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Tribal conference with Obama highlights gains, needs in Indian Country

WASHINGTON - Arizona college student Blossom Johnson painted a bleak picture Thursday for President Barack Obama of life on the Navajo reservation, describing poverty and a childhood clouded by friends lost to suicide.


Baby goat returns safely after being taken from the Arizona State Fair

This morning an officer was taking down a statement at the Arizona State Fair for a kidnapping, but this wasn’t your average kidnapping. The kid in this case, was really a kid—a baby goat.


Drill trains emergency responders in case of massive earthquake

The Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, also knowns as DEMA, tested statewide agencies in an earthquake drill simulating a 7.0 earthquake north of Paulden in Yavapai County on Wednesday.


San Carlos Apache bring fight against Oak Flat mine back to Congress

WASHINGTON - Tribal officials renewed their calls to block a copper mine on Arizona land they consider sacred, telling lawmakers Wednesday it is not only a spiritual violation but bad precedent "for all of Indian Country."


Most school funding bonds and overrides appear headed for victory

In a reversal from last year, the majority of school bond and override proposals in Arizona appear headed for victory in preliminary results of Tuesday’s municipal elections. There are still a few races too close to call.

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Missing in Arizona: Biggs’ sister speaks about Mikelle

Jan. 2 will mark 17 years since 11-year-old Mikelle Biggs went missing outside of her Mesa home. Her sister, Kimber Biggs, now 26, was the last one to see her.