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Feds’ roundabout path to share in fence costs (access required)

Behind the state law allowing Arizona to raise money and build a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border is a strong perception by politicians here that the federal government refuses to adequately secure the Southern border.

Now, it seems the feds will share, if indirectly, in the cost of building the fence.

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Border fence effort nets $58,000 in 24 hours (access required)

Arizona’s dream of sealing its border with Mexico is off to a fairly impressive start.

Within 24 hours, more than $58,000 in donations poured in through a web portal that was launched as a state law authorizing Arizona to build and maintain a fence on its border with Mexico became law this week.

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Brewer calls for special election while Pearce says he’s staying to fight

Pearce officially becomes the first sitting Arizona legislator to face a recall after the group that spearheaded the drive submitted more than enough signatures to Secretary of State for the special election to take place. Last week, Secretary of State Ken Bennett certified the recall and passed it on to Brewer, who is tasked by state law with formally calling the election.

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All-Star game becomes part of immigration fight

Sports and politics became intertwined when civil rights activists targeted the Super Bowl as they fought Arizona's refusal to observe the Dr. Martin Luther King holiday in the early 1990s.

Two decades later, Arizona is again caught in a tangle of balls and bills. The focal point this time is the state's illegal immigration laws, and the forum for dissent is Major League Baseball's All-Star Game.

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