It’s been a week since nine people — six of them children — were buried in the Mexican states of Sonora and Chihuahua. They were killed in a vicious attack by suspected drug cartel members near the community of La Mora in Sonora. The murders have shocked the world, and left many in the community wondering what to do next: head to the U.S. for safety, or stay in defiance of those who might harm them.
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The Arizona Memory Project is in the business of preserving the state’s history. In 2017, it received a grant to digitize 100,000 pages of historic Arizona newspapers, including a handful of newspaper titles from African American communities around the state.

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Deadline To Comment On I-10 Broadway Curve Project Is Nov. 18
ADOT is planning a major widening project on the Broadway Curve section of Interstate 10, which is one of the busiest stretches of freeway in Arizona.
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AZ Town Hall To Discuss Impact Of Incarceration On Families
A conference in Phoenix this Friday will focus on keeping families connected during and after incarceration.
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Senate Requests New Trial After Losing Staffing Case
The motion for another round of litigation, filed in U.S. District Court on Wednesday, comes after attorneys for the Senate failed to meet a deadline to rehire former staffer Talonya Adams and pay her more than $350,000 in damages and back pay.
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Gannett, GateHouse Approve Merger To Form Largest U.S. Newspaper Company
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Ex-Border Agent Convicted Of Running Down Migrant Wants Lighter Sentence
A former Border Patrol agent in Nogales is asking a federal judge for probation after he admitted to running over an undocumented Guatemalan man and then bragging about it.
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As Border Apprehensions Decline For 5th Consecutive Month, Migrants Change Too
Officials say a Trump administration initiative requiring asylum-seekers to "remain in Mexico" is deterring border-crossers.
3 Indiana Judges Suspended After White Castle Brawl That Left 2 Of Them Wounded
The Indiana Supreme Court found that the three had "gravely undermined public trust." The fight apparently started when one of the judges raised a middle finger at two men yelling from a passing SUV.
Rep. Jordan On Giuliani's Role In Ukraine Strategy: Trump Can 'Have Who He Wants'
The Ohio Republican fiercely defended President Trump, arguing that he has the right to involve his personal lawyer in diplomacy. Rudy Giuliani has become a key figure in the impeachment inquiry.
Yovanovitch, Ex-Ambassador To Ukraine, Will Testify In Trump Impeachment Hearing
The diplomat will be the sole witness Friday, the second day of public testimony in the impeachment inquiry. State Department colleagues say she was removed after a slander campaign by Rudy Giuliani.
At Michigan State, Students Protect Their Mascot From Mischievous Rivals
Michigan State University band members are standing guard over Sparty, the mascot statue, ahead of the big game against the University of Michigan to prevent it from being dressed in rival colors.