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Case against Navajo lawmaker in TV theft dropped

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Prosecutors have dismissed charges against a Navajo Nation lawmaker accused of stealing a television from a Gray Mountain motel.

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Related Topix: Flagstaff, AZ, Gray-Mountain, AZ, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Sep 12, 2014

High Country News

Rural and small town employment still lags

Precipitated by the real estate collapse, in December of 2007 the U.S. plummeted into the most severe economic crisis since the Great Depression. A barrage of aggressive and controversial fiscal policies followed to right the ship - the government bailout, etc.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Daily Courier

Vulnerable Populations Town Hall: Raise minimum wage, subsidize public transportation

Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier Arizona Town Hall President Tara Jackson makes opening remarks at the discussion on Arizona's vulnerable populations at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.Tuesday afternoon. * Mental illness and substance abuse are among the most devastating health conditions that vulnerable populations are at risk of experiencing.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Arizona State University, Prescott, AZ

Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Daily Courier

Tobin wins Arizona US House race

Congressional candidate Gary Kiehne conceded to Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin on Tuesday in the Republican primary for the 1st Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, Arizona, Springerville, AZ, Yavapai County, AZ

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Explosives in N. Ariz. storage unit linked to NY convict

Explosives in N. Ariz. storage unit linked to NY convict Someone cleaning out a storage unit in Valle last month found two pipe bombs, other devices.

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Related Topix: Flagstaff, AZ

ABC15.com

PD: Pipe bombs, IEDs found in AZ storage unit

Two pipe bombs were found in a storage unit last week in Northern Arizona, among other explosives, and police believe a man jailed in New York on similar crimes may be involved.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Verde Independent

Republican Precinct Committeemen select Sylvia Allen to fill Senate vacancy on ballot

Saturday, the Republican Precinct Committeemen of Legislative District Six met in Flagstaff to fill the vacancy on the ballot left by the passing of Senator Chester Crandell on Aug. 4. Sylvia Allen, who was elected to the Navajo County Board of Supervisors in 2012, was elected as the Republican nominee for the Arizona Senate, and her name will ... (more)

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Related Topix: Flagstaff, AZ, Navajo County, AZ

Verde Independent

Prostitution sting nets men seeking underage sex

From left to right, top to bottom, Donald Eden, David Flint, Sean Holden, Michael Metzner, Israel Rodriguez, Isaac Turincio-Villegas, Walter Christoper and Martin Zazueta-Suarez.

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Related Topix: Yavapai County, AZ, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prescott Valley, AZ, Camp Verde, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ

Daily Kos

Tobin's vision of Ebola wading the Rio Grande propels him to victory

Andy Tobin, former speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives, generated a lot of last-minute publicity with his statement that Central American kids crossing the border brought Ebola into the U.S., and it was enough for District 1 GOP voters to endorse Tobin by a narrow margin in last week's primary.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, US News, US Politics, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 29, 2014

ABC15.com

Calif. motorcyclist dies in crash near Flagstaff

Coconino County Sheriff's officials say 60-year-old Glenn Gelman, of Yorba Linda, was declared dead at the scene of Friday morning's crash east of the Flagstaff city limits.

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Related Topix: Flagstaff, AZ

ABC15.com

8 arrested in Yavapai County prostitution sting

On August 25 and 26 the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office joined with several other law enforcement agencies to combat human trafficking in the county.

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Related Topix: Yavapai County, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Grand Canyon News

Fitzgerald, Rueter and Sanderson remain on town council

The results of the Aug. 26 primary election are in. In the town council race, which had three seats available, incumbents Bill Fitzgerald received 27.74 percent of the votes, John Rueter received 24.52 percent of the votes and Craig Sanderson received 20.65 percent.

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Related Topix: Tusayan, AZ

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sedona Red Rock News

Moriarty projected to win Sedona mayor; Home Rule passes

Sandra "Sandy" Moriarty is projected to be the next mayor of Sedona, based on preliminary poll results posted at 9:44 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, defeating Cliff Hamilton.

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Related Topix: Sedona, AZ, Yavapai County, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Valley faces potential of strong winds, flooding

Weather: Valley faces potential of strong winds, flooding today Low pressure will move into the region Tuesday, bringing numerous showers and storms.

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Related Topix: Weather, Yavapai County, AZ, Natural Disasters, Flood, Maricopa, AZ, Tucson, AZ

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Tribune-News

State Senate Nominee To Be Named

The precinct committeemen of Arizona's Legislative District 6 will meet on Saturday, Aug. 30, in Flagstaff to select a replacement Republican nominee for the state senate to appear on the general election ballot for Nov. 4. Senator Chester Crandell, who passed away on Aug. 4, was running unopposed for the GOP nomination in the Aug. 26 primary ... (more)

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Related Topix: Flagstaff, AZ

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Today could be stormy and windy in the Valley

Weather: Thursday could be stormy and windy in the Valley Thursday's forecast calls for rain and wind.

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Related Topix: Weather, Flagstaff, AZ, Natural Disasters, Flood

ABC15.com

More showers, thunderstorms expected in PHX area

Two days after the Phoenix area experienced flooding from heavy monsoon rain, the forecast calls for more showers and thunderstorms in the region with a possibility of more flooding.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Weather

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Willamette Week

Arizona Chimichanga: Fried Burritos From a State that Deserves its Freedom

Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, us Travel, Travel, World News, Mexico, Tucson, AZ

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