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People rightly think of the jaguar as a resident of rainforest and jungle. But the secretive spotted cat is also native to the Southwest, including Arizona and New Mexico, and was confirmed during the twentieth century as far north as the Grand Canyon and Gila Wilderness. 


Authorities in northern Arizona say they have arrested a woman wanted on a warrant in connection with a California homicide case.

Thirteen former Navajo Nation lawmakers are among 15 defendants scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in Window Rock for their involvement in misusing the tribe's discretionary fund.

Registered Republicans in Arizona have overtaken independents as the largest voting bloc in the state. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, voters without a party affiliation had been the majority since January 2014.


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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