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A bill being considered in the state legislature to outlaw child marriage has advanced. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it passed the House Judiciary and Public Safety Committee Tuesday after lawmakers added some exceptions. 


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Governor Doug Ducey recently announced he’ll ask Arizona lawmakers to nearly double spending for wildfire prevention. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it comes as forest managers are preparing for an early fire season.


Melissa Sevigny

Summers on the Navajo Nation can be scorching, and many homes there don’t have air conditioners or swamp coolers. But a group of eighth grade students at The STAR School, near the edge of the Navajo Nation, has come up with a solution: a low-cost evaporative cooler they plan to give away to elders. As KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports, the project won a statewide science and technology prize.

Melissa Sevigny

The Trump Administration has imposed a tariff on imported solar panel components. It’s meant to protect American businesses, but experts say it could hurt many, including Arizona’s solar industry. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports. 

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A resolution passed this week by the Flagstaff City Council means local leaders won’t invest with any company or contractor associated with President Trump’s proposed border wall. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

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