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land on the navajo nation
The Navajo Nation announced Wednesday it has finally hired a police chief, 40-year-old Phillip Francisco, currently a Farmington Police Department patrol and training officer.
Jul. 6, 2016
Marijuana
A team of San Diego scientists recently put out a study suggesting an active ingredient in marijuana may be helpful in warding off Alzheimer’s disease.
Jul. 6, 2016
Tucson
More information is coming out about the arrest of a Tucson man on terror charges last week.
Jul. 6, 2016
As the official leader of the American Embassy in Mexico, Jacobson delivered her first public speech at her residence in the upscale neighborhood of Las Lomas, in Mexico City, highlighting the strong bonds between both countries.
Jul. 6, 2016
“When you call the cops they never show up,” said Piñon resident Grace Shonie. The community epitomizes the desperation many Navajo people feel due to the lack of adequate law enforcement.
Jul. 6, 2016
As part of our effort to talk with a variety of community leaders, we spoke with Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz about Judaism and spirituality.
Jul. 6, 2016
Frida Kahlo
Legendary artist Frida Kahlo was born 109 years ago on July 6 in Mexico.
Jul. 6, 2016
Money
How did a California town with fewer than 40,000 residents have a chief administrative officer making $1.5 million a year in cash and other benefits?
Jul. 6, 2016
The Libertarian party at the national level is getting a growing amount of positive attention.
Jul. 6, 2016
Arizona Capitol building
Gov. Ducey said he’s hoping to curb what he considers the influence of special interests with an order eliminating the ability of state agencies to spend public money on contract lobbyists. A political expert says it could be a "political stunt" or meaningful change.
Jul. 6, 2016
Computer problems and a website that’s been taken down are causing complications for some Arizona candidates who would like to be publicly funded.
Jul. 6, 2016
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery
The Maricopa County Attorney said he’s bound by state law to seek death sentences even though officials have revealed Arizona is unable to carry out executions.
Jul. 6, 2016
Arizona Theatre Company logo
After warning it would have to shut down - at least temporarily - if it was unable to raise $2 million by last Friday, the Arizona Theatre Company says a matching pledge has allowed it to extend its fundraising deadline.
Jul. 6, 2016
YRMC Residents
Yuma Regional Medical Center graduated its first class of residents last week. All four graduates of the three-year program are women.
Jul. 6, 2016
Inmate is led into Pima County Jail
Health officials say it's federal employees from ICE working at the detention center refusing to be vaccinated or to show they were already immunized against the potentially deadly disease that are fueling the virus. And now, health officials believe staff are exposing their own family members to the virus.
Jul. 6, 2016
Deer Valley Unified School District logo
The Deer Valley Unified School District's governing board will soon vote on a budget that includes a 6.1 percent property tax increase.
Jul. 6, 2016
Wellton Police Department
Concerns over interactions between the police and the public have led many police departments to consider body cameras. However, many face funding shortages and must devise other means to purchase the equipment, especially in rural areas.
Jul. 6, 2016
The city of Scottsdale is preparing for another legal round against the online travel industry. Scottsdale and other cities across the country have been trying to force travel websites to pay taxes they say are owed to local governments.
Jul. 5, 2016
Scottsdale City Council will vote Tuesday night on whether to spend $4 million on 5 more acres for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
Jul. 5, 2016
Researchers use the seismic waves from earthquakes to study the earth’s insides, and have been imaging parts of the planet that seem a little different from place to place.
Jul. 5, 2016

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