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Tohono O’odham members and other southern tribe members hang a flag at the U.S.-Mexico border. Photo by Alejandaro Higuera.

For Native Americans, racism hits home

Sarah Covey November 15, 2017

  After over 500 years of broken treaties and forceful domination from European settlers and the U.S. government, Native Americans in Arizona today still face racism in the most intimate part...

Copper Queen mine in Bisbee, Ariz. on Monday Sept. 11, 2017. The Copper Queen mine served as a foundation to the town of Bisbee in the early 1900s. (Photographed by Leah Gilchrist/ Arizona Sonora News)

Arizona looks to make a penny on copper industry

Leah Gilchrist September 27, 2017

Copper's value is on the rise, and equipped with new mining technology, Arizona has a promising future in producing the nation’s copper. The value of copper hit $3.20 in mid 2014, before taking...

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