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Arizona BLM Receives Funding For Employment, Mentoring Programs
The Bureau of Land Management in Arizona received more than half a million dollars in federal grant money to support employment and mentoring programs for inner-city youth.
May. 26, 2014
Red Cross: More Than Half Of All Americans Can
Arizona drowning deaths are on the rise. A new water safety survey from the American Red Cross shows more than half of all Americans cannot swim and only 56% of self-described swimmers can perform five basic swim safety skills.
May. 25, 2014
Benefits Decision Could Help Other Survivors Of Granite Mountain Hotshots
An attorney for the widow of the one of the men who died fighting the Yarnell Hill fire says a decision granting her family death benefits could affect other survivors.
May. 24, 2014
Prepared Lodge Owner Saved Historic Property From Slide Fire
Fire crews and a few volunteers from the community have kept flames from the Slide Fire from reaching 300 structures in Northern Arizona’s Oak Creek Canyon. But residents and businesses are still reeling from the impact of the blaze.
May. 23, 2014
Grand Canyon Officials: Bison Herd Too Big For The Park
Since the late 1990s bison have made the Grand Canyon home. That herd has grown too big and is now overgrazing park land, draining already low water resources and trampling through archaeological sites.
May. 23, 2014
US Secretary of Interior Visits New National Monument
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell kicked off her Memorial Day weekend in southern New Mexico with a visit to the country's newest national monument.
May. 23, 2014
Lawmaker Says New Child Welfare Agency Will Be Different
State lawmakers will be back at the capitol next week for a special session to create the new Department of Child Safety.
May. 23, 2014
Casa Grande Students Make Big Discovery At Utah Dig
A few weeks ago, we heard from Rob Gay — he’s a paleontologist and teacher at Mission Heights Preparatory High School in Casa Grande.
May. 23, 2014
Mountain Preserve Rescues Have Doubled This Year
The Phoenix Fire Department is on track to respond to more than 200 rescues in the city’s mountain preserves this year.
May. 23, 2014
Celebrating 25 Years Of
Every so often, you hear something that just makes you feel old.
May. 23, 2014
Arizona Agencies Teaming Up To Promote
The Slide Fire was human-caused. And according to the National Interagency Fire Center, people are responsible for more than 62,000 fires every year.
May. 23, 2014
Summer Can Create Havoc On Sleep Patterns
If your sleep pattern is already out of sync, the next few months could hit you especially hard.
May. 23, 2014
Officials To Look At Rosemont Copper Mine
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reconsidering its stance on the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine in southern Arizona. The agency will be taking a closer look at the mine’s impact on endangered species.
May. 23, 2014
Mesa Gamer Calls Out Nintendo
Video games and social commentary usually intersect only when it comes to violence and whether real-life behavior is affected by playing Grand Theft Auto or Call of Duty.
May. 23, 2014
When You
When you’re mentally ill, everything you say and do is viewed through the lens of your illness. So you become very good at three things.
May. 23, 2014
Six Hurt In School Bus Crash Near Aguila
Authorities say three children are hurt after a school bus collided with a car on U.S. 60 and rolled over near the small central Arizona town of Aguila.
May. 23, 2014
Brewer
A proposal from Gov. Jan Brewer to create a new child welfare agency is getting a generally favorable reaction, but with some conditions.
May. 23, 2014
Andrew Thomas Files For Governor As Publicly Funded Candidate
Disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas has filed nominating petitions to run for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. And Thomas says despite a very crowded field, he can win.
May. 23, 2014
McCain Mum On Horne
Arizona Senator John McCain is not ready to join Rep. Matt Salmon and call for Attorney General Tom Horne to abandon his re-election bid, but the senator thinks Horne should consider it,
May. 23, 2014
Wolf Managers Experimenting To Increase Population Odds
Federal wildlife managers are experimenting to improve the population of Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest.
May. 23, 2014

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