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The U.S. Justice Department will double the funding it grants tribes for public safety programs and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women, a top official said.

Earth Notes: National Fossil Day

Sep 19, 2018
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On Oct. 17 this year, the National Park Service and more than 300 partners are celebrating National Fossil Day.  This is the eighteenth year of the annual event, part of Earth Science Week.


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A campaign to mandate more clean energy in Arizona says Attorney General Mark Brnovich tried to manipulate the ballot measure's wording, a claim his office calls "laughable."

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Authorities in northern Arizona are trying to figure out how an ATV went off a cliff, killing all four men riding in it.

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is visiting the Grand Canyon this weekend to highlight overdue maintenance projects.

Cochise County

Authorities in an Arizona county bordering Mexico have declared a state of local emergency in response to raw sewage leaking into the U.S. from the Mexican state of Sonora.

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Smoke from a wildfire that's shrouded parts of northern Arizona is expected to lessen this week.

Coconino County Sheriff's Office

Four people were killed Saturday in an ATV crash in the Blue Ridge area along the Mogollon Rim.

A body has been recovered from the bottom of the Grand Canyon.

Melissa Sevigny

The U.S. House and Senate have passed an appropriations bill that will restore full funding to environmental programs on the Colorado River for the next fiscal year. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports, the programs were at risk of closing after the White House redirected their funding.

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