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The City of Flagstaff has received a million dollars in federal funds for the Rio de Flag flood control project. 

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A wildly unpopular effort to impose wake restrictions on Lake Havasu boaters has the local congressman ready to do battle with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, including getting the agency's regional director taken off his job.

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The Mohave County Board of Supervisors has drafted letters to the U.S. Interior Secretary urging the abolishment of national monument designations in Arizona, and end a uranium mining moratorium near the Grand Canyon. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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The findings of an investigation initiated by a U.S. senator into the spending of federal housing grants on the nation's largest American Indian reservation suggest mismanagement resulted in cost overruns and delays.

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Police in Prescott say three officers were hurt when they were attacked by a 33-year-old Kirtland man.

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Pack horses are often used to haul people and their gear down the eight mile trail to Supai Village in the Grand Canyon. Recently, The Havasupai Tribe has drawn criticism for the alleged abuse and neglect of the horses, as reported by tourists and animal rights groups. Kellye Pinkleton is the Arizona State Director at the Humane Society of the United States. After hearing about the allegations, she led a group of volunteer veterinarians to the village last month to check up on the horses, and work with the tribe. Pinkleton spoke with KNAU's Aaron Granillo.


Arizona saw a big increase in overdose deaths last year as the opioid epidemic showed no signs of relenting.

The Arizona Republic

Lobbyist Jim Norton is stepping away from his political consulting firm to focus on his legal defense against an indictment for fraud, bribery and other charges.

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Fire restrictions went into effect in several areas of northern Arizona Thursday morning. Officials with the Prescott National Forest have implemented a stage 1 ban, and the Sedona Fire District also put restrictions in place within the city. A ban is also in place for all unincorporated lands in Yavapai County. 

The Washington Post

Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake has launched an initiative to highlight the impacts of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Arizona’s economy. 

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