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How Proposition 206 will impact Arizona seniors

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While much of the attention to Proposition 206 has been directed toward restaurant and other service workers, there is a larger and more vulnerable population that will be significantly impacted by raising the minimum wage in Arizona –seniors and those who care for them.

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Native American farmers deserve to be fully represented on state agriculture board

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Arizona needs to face the fact that it its hundred year history as a state, it has done little to tangibly support or celebrate the dozen or so distinctive farming traditions of Native American communities found within its borders, nor of the other indigenous farmers (like the Yaqui) who have immigrated here to escape violence and oppression in their ancient homelands.

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Arizona’s hidden gems (access required)

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Arizona boasts of little-known gems and beautiful, hidden nooks that add just a touch of “wow” to a state prominent for its wide spaces and panoramic vistas. Here’s a selection of the best as chosen by the staff of the Arizona Capitol Times.

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