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GLOBE, Ariz. (AP) — The parents of children who died after they were swept away by floodwaters are facing criminal charges, according to local media reports April 5.

By Associated Press April 7, 2020
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The Kaibab National Forest is seeking public comments on a proposed vegetation management project that would span more than 43 square miles.

By Associated Press April 7, 2020
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He replaces Christine Lehnertz, who resigned as the park's superintendent in early 2019 after being cleared of allegations she created a hostile workplace.

By Associated Press April 3, 2020
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Ducey orders hair salons closed amid criticism
Coconino National Forest closes some hiking trails, Navajo Nation to fine curfew violators

The new order from the governor takes effect at 5 p.m. April 4. On the new closure list are massage parlors, tattoo parlors, barber shops and tanning salons.

By Associated Press April 3, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is now reporting 665 confirmed coronavirus cases and 13 deaths. Coconino County is reporting 36 confirmed cases and two deaths.

By Associated Press March 27, 2020
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Most national parks are open as a refuge for Americans tired of being stuck at home during a pandemic, but despite now being free to visit, people may find it more difficult to enjoy them as parks close visitor centers, shuttles, lodges and restaurants to fight the spread of the coronavirus.

By Associated Press March 24, 2020
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WASHINGTON — The head of the World Health Organization says the coronavirus outbreak is accelerating but insists “we can change the trajectory of this pandemic.” More than 1.5 billion people — one-fifth of the world’s population — were urged or ordered to stay home Monday to try to blunt the spread of coronavirus.

By Associated Press March 24, 2020
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A second person stricken with the coronavirus has died in Arizona and the state now has 152 confirmed cases, authorities said March 22.

By Associated Press March 22, 2020
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You’re washing your hands countless times a day to try to ward off the coronavirus.

By Associated Press March 20, 2020
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President Donald Trump March 13 declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency, freeing up money and resources to fight the outbreak, and then threw his support behind an aid package in Congress that is on track to provide direct relief to Americans.

By Associated Press March 17, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 were briefly closed after a fuel tanker exploded and burned Monday night after overturning on a street under the freeway.

By Associated Press March 17, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Flagstaff restaurants will be to-go service only, and bars, theaters, fitness centers and indoor recreation facilities will be closed starting Tuesday night, the city's mayor ordered in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

By Associated Press March 17, 2020
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State and federal wildlife managers are investigating the death of three endangered Mexican gray wolves found last month in Arizona.

By Associated Press March 17, 2020
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Biologists saw the bear March 7 near Grand Prismatic Spring, a hot spring in northwestern Wyoming.

By Associated Press March 17, 2020
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is suspending all travel between the U.S. and Europe for 30 days beginning Friday as he seeks to combat a viral pandemic.

By Associated Press March 12, 2020
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He was initially charged with felony counts of terrorism, aggravated assault, misconduct involving weapons and unlawful flight from a pursuing law enforcement vehicle, prosecutors said.

By Associated Press February 18, 2020
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Arizona crews blast national monument hill for border wall
Blasting for wall underway at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Crews are bulldozing through Monument Hill to construct a 30-foot steel wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the Arizona Daily Star reported.

By Associated Press February 11, 2020

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued four sailors from a fishing trawler that wrecked along a dangerous stretch of water near North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

By Associated Press February 11, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Flagstaff officials say the city may have to pay Arizona more than $840,000 over the next two years to cover the cost of having a higher minimum wage than the state.

By Associated Press February 4, 2020
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The elk accidentally consumed snails that had eaten brainworm eggs.

By Associated Press February 4, 2020
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The attack happened the morning of Jan. 30 on Grand Loop Road in the Canyon Village area.

By Associated Press February 4, 2020
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Park officials say 24-year-old Tristen Watson and her son, Christopher, were found with gunshot wounds on the Beaver Meadows Trail Jan. 24.

By Associated Press February 4, 2020
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Basic permits now take up to 30 days to process but will take up to 45 days starting Feb. 14. More complex requests could take up to 90 days.

By Associated Press February 4, 2020
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PAYSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Mesa man was killed but two others survived when their plane crashed Jan. 24 in mountains in east-central Arizona, the Gila County Sheriff’s Office said.

By Associated Press January 28, 2020
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At this time, The Great American Wine Company has also announced the release of the highly anticipated Helix™ wine closure within the full line of varietals.

By Associated Press January 28, 2020
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An amber-colored snail found in Arizona and Utah could be losing it status as an endangered species.

By Associated Press January 28, 2020
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PHOENIX — On Thursday, Jan. 23, Gov. Doug Ducey announced the nomination of Dr. Todd G. Geiler to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.

By Associated Press January 28, 2020
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. land managers say they will release by mid-March a priority list of federal lands that need but don't have public access.

By Associated Press January 27, 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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Yosemite National Park is investigating about 170 reports of gastrointestinal illnesses and has confirmed two cases of norovirus, officials said Jan. 16.

By Associated Press 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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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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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The force was strong enough at an Arizona store to reunite Luke Skywalker with his long-lost vinyl record.

By Associated Press January 14, 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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The remaining two units are scheduled to close in 2025.

By Associated Press January 8, 2020
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The Tonto Creek project in Gila County has been denied federal funding in the past but is an "excellent candidate" for a federal grant, Ducey said in a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.

By 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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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused of sexual assaults in Arizona and Utah more than 15 years ago has been arrested after DNA analysis pointed investigators to his relatives, authorities said Jan. 3.

By Associated Press January 7, 2020
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A longtime water conservation advocate says Arizona and the other Lower Colorado River Basin states need to cut their water use more and faster.

By Associated Press January 6, 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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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Congress has recessed for the holidays, and it has gone another year without passing legislation that would boost funding for Route 66.

By Associated Press January 2, 2020
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three mountain lions found feeding on human remains near a popular Tucson hiking trail have been killed, Arizona authorities said Wednesday.

By Associated Press January 2, 2020
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three mountain lions found feeding on human remains near a popular Tucson hiking trail have been killed, Arizona authorities said Wednesday.

By Associated Press January 2, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a percentage point to 4.7 percent in November following an increase of over 34,000 jobs during the month, according to the state’s latest monthly economic snapshot.

By Associated Press December 30, 2019
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PHOENIX — Nearly 80 years after its namesake was sunk, the Navy is getting a new USS Arizona.

By Associated Press December 30, 2019
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Democratic U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has introduced a bill that would ban new mining claims around the Grand Canyon.

By Associated Press December 30, 2019
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PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Transportation is restoring native vegetation along a newly opened freeway around the south side of metro Phoenix.

By Associated Press December 28, 2019
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YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A decline in participation has led Yuma Territorial Prison State Park to cancel an annual showcase of gunfight reenactment groups.

By Associated Press December 28, 2019

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