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The man who led authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen car on an Arizona freeway fired his handgun several times during the incident, hitting a motor home and shooting at least once at a deputy during a foot pursuit, police said.

Dinosaur National Monument, NPS

Many millions of years ago, dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes roamed the Colorado Plateau. They were common in the region when the landscape was mostly wet and tropical. We know this through fossil evidence, plus petroleum deposits created through the decay of ancient plants and animals.

John Burcham/The New York Times

The planned closure of the Navajo Generating Station near Page could result in the loss of nearly 800 jobs. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, Navajo Nation officials recently met with coal miners who face layoffs if a deal isn’t reached to keep it open. 

Arizona Game and Fish Department

The Arizona Game and Fish Department says a Flagstaff man has set an inland waters hook-and-line state record for channel catfish.

U.S. Forest Service

Water tested at a mine near the south rim of the Grand Canyon shows three times the uranium content allowed under federal drinking water standards. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality says the mine’s owner is disposing of it.