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Claire Chandler/Cronkite News

Biden firm on uranium-mining ban around ‘jewel’ of the Grand Canyon

By: - December 24, 2020

WASHINGTON – For four years, the Trump administration took steps to boost uranium mining for what it called national security reasons, a move environmentalists saw as an attempt to open the door to mining near the Grand Canyon. President-elect Joe Biden may be ready to shut that door for good. “I can’t believe I have […]

Amy Coney Barrett

Arizona senators split as divided Senate puts Barrett on Supreme Court

By: - October 27, 2020

WASHINGTON – Arizona conservative groups hailed the confirmation of “capable, brilliant” Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, after a rushed vote Monday that split the Senate along party lines.