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1:51 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Navajo Nation Wants To Be 51st Medicaid State

The Navajo Nation wants to become the 51st Medicaid state. The Affordable Care Act has allowed them to study the idea.

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1:48 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Obama's Gun Plan Could Impact Weapons Trafficking

U.S. President Barack Obama signs a series of executive orders about the administration's new gun law proposals as children who wrote letters to the White House about gun violence, (L-R) Hinna Zeejah, Taejah Goode, Julia Stokes and Grant Fritz, look on in the Eisenhower Executive Office building, on January 16, 2012 in Washington, DC.

President Barack Obama called for a series of laws and restrictions that would overhaul the nation’s gun laws on Wednesday. Some of those steps could have an impact on weapons trafficking across the border into Mexico.

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9:11 am
Wed January 9, 2013

2012 The Warmest Year On Record

Last year was the hottest year on record for the contiguous United States. And the Upper Colorado River Basin had its driest year on record, according to the latest National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration climate report released Tuesday.

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9:01 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Tucson Shootings Spark Gun Buyback

A Tucson police officer inspects a rifle that was brought in by a gun owner on Tuesday during the buyback program.
Credit Michel Marizco

Two years after the Tucson killings that left six people dead and suspended the career of a congresswoman, the city inaugurated a gun buyback program for citizens to turn in their weapons.

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2:52 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

Impending Doom! The End Of The World, Across The World

Credit mybulldog, via flickr.

Tomorrow is the end of times. In case you’ve been (hiding or living) under a rock for the past decade, here’s a quick preview of what to expect tomorrow.

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5:15 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

Bennett testifies in D.C. on voter registration offenses, ineligible voters

Arizona's Secretary of State testified at a hearing in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Wednesday morning on the state of the right to vote.

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1:26 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

The Numbers Behind English Instruction In Arizona

Preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Education last month showed that only 25 percent of English Language Learners in Arizona high schools graduate in four years.

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10:22 am
Wed December 19, 2012

Inouye Remembered By Native Communities

U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii) died Monday at age 88
Credit Courtesy Photo

Hawaii Senator Daniel Inouye was being remembered Tuesday as a World War II combat veteran, as the chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and as the highest-ranking Asian American politician in U.S. history.

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3:34 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Feds Announce Details of Native Land Buy-Back Program

The federal government announced today how the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations will work.

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12:35 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Border Water Report Calls For Action To Deal With Long-Term Drought

The Environmental, Economic and Health Status of Water Resources in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region

The ongoing drought in the U.S.-Mexico border region is showing no sign of letting up and may continue for years.

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