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A 30-foot border barrier — as tall as a two-story building — rises from the desert near Lukeville, Ariz. Laiken Jordahl /Center for Biological Diversity hide caption

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Border Wall Rising In Arizona, Raises Concerns Among Conservationists, Native Tribes

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Maricopa County, Ariz., Assessor Paul Petersen is accused of smuggling pregnant women from the Marshall Islands and paying them to give birth in the United States. In Arizona, Petersen has been indicted on theft, fraud and forgery charges for allegedly claiming pregnant women from the Marshall Islands were residents of Arizona in order to obtain medical care for them. Maricopa County Sheriff's Office hide caption

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Stephen Tilder, the executive chef at Chase Field in Phoenix, holds the SI Cover Dog, a collaboration with a Sports Illustrated reporter. Bridget Dowd/KJZZ hide caption

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For Arizona Baseball Fans, A Stadium Bratwurst Meant To 'Blow Their Mind'

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Blane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan Barksdale, 59, escaped custody on Aug. 26 while being extradited from New York to Arizona after overpowering two security guards. Tucson Police Department via AP hide caption

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Medical Debt From In-Prison Injuries Is Chasing Inmates After Release

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The family of the woman who was raped and then gave birth last December has filed new documents alleging she may have been impregnated before. They are seeking $45 million in damages. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Republican, speaks to state legislators in 2018. Bevin, who is running for re-election this fall, asked the federal government to impose work requirements on many people who receive Medicaid. Bevin's predecessor, a Democrat, did not seek these requirements when he expanded the program under the Affordable Care Act. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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A video still from a mounted camera captures the moment before a self-driving Uber SUV fatally struck a woman in Tempe, Ariz., last March. A Yavapai County prosecutor found that Uber is not criminally liable for the crash. Tempe Police Department /AP hide caption

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The multistate measles outbreak in 2015 led pediatricians in Scottsdale, Ariz., to warn patients they might be exposed during office visits. The state's medical associations oppose legislation that would make it easier for parents to opt out of school vaccinations for their kids. Tom Stathis/AP hide caption

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Arizona Legislature Mulls Bills To Weaken Vaccination Requirements

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Verlon Jose, vice chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation, says President Trump's proposed wall would devastate his community. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Native American Leader: 'A Wall Is Not The Answer'

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Rick Romley, former Maricopa County Attorney, held a news conference on Monday, explaining his role in the internal investigation of management and security practices at Arizona's Hacienda Healthcare. Jacques Billeaud/AP hide caption

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