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Sky Harbor scrubs airport as fliers take off for Labor Day weekend

The Labor Day weekend is starting, the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing, and travelers are flying out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which has furiously prepared for an uptick in passengers. The airport has installed germ-zapping tech on escalators, placed the now-ubiquitous social distancing signs on floors and throughout terminals and has workers scrubbing windows

National

DHS Shuts Down ISIS Plot to Turn PPE Shortage Into Terror Funding

As the demand for PPE surged over the summer and shortages plagued supply lines, international law enforcement agencies and industries alike warned that criminal gangs were exploiting the desperate need for personal protection equipment. Now the U.S. Department of Homeland Security reports that one of the most notorious groups on Earth has gotten into the

COVID-19

Improperly disposed of PPE raises environmental concerns

Strewn across parking lots, in rivers and washing up on beaches, disposable face masks, gloves and other personal protection equipment are turning up everywhere except where they should be – in the landfill. With the production and use of PPE surging during the COVID-19 pandemic, many experts are worried this new type of pollution, which

Politics

Governor Ducey, Secretary Hobbs Announce $9 Million Investment For Safe Elections Plan

Governor Doug Ducey in partnership with Secretary of State Katie Hobbs announced today the investment of $9 million in CARES Act funding to support safe and secure voting in Arizona during the 2020 election season. The majority of funding will be distributed to county election officials to support their efforts including hiring temporary staff and

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