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  1. Permit for mine that could threaten jaguar El Jefe's habitat may be deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recommended denying Hudbay Minerals a critical water permit for its proposed Rosemont copper mine in southern Arizona. Permit for mine that could threaten jaguar El Jefe's habitat may be denied The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recommended denying Hudbay Minerals a critical water permit for its proposed Rosemont copper mine in southern Arizona.

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  2. Massive Mine Threatens America's Only Known Jaguar, Local Water SuppliesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Indybay.org

    In an important development in the effort to save America's only known jaguar, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Los Angeles regional office has recommended denial of an essential permit for the proposed Rosemont copper mine in southern Arizona. The denial recommendation was forwarded this week to the Corps' San Francisco office, which has said it will issue a final decision within six months.

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  3. Bell Road/US 60 Update: Grand Avenue traffic switch in placeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Grand Avenue traffic has been switched to newly constructed westbound lanes at Bell Road in the latest milestone for an Arizona Department of Transportation project connecting the roadways with an overpass and interchange. Crews worked overnight this week to move Grand Avenue traffic from the eastbound side of the road to the new westbound lanes between Dysart and Litchfield roads.

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  4. Nevada Supreme Court considers school choice programRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | SFGate

    Protesters for and against a sweeping Nevada school choice program voice their opinions about the measure being argued before the Nevada Supreme Court in Las Vegas Friday, July 29. 2016. Public schools in Las Vegas and Nevada rank at or near the bottom in the nation in funding and graduation rates.

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  5. Army Corps Recommends Denial of Essential Permit for Rosemont MineRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    In an important development in the effort to save America's only known jaguar, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Los Angeles regional office has recommended denial of an essential permit for the proposed Rosemont copper mine in southern Arizona. The denial recommendation was forwarded this week to the Corps' San Francisco office, which has said it will issue a final decision within six months.

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  6. 5 things you need to know to vote Aug. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/2ahxmVj Maricopa County plans to have 700-plus polling locations for the Aug. 30 primary, unlike the presidential-preference election in March. The Aug. 30 statewide primary will determine the party nominees for U.S. Senate, Congress, the Arizona Legislature and the Arizona Corporation Commission.

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  7. Nevada Supreme Court to consider school choice programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hastings Tribune

    A sweeping, voucher-style program that would allow parents to claim thousands of dollars per year in state funds designated for their child's public schooling, and use it for private tuition or other qualified education expenses, faces its biggest test yet in the Nevada Supreme Court.

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  8. Registration for Aug. 30 primary ends MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Kingman Daily Miner

    This is the election that will narrow down choices for U.S. and state senators and representatives, Mohave County Board of supervisors, sheriff, county recorder, county assessor, mayor and city council. This is a semi-open primary.

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  9. ADOT: Deadly crashes increasing in Pima County, across AZRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    PIMA COUNTY, AZ - More and more people are losing loved ones to car crashes in Pima County and across the state. The Arizona Department of Transportation has released new numbers that show crashes in Arizona are up more than 6 percent.

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  10. Court upholds $2.1M restitution order for fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC15.com

    Arizona authorities say a court has upheld a more than $2 million restitution order in a food stamps fraud case. They were accused of fraudulently charging the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program for cash and split the money with the SNAP recipient.

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  11. Cellphone Surveillance Limits PraisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsFactor

    The technology, a cell site simulator, is perhaps best known by the brand name Stingray. It gathers phone-usage data on targets of criminal investigations, but it also gathers data on other cellphones -- hundreds or even thousands of them -- in the area.

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  12. Western Union moving to combat money launderingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Thursday announced a major development in the Anti-Money Laundering agreement between Western Union Financial Services, Inc. and the Arizona Attorney General's Office. An independent court monitor found that Western Union successfully implemented all of the primary recommendations required in the settlement agreement amendment dated January 31, 2014.

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  13. Department of Economic Security employee accused of fraudRead the original story

    Wednesday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    PHOENIX - Authorities say an Arizona Department of Economic Security employee has been arrested on suspicion of fraud and related charges. DES officials announced Wednesday afternoon that their Office of Inspector General has arrested Martina Gonzalez of Phoenix.

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  14. Campaigning to fill seatsRead the original story

    Yesterday | MyIDAccess

    Independent broadliner Shamrock Foods is on a mission to help fill restaurant seats in its home state of Arizona. In mid-September, the company launched the Dine4AZ campaign to encourage the public to help stimulate the economy by dining out.

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  15. Lawsuit alleges Arizona is denying Medicaid benefits to eligible immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Lawsuit alleges Arizona is denying Medicaid benefits to eligible immigrants Thousands of immigrants eligible for full Medicaid benefits are being given emergency-only care, a new federal lawsuit alleges. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/2afbxFY Attorneys believe Arizona has wrongly downgraded more than 3,500 immigrants from full Medicaid benefits to emergency-only coverage despite admitting before that they are eligible for full coverage.

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  16. Tribes, farms wary of proposed cuts in water deliveries from Lake MeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Tribes are apprehensive, cities are more upbeat and farmers stand somewhere in between over a proposed plan to cut CAP water deliveries to keep Lake Mead from falling to dangerously low levels. At separate meetings here this week, tribal officials, attorneys and irrigation officials grilled Central Arizona Project officials about the proposal.

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  17. Arizona sued over ban on cities mandating paid sick leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Arizona Republic

    More than 30 state legislators and five council members from around Arizona are suing the state, saying a new bill in May that prohibits cities and towns from requiring businesses to provide paid sick leave benefits for their employees is unconstitutional. Arizona sued over ban on cities mandating paid sick leave More than 30 state legislators and five council members from around Arizona are suing the state, saying a new bill in May that prohibits cities and towns from requiring businesses to provide paid sick leave benefits for their employees is unconstitutional.

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  18. Man killed in crash with garbage truck on SR 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Arizona Republic

    A man died when his car crashed into a garbage truck in an accident that closed State Route 87 near Coolidge for hours Thursday morning, officials said. Man killed in crash with garbage truck on SR 87 near Coolidge A man died when his car crashed into a garbage truck in an accident that closed State Route 87 near Coolidge for hours Thursday morning, officials said.

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  19. MD: MTA Wins APTA Gold Awards For Rail Safety and SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mass Transit

    The Maryland Department of Transportation's Maryland Transit Administration recently received the American Public Transportation Association's 2016 Gold Awards for Heavy Rail Security and Light Rail Safety. MTA was the safety winner for its Light Rail Railroad Worker Protection Training Program and the security winner for its Zone Enforced Unified Sweeps program at APTA's 2016 Rail Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

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  20. Arizonans on Arizona Wildcats football rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Arizona Republic

    Arizonans on Arizona Wildcats football roster - 2016 Arizona Wildcats football coach Rich Rodriguez continues to make a mark in recruiting in Arizona. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/2aqjlrW Take a look at the 29 former Arizona high school football standouts on the Arizona football roster for the 2016 season.

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