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A six-month narcotics investigation led to the arrest of five people in North Carolina and Arizona. The State Bureau of Investigation, the Martin County Sheriff's Office and the Williamston Police Department were involved. The arrests came after search warrants were issued and traffic stops were conducted. The ...
... as well as employees at other Arizona counties, to compete for who can accumulate the most steps, Jones said. In an upcoming three-day contest, with the theme "beat your wellness consultant," anyone who gains more steps than the county's wellness consultant will be entered into a raffle to win ...

The successful recovery is an international team effort comprised of biologists and researchers in the United States and Mexico, state, federal and Tribal entities, non-governmental organizations, and citizen scientists in Pima County, Arizona, and tequila producers in Mexico. The lesser long-nose bat is ...
Pima County Fair runs through April 29 - KVOA
Arizona Educators United called for a three-day vote on April 17 on whether teachers, who have demanded a 20-percent pay hike, should strike. Round Valley Elementary School, for example, is the only school in Apache County with a liaison - it actually has two - and there are no schools in ...

The Small Business Administration says disaster loans are available to small nonfarm businesses in 13 counties in New Mexico and one in Arizona to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought in two of the New Mexico counties. ... The eligible Arizona county is Apache.
Yuma County health officials confirmed the three cases of E. coli reported in Arizona are not from Yuma County. The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) confirmed three new cases of E. coli in Arizona on Wednesday, linked to the multi-state outbreak. ADHS is advising residents to not eat ...
State lawmakers are trimming the ability of cities and counties to keep people from running businesses out of their homes. On a 32-25 margin Monday, the House approved legislation that carves out an exception to existing local ordinances which spell out where individuals can -- and cannot -- ... Arizona
PHOENIX — ASU faithful now have a new way to show their support for Arizona State University's Sun Devils as the Arizona Department of ... This is the third version of the Sun Devil plate, which was first introduced along with specialty plates for Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona ... Arizona
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio court will reconsider whether a 5-year-old boy should stay with his foster family or move across the country to live with his father's Native American tribe in Arizona. A Franklin County appeals court ruled earlier this month that the county's Juvenile Court had given custody of ... Arizona
Home price appreciation outpaced wage growth in 83 percent of markets, including Maricopa County where the median home price in the first quarter was $248,000. Coconino County (Flagstaff) was the least affordable of Arizona counties where the median sales price was $310,000. ATTOM found the ... Arizona
Clark also warned fellow legislators there are political implications to the expansion plan. He pointed out that the largest area of population growth has been Maricopa County. That is expected to continue. In 2010, for example, Maricopa County residents made up 59.7 percent of the state. By 2040, that will ... Arizona
Anthony Kern, a Glendale Republican, said Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery told him and two other Republican lawmakers on Friday that he is moving forward with an investigation stemming from the Arizona House of Representatives' sexual-harassment probe. That investigation, which led to ... Arizona
Rattlesnakes are slithering out of their dens in the warm weather of spring, but so far only one rattlesnake bite has been reported to the Arizona Poison ... ago, and the person was treated and is doing well," said Keith Boesen, director of the center which covers all Arizona counties except Maricopa County. Arizona
SOLANO COUNTY (KRON) - An Arizona man has been extradited to Solano County after porn was found on a 12-year-old's phone, according to the Solano County Sheriff's Office. "With the help of law enforcement in Arizona, our detectives got a child predator off the streets," deputies said on Facebook. Arizona
The winner of the Arizona Spelling Bee will represent the state at the 91st annual Scripps National Spelling Bee in May in Washington, D.C. They also receive $800 cash and a Webster's Third New International Dictionary. All Arizona Spelling Bee finalists get a copy of The New Dictionary of Cultural ... Arizona

