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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 ...

Sep. 18, 2018
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.
Sep. 18, 2018
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Plans to conduct two nationwide FEMA tests on Thursday have been put off a couple of weeks to October 3rd.
Sep. 18, 2018
The Pulse: Reconsidering Hormone Replacement Therapy
In 1966, a gynecologist published a book that said when women lose their ability to get pregnant, their bodies stop producing estrogen. And his take was that, when women’s estrogen dries up, they do too. These days, the official advice is is the complete opposite.
Sep. 18, 2018
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.
Sep. 18, 2018
What Does Treason Mean In Modern America?
More than once, President Trump has invoked the word "treason" on his Twitter feed — including in reference to whichever member of his administration wrote the recent anonymous Op-Ed in The New York Times.
Sep. 18, 2018
Cochise County Declares Sewage Leak State Of Emergency
Sewage continues to leak over the Mexico–Arizona border after nine days of trying to contain it.
Sep. 18, 2018
The Ethics Questions Of Modern Technology
Staying connected to the world, work and family is easier than ever —if a little tiring — thanks to technological advances in smartphones, smart speakers and search engines. But changes are so rapid now that huge questions keep popping up — especially ethical questions.
Sep. 18, 2018
Lucid Motors Could Be Making It
A major cash investment, made via the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, is intended to provide the needed capital allowing Lucid Motors to complete its Arizona manufacturing facility.
Sep. 18, 2018
Talking Stick Resort Set To Reopen
Talking Stick Resort plans to reopen on Monday, more than a month after monsoon storm flooding closed the hotel and casino.
Sep. 18, 2018
Scottsdale Progress Relaunches With Smaller Staff, Big Aspirations
The first issue of Scottsdale’s hometown newspaper published in 1948 — before the city was even officially a city. The last iteration of the Scottsdale Progress ended in 2009. The paper relaunched Sunday, Sept. 16 — an anomaly in an era of shrinking local news coverage.
Sep. 18, 2018
ADOT Sells Excess Land For $28.7M
The Arizona Department of Transportation has made the largest sale of excess property in its history. ADOT sold a piece of land along the I-10 in Phoenix for $28.7 million.
Sep. 17, 2018
AZ Dept. Of Forestry And Fire Management Goes To NC
An all-hazard team from Arizona is helping first responders in North Carolina deal with the aftermath of Tropical Storm Florence.
Sep. 17, 2018
Brnovich Breaks Silence On Cellphone Consumer Fraud Investigation
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich spoke out for the first time about his investigation into a major search engine company's possible violation of the Consumer Protection Act.
Sep. 17, 2018
Program Requires Mexican Teachers To Learn English
Future Mexican teachers are being required to learn English to earn their degree, no matter what subject they plan to teach. The new requirement is part of a a push for students in Mexico to learn English in school.
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Sep. 17, 2018
Former Pastor Gets Prison For Sexually Abusing Girls
A former pastor has been sentenced to 13 years in prison and lifetime probation for sexually abusing underage girls who attended his Phoenix church.
Sep. 17, 2018
NASA Orion Capsule Passes Final Parachute System Test
The U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground last week saw NASA pass a key milestone in its plans for human spaceflight.
Sep. 17, 2018
Administration Plans To Lower Cap On Refugees
President Donald Trump’s administration plans to again drop the ceiling for the maximum number of refugees allowed into the United States next year.
Sep. 17, 2018
Mexican Fish Smuggler Arrested
Mexican authorities say the leader of a drug cartel linked with illegal trafficking of the endangered totoaba fish was arrested in Baja California last week. The black market for totoaba fish is a leading threat to the nearly-extinct vaquita porpoise.
Sep. 17, 2018
League Of Cities And Towns President Talks Repairing Relationships
The state of Arizona and its cities have had a bit of a tense relationship over the past several years. State lawmakers have debated and, in some cases, approved bills that cities say infringe on their ability to deal with local issues.
Sep. 17, 2018

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