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Appeals court ruling allows Arizona abortions to restart
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Appeals court ruling allows Arizona abortions to restart

FILE - Protesters gather outside the Capitol to voice their dissent with an abortion ruling, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Phoenix. An Arizona judge ruled the state can enforce a near-total ban on abortions that has been blocked for nearly 50 years. The law was first enacted decades before Arizona became a state in 1912. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)FILE - Protesters gather outside the Capitol to voice their dissent with an abortion ruling, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Phoenix. An Arizona judge ruled the state can enforce a near-total ban on abortions that has been blocked for nearly 50 years. The law was first enacted decades before Arizona became a state in 1912. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)FILE - Celina Washburn protests outside the Arizona Capitol to voice her dissent with an abortion ruling, F...
New survey suggests little progress against U.S. teen vaping
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New survey suggests little progress against U.S. teen vaping

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2020 photo a woman holds a flavored disposable vape device in New York. A government study on adolescent vaping, released on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, finds more than 2.5 million U.S. kids were using some form of e-cigarette in 2022, suggesting there’s been little progress in keeping vaping devices out of the hands of teenagers. (AP Photo/Marshall Ritzel, File) By MIKE STOBBE and MATTHEW PERRONEAssociated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The latest government study on teen vaping suggests there's been little progress in keeping e-cigarettes out of the hands of kids. The data seems to show more high school students vaping, with 14% saying they had done so recently, according to survey results released Thursday. In last year's survey, about 11% said they had vaped r...
College football at 49? North Dakota lineman has right stuff
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College football at 49? North Dakota lineman has right stuff

Ray Ruschel, a 49-year-old freshman football player for the North Dakota State College of Science, takes his turn on the blocking sled on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, in Wahpeton, N.D. Ruschel had not played football since he was in high school in Pennsylvania. The Army veteran is a night-shift mechanic at a local sugar beet factory. He is seeking a degree in business management after his most recent deployment with the National Guard. He hopes to become a supervisor at work. For now, he is holding his own with 19- and 20-year-old football players on a team with national title hopes.. (AP photo/Dave Kolpack)Defensive lineman Ray Ruschel, gesturing at center, a 49-year-old college freshman at North Dakota State College of Science, works on rushing techniques during practice on Tuesday, Sept. 2...
Pima Theatre debuts student-written play
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Pima Theatre debuts student-written play

This infographic was designed for Ballet & Bagels by collaboration with PCC Digital Arts students. (Courtesy Pima Theatre and Digital Arts, illustration by Loyda Vance and text/design by Cynthia Bastidas) By QUENTIN S. AGNELLOPima Post Theater arts can have a tendency to be overly complicated and dramatic. Even modern plays have similar aspects of Shakespearean classics, which can make it difficult to get kids interested. So, it’s nice to see a change of pace from the Pima Center for the Arts.  “Ballet & Bagels” is a play written by Pima Community College students in a class called Principles of Dramatic Structure. It’s a heartwarming story about a young Latin American girl, Ariana, who finds her voice and pursues her dream. It is classified as Theatre for Young Audi...
Low-income communities learn to tackle climate-fueled heat
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Low-income communities learn to tackle climate-fueled heat

Environmental activist Reggie Carrillo speaks with community members, Friday, Sept 28, 2022, in Phoenix. Carrillo has benefited from one of several nonprofit initiatives to educate and engage residents about climate fueled heat that disproportionately affects low income neighborhoods of color. (AP Photo/Matt York)Residents look at a map of central Phoenix to find locations for a cool corridor at an event hosted by Arizona State University graduate design students at Academia del Pueblo charter school, Friday, Sept 28, 2022, in Phoenix. Community members were learning how to organize and advocate for cooler, greener, healthier neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Matt York)Arizona State University graduate design professor Chingwen Cheng speaks at Academia del Pueblo charter school, Friday, Sept 28, 2...
Arizona announces $85M settlement with Google over user data
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Arizona announces $85M settlement with Google over user data

FILE - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich speaks during his June 2, 2022, visit to the Yuma Sun in Yuma, Ariz. (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP, File) PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Tuesday that his office had reached an $85 million settlement with Google to resolve a lawsuit that accused the tech company of “surreptitiously” obtaining user data to sell advertisements. Arizona prosecutors began investigating Google after an Associated Press story in 2018 reported Google was misleading consumers on how they were tracking and using their location data. Brnovich’s office sued Google in May 2020 for allegedly tracking people’s location with deceptive practices and coercive design tactics that were built into its software. Prosecutors said Google gen...
Kids with disabilities face off-the-books school suspensions
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Kids with disabilities face off-the-books school suspensions

Lisa Manwell works on school work with her son John Jinks, 12, at their home in Canton, Mich., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Manwell says her son was improperly removed from his classroom last year because of behaviors that stemmed from his disability. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)Lisa Manwell helps her son John Jinks, 12, with learning at their home in Canton, Mich., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Manwell says her son was improperly removed from his classroom last year because of behaviors that stemmed from his disability. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)Lisa Manwell poses with her son John Jinks, 12, at their home in Canton, Mich., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Manwell says her son was improperly removed from his classroom last year because of behaviors that stemmed from his disability. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) ...
Women protesters demand more security after Afghan bombing
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Women protesters demand more security after Afghan bombing

A view of the bloody books and supplies that left from Friday's suicide bomber attack on a Hazara education center, Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Afghanistan's Hazaras, who are mostly Shiite Muslims, have been the target of a brutal campaign of violence for the past several years. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)A view of the Hazara education center that was attacked by a suicide bomber on Friday, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Afghanistan's Hazaras, who are mostly Shiite Muslims, have been the target of a brutal campaign of violence for the past several years. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)A 19-years old Hazara Afghan girl sits and cries on the bench she was sitting on, during Friday's suicide bomber attack on a Hazara education center, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday...
Arizona clinic has workaround for abortion pill ban
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Arizona clinic has workaround for abortion pill ban

FILE - Protesters gather outside the Capitol to voice their dissent with an abortion ruling, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Phoenix. An Arizona judge ruled the state can enforce a near-total ban on abortions that has been blocked for nearly 50 years. The law was first enacted decades before Arizona became a state in 1912. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)FILE - Protesters gather outside the Capitol to voice their dissent with an abortion ruling, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Phoenix. An Arizona judge ruled the state can enforce a near-total ban on abortions that has been blocked for nearly 50 years. The law was first enacted decades before Arizona became a state in 1912. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)FILE - Celina Washburn protests outside the Arizona Capitol to voice her dissent with an abortion ruling, F...
US shift away from coal hits tribal community in New Mexico
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US shift away from coal hits tribal community in New Mexico

This Sept. 20, 2022 image shows a sign in Navajo on the fence surrounding the San Juan Generating Station near Waterflow, New Mexico. The closure of the coal-fired power plant and the adjacent mine is resulting in the loss of hundreds of jobs and tens of millions of dollars in tax revenue for a local school district that serves mostly Native American students. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)This Sept. 20, 2022 image shows the San Juan Generating Station behind a chain link fence near Waterflow, New Mexico. The closure of the coal-fired power plant and the adjacent mine is resulting in the loss of hundreds of jobs and tens of millions of dollars in tax revenue for a local school district that serves mostly Native American students. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)CORRECTS IMAGES RPSB104-107 C...