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Prescott National Park Bans Camping In Verde Valley For 2 Years
The Prescott National Forest is implementing a two-year camping ban in a popular area to help it recover from human impact. The area runs along the Verde River, stretching from Cottonwood to south of Camp Verde.
June 18, 2019
Sonoran Soccer Games To Air In Phoenix, Other U.S. Cities
Phoenix soccer fans will be able to watch a professional soccer team from Sonora, Mexico, play live on TV for the first time this season.
June 18, 2019
Union: Border Deployments Hurting CBP Port Inspections
Dozens of local and federal governing boards and private companies — ranging from the city of San Luis to FedEx — are calling on the federal government to push through funding for more port inspectors.
June 18, 2019
Committee To Study Expanding Earned Release Credits To More Inmates In Arizona Prisons
Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers says, “the committee shall study, gather input, and develop recommendations regarding the earned release credit system for prisoners, specifically whether and how the system could be reformed to allow additional credits to be earned by prisoners.”
June 17, 2019
UA
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission once held the record for the closest orbit of a planetary body by a spacecraft. Now, that record has been broken — by OSIRIS-REx.
June 17, 2019
Civic Engagement Group Seeking To Increase Voter Registration In Arizona
Arizona is among 14 states targeted by a civic engagement group seeking to increase voter registration. Page Gardner, president of the Voter Participation Center, said their goal is to encourage underrepresented people to participate in elections.
June 17, 2019
Couple Suing City For $10M Speaks Out About Incident
“My daughter is terrified to this day of the police, wet the bed. She wakes up in the middle of the night crying. My 1-year-old is so attached to me, I literally can’t go nowhere without her,” Iesha Harper said.
June 17, 2019
AZ Teacher
The Arizona Teacher Academy more than doubled its enrollment in its second year of existence. There is more good news for the academy, which promises to pay the tuition of anyone who earns a degree from a public university in Arizona and goes on to teach in Arizona schools.
June 17, 2019
Prescribed Fires Planned Near Grand Canyon
As several wildfires continue to rage across the state, there are a few that are burning on purpose. Three are planned near the Grand Canyon. Fire managers plan to burn an area as early as Tuesday depending on conditions.
June 17, 2019
Feds Aim To Cut Processing Times For Immigration Applications
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a plan to cut the time it takes to process requests to naturalize or become a permanent resident.
June 17, 2019
Mountain Fire Near Cave Creek Approaching Containment
The Mountain Fire east of Cave Creek is 76 percent contained. Lakes near the fire are open again for recreation activities. Bartlett Dam Lake and Horseshoe Lake are now once again open to the public after being closed so firefighters could conduct containment operations.
June 17, 2019
Water Restored After Well Pumps Fail At Arizona State Prison in Yuma
The Arizona Department of Corrections reported that water service at the Yuma prison was fully restored to all units and conservation measures had been lifted.
June 17, 2019
Adaptive Cruise Control Still Tailgates Human Cognition
In the seemingly never-ending debate over whether computers are better drivers than people, new research shows, at least for now, we may still have a slight edge on the machines.
June 17, 2019
Boas: The Issue Of Abortion
The issue of abortion and how available it should be has been on the front line of debate in the U.S. for more than 50 years.
June 17, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Who Will Replace Theresa May?
Questions about political leadership are dominating the international stage right now. The United Kingdom is waiting to see who the next prime minister will be to replace Theresa May. This week, we’ll find out the names of the final two candidates.
June 17, 2019
Charity Rescues Food, Delivers It To Hungry
Waste Not Perishable Food Rescue and Delivery takes the food that restaurants and grocery stores were going to throw away and gives it to the hungry.
June 17, 2019
Exhibit On Linkin Park Frontman Opens Friday
Arizona photographer Jim Louvau will open up some of his 10,000-photo collection of the late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington this Friday at MonOrchid in downtown Phoenix.
June 17, 2019
Arizona Ranks 46th In Annual Children’s Report
Arizona’s rank has dropped in a national report about children’s health, education and security. The report said the housing burden has improved nationally, but stalled in Arizona. The report measures 16 indicators and ranks Arizona 39th in housing affordability and 46th overall. Last year, Arizona ranked 45th overall.
June 17, 2019
Saturn
Data from the Cassini probe reveals that the water “fingerprint” of several rings and moons of Saturn is the same as that found on Earth. The discovery could prompt a reassessment of how the solar system formed and where water originated.
June 17, 2019
Navajo Code Talkers: The
Part one explored how the idea was born to create the Navajo Code used in World War II. Now meet one of the few remaining Navajo Code Talkers and learn how they developed the unbreakable code that became critical to saving lives and ending World War II.
3 Navajo Code Talkers Die In A Month
June 17, 2019

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