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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A teenager who ran away from home has been found safe on an mountain overlooking Flagstaff, authorities said.

By Associated Press July 22, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Flagstaff man who walked on to the railroad tracks and waved at an oncoming train was hit and killed before he could escape its path, police said.

July 21, 2020
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YAVAPAI COUNTY — Cold case investigators for the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office have solved a 1980 murder, after utilizing DNA testing.

July 21, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Flagstaff Unified School District Governing Board has decided to delay in-person learning at least until Oct. 9, the end of the first quarter, with remote learning set to begin Aug. 17.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News July 21, 2020
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PHOENIX – As it advances Governor Ducey’s initiative to expand high-speed internet across Arizona, the Arizona Department of Transportation is requesting input to inform potential public-private partnerships to install and-or operate broadband conduit along major interstate and highway routes.

July 21, 2020
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The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,617.

July 21, 2020
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The petition calling for a name change for Kit Carson RV Park has garnered more than 800 signatures since its creation last month.

By Associated Press July 21, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona renters dreading the expiration of a coronavirus-related moratorium on evictions will get a reprieve, Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER and TERRY TANG, Associated Press July 16, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Housing advocacy groups in Arizona have joined lawmakers in lobbying Gov. Doug Ducey to extend his coronavirus-related moratorium on evictions, which will expire next week and allow authorities to start removing hundreds of renters in a state that's a national hot spot for both infections and scorching summer weather.

By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press July 15, 2020
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. - Prescott Unified School District Superintendent Joe Howard announced during the Tuesday, July 14, board meeting that the district will open the school year with distanced (at-home) learning on Aug. 6.

By Aaron Valdez, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News July 15, 2020
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PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. - A Prescott-based company reported late this past week that it plans to build an urban, luxury RV and cottage resort with a gastropub-style restaurant next to a new indoor/outdoor multi-sports complex that it has also planned near the Prescott Valley Entertainment District.

By Doug Cook Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News July 15, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials plan to boost Arizona's coronavirus testing with free screenings in two low-income Phoenix neighborhoods as the state tries to tamp down on rapid growth in infections, state officials said Tuesday.

July 15, 2020
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BENSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona law enforcement officials said a car collided with a state trooper's SUV pulled over on the side of a highway near Benson July 14, shoving the SUV into an ambulance.

July 15, 2020
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More than 60 firefighters with the Phoenix Fire Department have tested positive for the coronavirus.

By Associated Press July 14, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is preparing to help hospitals shuttle some recovering virus patients into nursing homes to make space for new arrivals as it reported more than 4,000 newly confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday — still the highest rate of infection per capita in the nation.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press July 10, 2020
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Grisham unveiled sweeping revisions to the state's standing public health order that go into effect July 13.

By By Morgan Lee, Associated Press July 10, 2020
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Testing at the July 17 event is free of charge and is provided on a first come, first served basis.

July 10, 2020
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The president of the Navajo Nation used line-item vetoes on two bills distributing funds from a federal coronavirus relief package.

By Associated Press July 9, 2020
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In a new directive July 9, the governor said that dine-in facilities are limited to half the number of people that fire inspectors have listed as capacity.

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Getting a plate is easy. There are no restrictions and you do not have to have served in the military.

July 9, 2020
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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — One of the nation's coronavirus hot spots got a sliver a good news Wednesday when two health experts said an exponential rise in the percentage of people testing positive for the virus in Arizona appears to have leveled off.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press July 8, 2020
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The bite-sized, brawling hero of a series of treasured comic books is as invisible in America as the Eurovision Song Contest is big in Europe. One U.S. publisher hopes to change that.

By By Mark Kennedy, AP Entertainment Writer July 8, 2020
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Walgreens will squeeze primary care clinics into as many as 700 of its U.S. stores over the next few years in a major expansion of the care it offers customers.

By Tom Murphy, Associated Press Health Writer July 8, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered that flags on state buildings be flown at half-staff Wednesday for a pilot killed in a helicopter crash while helping fight a wildfire.

By Associated Press July 8, 2020
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PAYSON, Ariz. (AP) — A helicopter helping to fight a wildfire near Payson crashed Tuesday under unknown circumstances, authorities said.

By Associated Press July 7, 2020

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