Can Border Patrol stop citizens from observing and collecting data on BP racial profiling?

About three years ago during the Spring of 2014 a group of citizens from Arivaca, just south of Tucson, began observing and collecting data on the Border Patrol checkpoint on I-19 on the way north to Tucson, AZ. Latino drivers are 26 times more likely to be asked for identification than white drivers at the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on […]

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Top temps for Tucson Thanksgiving: More record-breaking heat this week in Old Pueblo

Record or near record highs this week as strong high pressure aloft builds over Arizona and northern Mexico. Warmest Thanksgiving Day likely. Daily record high temperature data for later this week can be found on our website at https://t.co/WJsHOWxLUO #azwx https://t.co/VDXuURP1JV Check out @NWSTucson’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/NWSTucson/status/932591191283109888?s=09

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An open letter to Tucson about complicity in White supremacy

11/18/17 – An open letter to Tucson about your complicity in white supremacy: Steve Bannon is receiving a warm welcome today by 80-degree temperatures and an immobilized indifference by the liberal self-image of Tucsonans. While emotions are high about the ceremonalizing of fascism, bigotry and hatred in our town, very little has been done to prevent the event from occurring […]

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Sessions’ DOJ suffers loss after judge rules sanctuary cities cannot have federal monies withheld

A federal judge has blocked the U.S. government from withholding a major grant because Philadelphia is a “sanctuary city.” U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson says in his decision issued Wednesday that he weighed the public interest and possible harm that could come from the withholding of such funds. A spokesman says the Justice Department is reviewing the ruling and determining […]

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Yemen feels no love in a time of cholera cases reaching 1 million, surpassing even Haiti

The cholera epidemic in Yemen has become the largest and fastest-spreading outbreak of the disease in modern history, with a million cases expected by the end of the year and at least 600,000 children likely to be affected. The World Health Organization has reported more than 815,000 suspected cases of the disease in Yemen and 2,156 deaths. About 4,000 suspected cases are being reported […]

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Raul Grijalva refuses to endorse Kyrsten Sinema for US Senate for many good reasons

Kyrsten Sinema is the most likely the best politician in all of Arizona, and this is just one reason why we here at Three Sonorans have been one of her biggest critics since 2011 when as a state senator she authored her own anti-immigration bill (SB1225) and got a bit too friendly with SB1070-author “I love Russell” Pearce. Thus we […]

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