Jaime Awe

An archaeology expedition led by Northern Arizona University has uncovered one of the largest Mayan tombs ever found in Belize. As Melissa Sevigny reports from the Arizona Science Desk, it’s the most significant discovery in more than century of research at the site.  


The Arizona Republic

A member of the Arizona Corporation Commission who has been urging the state's largest electric utility to disclose whether it spent millions in the 2014 commission election has issued subpoenas demanding the company provide the information.

Opponents of a voter initiative legalizing recreational marijuana in Arizona are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn a judge's decision and block the measure from the ballot.

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Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick has called on Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to resign immediately. It follows a recent judge’s ruling that the sheriff may have committed criminal contempt of court. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recent monsoon rain has dramatically increased mosquito activity throughout northern and central Arizona. It’s led to a spike in diseases spread by the insect, and Coconino County Health officials are urging the public to take precautions against being bitten. Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports.


Arizona Game and Fish Department
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Wildlife officials say bald eagles are surpassing population expectations in Arizona.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department said Thursday that the birds have had record-breaking numbers this year in breeding areas, eggs laid and young hatched.

Donald Trump will return to Phoenix next week but campaign staffers now say he won't be delivering a speech outlining his immigration policy after all.

Nearly half-a-million dollars in so-called “dark money” has been spent in the last month-and-a-half to influence Arizona’s legislative primary elections. A recent investigation shows a large portion of that went to one race in western Arizona. Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports.


Hopi Cultural Center

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the Hopi Cultural Center to reduce the arsenic in its drinking water.


Ryan Heinsius

President Obama has designated the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Maine to honor the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Public lands advocates rallied in Flagstaff yesterday in hopes the president will declare another such monument near the Grand Canyon. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 


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