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The U.S. government is stripping federal protection from the lesser prairie chicken, whose habitat includes New Mexico. The bird has been a point of controversy in the West for years.
Jul. 19, 2016
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The Arizona Geological Survey officially moved in with the University of Arizona. That move also comes with a loss of funding, meaning the survey has to find grants and contracts and implement fees for its services.
Jul. 19, 2016
If being a new parent is the hardest job in the world, as they say, then, the four women who work for the Birth to Five Helpline at Southwest Human Development in Phoenix may have the second hardest.
Jul. 19, 2016
Loris Taylor, president and CEO of Native Public Media, said radio is the medium of choice in communities that may not have electricity or running water, let alone a broadband internet connection.
Jul. 19, 2016
 border fence
Arizona’s senators have asked the United States to investigate whether a cross-border drainage tunnel beneath the Nogales port of entry is in danger of collapsing.
Jul. 19, 2016
The Department of Correction is Tuesday beginning to move medium security prisoners from state facilities to the privately run Red Rocks Correctional Center in Eloy.
Jul. 19, 2016
The second day of the Republican National Convention figures to be less dramatic than the first – when some delegates during the afternoon session noisily called for a roll call vote on the convention’s rules; that request was denied.
Jul. 19, 2016
Yaqui Catfish
The push to repeal a new inspection program under the U.S. Department of Agriculture was led by Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain.
Jul. 19, 2016
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High-ranking members of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office will head to court Friday where lawyers are expected to argue they should not face criminal contempt referrals for failing to follow a judge's orders.
Jul. 19, 2016
Fuller Fire Smoke
Rainy weather is working in the favor of fire fighters combating the Fuller Fire near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Jul. 19, 2016
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A team of astronomers led by the University of Arizona has confirmed the existence of 100 planets outside our solar system. The original discovery came via NASA’s K2 space telescope.
Jul. 19, 2016
The target includes 46 sites that have been identified as priorities due to radiation levels and their proximity to people.
Jul. 19, 2016
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Jul. 19, 2016
Medical marijuana
Voters perusing the ballot pamphlet ahead of the November election will find arguments from the Arizona Public Health Association both for, and against, legalizing recreational use of marijuana.
Jul. 19, 2016
The failed effort to vote down new party rules was seen as the last attempt by the anti-Trump camp. But some Arizona delegates argue their dissent is being mischaracterized.
Jul. 19, 2016
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Navajo Nation lawmakers are expected to consider legislation on mining as well as potential capital projects during their summer session in Window Rock, Arizona.
Jul. 19, 2016
Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Arizona, is participating in a counter-convention there to get out a message against Donald Trump.
Jul. 19, 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 years old in August. The centennial should be an occasion to celebrate, but the milestone comes at a time when parks are understaffed and struggling with a $12-billion maintenance backlog.
Jul. 18, 2016
After two years of investigation, multiple law enforcement agencies have busted an illegal marijuana growing operation in Northern Arizona.
Jul. 18, 2016
More than 1,000 chefs and food service professionals are learning the latest techniques, tools and trends at the American Culinary Federation Convention taking place in Phoenix.
Jul. 18, 2016

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