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News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Federal officials want to expand Mexican wolves' potential habitat beyond its current small range along the New Mexico-Arizona border. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to extend the territory for releasing and relocating wolves deeper into the two states and as far south as the U.S.-Mexico border. The Arizona Daily Sun reports the proposed habitat would stop at Interstate 40 to the north.

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Department of Transportation officials and Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild were among those on hand this morning for the grand opening of the city's nearly 4-mile Sun Link streetcar. Eight streetcars, which can each hold about 150 people, will cover the 18-stop route. The line connects the University of Arizona, the University of Arizona Medical Center and the downtown area.

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of two rabbits at a Gilbert pet boarding facility where more than 20 dogs died recently. Sheriff Joe Arpaio says his office executed a search warrant late yesterday at the Green Acre boarding facility after a passer-by reported seeing two dead rabbits in the backyard.

PHOENIX (AP) - Police have recovered dozens of computers stolen from a west Phoenix school. Sgt. Tommy Thompson says four teens ages 16 and 17 have been arrested in the theft of approximately 50 laptop and desktop computers valued at between $50,000 and $60,000 from Desert Sands Middle School. Police arrested one teenager after a burglary alarm was activated early yesterday morning.

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