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Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is expected to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake.

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An Arizona group is attempting to ban so-called dark money in state elections. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, their proposal would amend the state constitution to require the disclosures of major donors.


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It’s time for Scott Thybony’s latest Canyon Commentary. Today, we hear the story of Cecil Creswell, a former Harvey Girl and the only known female cattle rustler in the 20th century. Scott takes us to a stark, desolate landscape where Creswell lived alone on land she homesteaded.


Coconino County Sheriff's officials say they're investigating a homicide case after the body of a man was found west of Forest Lakes.

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Heightened wildfire conditions have prompted the National Park Service to impose fire restrictions at Arches and Canyonlands national parks and two national monuments in southeastern Utah.

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Coconino National Forest officials will temporarily close six large areas to the public because of heightened wildfire danger beginning Wed, May 23 at 8 a.m.

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  Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life by sending the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve.

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Anyone familiar with Scott Thybony’s Canyon Commentaries knows the Colorado Plateau is the landscape of his soul. That’s probably why the poem “Perhaps in a Crown Royal Bag” by Arizona writer Amy Hale Auker speaks to him loudly. Scott recites it for us on this Poetry Friday.


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The two-week filing period for Navajo Nation presidential hopefuls is open.

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday took the final action of the state legislative session when he signed 55 new laws and vetoed seven others, including a measure that could have hiked drivers' insurance rates.

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