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Authorities say they had to evacuate a bustling campground in the Santa Catalina Mountains outside Tucson after campers reported seeing a large bear.

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Electronic billboards are restricted in most of Arizona to protect dark skies for astronomers. Now lawmakers have lifted the ban in a region of Mohave County. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.


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An Arizona House committee has advanced legislation providing state funding for a memorial commemorating the victims and survivors of the shooting that targeted former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords.

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A coalition of advocacy groups says it is deploying monitors to dozens of polling sites in the Phoenix and Tucson areas to ensure voters are safe and not misinformed.

Authorities have released more details on an 18-year Tucson man arrested on terrorism charges.

Mahin Khan was arrested on Friday and is being held without bond in Maricopa County.

Documents show the FBI was tracking Khan in April and that he made contact with a terrorist organization about obtaining weapons and instructions to make a bomb.

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