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Conservation conversation gets heated at hearing to renew park fund

WASHINGTON - Both sides agree that the Land and Water Conservation Fund should be restored, but they could not agree Wednesday on what the new fund should look like or how to spend the $900 million it receives in a typical year.


Tombstone: Is it really the town too tough to die?

One of the last frontier boom-towns in the old American west, Tombstone prospered mostly in the late 1800s. The town is best known for the fight at the O.K. Corral, but what is this small town's place in America today?


Cronkite News: Nov. 18, 2015

This edition of Cronkite News focuses on a new report showing job growth in Arizona, "bad apple" gun dealers, and how the town of Tombstone is fighting to remain relevant to tourists as interest in the Old West fades.


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.


Arizona exporters tout benefits of Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership

The 12 countries that negotiated the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership released long-awaited details of the deal they struck behind closed doors and Arizona companies expect to benefit.

Containers are stacked in a port in Valparaíso, Chile. In 2012, the U.S. exported $22 billion worth of goods to the South American country. (Photo by Alicia Clark/Cronkite News)

Phoenix marijuana convention draws job seekers, entrepreneurs

More than 2,000 people attended the inaugural Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center this week.


FAA got 22 reports in Arizona of drones near other aircraft this year

WASHINGTON - The federal government moved one step closer Monday to requiring registration of drones, unveiling a public-private task force that has a month to develop recommendations for a drone registration process.


State fair officials say they will be conducting safety inspections on rides every day

The Arizona State Fair opens its doors tomorrow, but today workers were putting the finishing touches on rides and conducting safety inspections.

Arizona State Fair grounds

Millennials transition into housing market as rents become more expensive

While the Valley’s economy continues to improve, the housing market has lagged.

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More hopefuls enter crowded GOP field for open 1st District in Congress

WASHINGTON - The Republican primary field in the race for Arizona's 1st Congressional District got more crowded Monday, setting the stage for a competitive GOP primary reminiscent of the bruising 2012 campaign for the same seat.


Audit: State agency overseeing X-ray facilities behind on inspections

The state agency overseeing X-ray facilities is overdue on inspections for about half of them, creating a public health risk, the Arizona Auditor General's Office reports.

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Arizona Cardinals, ASU players’ jersey sales on low end nationally

CHANDLER – While the Arizona Cardinals and Arizona State University football have gained traction locally in recent years in terms of wins and popularity, the teams lag behind the competition in national jersey sales.