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The Arizona secretary of state's office says a voter initiative raising the state's minimum wage from $8.05 per hour to $12 an hour by 2020 has made the November ballot.

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Conservationists have asked state officials to deny air-pollution permits for three uranium mines near the Grand Canyon. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the groups say the mines threaten public health and the environment. 


The Flagstaff Police Department has released a sketch of a man, who investigators say impersonated a police officer and raped a woman over the weekend.

Nick Oza / AZ Central

The president of the Arizona Board of Education is resigning his post and says it's the result of an ongoing feud with the state's elected schools chief.

Jon Austria/The Daily Times

One of the nation's largest American Indian tribes is the latest entity to pursue legal action against the federal government over a massive mine waste spill that tainted rivers in three Western states.

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