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Ex-Cottonwood employee pleads guilty

A former employee with the city of Cottonwood has been sentenced to three years of probation and 60 days of deferred jail time for criminal damage.

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*Update* - Bellemont crew among firefighters, engines responding to California wildfires

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is sending nearly 150 firefighters and over 40 fire engines from communities all over the state to help California battle major wildfires, including some local firefighters.

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Arizona leaders adopt new history, science standards

The Arizona State Board of Education has voted to adopt new history and social science standards.

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Northern Arizona country gets rain, snow

Snowplows were clearing highways in high country in northern and eastern Arizona Oct. 16 as a winter weather advisory remained in effect through noon for elevations over 6,500 feet (1,981 meters).

Highway from Flagstaff to Page reopens

CAMERON, Ariz. — A storm-damaged northern Arizona highway used to reach the Grand Canyon's North Rim, Lake Powell and southern Utah is reopen after crews worked around the clock for 48 hours to make temporary repairs.

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U.S. 89 near Cameron closed due to wash-out

A woman was killed following a wash-out of U.S. 89 near Cameron, Arizona the evening of Oct. 3.

Hearing set for man accused of selling ammo to Vegas shooter

An Aug. 28 status hearing has been scheduled for an Arizona man accused of providing armor-piercing ammunition to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Wrong-way vehicle system on I-17 to use red lights on ramps

The Arizona Department of Transportation says it's going to try using some red lights along Interstate 17 on-ramps in Phoenix as part of its system to provide alerts about wrong-way vehicles on the freeway.

Authorities ID driver killed in rollover near Flagstaff

Authorities have identified a New York state resident who died on Interstate 40 after he rolled the tractor-trailer he was driving.

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Region in brief: August 1

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