Ted Robbins

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Diego Garcia On Mountain Stage

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Raised in Tampa by his Argentine parents, Garcia combines the influences of his upbringing — and his favorite singers — to create a sound that digs deep into romance and yearning.


Waters Will Flood Part Of Colorado River, For Just A Few Weeks

Friday, April 04, 2014

Thanks to an agreement between the U.S. and Mexico, water is flowing to 35 million people in both countries along the Colorado River Delta. At least for now.


ATF Works To Slow Flow Of U.S. Weapons Across Border

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Most of the guns in Mexico come from north of the border. The U.S. has taken steps aimed at slowing gun smugglers, especially since the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives scandal.


In Arizona, Citizens Keep Close Eye On Immigration Checkpoint

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Residents of a small town in southern Arizona say a local Border Patrol checkpoint is unnecessary and that agents have overstepped legal bounds. So now they conduct their own form of surveillance.


Arizona Struggles To Gain Cross-Border Trade With Mexico

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

In 2010, Arizona passed laws aimed at undocumented immigrants. As a result, business relations with Mexico — Arizona's biggest trading partner — began to suffer.


At The Cubs' Arizona Retreat, A Fond Reminder Of Wrigley

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Cubs have a new home in spring training that evokes their stadium back in Chicago. Fans and former players love Cubs Park in Mesa, Ariz. — their own "mini-Wrigley."


Border Patrol Revises Its Rulebook For Use Of Deadly Force

Friday, March 07, 2014

The U.S. Border Patrol announced changes to its policies regarding use of deadly force on Friday. It added new guidance for agents when dealing with moving vehicles and people throwing rocks.


After Days Of Deliberation, Controversial Ariz. Bill Is Vetoed

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A bill passed last week by Arizona lawmakers would have allowed business owners to refuse service to gays and lesbians on the basis of religious beliefs. Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed the bill on Wednesday.


Amid Controversy, 'Right To Refuse' Bill Hits Governor's Desk

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Opposition in Arizona is growing against a controversial bill that would let business owners to refuse service based on religious beliefs. Gov. Jan Brewer hasn't yet decided whether to veto the bill.


South Texas: The New Hot Spot For Illegal Crossing

Sunday, January 19, 2014

As the U.S. government has militarized the California and Arizona segment of the Southwest border over the last two decades, illegal crossers have moved to another area. South Texas has become the new border hot spot.

The Rio Grande Valley is also the closest route to Central America. Two-thirds of ...


Cutting Public Defenders Can Cost Federal Government More

Saturday, August 24, 2013

These days, the Federal Public Defender's Office in Tucson, Ariz., has lots of space. Since the federal budget cuts known as sequestration began, the office has lost a quarter of its staff to layoffs or furloughs.

Under the Constitution, clients still need legal representation, so judges have to appoint private ...


These Dioramas Are To Die For

Sunday, August 11, 2013

If you like mysteries, thrillers or zombie flicks, you'll probably like Abigail Goldman's art.

Goldman takes the fake grass, dirt and tiny plastic people used in model railroad layouts, and turns them into imaginary crime scenes. She's been making the macabre art for four years, and it's become so popular ...


Tucson Revives Mexican-American Studies Program

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Three years after it was banned by the state of Arizona, the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) is resurrecting its Mexican-American studies program due to a federal court order. The courses are now known as culturally-relevant classes and are set to begin in a couple of weeks, when the school ...


19 Firefighters Die Battling Arizona's Yarnell Fire

Monday, July 01, 2013


Extra Border-Security Spending Entices GOP, Raises Eyebrows

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

A huge increase in border security spending was the key to getting Republicans onboard with the immigration bill now making its way through the Senate. The bill is set to pass by the end of this week.

Fifteen Republicans agreed to support an eventual path to citizenship for millions ...