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Water Policy; Mexican President Inaugurated; OSIRIS-REx Arrives

Dec 7, 2018 Plus, understanding a nationwide study on the depletion of groundwater supplies.

County Commits to Carbon Reduction Strategy

Dec 7, 2018 Pima County's updated sustainability plan renews its commitment to reducing carbon emissions.

Nonprofit Hosting Party to Write Holiday Cards to Prisoners

Dec 7, 2018 Attendees at the annual event will also learn how to draft a letter to state legislators.

Granted Asylum But Still Confined in a Detention Center

Dec 7, 2018 A transgender woman from Honduras continues to fight for U.S. asylum. She says death awaits her in Central America.

Climate Change and Adaptation in the Southwest

Dec 6, 2018 Two recent reports have brought renewed attention to the effects of climate change on local, regional and global levels.

Feds Won't Pursue Third Trial Against Border Patrol Agent Who Shot Teen

Dec 6, 2018 Agent Lonnie Swartz has been twice acquitted in trials over the killing of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez.

Sonora Zika Cases Continue to Climb

Dec 6, 2018 The number of reported cases in the northern Mexican state more than doubled in November.

Google's Robotic Spinoff Launches Ride-Hailing Service in Phoenix

Dec 6, 2018 The service, dubbed Waymo One, at first will only be available to a couple hundred riders.

Mexico City Swears In its First Elected Female Mayor

Dec 6, 2018 Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo is an environmental engineer and former head of a Mexico City borough.

County, City, UA Sign On to Urban Sustainability District

Dec 5, 2018 The goals of the Tucson Emerging 2030 District mirror those of the Paris Agreement.

Arizona Company Recalls More Beef Over Salmonella Fears

Dec 5, 2018 The USDA says all the products in question have been removed from stores, but may still be in people's freezers.

Travel Alert May Hurt Tourism to Northern Mexico Beach Destination

Dec 5, 2018 The U.S. State Department has issued a Level 3 travel advisory for the state of Sonora.

UA-Backed Solar Wind Explorer Sending Back Data

Dec 5, 2018 The Parker Solar Probe has started to prove theories about solar wind first proposed in the '50s, a researcher says.

Prescott Council Wants State Lawmaker Out Over Race Comments

Dec 4, 2018 The city council voted to demand the resignation of Republican David Stringer over "abhorrent" words.

Maricopa Sheriff's Office Wrestles With Bias Amid Post-Arpaio Overhaul

Dec 4, 2018 While the agency is making progress in a court-ordered overhaul, an audit shows it still carries out biased policing.

National Forest Offices Closed, Recreation Sites Open on Wednesday

Dec 4, 2018 All federal offices will be closed on Dec. 5th for a national day of mourning.

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