4:58 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Governor Hampers Immigrants Applying for Deferred Prosecution

AZ Governor Jan Brewer
Pete Souza, official White House photographer

Gov. Jan Brewer moved today to block those who take advantage of the Obama administration's deferred prosecution program for illegal immigrants from getting public benefits or even driver licenses.

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12:30 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

The Psychology Of Extreme Weather

The African Savanna at the Phoenix Zoo hosts a diverse array of noble and majestic wildlife. It's also hotter than a frying pan in the dead of summer.
Nick Blumberg

There are a lot of great things about living in Phoenix. Standing outside, the sky is a brilliant blue. Off in the distance, I can see beautiful mountains.

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5:26 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

Applications Accepted Wednesday for Deportation Repreive

The United States will begin accepting applications tomorrow for qualifying illegal immigrants to be granted a two year reprieve from deportation.

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