PHOENIX — The state's jobless rate ticked up again in February for the second month in a row. But Doug Walls, the research administrator for the state Office of Economic Opportunity, said Thursday that's not necessarily cause for alarm. It is true that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate did rise ... Arizona
To be sure, plenty of Republicans are worried that if Arpaio is the party's standard-bearer going into November, voters will reject his incendiary history and views and elect a Democrat. In 2016, despite there being more registered Republicans than Democrats in Maricopa County and Trump winning the ... Arizona
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Census Bureau data shows that central Arizona has the fastest-growing county in the nation. According to new data released Thursday, Maricopa County's population increased by 1.7 percent after gaining nearly 74,000 new residents. Maricopa County continues to be the fourth most ... Arizona
The Casa Grande Dispatch reports Pinal County officials had planned to widen a section of Hunt Highway that crosses through reservation land near Arizona Farms Road. County officials say they were seeking a perpetual easement agreement with the tribe, so the county could use the land for the road ... Arizona
Salt River Project, which is one of the largest providers of power and water in the valley, tells ABC15 they have been making deals with cities to provide more water by tapping into underground wells. In Goodyear, which has been one of the fastest growing cities in Arizona, city spokeswoman Sherine Zaya ... Arizona
Beyond in-home recording, there are a number of porn-related businesses in Arizona, including CP Productions in Scottsdale and both Hard Drive Productions ... After voters in Los Angeles County in 2012 approved a law requiring adult film actors to use condoms during film shoots, many talked about the ... Arizona
George Byron Ross, 57, was indicted in December and arrested in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., before being extradited to Blaine County in January. Ross was indicted with four co-defendants who allegedly took part in the trafficking and distribution of Schedule II and Schedule I controlled substances, mostly ... Arizona
Newly released documents related to the departure of Coconino County Manager Cynthia Seelhammer last month show at least two county supervisors were frustrated with or now regret voting for a severance package that included nearly $99,000 in additional compensation for the departing employee not ... Arizona
According to the department's Twitter page, Cox Communications is reporting statewide outages of telephone services. The 911 system itself is not having problems, according to a tweet by Pima County Emergency Management. Clarification: There is not an issue with the 911 system. If you are ... Arizona
The behavioral health hospital is the second big-ticket construction project funded by Proposition 480, a $935 million bond authorization approved by voters in 2014 to replace Maricopa Medical Center and fund other upgrades to the taxpayer-funded county health district. MIHS's board last October ... Arizona
Doug Ducey has appointed two lawyers in private practice as new Pima County Superior Court judges to fill vacancies. ... Ducey's appointments of John Hindraker and Scott McDonald fill vacancies created by the appointment of Judge Sean Brearcliffe to the Arizona Court of Appeals and by the retirement ... Arizona
The rate at which doctors are prescribing opioids varies quite significantly based on which county in Arizona you live in. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mohave and Gila counties have the highest rate of doctors prescribing opioids in Arizona. Apache and Santa Cruz counties, ... Arizona
Arizona House Bill 2006, the proposal that originally would have banned child marriage, was amended to only prohibit marriages under the age of 16. Wochit ... Nobody knows exactly how many children get marriage licenses in Arizona's more rural counties — including Mohave County, which includes the ... Arizona
PHOENIX — Unable to get the votes to hike the gas tax, a Mesa senator is settling for what might be a weak second best: Allowing counties to raise their ... And it may even have the necessary votes to clear the full Senate and the House, being contingent on residents of each county getting the last word. Arizona
SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ - It's a company riddled with scandal, the owner now under a federal indictment for bribery and fraud. Now the management of Johnson Utilities is asking the community that's fed up with them for another 23 percent water rate hike. As public hearings are held, a progressive group ... Arizona
Members of Mohave County's various chambers of commerce met Wednesday to talk water. ... by Mohave County Board of Supervisor Lois Wakimoto who has become a leading voice of opposition to the Central Arizona Project's designs to purchase land and associated water rights throughout the county.
