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Education

Ban on sexually explicit materials in Arizona schools set to take effect – Cronkite News

Photo: Alice Walker’s “The Color Purple” and Laura Esquivel’s “Like Water for Chocolate” are among the books that could be prohibited under Arizona’s ban on sexually explicit materials in schools A new ban on books containing sexual content makes its way into Arizona public schools this week, and critics worry self-censoring will add further stress to already

State

Arizona highway deaths rose during pandemic, as driving was declining

Traffic deaths in Arizona surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, even as the number of miles driven in the state appeared to be decreasing, according to preliminary statistics from 2020. There were 1,072 deaths on the state’s highways in 2020, the most in at least the past 10 years and a sharp increase from the 980

Politics

Under Fire, Trump Supporters Feel Pressure to Remain Silent

Homeowners in the quiet New Hampshire towns of Milford and Brookline are receiving threatening letters for publicly supporting President Trump. “You have been identified by our group as being a Trump supporter. Your address has been added to our database as a target when we attack should Trump not concede the election,” the letter reads.

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