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Trump Visits Arizona During Virus Outbreak

21 hours ago
NPR.org

President Donald Trump is scheduled to travel to Arizona Tuesday to visit a Phoenix-area Honeywell facility that manufactures N95 face masks for health care workers and first responders.

(Eddie Moore/The Albuquerque Journal via AP, Pool)

New Mexico’s governor says the state has accepted an invitation from the White House to participate in a pilot program to improve and expand contact tracing for coronavirus infections in efforts to better isolate outbreaks.

npr.org

President Donald Trump will be briefed on preparations for the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles and raise millions of dollars for his reelection campaign next week as part of a three-day, four-state swing to Western states—including a brief stop in Arizona.

Ban Could Block Capitol Christmas Tree From New Mexico

Oct 4, 2019
worldatlas.com

A tree to be displayed outside the U.S. Capitol building over the holidays is supposed to come from a northern New Mexico forest.  That’s if the U.S. Forest Service can get an exception from a tree-cutting ban across all New Mexico national forests and one in Arizona.

Blake McCord/Grand Canyon Trust

The Trump administration announced last week it won’t require nuclear power plants in the U.S. to buy more domestically produced uranium. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, that came as a surprise to some environmental groups.


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