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Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick has signed on as a cosponsor of a bill creating the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument. It would conserve 1.7 million acres of federal land surrounding the national park. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is coming back to Arizona, which has emerged as a battleground state in the race for the White House.

Arizona Republic

The top candidates for Arizona's 1st Congressional District seat sparred again over who is better qualified to lead the sprawling, rural district.

Navajo Nation

K-through-12 students on the Navajo Nation miss an average of a dozen days of school a year because of muddy, impassable roads. Now some members of Congress are trying to force the federal government to fully fund road maintenance on tribal lands. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 


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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the adult smoking rate in Arizona has dropped to 14 percent.

That's down from more than 19 percent in 2011.

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