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Embry Riddle Aeronautical University will welcome the largest incoming class ever Monday.

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is among those opposing a federal proposal that would charge states for using water from U-S Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs.

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Dozens of members of an out-of-state hiking group had to be rescued after they tried climbing a mountain trail near metro Phoenix in sweltering temperatures, authorities said Friday.

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department is asking hunters to help monitor the potential spread of Chronic Wasting Disease---a neurodegenerative wildlife disease fatal to deer and elk.

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Construction on a 2-mile portion of replacement fencing funded by President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration is underway in southern Arizona.

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The Arizona Drug Enforcement Administration says more than 1.1 million fentanyl pills have been seized in the state this fiscal year.

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The Federal Communications Commission has authorized more than $160 million to improve and expand high-speed broadband services in rural Arizona.

The FCC estimates the funding could supply upgraded internet service to more than 13,000 homes in rural parts of the state. It’s part of a nationwide authorization of over $4.9 billion to boost broadband service over the next decade for more than 455,000 homes and businesses in 39 states. About 44,000 homes would benefit on tribal lands across the country.

Poetry Friday: Crossing The Line, 'La Bestia'

Aug 23, 2019
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‘La Bestia’, or ‘The Beast’, is the colloquial name for the freight trains that run through Mexico from Central America. Thousands of children ride atop them every year, hoping to make it to the U.S. border for asylum. The risks are great: they fall, lose limbs, face abuse by organized crime groups, and possible detention at the border. ‘La Bestia’ is a character in this week’s Poetry Friday segment, an original piece by Robert Neustadt, professor of Spanish and director of Latin American Studies at Northern Arizona University. His poem, ‘Crossing the Line’, focuses on the children who attempt the dangerous journey alone.  

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The Navajo Nation has settled a lawsuit with Wells Fargo for alleged predatory banking practices. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Coconino County officials say mosquitoes near Lake Mary have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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