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  1. Thicker than water: Arizona town of Williams confronts droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | KTAR

    It's September, and John Moore gazes out across the Santa Fe Reservoir, his wide-brimmed, felt cowboy hat tilted back so he can see. In the clear, calm water of the reservoir is the reflection of Bill Williams Mountain, the town's namesake.

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  2. Arizona Senate votes to kill bill banning photo radarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | KTAR

    The Arizona Senate on Monday voted against legislation that would have banned the use of photo radar and red light cameras statewide, blocking a proposal that had support from many libertarian-leaning Republicans who believe electronic enforcement is government overreach. Four Republicans joined all Senate Democrats present in the 13-15 vote to kill Senate Bill 1167, despite efforts by the Republican sponsor to get them to change their minds.

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  3. Northern Arizona highway remains closed for work on sinkholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | KTAR

    A three-mile stretch of a scenic northern Arizona highway is expected to remain closed until later this week while repairs are made to a sinkhole. The Arizona Department of Transportation closed State Route 89A in both directions at the Oak Creek Canyon switchbacks about 15 miles south of Flagstaff after the sinkhole was discovered Saturday.

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  4. Lawmakers seek to wrap up costly Arizona tribal relocation programRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KTAR

    This Saturday, Jan. 25, 2015 photo provided by Ron Lee, Office of Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick shows tribal and federal officials visit Nahata' Dziil, Arizona. Members of Congress are trying to figure out to close out the Office of Navajo-Hopi Indian Relocation, tasked with providing homes to Navajos and Hopis who were ordered removed from each other's land.

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  5. Flagstaff's Snowbowl an attractive alternative to Super Bowl feverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | KTAR

    If you're looking for a respite from all the Super Bowl madness, Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff is an attractive alternative -- and a much less expensive ticket than one to the big game in Glendale. The Snowbowl ski grounds received nearly six inches of snow Thursday night -- one reason why Jason Stratton, Snowbowl's director of sales and marketing, says now is the best time to get away.

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  6. Planned theme park district near Flagstaff clears hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | KTAR

    A long-in-the-works plan for a theme park in the northern Arizona community of Williams has cleared a major hurdle. The Arizona Daily Sun reported that the Coconino County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to authorize creation of a special district that would have taxation powers to back up its financing.

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  7. Cities model New Year's events after Times SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | KTAR

    Televised images of New York City's glittery ball drop have become inextricably linked with New Year's Eve. But Times Square isn't the only place to ring in the new year with an object dropping at midnight.

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  8. Haggen Food & Pharmacy acquires 10 Arizona grocery storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | KTAR

    Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen Food & Pharmacy announced Friday a plan to take over 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores , including 10 in Arizona. Haggen will be acquiring grocery stores in six states.

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  9. Moderate earthquake rattles parts of northern ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | KTAR

    A lot of reports of small items falling over, pictures falling off walls after the M4.7 #earthquake near #Flagstaff . The USGS said the magnitude-4.7 temblor struck shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday and was centered seven miles north of Sedona and six miles underground.

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  10. Crews respond to 431 Fire north of FlagstaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | KTAR

    Firefighters from the Coconino National Forest, Summit Fire Department, and Highlands Fire Department are on scene of the 431 Fire north of Flagstaff. The fire is located approximately 12 miles north of the Flagstaff Mall on the west side of Highway 89 across near Forest Service Road 418.

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  11. Decline in aspens pushes Arizona forest officials to look for answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | KTAR

    By some measures, aspens are the largest organisms in the world, as entire groves spanning thousands of trees can be interconnected through elaborate root systems. The trees, which can live up to 100 years, draw people from across the Southwest to Coconino National Forest each autumn with their yellow and reddish leaves.

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  12. ADOT to test high-tech pavement equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | KTAR

    The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin testing some new high-tech paving equipment that the department said will help save money down the road. ADOT is outfitting a pavement roller with special sensors designed to provide real-time information to workers about the pavement as it's being laid.

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  13. NAU football player charged in Minnesota assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | KTAR

    A Minnesota prosecutor has charged an Arizona college football player in a baseball bat attack on a high school basketball player. The Carver County Attorney's office charged 19-year-old Jabari Javon Marshall of Flagstaff, Arizona, with second- and third-degree assault.

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  14. Flagstaff becoming top craft beer destination in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | KTAR

    The city of Flagstaff is a common getaway for Valley residents seeking clean air and a small-town feel, but the city is becoming a craft beer destination as well. The city's beer industry has grown significantly since introduction of breweries such as Flagstaff Brewing Company and Beaver Street Brewery 20 years ago.

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  15. Arizona's Four Peaks named America's favorite craft breweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | KTAR

    There's a new champion in the craft beer world: Tempe, Ariz.-based Four Peaks has been named America's favorite craft brewery. The brewery offers excellent, award-winning beer that appeals to all connoisseurs, ranging from the Kilt Lifter Scottish-style ale to the Hop Knot IPA.

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  16. You Said: New measures won't discourage Arizona panhandlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | KTAR

    One Arizona city's kinder, gentler effort to rein in aggressive panhandling won't do the trick, according to the majority of Joes and Janes Public, who voted in Wednesday's Sanderson Ford Poll on KTAR.com. This week, Flagstaff, Arizona, set in motion a voucher program that police hope will make a dent in street begging.

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  17. Flagstaff man arrested in Craigslist sex ad stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | KTAR

    Flagstaff police have arrested a man they say was trying to set up a sexual encounter with an underage girl. The Arizona Daily Sun reports that 45-year-old John Henry Riley is being held Saturday at Coconino County Detention Facility on one count of luring a minor for sexual exploitation.

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  18. Yavapai County site fails to report votes in Arizona primaryRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | KTAR

    Lost amongst all the races in the Arizona primary Tuesday was the fact Yavapai County's website failed to report votes.

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  19. Republicans locked in tight race for Arizona's 1st DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | KTAR

    Republicans vying for a chance to unseat Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in the 1st Congressional District are locked in a tight race.

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  20. Navajo presidential race features crowded fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | KTAR

    In this Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 photo, Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly, left, talks with presidential candidate Kenneth Maryboy, as they wait to speak at the Navajo Nation presidential candidate debate sponsored by the Native American Business Organization in Tempe, Ariz.

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