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Phoenix is getting a $24 million federal grant to lower Union Pacific freight railroad tracks into a trench north of Sky Harbor International Airport. The U.S. Department of Transportation said the 2.3-mile-long trench will eliminate five at-grade crossings and enable 24th Street, a busy north-south thoroughfare, to extend over the trench.
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New Mexico’s Attorney General Hector Balderas wants a state law mandating specific training for law enforcement officers, a decision that arrived following two separate incidents involving special needs students.

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