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There’s a movement in Flagstaff to change the name of a downtown street with a controversial moniker. City officials are considering several community proposals to rethink Agassiz St. It was named after Louis Agassiz, an influential 19th century biologist and Harvard professor. But his legacy is one of racism.


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Officials at Grand Canyon National Park have recovered the body of a 59-year-old Scottsdale woman who slipped off the edge at the South Rim.

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Authorities say a small plane had to make an emergency landing in the middle of a busy roadway in the northern Arizona town of Sedona.

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Amid protests over systematic racism and police brutality, Phoenix Police last week outlawed a controversial neck restraint officers use to subdue subjects. But some other Arizona police departments have already banned it. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Officials with the Coconino and Kaibab national forests will begin Stage II fire restrictions Sat, June 13 as wildfire danger increases throughout the region.

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