Andy Biggs

It’s Thursday, June 17. Forecasters reported record-high temperatures in seven northern Arizona communities on Wednesday.

Yesterday’s high of 92° in Flagstaff tied with a record high of 92° in 1940. Winslow hit a high of 107°, breaking a 1940 record of 102 degrees. And the Tuzigoot National Monument near Clarkdale reached a high of 116°, surpassing the previous record high of 108° in 2017.

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Two Republican Arizona congressmen are demanding the controversial audit of Maricopa County’s 2020 election be allowed to continue. It comes in response to the U.S. Justice Department’s concerns that the process may be violating federal law. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

  

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Two Arizona Democrats in Congress are calling for President Donald Trump to be impeached. Representatives Greg Stanton and Ruben Gallego on Tuesday went far beyond their prior support for an impeachment inquiry.

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Environmental groups say they’ve gathered more than 2.5 million comments in support of national monuments in Arizona. It comes as the Trump administration conducts a review of more than two dozen monument designations. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Democrat U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran will have at least one primary challenger for his 2018 re-election bid with the announcement that Republican state Sen. Steve Smith will seek his party's nomination for next year.

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