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California Condors have been considered an endangered species for nearly 50 years. Conservationists say their numbers have been increasing, although the birds still face dangers from lead poisoning, mainly from eating prey that was killed by lead bullets.
Jul. 28, 2015
Forecasters are predicting strong El Nino conditions into the new year, which could mean more precipitation for Arizona and surrounding states.
Jul. 28, 2015
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is scheduled to meet Tuesday afternoon. On the agenda is a briefing on two lawsuits currently pending against the panel.
Jul. 28, 2015
Five former members of Arizona’s Game and Fish Commission are calling on President Barack Obama to create a new national monument for the land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park.
Jul. 28, 2015
The Arizona Cardinals this afternoon are introducing their newest coach. Jen Welter will work with inside linebackers during training camp and the preseason.
Jul. 28, 2015
Multiple fires have burned across the state this year. Many of those have been caused by lighting which land managers have allowed to burn as contained fires.
Jul. 28, 2015
A federal judge has slapped down much of the effort by the state to force the Tohono O'odham Nation to produce more documents in Arizona's fight to stop the tribe from opening a new casino near Glendale.
Jul. 28, 2015
Arizona tied Alaska for the lowest college completion rate in the country in 2013, with just 29 percent of students able to earn a four-year degree in six years or less, a new report says.
Jul. 28, 2015
A high-profile trial centered on the death and disappearance of young women in the Mexican border city of Juárez ended Monday in a life sentence for five men.
Jul. 27, 2015
Some Bisbee residents want terminally ill adults to be able to commit assisted suicide without fear of prosecution. The Bisbee City Council is scheduled to hear the resolution this Tuesday evening.
Jul. 27, 2015
Supporters of a federal fund that pays for national and local parks are celebrating an initial agreement that could keep the program from expiring, but the clock is still ticking.
Jul. 27, 2015
A federal judge ruled late Friday the federal government’s family detention facilities for migrant families are inadequate for children. But some immigrant rights advocates say there are already evident problems with how Immigration and Customs Enforcement releases families from detention.
Jul. 27, 2015
Chandler voters will be receiving a ballot in the mail this week. The special election calls for voters to decide whether Chandler should continue to have elections coinciding with state elections in August and November.
Jul. 27, 2015
New research supports the long-held hypothesis that the Grand Canyon is as young as 6 million years. That’s what geologists originally believed before a different study claimed it was tens of millions of years older.
Jul. 27, 2015
Arizona is wasting lots of energy on water. On average, 30 to 60 percent of a municipality’s energy bill is spent on moving and treating water.
Jul. 27, 2015
One of those accidents was a rollover crash on Interstate 10 on Sunday evening where two people were killed. None of the passengers were wearing seatbelts, including two small children.
Jul. 27, 2015
Attorney generals from around the nation are asking phone companies to help customers block robocalls and unwanted telemarketers, but Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is not one of them.
Jul. 27, 2015
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – A smattering of Diamondbacks faithful have made the trek this weekend to this small town located at the edge of Otsego Lake, about 200 miles north of New York City, joining baseball fans from across the country in the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Jul. 27, 2015
If you’re planning to go fishing in Bartlett Lake, be careful what you eat. State officials are warning people about elevated mercury levels in some fish there.
Jul. 27, 2015
In the upcoming school year, 47 of the state’s 225 public school districts will have new superintendents. For many of them it will be their first time on the job.
Jul. 27, 2015

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