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Sewage flowing into Nogales Wash raises concerns about water supply for both Mexico and U.S.

NOGALES, Mexico – Wastewater that contains raw sewage has been flowing into the Nogales Wash in Sonora, Mexico since mid-January, spurring concerns about the water supply for several communities.

Influx of migrants dropped off by ICE has churches, faith groups near breaking point

TOLLESON – Local churches’ resources are being stretched as more and more migrants are being dropped off by ICE.

Grand Canyon, other parks, to be reimbursed for funds spent in shutdown

WASHINGTON - The National Park Service will reimburse parks, like the Grand Canyon, that were forced to dip into local maintenance funds to stay open during the government shutdown. But critics say parks should never have had to use their own funding to stay open and worry about long-term effects.

Look out, Phoenix Open 16th hole, you may have some competition

SCOTTSDALE – Upgrades around TPC Scottsdale to help improve the fan experience at the Waste Management Phoenix Open are already paying dividends on the first day of the tournament.

How Arizona national parks survived the longest government shutdown in U.S. history

GRAND CANYON – With community help, the two national parks in Arizona that remained open during the federal government shutdown are still beautiful and saw little negative impact.

Gas prices up, so is travel as Arizonans grab end-of-summer holiday

WASHINGTON - Gas prices are up, but that does not seem to have dampened desire for travel this holiday weekend, with airlines predicting a record 16 million fliers and AAA Arizona expecting strong motor traffic closer to home for the weekend.

‘Everyone can see themselves in Barbie’: Iconic doll better reflects global diversity

PHOENIX – Mattel, like many companies adapting to a multicultural world, has been working to diversify the shape, races, ethnicities and occupation of Barbies.

Plane truth: Airline quality at highest level in decades, report says

WASHINGTON - Despite a "rough year for airlines in the public's eye," the industry had the best year ever in terms of passenger service in 2017, according to the latest edition of annual airline quality report.

Choreographer shows power of street dance activism

PHOENIX — Dance has long been considered a physical form of socialization and fun.

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Rising gas prices in Arizona won’t stop drivers from stepping on the gas

PHOENIX – Gas prices in Arizona are expected to rise this summer as the travel season gets underway but most drivers will keep heading down the road anyway, according to AAA Arizona.

National campaign to restore water ecosystems helps fund projects in Verde Valley

CAMP VERDE – Zach Hauser hopes that part of his family-owned property will remain a farm “forever.”

April 7, 2017: Cronkite News producer picks of the week

This week’s top Cronkite News stories include reporting on the upcoming closure of Tent City, a touching piece about the impact an organ donor can have and much more.