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Arizona Inmate Takes 2 Hours to Die

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Yesterday, another execution raised the question of whether lethal injection is a barbaric form of criminal punishment. It took nearly two hours to kill Arizona inmate Joseph Wood, who was sentenced to death for the 1989 murders of his estranged girlfriend and her father.

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Complications During Ariz. Inmate's Execution Reignite Controversy

Thursday, July 24, 2014

An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die after receiving a lethal injection Wednesday.

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Residents Of Hot Weather States Sweat Air Conditioning Bills

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

As the number of Americans living in Sunbelt states grows, air conditioning is increasingly becoming a necessity — not a luxury — for a larger swath of the population. Yet the main federal energy assistance program uses a formula that favors cold weather states for heating help over hot weather states that need cooling help.

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On the Border in CA, AZ, NM, & TX

Friday, June 21, 2013

In this segment we discuss how a border security surge would change the dynamic along the border--both in terms of the flow of people and the flow of money. To do so, we have three guests who are intimately familiar with the territories along the border: Jude Joffe-Blocksenior field correspondent in Phoenix for Fronteras: The Changing America Desk, Amy Isackson, freelance reporter in San Diego and Tijuana and Mónica Ortiz Uribe, also a senior field correspondent for Fronteras in El Paso and Ciudad Juarez.

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In Phoenix, A New Quest For Diverse Public Pool Lifeguards

Thursday, March 28, 2013

After noticing that most of the lifeguards at the public pools used by Latino and African-American kids were white, the city decided to try to recruit minorities. It has raised about $15,000 to offset certification costs, and pool staff will work with recruits on swimming skills.

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Wooing Latino Voters, Politicians Risk Blunders

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Today’s political candidates are increasingly savvy in their attempts to targeting Spanish-speaking voters. But as attempts to court Latino voters have become increasingly commonplace, so have cultural blunders. Jude Joffe-Block is senior field correspondent for Fronteras, a multimedia collaboration focusing on the southwestern border between Mexico and the United States. Ruben Navarette is a nationally-syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Writers Group.

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