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In a hole: Arizona officials lack funds to find, secure at least 100,000 abandoned mines

PHOENIX – Arizona has an estimated 100,000 abandoned mines, according to the Arizona State Mine Inspector’s Office. However, officials have only identified about 19,000 of them. As more people move to and visit Arizona – many eager to explore the state’s more remote lands – the chances of people coming across one of these hazardous mines only increase.

NAU policies on composting, single-use plastics are catching on in Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF – Northern Arizona University has a robust composting program and recently banned plastic straws in dining halls. Now these efforts are showing up in Flagstaff businesses.

Costly and nasty: Failure of Prop. 127 won’t stop renewable energy push, experts say

A California billionaire funneled millions of dollars to back renewable energy initiatives in Arizona and Nevada. Nevada’s passed. But in Arizona, that financial influence didn’t convince voters to say yes to following California’s renewable energy path.

Early returns show McSally, Sinema race for Senate remains too close to call

PHOENIX – Early returns in the race for Arizona’s open U.S. Senate seat showed a sliver of votes separating Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, after a campaign featuring millions of dollars in attack ads and verbal sparring over patriotism, voting records and alleged lies.

Election Day: Results roll in, voters share their stories

PHOENIX – Cronkite News reporters fan out across the state to share stories from Election Day. Find election results and voter experiences.

Grand Canyon Park superintendent reassigned while under federal investigation

PHOENIX – Grand Canyon National Park’s superintendent, Christine Lehnertz, has been reassigned while the Office of the Inspector General investigates undisclosed allegations.

Why there’s a legal fight to protect the native roundtail chub

The roundtail chub is a minnow native to Arizona. The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for not protecting it as an endangered species.

Hydrologists fan out across metro Phoenix to gauge flooding left in Rosa’s wake

PHOENIX – Following record-setting rain, the United States Geological Survey spent Tuesday measuring the impact of flood water on Phoenix’s waterways.

Treatment plant battles leaking sewage pipe, heavy metals that kill key microbes

NOGALES – A 70-year-old pipe that brings wastewater from Mexico to the U.S. is causing concerns for health and the environment.

Testimony in Kavanaugh hearing was must-see TV, ASU professors say

TEMPE – Two ASU professors joined the large audience turning to their televisions for Kavanaugh’s hearing Thursday.

‘Love it, don’t trash it’: Freeway litter across metro Phoenix costs millions to clean up

PHOENIX – Contracted crews pick up litter from Phoenix highways five days a week, at a cost to taxpayers of more than $4 million in 2017.

Changing hands: Cardinals opt to go with rookie quarterback Josh Rosen

TEMPE – The Arizona Cardinals named rookie quarterback Josh Rosen their starter on Monday. Rosen was drafted 10th overall by in the 2018 draft.