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The Highway 377 fire burning near Heber-Overgaard has swelled to 1,500 acres and has led to power outages in the area.
Jun. 5, 2018
As Mexico prepares to hold presidential elections in a month, its electoral institute is expecting not only voters both inside and outside the country, it is also inviting some special guests: foreigners to observe and monitor the elections.
Jun. 5, 2018
The #RedForEd movement saw thousands of teachers march on the Arizona Capitol. Some of those teachers are keeping one foot in the political arena and one in the classroom by running for local office.
Jun. 5, 2018
According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have been on the rise since 2016.
Jun. 5, 2018
Time is running out to find a buyer for the Navajo Generating Station, the coal plant on tribal land in Northern Arizona that’s slated to close next year.
Jun. 5, 2018
GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Bennett has experienced a lot of backlash thanks to his recent comments that he wouldn’t appoint Cindy McCain to the U.S. Senate if John McCain isn’t able to complete his current term.
Jun. 5, 2018
The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments about whether the Hopi Tribe can try to stop treated wastewater from being used to make snow on the San Francisco Peaks.
Jun. 5, 2018
Imagine losing your shadow. You’re walking down the street, and the shadow just disappears. Then think about losing your memory. What if those two disappearances were tied to each other?
Jun. 5, 2018
It’s this time of transition for most of us. We’re right at the end of childhood, on the cusp of being a teenager. It’s not easy, but one artist decided to zero in on this time in the lives of more than 250 13-year-olds, because she thinks it’s actually a really beautiful moment in their lives.
Jun. 5, 2018
Clergy are often some of the most trusted figures people can turn to in times of need. In one Arizona case of sexual abuse, that’s exactly what happened.
Jun. 5, 2018
Kate Spade, a fashion designer known for her sleek handbags, was found dead bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Upper East Side on Tuesdsay. The 55-year-old had many Arizona connections. She was a graduate of ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and began her fashion career in the Valley.
Jun. 5, 2018
State Route 277 was closed in both directions Monday and Tuesday from Heber-Overgaard to Snowflake, while State Route 377 was shut down between Holbrook and Heber-Overgaard.
Jun. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Senator Merkley Denied Access To Migrant Children
Over the weekend, Jeff Merkley, Democratic Senator from Oregon, visited the Southwest Key Casa Padre migrant children's shelter in Brownsville, Texas. A little more than 16 minutes after arriving, police were called and requested that he leave.
Jun. 5, 2018
The Pac-12 will require its teams to win at least six regular season games to play in a bowl, eliminating the opportunity for a 5-7 squad to earn a postseason spot when there are not enough six-win teams nationally to fill the bowls.
Jun. 5, 2018
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says several elk transported to West Virginia in March to join the state's herd died before they could be released.
Jun. 5, 2018
Arizona Department of Transportation officials say a brush fire has closed highways in Holbrook and Snowflake in northeast-central Arizona and forced some evacuations.
Jun. 5, 2018
A hunch from a retired detective helped lead police to a man suspected of shooting six people to death in the Phoenix area, some of whom were connected to his divorce, authorities said after the assailant killed himself with officers closing in.
Jun. 5, 2018
The Pulse: Home-cooked Meals And Sisterhood — An Antidote For Hurricane Maria Blues
Matilde Colon rode out Hurricane Maria with family. On the morning after the storm, she learned that the winds had destroyed her wooden house.
Jun. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: What To Watch For Today In California
Known as the "jungle primary," both party's ballots are open to all registered voters and the top two vote-getters, regardless of affiliation, will be featured on the general election ballot.
Jun. 5, 2018
The national infrastructure for refugee resettlement was built to take in about 85,000 people a year. President Donald Trump’s administration cut the cap to 45,000 this year. But the U.S. will likely let in less than half of that number.
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