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Should the Supreme Court Uphold Arizona’s Immigration Law? — Survey of the Day

This week, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments about Arizona’s SB 1070, which makes it a crime to live and work in Arizona illegally, and allows local law enforcement to check people in the state on their immigration status.

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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Challenge on Arizona Immigration Law

According to Fox News, the Supreme Court has announced it will hear arguments over Arizona's immigration law after a lower court upheld a Justice Department challenge to void the law, arguing the state can't legislate rules the federal government is responsible for enfor

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Arizona Fires Head Coach Mike Stoops

University of Arizona officials announced Monday night that they have fired head football coach Mike Stoops after seven-and-a-half years at the helm in Tucson.

The Wildcats are off to a 1-5 start this year, with their lone win coming against FCS Northern Arizona. Dating back to last season, Arizona has lost 10 straight games to FBS teams by an average of almost 17 points per game.

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Arizona Now Charges People $25 to Visit Prison Inmates

New legislation in Arizona allows the state’s Department of Corrections to impose a one-time “background check fee” of $25 on adults wishing to visit inmates at any of its 15 facilities.

Needless to say, families and prisoner advocacy groups are not happy, citing the existing costs of traveling to visit loved ones housed in prisons that are often located in remote areas.

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Local Reporter Almost Gets Run Over By Car and Five Other Correspondent Accidents [VIDEOS]

Ben Higgins, the sports director for San Diego's ABC affiliate, was in Tucson, Arizona on Thursday, where he covered San Diego State University's first ever NCAA tournament victory.

But what made his report so memorable was the part when a SUV darn near ran him over as the cameras rolled. Luckily for Higgins, the vehicle stopped just in the nick of time.

Since videos of television reporters actually being struck by things are fun too, we've included a bunch those after the video of Higgins' close call.

Check them out after the jump, and feel free to laugh because none of the reporters were seriously injured (phew!).

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Marijuana Catapult Found at Mexican Border [VIDEO]

Infrared surveillance cameras at the Arizona/Mexico border have captured images of Mexican drug smugglers using a nine-foot-tall catapult to hurl 45-pound bags of marijuana over a border wall and into the U.S.

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Justice Moving Swiftly in Arizona Shooting
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Justice Moving Swiftly in Arizona Shooting

The state of Arizona is wasting no time in bringing alleged killer Jared Lee Loughlin to justice: after Saturday's shocking shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (who remains in critical condition but is able to communicate) and nine others, charges were quickly filed on Sunday afternoon and he'll appear in court on Monday. Says The New York Times' Caucus blog:

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