The secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture shouldn't be
siding with anyone during the federal process to review
environmental impacts of the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine, but it
appears he is doing so.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has frustrated, surprised
and disappointed Tucson-area opponents of the Rosemont Mine by
upholding lower-level officials' view that the feds can't legally
say "no" to its construction.
FLAGSTAFF — More than 50 followers of spiritual guru James
Arthur Ray had just endured five strenuous days of fasting,
sleep-deprivation and mind-altering breathing exercises when he led
them into a sweat lodge ceremony.
Getting the utility bills paid, making sure there was food on
the table and clean clothes to wear, keeping kids out of trouble —
that was Billie Donohue's life for much of the last 22 years, but
it wasn't just her family she looked after.