TUCSON – During a deadly weekend of protests in Venezuela, many advocacy groups oppose U.S. involvement in Venezuela, while some Venezuelans in Arizona say it’s the only option for a country in disarray.
PHOENIX – A study from Northern Arizona University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute discovered the sometimes-fatal disease known as West Nile virus is in Arizona to stay. It also found that Maricopa County is a breeding ground for infestations in adjoining states.
TUCSON – A recent Supreme Court ruling allows Trump’s ban on transgenders in the military to go into effect. Sue McConnell, a Vietnam veteran, shares her story of survival as a transgender in the military.
WICKENBURG – Meet Jerry Tyra, one of only two abandoned-mine supervisors in Arizona. The pair face an uphill battle trying to identify the estimated 100,000 abandoned mines in the state and render them safe, or at least safer.
PHOENIX – Arizona has an estimated 100,000 abandoned mines, according to the Arizona State Mine Inspector’s Office. However, officials have only identified about 19,000 of them. As more people move to and visit Arizona – many eager to explore the state’s more remote lands – the chances of people coming across one of these hazardous mines only increase.