“Before 1924, Native Americans were not U.S. citizens and we didn't earn the right to vote in Arizona until 1948,” Peshlakai said. “With more than 390,000 tribal members in Arizona and almost 11,000 veterans, it's long past time we recognize the contributions Native Americans have made to our state's and ...
GREENLEE COUNTY — With April 17 fast approaching, the last day to file income taxes is looming large for Arizona residents. For some it will mean a payday, and for others a payout. In Greenlee and Graham counties, however, the blow is softened a bit due to being the first and third ranked lowest tax ...
... CITY — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the re-designation of 12 Arizona counties as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by recent drought. The Mohave Valley Daily News reports farmers in eligible counties have eight months to apply for emergency loans to ...
An Arizona company is announcing plans to build one of the South's largest solar plants. Tempe, Arizona-based First Solar intends to build a 2,000-acre solar facility in Georgia's Twiggs County, just south of Macon. Don Moreland, chairman of the Georgia Solar Energy Association's board of directors, says ...
Abbreviations: SPD - Safford Police Department; TPD - Thatcher Police Department; PPD - Pima Police Department; GCPD - Graham County Probation Department; GCSO - Graham County Sheriff's Office; DPS - Department of Public Safety; SEATF - South Eastern Arizona Task Force; EACPD - Eastern ...
There have been 24,667 laboratory-confirmed flu cases reported in Arizona this season, covering all 15 counties. Infants and the elderly are most vulnerable. The Department of Health Services recommends that adults and children over six months receive a flu vaccination annually and as early in the ...
Makayla Boyd, an eighth grader at Bradshaw Mountain Middle School, steps up to the microphone at the 72nd annual Yavapai County Spelling Bee on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Prescott. Boyd won the spelling bee, and will now face 26 other students from across the state in March at the Arizona Spelling ...
In Arizona, the three-month limit on food stamps applies to any able-bodied, childless recipient between ages 18 and 49 – unless they work 80 hours a month or put in 80 hours in a job search or training program. But the state currently exempts most Indian reservations, Apache Junction and every county ...
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is not against the idea of arming teachers, but he says it should not be the go-to solution for preventing school shootings. Montgomery offered ... Arizona's Family has learned of a dozen threats investigated this week involving Valley schools. “You can be ordered ...
The 2017 Arizona Drought Preparedness Annual Report indicates Navajo County as one of the driest areas, with a 16 percent forage loss as of September ... Integrated Drought Information System, which is updated each Thursday, all of Navajo and Apache counties are considered D2 — or severe drought.
According to the Arizona Department of Education website, in the 2016-2017 school year, KUSD teachers made an average salary of $36,145, now that average salary is down to $35,901. The average salary for teachers in Mohave County is $44,592 and $46,911 for the state of Arizona. Teachers are ...
PARKLAND, Fla. - Multiple victims remain hospitalized after Wednesday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Broward County, Florida. FULL COVERAGE: Parkland school shooting. Broward Health spokeswoman Jennifer Smith said Friday morning that two victims were ...
However, several bodies — the Tucson City Council, the Pima County Board of Supervisors and the Arizona Office of the Courts — will have to sign off on the sizable change, and the details of any possible transition to one court system will take months to work out, according to County Administrator Chuck ...
Wakimoto says that's what's happening in Mohave County, where river water historically used by farmers will be bought by CAGRDunder a plan that Mohave County and area cities are fighting. “It appears three wealthy counties are set to divert water from rural counties,” according to a resolution passed by ...
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said Wednesday that no school officials will be charged in Hamilton High hazing investigation. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) ...
An Arizona county official is asking other members of the board of supervisors to reconsider its vote to reject federal border-security funding. Feb. 9, 2018, at ... Arizona Daily Star reports Pima County Supervisor Ramon Valadez is asking fellow board members to take another look at the decision at a Feb.
An Arizona county voted to reject federal border-security funding with the board's Democratic majority saying they don't want the county involved in enforcing the Trump administration's immigration policies. Feb. 8, 2018, at ... In fiscal 2017, the four border counties in Arizona were awarded $11.8 million.


 

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