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Obama's choice as ambassador to Mexico withdraws her name

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's choice to be U.S. ambassador to Mexico has withdrawn from consideration. The White House says Maria Echaveste cites a prolonged confirmation process as well as her family's best interests. Obama nominated Echaveste last September. She had yet to receive a confirmation hearing in the Senate. A graduate of Stanford University and Berkeley Law School,...

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The dark side to the Super Bowl

TUCSON - Sometimes there is a dark side to big events, such as the Super Bowl and Tucson's Gem Show. According to Beth Jacobs, a sex trafficking victim, trafficking usually spikes when there are big events. "Any large event that attracts a bunch of people together . . [is]... Read Story

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Jan 30, 2015 8:03 PM

More measles cases found in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) - More measles cases have been found in California, health officials said Friday. Figures released by the California Department of Public Health showed there are now 91 confirmed cases in the state, up from 79 on Wednesday. Of those, 58 infections have been linked to visits to... Read Story

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