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Navajo voters will decide on July 21 whether candidates for president and vice president should speak the tribe’s language well enough to hold office. Currently they must speak and write Navajo fluently.
July 14, 2015
Forecasters say the El Niño weather pattern forming in the Pacific Ocean will likely be much stronger than originally predicted. It could bring some much-needed moisture to the Southwest.
July 14, 2015
A bill that supporters say will promote logging and stop wild fires has divided Democrats from Arizona.
July 14, 2015
For the first time, the Arizona State Parks is offering scholarships for Wilderness First Responder training programs.
July 13, 2015
The $55 million purchase consolidates Buckeye’s control of its water.
July 13, 2015
City crews were cleaning up streets in parts of Nogales, Ariz., on Monday after monsoon rains caused the city’s main wash to flood.
July 13, 2015
The Department of Corrections is extending the due date for private prison companies to apply to build more beds.
July 13, 2015
As of this week, smoking in parks in the city of Somerton is illegal.
July 13, 2015
By 5 a.m. Monday, the four on and off ramps at the Indian Bend Road interchange will be closed for two months.
July 13, 2015
The federal agency overseeing water and power is in the market for 52,000 rounds of ammunition for its officers at Hoover Dam and the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, raising questions about weapons for non-military purposes.
July 13, 2015
Little Pluto is a little bigger than anyone imagined.
July 13, 2015
A government report released Monday shows more than 1,800 immigrants who federal agents sought to deport were nevertheless released from local jails and later re-arrested for various crimes.
July 13, 2015
A second Cuban soccer player has defected while the team is in the United States for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
July 13, 2015
Some of the state's most junior judges will be deciding a pocketbook issue involving their more senior colleagues.
July 13, 2015
A longtime Coconino County dental clinic that is the only one of its kind in the state will shut its doors this fall.
July 13, 2015
A $14.4 million project to replace a historic bridge connecting Prescott to northern Arizona is expected to begin next week.
July 13, 2015
Former House Speaker Andy Tobin will not be a candidate for the Republican nomination for Arizona's 1st Congressional District seat next year.
July 13, 2015
A solar-powered plane has been grounded by damaged batteries for at least a few weeks after completing its record-breaking five day journey from Japan to Hawaii.
July 13, 2015
The city has agreed to pay $5 million to the family of a homeless man who was fatally shot by Albuquerque officers last year in a case that has helped fuel major reforms within the police force.
July 13, 2015
An immigrant advocate group in El Paso renewed its push for a municipal ID program saying it could benefit tens of thousands of border residents.
July 13, 2015

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