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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has fired embattled state Parks Director Sue Black following complaints she allowed potential archaeological sites to be bulldozed to make way for new cabins.

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An annual review of preventable child fatalities in Arizona says that firearm-related deaths in the state continued to rise last year.

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An Arizona man has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing an endangered Mexican gray wolf.

Jesse Sensibar

Roadside shrines are a common sight in Arizona, and Jesse Sensibar has seen his share. He's a poet and a tow truck driver, and that job comes with being witness to a lot of loss. Sensibar says the shrines speak to him, and he is compelled to pull over and write poems about them. In today's Poetry Friday segment - from the cab of his 1994 Chevy rollback tow truck - Sensibar reads from his new book Blood in the Asphalt: Prayers from the Highway.

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The Navajo Nation is continuing to pursue the purchase of the Navajo Generating Station ahead of its planned closure next year. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, tribal leaders met with White House officials this week in an effort to save the coal-fired plant.


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A third victim in a bar shooting in the eastern Arizona town of Globe has died.

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The number of reported laboratory-confirmed influenza cases in Arizona during the current flu season is well below the number at this point a year ago but significantly above the five-year average.

A major Colorado River water user has proposed an interim plan for Arizona as it faces looming deadlines to manage expected shortages.

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A ballot shortage on the Navajo Nation during last week’s election prevented some tribal members from voting. Now, officials are allowing some who were turned away to recast their ballots. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Hundreds of soldiers saluted the flag-covered casket of fallen Utah Mayor Brent Taylor yesterday as his body was transported from Delaward to Salt Lake City. 

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