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Former State Superintendent of Education Gives Prop. 208 Failing Grade

The No on Proposition 208 campaign released its second television ad today, and it includes the perspective of a respected voice from the education community.    The ad features Jaime Molera, the former Arizona state superintendent for public instruction and who was twice the president of the state Board of Education.  In the ad, Molera says Proposition

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Hundreds of Arizona Wildland Firefighters Supporting Incidents Across the West

As new fire starts progress across the west and northwest, Arizona continues to mobilize firefighters to multiple incidents throughout those areas. As of today, 42 pieces of equipment, including 36 engines and six water tenders, along with two state and cooperator hand crews, are supporting active fires in California, Oregon, and Colorado. In total, 227

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Boyce Thompson Arboretum To Resume Popular Tours and Wallace Gardens Opening

Arizona’s largest botanical garden, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, is resuming its popular guided tours beginning in October 2020 with special guidelines in place. After seven months of postponement Boyce Thompson Arboretum is resuming its specialized guided tours this October which each focus on topics such as local geology, native wildlife, and the Arboretum’s significant desert plant

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Arizona governor gets good, bad marks for virus response

In early August, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey beamed in the White House as he basked in praise from President Donald Trump for his handling of the COVID-19 outbreak. Arizona’s response to the virus, Trump said, was a model for other states. Just a few weeks earlier, Ducey was being vilified as Arizona hospital beds filled

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Coconino official joins plea for continued federal support of rural counties

Coconino County Supervisor Liz Archuleta urged federal officials Wednesday to honor their commitments to fund rural counties, where increased demand for services from COVID-19 comes “at a time when we are stretched very thin to provide them.” Archuleta joined other county officials from across the country on a National Association of Counties call to discuss

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