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    PNS Weekend Update - November 28, 20150 

    We’ve got several topics on tap from around the country this weekend, including: several people were hurt during a shooting at a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado; the protests over a police shooting continue in Chicago; now that we’re in full holiday mode, new research suggests that family time matters most to developing children.

Public News Service - Arizona

A new system to track wrong-way drivers will be tested in Phoenix. Credit: Arizona Dept. of Transportation

PHOENIX – Interstate 17 in Phoenix is the deadliest stretch of road in Arizona when it comes to wrong-way crashes, with 26 deaths in the past decade. So, this week the Department of Transportation announced that's where it is going to test a new prototype system to track wrong-way drivers. Ar...Read More

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A new study says Arizona could meet EPA carbon reduction goals by speeding up solar and wind power projects already in the planning stages. Credit: Salt River Project

TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona needs to take full advantage of the wind and solar resources it already has, says a new study about how the state could meet its carbon-reduction goals for the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan by the 2030 deadline. Researchers at the Tucson-based Sonoran ...Read More

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This portrait of caregiver Frank Ballasteros of Tucson and his Aunt Lupe was given to them as part of National Family Caregivers Month. Credit: AARP Arizona

PEORIA, Ariz. - More than half of Arizonans over age 45 are either caring for a family member or have done so in the past. That's one of the findings of a new telephone survey by AARP Arizona in honor of National Family Caregivers Month. AARP Arizona State Director Dana Marie Kennedy says of the 1...Read More

Public News Service - AZ

Conservationists are working to block a plan to divert water from the Gila River in New Mexico.Credit: Allyson Siwik, Gila Conservation Coalition

PHOENIX – Conservation groups fighting a plan to divert large amounts of water from the Gila River in New Mexico say today is the deadline for the federal government to green light the plan. The project would cut a significant amount of water from the river that normally flows into Arizona. ...Read More

Public News Service - AZ

Immigration advocates are to hold a community fair on Saturday in Phoenix. Credit: Avidcreative/iStockphoto

PHOENIX - Immigration advocates will hold a community fair at the state Capitol in Phoenix on Saturday, marking one year since President Obama signed executive orders on immigration, creating the program known as DAPA and expanding DACA. DAPA - Deferred Action for Parents of Americans - would allow...Read More

Public News Service - AZ

Interfaith Thanksgiving this Sunday. Credit: Rev. David Felton, United Methodist Church

PHOENIX - In the wake of the terrorist bombing in Paris, this weekend's Eighth Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner in Fountain Hills takes on a new role, that of bringing together a community riven by fears about Muslim immigrants from Syria. This week Governor Doug Ducey demanded the feds stop...Read More

Public News Service - AZ

Gov. Ducey to refugees: Not welcome in Arizona. Credit: AimeeLow/

PHOENIX - Gov. Doug Ducey's call for a moratorium on refugees entering Arizona in light of the recent terrorist attacks in France is drawing criticism from groups that assist in settling refugees. The immigrants rights group Puente and Catholic Charities of Arizona are among those protesting the g...Read More

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One environmental group is taking a humorous approach to the serious subject of overpopulation on World Vasectomy Day. Credit: Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz. - Today is World Vasectomy Day, and an environmental group wants men to consider, as they jokingly put it, "getting whacked for wildlife." It's a campaign to get people talking about a sensitive subject - in light of what some see as the planet's overpopulation and its environmental t...Read More

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