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Coconino National Forest officials say a drone interrupted firefighting efforts in northern Arizona. Spokesman Brady Smith says the drone kept a helicopter from mapping the spread of a grass fire for a short time Friday.
Mar. 21, 2017
Arizona’s Medicaid program could shed nearly 400,00 people by 2023 under the Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act, according to a new state analysis. The GOP's American Health Care Act would essentially reverse much of what the ACA did for the state’s Medicaid program.
Mar. 21, 2017
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Highs in the Valley will get close to breaking a record for a third day in a row today. Temperatures are forecast to reach 93 this afternoon, just two degrees shy of the 95 degree record.
Mar. 20, 2017
Neil Gorsuch
The confirmation hearing of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch began Monday with opening statements from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Arizona was represented on the committee by Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona who said he considers judge Gorsuch a “class act.”
Mar. 20, 2017
Spring has sprung in Arizona, along with grass and desert blooms. The wet winter has created a lot of greenery, which could turn into a lot of brown vegetation in the hot, dry summer.
Mar. 20, 2017
A uranium mine six miles outside Grand Canyon National Park has filled with water from a wet winter. An environmental group and two tribes are concerned with how the company is dealing with it.
Mar. 20, 2017
Riders of the Purple Sage
Earlier this month, Arizona Opera in Phoenix debuted the world premiere of "Riders of the Purple Sage," based on the novel by Zane Grey. And though the music is the star of the opera, the visual art surrounding the stage certainly played an important role.
Mar. 20, 2017
T2 Trainspotting
"T2 Trainspotting" was officially released last week and will start showing soon in Phoenix. The movie shows Mark Renton and his buddies, 20 years after the original movie.
Mar. 20, 2017
Reba Mason truck
For the last six years, Reba Mason has been going through treatment for breast cancer. Now, her cancer has spread, and she doesn’t expect to beat it. But she’s found a purpose in her life helping women get screened for breast cancer.
Mar. 20, 2017
Donald Trump
A new billboard on Grand Avenue in downtown Phoenix is creating waves across the country. It depicts a scowling President Donald Trump surrounded by red, atom bomb clouds and swastikas configured as dollar signs.
Mar. 20, 2017
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When it comes to North Korea, "all options are on the table," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in Seoul on Friday.
Mar. 20, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
We previewed the week in international news with the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Mar. 20, 2017
Exquisite Masochism: Marriage, Sex and the Novel Form
In her new book "Exquisite Masochism: Marriage, Sex and the Novel Form," Stanford English Professor Claire Jarvis argues that Victorian novelists were, in fact, masters of the art of building sexual tension without ever mentioning the word "sex."
Mar. 20, 2017
ASU Campus
Arizona’s three public universities on Friday unveiled their tuition and fee proposals for the upcoming year. To talk about what the universities are asking for is Anne Ryman, who covers higher education for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Mar. 20, 2017
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Cybersecurity threats have become even more daunting in the U.S. in recent months, and efforts to protect all sorts of information are finding challenges.
Mar. 20, 2017
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FBI Director James Comey and NSA Head Michael Rogers are testifying before the House Intelligence Committee about alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Mar. 20, 2017
This Friday marks the last day for bills to be heard in legislative committees. With me to preview the week ahead at the Arizona Capitol is Rachel Leingang of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Mar. 20, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
A federal court has denied two legal challenges to federal clean-air regulators' plan for reducing haze by limiting emissions from the Navajo Generating station, a coal-fired plant in northern Arizona.
Mar. 20, 2017
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Key Republican members of the Arizona congressional delegation say they have concerns with the GOP’s replacement for the Affordable Care Act.
Mar. 20, 2017
Juan Pimentel was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for accepting money to smuggle what he thought was cocaine from Arizona to Chicago in 2015.
Mar. 20, 2017

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