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In a new poll, Native Americans say a major problem they face is “institutional discrimination.” In Indian Country they call it environmental racism. During World War II and the Cold War, mining companies blasted 30 million tons of uranium out of Navajo land, abandoning more than 500 mines. Since then, many Navajo have died of conditions linked to contamination.
November 20, 2017
Mexico and the U.S. are planning to create a cross border energy relationship that ultimately will eliminate both countries dependence on the rest of the world for oil, electricity and natural gas.
November 20, 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally both are calling his death a murder.
Steve Bannon
President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon was in Tucson on Saturday night where he spoke at an event commemorating the death of a Border Patrol agent in 2010.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced results Thursday of a crackdown on members of the international gang Mara Salvatrucha, and five arrests were made in Arizona as part of the sweep dubbed Operation Raging Bull.
DHS Office of Inspector General
The government agencies that oversee fraud and abuse of authority by government employees, like those in the Border Patrol and the FBI, warned Congress Wednesday that cuts to their budgets can lead to corruption and other problems.
Snowbowl
During peak snowy days thousands of people from the Valley make the two hour climb to Arizona Snowbowl ski resort in Flagstaff to experience winter. Flagstaff has a love-hate relationship with Phoenicians. The economic benefits are great, but the overcrowding causes serious problems.
The National Voter Registration Act is supposed make it easier for Americans to participate in elections. But the American Civil Liberties Union has accused several Arizona state agencies of “persistently violating” the federal law.
Officials overseeing the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport face a key decision that could impact the future of cross-border commerce on Nov. 21.
Hate crimes in Phoenix dropped last year by about 24 percent from 2015, according FBI’s 2016 UCR data on hate crimes that was published Monday.
Hopi Tribe
FLAGSTAFF — A small northern Arizona tribe chose new leadership Thursday as it faces the potential loss of coal royalties that make up a huge chunk of its budget.
Northern Mexico and Arizona share the same star-sparkled sky... as well as the interest to explore it. That’s why institutions from both sides are partnering to build a new telescope in Baja California, hoping to learn more about space.
Uranium Mine
The Flagstaff City Council passed a resolution against the transportation of uranium ore through the city and neighboring communities this week.
Gabriel Navarrete
Gabriel Navarrete straps an industrial vacuum to his back, and sets to work. When Tucson medical offices close for the day, he cranks up his cleaning business.
President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Homeland Security Department had her first confirmation hearing Wednesday.