Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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Maryland Democrats push for an early primary election date in 2024, LGBTQ+ advocates endorse New Mexico primary candidates, and Ms. magazine relaunches its 1972 "We Have Had Abortions" petition.

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President Biden says the U.S. would aid Taiwan if China invades, Ukraine's president addresses the World Economic Forum, and the Supreme Court weakens a path for incarcerated people to challenge their convictions.

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Arizona

Monday, May 23, 2022

Flagstaff Seeks Carbon Capture Technology to Meet 2030 Climate Goals

A technology that once existed only in science fiction soon could emerge as a viable solution to climate change. The city of Flagstaff has added …

Environmental Groups Want Earth Day Message Heard Year-Round

Since its inception, Earth Day has been an occasion to advocate for a cleaner planet - but in 2022, climate change is bringing a higher level of …


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A recent study finds that parents and teachers need to be involved as more kids ages 8-18, already on social media, are beginning to use the metaverse. (Studio Romantic/Adobe Stock)
Tech Insider, Health Experts Call Social Media Growing Threat to Kids

Last year, a whistleblower lifted the curtain on how Facebook and its sister companies impact children's mental health. Now, alongside teachers and …

Study: Census Undercount Deprives AZ Latinos of Funding, Political Clout

A recent report found the 2020 census significantly undercounted Latinos and other racial and ethnic groups, costing Arizona millions of federal …


Film to Document Environmental Damage Along AZ Border Wall

Conservationists say the 400 miles of walls recently built along the U.S.-Mexico border are causing significant ecological damage and blocking the mi…

Long-Running AZ Program Gives New Parents, Kids a Healthy Start

A statewide program has worked for four decades to help thousands of Arizonans have healthy pregnancies and a better child-rearing experience…


Arizona State Recognized for Recruiting Native Faculty, Students

An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education showed progress has been made at Arizona State University (ASU) in recruiting Native American faculty …

Voter Advocates Target AZ Officials Linked to Jan. 6th Insurrection

A legal advocacy group is taking an unusual approach in its attempt to prevent three Arizona officials linked to the January 6th riot from holding pub…


AZ Regulators Back Community Over Power Co. Expansion Bid

A group of small-town activists who challenged a power company over its plans to use fossil-fuel generators to expand capacity got a win this week…

Volunteers Bring Power to Navajo Homes for First Time

The lights were turned on this week for 20 families in the Navajo Nation, as volunteer power company workers continue to connect previously dark …


Senior Voters Need to Plan Now for Arizona's New Election Laws

Lawmakers have been busy this legislative session making changes, for better or worse, to the way Arizonans cast their ballots. For seniors and other …

For Some in AZ, College Dreams Cut Short by Pandemic

Blacks and Latinos in Arizona have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including their plans to attend college. In 2020…


 

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