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Arizona Sonoran News

Arizona Motel in South Tucson, Ariz.

Life below the poverty line

Paige Helfinstine December 11, 2018

Bianca Aponte has been living below the poverty line in Tucson since she was born. The cities of Tucson and South Tucson are the poorest in the state. Nearly half of the residents of South Tucson are...

Gabby Giffords, left, holds the hand of Ann Kirkpatrick, who is running for office in CD2, on August 28, 2018, Tucson, Ariz. Kirkpatrick, who held office until 2017 in CD1, faced a lawsuit to remove her from the Democratic primary ballot. (Photo courtesy Arizona Daily Star)

Does residency concern voters? Not too much

Eddie Celaya October 3, 2018

When Ann Kirkpatrick faces off against Lea Marquez-Peterson for the right to represent Arizona's 2nd Congressional District on Nov. 6, part of the decision for voters will hinge on how important they...

A homeless man sits in downtown Tucson. (Photo by Nels Bergeron)

Tucson, Pima County echo national decrease in homelessness

Nels Bergeron October 2, 2018

    Improved assistance, access to permanent housing and a robust economy brought counteless homeless in out of the dark over the last decade. However, over a half a million people...

A tower stands near the border wall in Naco, Ariz. on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. The wall in Naco was completed in May of 2017.

Arizona companies scrutinized over border wall

Cedar Gardner October 2, 2018

  In Sierra Vista, Ramon Rosario Jr. retrieves his mail from the offices of KWR Construction. Rosario no longer works for the company, but he still holds the management in high regard. “I’ve...

SCOTUS affirms and expands justification for deadly police force

Isaac Rounseville May 1, 2018

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that government officials, except in cases of clear incompetence or intentional law breaking, can use deadly force against unarmed civilians. The ruling...

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