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Flash flooding sweeps Arizona; 1 rafter dead in Grand Canyon

One person who went missing from a Colorado River rafting trip in the Grand Canyon during a flash flood was found dead Thursday in frigid water while a second person was found alive, a park spokeswoman said. The flood was part of monsoon storms that have inundated Arizona this week, including in Flagstaff where city

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Arizona Corporation Commission Approves APS Energy Efficiency Plan

Plan Expands COVID-19 Recovery Programs and School Offerings The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) and Arizona PIRG Education Fund praised Chairwoman Lea Marquez Peterson, Commissioner Sandra Kennedy, Commissioner Anna Tovar, and Commissioner Jim O’Connor – utility regulators at the Arizona Corporation Commission – for voting yesterday to expand programs and services to help Arizonans save

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Governor Ducey Invests In Tourism For Continued Economic Recovery

Governor Doug Ducey announced $101.1 million in federal American Rescue Plan funding to launch the Visit Arizona Initiative, a bold program designed to increase visitation and tourism spending in Arizona, bolster job creation and accelerate economic recovery. “Tourism is essential for Arizona’s booming economy and job growth,” said Governor Ducey. “When visitors from across the

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Governor Ducey, Legislature Take Strong Action To Stop Critical Race Theory

Governor Doug Ducey took a decisive step to prohibit the concerning practice of critical race theory, the latest action in just the past week to prevent the teaching of critical race theory in Arizona public schools and other government entities. Together, these measures mean Arizona has implemented some of the best policies in the country

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Traffic stop: Commuting times, costs fell sharply during pandemic year

Phoenix area commuters got 36 hours of their lives back last year. That’s the amount of time Valley residents did not have to spend sitting in traffic, as the COVID-19 pandemic led to sharp drops in commuting and subsequent declines in traffic congestion, according to a new national report. Cities across Arizona, and across the

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