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A canyon, a cause – protecting an American icon

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Everyone who has experienced the Grand Canyon knows of its power to profoundly change a person, and if we allow IT to be permanently changed by the further degradation that expanded mining would inevitably bring, we simply don’t deserve the endless fruits it bears.

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Trump should protect Dreamers, pass broad immigration reform

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During his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump brought immigration to the forefront of the public debate, and for good reason. Our immigration system is in dire need of improvement. Millions of undocumented immigrants are currently living in the shadows with neither an accessible path toward legal status nor clarity about what lies ahead for them under a new administration.

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Arizona’s severe stroke crisis: Who gets to survive?

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In the Grand Canyon state alone, 81,700 people experienced a stroke in 2010, resulting in more than $750 million in health care costs, 319,000 days of missed work, and the incalculable impact on families. Despite these numbers, Arizona still has better stroke outcomes than other states because of the collaborative relationship shared by the medical community and the government, and their joint commitment to improving stroke systems of care. But we can do even better.

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