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Voters Decide on Sanctuary City, Airbnb Rentals

Voters in the West took a dim view of taxes, while New Yorkers backed a new way to elect some of their leaders and a New Jersey city cracked down on Airbnb. Tucson voters seemed uninterested in becoming a sanctuary city, and those in Washington weighed whet...
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Second Man Arrested in Probe of Mac Miller’s Overdose Death

(Havasu City Police Department via AP) LOS ANGELES — An Arizona man has become the second person arrested on drug charges as authorities investigate the overdose death of rapper Mac Miller. Police gave no details on the connection between him and 26-yea...
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Arizona Lawmaker Resigns Amid Probe of 1983 Sex Charges

PHOENIX — Arizona Rep. David Stringer resigned Wednesday amid an ethics investigation of 1983 sex charges and his comments on race and immigration. "I'm grateful that the House will not be forced to take action against one of our members, and we can begin t...
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US Declares Drought Plan Done for Colorado River

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Seven states that rely on a major waterway in the U.S. West have finished a yearslong effort to create a plan to protect the Colorado River amid a prolonged drought, the federal government de...
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Arizona City Officials Decry New Razor Wire on Border Fence

NOGALES, Ariz. — Officials in a small Arizona border city are decrying the installation of new razor wire that now covers the entirety of a tall border wall through downtown. Nogales, a city of about 20,000 people, is a fraction of the size of the Mexican c...