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Coconino official urges feds to live up to responsibility to fund parks

A Coconino County official urged lawmakers Tuesday to “make sure the federal government meets its responsibility” of maintaining national parks, which face almost $12 billion in needed upkeep – $313.8 million in the Grand Canyon alone.... Read more»

A different border crisis: It’s not security or immigration, it’s sewage

The aging network of pipes that run from Mexico to wastewater treatment plants in the U.S. When heavy rains fall, the pipes often break and spill raw sewage on both sides of the border, causing not only a putrid odor but public health and environmental concerns.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: TUSD faces challenges

Interviews with broadcaster Dave Sitton; Mark B. Evans Tucsoncitizen.com administrator; TUSD Superintendent John Pedicone; state House Speaker Rep. Andy Tobin and state Sen. Linda Lopez... Read more»

Panel: Border issues hindering economic opportunities

The U.S.-Mexico border holds a huge opportunity for increased trade and job creation, but it has become increasingly difficult to develop those opportunities since 2000.... Read more»

Think again

Collapsing infrastructure? Who knew?

Think again: It should surprise no one to see that most in the mainstream media saw fit to treat the issue of America's decaying infrastructure as an almost purely political skirmish—cast exclusively in the narrative over the election-year fight over jobs.... Read more»

China: Too cheap to avoid a traffic jam?

When word got out two weeks ago about China's monster traffic jam, an amazing thing happened: drivers continued to willingly flock to the Beijing-Tibet expressway at the heart of the problem. The monster traffic jam is a thing of the past, but there may be more to come.... Read more»