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5:38 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

US And Mexico Make Water History

The United States and Mexico signed an historic agreement Tuesday to ration and protect Colorado River water.

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4:03 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Deferred Action Opens Door To College In Arizona

Mario Bahena, 18, shows the work permit he received last week. Information on the permit has been obscured in this photo.
Credit Jude Joffe-Block

So far the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative has approved more than 53,000 young undocumented immigrants for temporary relief from deportation. The work permits many of these immigrants are receiving promise to not only open the door to legal work, but in Arizona, to higher education.

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3:58 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

US, Mexico To Sign Landmark Colorado River Agreement

The U.S. stores emergency water for Mexico at Lake Mead, the reservoir behind Hoover Dam near Las Vegas.
Credit Laurel Morales

The Hoover Dam was built to control the powerful Colorado River, which for many years flooded farms and cities.

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4:31 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

US And Mexico To Reach Water Agreement

Close-up photo of the Colorado River from the film
Credit Courtesy of Redford Center

Five years of sensitive talks over water rights between the United States and Mexico are finally reaching a conclusion. Government leaders plan to sign an agreement at the Morelos Dam in Mexico next week.

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12:59 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Wallow Fire Starters Ordered To Pay Victims $3.7 Million

The Wallow Fire burned 840 square miles in Arizona and New Mexico.
Credit Courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service

A judge ordered the young men who started the largest wildfire in Arizona’s history to pay $3.7 million in restitution.

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12:01 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

DACA Applicants Deterred By Romney's Immigration Stance

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre on October 23, 2012 in Morrison, Colorado.
Credit Getty Images

Young immigrants are watching the presidential election closely. There’s a lot at stake with two candidates who have widely differing views on the subject of immigration.

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4:00 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Navajo Nation To Preserve Dinosaur Tracks

Travel east of Grand Canyon and take in the windswept mesas of Indian Country, and you might feel like you’re traveling back in time.

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4:40 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

USDA Trying to Resolve Lawsuits With Women, Hispanics

A Navajo woman shows the long fleece of her Navajo-Churro sheep to a Navajo child
Ken Hammond USDA Agricultural Research Service

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is holding meetings across the country with women and Hispanic farmers who believe they were discriminated against when applying for farm loans.

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4:32 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Researchers To Study Uranium Impacts On Navajo Children

Carmen Bia asks for more information about the Navajo Birth Cohort Study at the Chinle Indian Health Services.
Sean Dayzie Begay

The University of New Mexico, along with the federal and Navajo government have launched a health study 30 years after uranium mines were shut down on the Navajo Nation. Researchers plan to determine whether ongoing exposure to contaminated sites may be affecting pregnant women and children.

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4:04 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Navajo To Use Drones To Monitor Crops

The Navajo Nation's farming enterprise plans to buy drones as early as next summer to help monitor its crops.

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