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The Navajo Police Department says a 14-year-old girl is missing for the second time in recent weeks.

Tribal Tsipai was last seen April 17th, 2021, leaving Jeddito in a black Honda Accord. The teenager is five feet tall with brown eyes and black hair; the Navajo Police Department is asking the public to contact the Dilkon District with relevant information, or call 9-1-1.

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The Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity is projecting more than 540,000 jobs will be added to the state economy within a ten-year period.

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Flagstaff Moves Into Third Reopening Phase 

The city of Flagstaff will move into its third reopening phase May 17 as COVID-19 cases decline countywide. City facilities including the Flagstaff Library and City Hall will reopen with limited capacity. Appointments will be required for certain services. 

 

Robyn Feeley

In 1968, a stay-at-home mom named Iris Feeley joined a class action lawsuit against American Airlines. It challenged the company’s policy that “stewardesses” – as they were then called – had to quit their jobs when they got married. The suit was one of many that year aimed at the airline industry’s gender-specific rules about marriage, pregnancy and body weight. Iris’s daughter Robyn was 8 at the time and didn’t realize the magnitude of the situation.

Arizona’s utility regulators have rejected new rules that would have required most of the state’s electricity providers to get 100% of their power from clean energy sources by 2050 to limit carbon emissions and address climate change.

The 3-2 vote by the Arizona Corporation Commission was a surprise because the plan was backed by the state’s major regulated utilities and was given initial approval by the commission on a 4-1 vote in November after three years of work.

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A Washington state man is accused of defying federal regulations that limit the number of people who can hike rim-to-rim at Grand Canyon National Park.

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Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation this week to establish new clean water rules, following a rollback of federal protections for ephemeral waterways last year. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

A pop-up vaccination clinic is set to run this Friday in Flagstaff outside the downtown courthouse.

Coconino County Health and Human Services will run the clinic, administering first and second doses of the Moderna vaccine, as well as the newly reinstated one-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine. Those 18 and older are eligible and appointments aren’t needed. The Northern Arizona Interfaith Council will host another vaccination clinic May 14th in Flagstaff. Spanish speaking volunteers will be available.

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The U.S. Department of Justice is concerned an ongoing audit of Maricopa County’s ballots from the 2020 election could breach federal law. The DOJ made the statement in a letter to State Senate President Karen.

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Public land management agencies in Arizona are beginning to impose fire restrictions due to hot and dry weather conditions and an increase in fires caused by people.

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