April 2013

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne may be facing a challenger in the Republican Primary next year. That challenge could come from Mark Brnovich, a former state and federal prosecutor who currently heads the Arizona Gaming Department.
April 22, 2013
Law enforcement agencies from across Arizona have been involved in an effort to bring in fugitives with outstanding felony warrants, over the last week. The effort was coordinated by the US Marshals Service, according to spokesman Fred Freeman.
April 22, 2013
Governor Brewer's job approval ratings have taken a hit. Behavioral Research Center President and CEO Jim Haynes says the governor remains popular with Republicans and conservatives in the latest poll, but lost ground with other constituencies.
April 22, 2013
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April 22, 2013
Arizona Game and Fish officials said 15 Quagga mussels have been found by scuba divers at Lake Powell’s popular Wahweap boat marina.  The invasive species look similar to a clam. They multiply very quickly and clog waterways, plus they eat all of the food that fish and other aquatic life need to survive.
April 22, 2013
Grand Canyon Railway is celebrating Earth Day today by reducing its carbon footprint.  The 90-year-old locomotive will take tourists on a trip from Williams to the canyon using vegetable oil to fire the steam engine.
April 22, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is facing lawsuits, because it missed its own deadline to issue final rules to reduce pollution from coal-fired power plants in Arizona and other states. The goal is to clean up particulates that contribute to haze over Grand Canyon and other national parks.
April 22, 2013
The former chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation has died. The death of Augustine B. Lopez Sr. was announced Friday by his southern Arizona Tribe. Neither Lopez’s age nor cause of death was released, but a short bio was made public by tribal officials.
April 21, 2013
A Casa Grande woman has been sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison for tax fraud. In addition to the prison time, a federal judge sentenced 30-year old Shaneika Earline Sims to three years of supervised release.
April 21, 2013
“Help me, Obi Wan Kenobi …” Chances are, you’ve heard those iconic words before. But you’ve never heard them in Dine, the official language of the Navajo. At least not yet. Manuelito Wheeler is the director of the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock.
April 21, 2013

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