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9th Cir. Hears Arguments on AZ Immigraton Bill

Arizona's radical immigration bill will be front and center at oral arguments today.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit will hear Arizona's appeal of a lower-court ruling that blocked the most-contested provisions of the law from taking effect. The law, signed in April by Gov. Jan Brewer ®, empowers police to question people whom they have a "reasonable suspicion" of being in the country illegally.

The Associated Press has more.

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