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Forty-nine years ago tomorrow, Apollo astronauts landed on the Moon. But first they came to Flagstaff to train. Friday night the city is launching a yearlong celebration of Flagstaff’s role in the lunar missions. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with local geologist and historian Rich Kozak about that legacy.


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An Arizona judge has raised the bail to $1 million for a Nevada man accused of using an armored vehicle to block a bridge near the Hoover Dam last month.

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The influence-peddling trial of former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce ended Tuesday in a mistrial after jurors deadlocked on charges that he accepted $31,000 in bribes from a water company owner in exchange for favorable regulatory decisions.

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The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty in court Tuesday to extreme DUI following a Fourth of July arrest in a Phoenix suburb.

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Astronomers have spotted twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter, bringing the total of known moons to 79. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

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