Phoenix may be the first U.S. city to build a mill to remanufacture plastic containers. It’s an effort to clean up one part of a global trash problem that’s been mounting for decades — and is only getting worse.
China’s Policy Shift Forces Flagstaff To Scrap Recycling Efforts
Arizona egg company Hickmans asked for a broad protective order to keep information like truck driver logs and any future documents and depositions confidential. The judge denied the request, for now.


Two new national reports in as many weeks have examined how states can improve voter turnout and protect their voting roles from purging people erroneously.
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Saying legislative immunity is being abused, Gov. Doug Ducey directed that police officers under his control have the authority to cite — and if necessary arrest — lawmakers whose bad driving is more than just simple speeding.
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Eastbound I-40 will be closed at the I-17 interchange from 5 to 10 a.m. Saturday. ADOT crews will be repairing damage caused by the heavy rain in Flagstaff this week.
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Former Maricopa County Sheriff and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio called off a planned visit to Mexico Wednesday, citing alleged threats from an unspecified drug cartel. However, Nogales, Sonora officials were in the dark about the visit.
The Navajo Nation is moving to set its own standards and training requirements for certification of tribal police officers instead of continuing to rely on processes used by the federal government or states.

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NPR's Scott Simon talks to the mayor of Branson, Missouri about the boat accident that killed more than a dozen people this week.
The FBI found the secret recording after a raid on the lawyer's office in April. His lawyer says, "Suffice it to say that when the recording is heard, it will not hurt Mr. Cohen."
A Southern Cheyenne woman found no solid data on the many indigenous women in the U.S. and Canada who have gone missing or been killed under suspicious circumstances. So she compiled it herself.
From fans and misting water to creating a whole new breed of cow, farmers and researchers are fighting rising temperatures to keep the dairy industry from losing millions of dollars to "heat stress."
A selection of the winning photos from the 2018 iPhone Photography Awards contest.