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The story of Native America taught in U.S. public schools usually begins at contact with European explorers. Children then get lessons about Thanksgiving, maybe the Trail of Tears or the 19th century wars over the removal of tribes in the American West. Rarely discussed is life in the Americas before Columbus' 1492 voyage.

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A man who shot two Gallup women to death outside an eastern Arizona courthouse over a custody dispute will spend the next 50 years in prison.

Authorities say a Minnesota frozen food and packing company is recalling more than 212,000 pounds of ready-to-eat pork and chicken products that contain vegetables that might be contaminated with salmonella and listeria.

Taking a puff off an electronic cigarette won't be a popular activity among Arizona's youth if state health officials have anything to say about it.

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A man suspected of threatening to kidnap and kill a United States senator and his family had his first court appearance in Chicago.


Authorities are trying to figure out what led to the deaths of a young couple in the Grand Canyon.

Poetry Friday: Gone

Oct 19, 2018
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The corner of Aspen Avenue and San Francisco Street in downtown Flagstaff was Aaron Norris' corner. It's where he played guitar and sang songs for countless passersby. He was a fixture in the local music scene, playing with many different bands and musicians. Aaron Norris died last week of a heroin overdose, just a few days shy of his 49th birthday. In this week's Poetry Friday segment, musician Shawn Dennehy pays tribute to his friend by singing one of Aaron's original songs, 'Gone'. 

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Paw Placement of Northern Arizona has signed a five year contract to provide animal welfare services in Flagstaff and Coconino County.

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A man accused of threatening to kidnap and kill a U.S. senator and his family has been indicted on federal charges in Arizona.


Police in Cottonwood say a man has been arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at his neighbors over loud music.



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