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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An endangered fish found in the Colorado River basin is on the upswing, federal officials said Tuesday as they proposed reclassifying the humpback chub as threatened.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press January 22, 2020
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HEBER-OVERGAARD, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service officials confirmed that seven more wild horses have been found dead in eastern Arizona after eight others were found earlier this month and said at least some were shot.

By Associated Press January 22, 2020
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SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say Sedona police officers shot and killed a suspect who was wielding a machete.

By Associated Press January 22, 2020
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Arizona lawmakers want to take another look at how the state is testing its students.

By Michael Zogg Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News January 22, 2020
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TOPOCK, Ariz. (AP) — Mohave County authorities are trying to identify suspected human remains found in the desert north of Topock.

January 22, 2020
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A Prescott woman has been reported missing while vacationing with her boyfriend in Belize.

By Max Efrein Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News January 21, 2020
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PRESCOTT (AP) — An Arizona couple says their senior living community won't allow their orphaned grandson to keep staying with them because of age limits.

By Associated Press January 16, 2020
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YAVAPAI COUNTY - Decreasing visibility may have been a factor in the fiery crash of a small plane last month in Yavapai County that killed the only person aboard, according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board issued Wednesday.

By Associated Press January 16, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — A group of Arizona lawmakers on Thursday vowed to boost protections for firefighters and other first responders who are diagnosed with a cancer linked to the workplace to address concerns that some cities are denying coverage.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press January 16, 2020
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The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking information about the recent poaching of two female (doe) mule deer near Colorado City, Ariz.

January 14, 2020
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Mayer Fire Chief Mike McGhee was scrolling through Facebook one day when a post caught his eye.

By Max Efrein Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News January 14, 2020
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Last February, four dead horses were found inside the Heber Wild Horse Territory. That brought the total to 16 dead horses found since October 2018.

By Associated Press January 14, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday said he is renaming the state Department of Corrections to highlight a new focus on rehabilitation and closing the oldest state prison in a move that will save nearly $275 million over three years.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press January 14, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An environmental group is suing the federal government to try to keep livestock away from Southwestern waterways that are home to threatened and endangered species.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press January 14, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A former Northern Arizona University student pleaded guilty Thursday to manslaughter in the shooting death of a fellow student after he got punched in the face, ran to his car to grab a gun and opened fire on a group of people on campus.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press January 10, 2020
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The closure is expected last from Jan. 2 through March 28 (subject to change due to inclement weather). Once the road is open work may continue through June with traffic delays no longer than 15 minutes.

January 9, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — All students in the Flagstaff school district will be provided with iPads under a loan program that starts next week with middle and high school students and continues with elementary school students at the start of the next school year.

By Associated Press January 9, 2020
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PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — First came the flames, a raging firestorm propelled by 50 mph (80 kph) wind gusts that incinerated Kelsey Norton's house and killed 85 people in her community.

By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press January 9, 2020
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Storms bring relief and danger to Australian wildfires
Southeastern Australian fire crisis destroys 2,000 homes, shrouds major cities in smoke

Around 2,300 firefighters in New South Wales state were making the most of relatively benign conditions by frantically consolidating containment lines around more than 110 blazes and patrolling for lightning strikes.

By Rod McGuirk, Associated Press January 8, 2020
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"That was it," said the actor playing lawman Doc Holliday at the OK Corral's several-times-a-day show about what may be the most famous gun battle in the Old West. "Over before it even started."

By Peter Prengaman, Associated Press January 8, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Oregon-based PacifiCorp has announced it plans to close one of the three generators at the Cholla coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona by the end of this year.

By Associated Press January 8, 2020
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The Prescott Valley Police Department is seeking the community’s help in finding three runaway juveniles.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 7, 2020
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YAVAPAI COUNTY, Ariz. - Two significant stashes of unattended marijuana were found independently within about 30 miles of each other in Yavapai County on Jan. 3, according to the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO).

By Max Efrein Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News January 7, 2020
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PRESCOTT Ariz. — One person is dead and several others were injured in a four-vehicle crash on Highway 69 near the intersection of Walker Road Jan. 6, according to the Prescott Police Department (PPD).

January 7, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — A well-known truck and trailer rental company has announced plans to stop interviewing and hiring nicotine users, including people who use e-cigarettes and vaping products.

By Associated Press January 2, 2020

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