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UA to lead Center for Quantum Networks

Harvard, Yale and MIT are also part of the five-year, NSF-funded research into quantum computing.

'We are not animals': Letter details how Tucson prison became COVID-19 hot spot

In a 22-page letter, a military veteran incarcerated at ASPC-Tucson describes a chaotic pandemic behind bars.

In Colorado, your stool is a tool in the fight against coronavirus

To track the next coronavirus outbreak, Western states look to the sewers.

Work starts on new section of border wall in national wildlife refuge

North-Dakota-based Fisher Sand and Gravel has broken ground on a $1.3 billion project in southeast Arizona.

'A worst-case scenario': Leaks, dust, water pumping and drought plague Quitobaquito

Border-hugging spring and its pond are sacred to Hia C-ed O'odham and the Tohono O'odham communities

Tucson advocates say there's still time to push for police defunding in city budget

Black Lives Matter Tucson is urging community members to speak up at this week's City Council meeting.

No border wall for Arizona tribe's Colorado River stretch

The cross-border Cocopah Indian Tribe has lived along the river delta for centuries.

Defense Department cuts funding for border wall section in Yuma

A court document pulls funding for a 7-mile stretch that would have crossed tribal land.

Groups say border wall construction threatens biodiversity of Arizona sky islands

Conservation groups say the animals rely on the ranges to travel between habitats in the U.S. and Mexico.

Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf's Arizona visit covers wall construction, PPE for Border Patrol

The secretary's visit included a trip to the border wall and a Border Patrol facility in Tucson.

Continued wall construction puts border residents on edge amid COVID-19 pandemic

Residents of small border communities say construction workers don't practice safe social distancing on or off the job

Groups question risk, expense of border wall construction during coronavirus pandemic

Critics say big construction crews are still at work — increasing the risk of spreading the virus and traveling to other states.

New law to increase internet access for rural and tribal communities

The COVID-19 pandemic is underlining the importance of broadband services, but some communities can't get a dependable connection.

Environmental advocates say planned border construction threatens jaguar corridors

CBP announced plans to build more than 90 miles of border wall in an area advocates say is predominantly remote wilderness.

Official: Oft-delayed Sonoran highway project expected this spring

A transportation official says completion of the highway is a couple months away, despite repeated delays to the project.

UA team working to make intersections safer in Tucson

A study group is recommending changes to improve safety and efficiency.

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