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Brach Drew is the junior class president at Marcos de Niza High School in Tempe, and when The Show talked to him, he said the problem is that Juuling is easy to hide.
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Helium producer leases land near Petrified Forest in Arizona, concerning environmentalists

PHOENIX – A Canadian energy company will add to its helium operation with more than 3,000 acres of newly leased federal land near Petrified Forest National Park in northeastern Arizona. But an environmental group and Arizona U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran worry that operations could threaten key water sources and at least two endangered species. Desert ...

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The Takeaway: As Detroit Schools Shut Down Water Over Lead Concerns, Contamination Points To A National Crisis
In Detroit, drinking water was shut off across all 106 public schools, when new test results showed elevated levels of copper and lead. While officials map out a long-term solution, students are left drinking bottled water supplied by the district.
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Plans to conduct two nationwide FEMA tests on Thursday have been put off a couple of weeks to October 3rd.
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The Pulse: Reconsidering Hormone Replacement Therapy
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The Takeaway: Sexual Assault Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh Could Derail Confirmation Process
On Sunday, The Washington Post published an interview with Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges that Judge Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her at a party when the two of them were teenagers in the early 1980s.
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