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EPA Fines Hopi Over Arsenic In Drinking Water
Federal officials have fined the Hopi Tribe for failing to reduce arsenic levels in its drinking water at the Hopi Cultural Center. The Hopi Tribe has agreed to pay the $3,800 fine and to finish building a treatment system by early next year.
Dec. 2, 2019
Park Service Proposes Cell Tower Plan At Grand Canyon
While some of the 6 million annual visitors to the Grand Canyon like to unplug while they're at the park, many have complained about the poor cell service. It's also a problem for the first responders, business owners and teachers trying to do their jobs.
Dec. 2, 2019
Family Of Murdered Mormons In Sonora Asks For Unity
Almost a month ago, three mothers and six children were murdered by suspected drug cartels in Sonora. Their relatives, still seeking justice, met with the Mexican president and participated in a protest against his government.
Dec. 2, 2019
Tucsons First Latina Mayor Sworn In
Regina Romero, Tucson’s first Latina chief executive, was sworn in Monday. The former Tucson City Council member defeated independent Edward Ackerley in November, earning over 57% of the vote in the heavily Democratic city.
Dec. 2, 2019
Amid Rising Flu Activity, Banner Health Issues Visitor Restrictions
As influenza activity increases, Banner Health is restricting visitor access and activities in its hospitals to protect against the spread of flu and respiratory viruses.
Dec. 2, 2019
Binational Startup Weekend In Nogales Puts Focus On Sustainability
This weekend, entrepreneurs from Arizona and Sonora can take part in a sustainability-focused startup event just south of the border in Nogales, Sonora. It's the second time the city is hosting the binational and bilignual event, called Startup Weekend Sustainability Nogales.
Dec. 2, 2019
Now Visible On Google Street View: Arizona State Parks
Nearly 200 miles of trails throughout all of Arizona’s state parks are now visible using the Street View function of Google Maps. Earlier this year, a team of 10 Arizona State Parks and Trails employees spent about six weeks covering trails and campsites on foot while carrying Google's 45-pound camera system.
Dec. 2, 2019
The Takeaway: Are Dating App Companies Responsible For Protecting Their Users From Sex Offenders?
Millions of Americans are using dating apps to find love. Do the companies who own these apps have a moral or legal responsibility to screen users who are registered as sex offenders?
Dec. 2, 2019
Mexico Arrests Suspects In Sonora Massacre
Over the weekend, the Mexican government announced that it had arrested suspects in the massacre of nine women and children in northeastern Sonora.
Dec. 2, 2019
Points Of View: Helping Foster Kids Transition To Adulthood
Kids who "age out" of the foster care system at age 18 nationwide face daunting odds. But, for a lot of important reasons, only about a quarter of them take advantage of services designed to help them transition into adulthood.
Dec. 2, 2019
AZ Charter Schools Face Closure After Chinese Investment
Three Arizona charter schools are facing closure, and 27 similar schools across the country are in financial jeopardy after accepting seed capital from the Green Valley-based company, Education Fund of America.
Dec. 2, 2019
Census Looks To Hire In AZ Ahead Of 2020 Count
The U.S. Census Bureau is doing a massive push over the next 12 weeks to get people to apply to become Census Takers.
Dec. 2, 2019
Entertainment Heavy-Hitters Unveil Streaming Services
"The Mandalorian" is a live-action Star Wars series exclusive to the Disney+ streaming service. Streaming services like Netflix and Hulu continue to grow in popularity, and they are far from alone.
Dec. 2, 2019
UA Ready To Receive Students At Veterinary School
The University of Arizona is launching the first veterinary school in the state, and it’s been a long time coming. The university first announced it planned to open the college in 2015, but the project was pushed back after the accreditation-awarding Council on Education cited shortfalls in some of the required standards.
Dec. 2, 2019
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Medical Translators
The Show frequently checks in with Dr. Joseph Sirven, a neurologist at the Mayo Clinic, to discuss the latest news from the medical world.
Dec. 2, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Prepare To Fight For Sexual Abuse Education
Arizona lawmakers are preparing to fight for a bill that requires schools to train students and teachers how to recognize and report sexual abuse.
Dec. 2, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Trump Heads To UK For NATO Gathering
A couple of decisions coming up this week could impact investigations into potential war crimes in Afghanistan, and whether Russian athletes will be able to compete under their country’s flag.
Dec. 2, 2019
How Subprime Auto Loans Could Affect The Economy
This year, subprime auto loans are on the way to driving past the 2018 record of $32 billion. Why are investors so interested in that kind of auto loan, and could there be a negative impact on the U.S. economy around the corner?
Dec. 2, 2019
Boas: Term Limits For The U.S. Supreme Court
Last week’s news that 86-year old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had to be hospitalized turned up the volume in Washington, where liberals and conservatives considered the possibility of another high court appointment by President Trump.
Dec. 2, 2019
The Pulse: How Climate Change Is Affecting Public Health — And What Nurses Are Doing About It
Looking at the underlying conditions that are making people sick is sometimes called upstream medicine. These days, a lot of nurses are concerned about climate change and its impact on people's health, and nurses are responding in their own way — from changing how they handle patients to adopting new hospital procedures.
Dec. 2, 2019

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