Businesses in the American and Mexican food and beverage industry are finding it difficult to swallow the new agreement for trading sugar between the two countries. But deal seems to be palatable for producers of alternative sweeteners.
The Coconino National Forest will switch to Type II fire restriction mode starting June 22. Even though forest officials had prohibited campfires starting June 15, they found 34 abandoned campfires last weekend.
Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury became the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer earlier this week. Her career has been full of successes. John Altavilla of The Hartford Courant has followed Taurasi’s career from its early stages, and he’s with me.
We’ve all heard stories about drug violence in Mexico, stories of beheadings and cartel kingpins and corrupt police officers. But what is it like to actually live in a town that’s been taken over by the drug cartels?
Whether it’s because of drought or the anticipated effects of climate change, the supply of Colorado River water to Western states is something that attracts a lot of focus. And earlier this month, we learned that less-than-ideal rainfall in the winter means that water levels in Lake Mead will be lower than anticipated and could drop 20 feet by 2019.
Just last week, many undocumented students in the country got some good news. President Trump said he would continue the deferred action program that’s allowing thousands of undocumented students in the country to stay — for now. But on Tuesday, those students, often referred to as Dreamers, were dealt another blow.