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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to shorten the recommended length of quarantine after exposure to someone who is positive for COVID-19, as the virus rages across the nation.

By Associated Press December 2, 2020
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NEW YORK (AP) — Health care workers and nursing home residents should be at the front of the line when the first coronavirus vaccine shots become available, an influential government advisory panel said Tuesday.

By MIKE STOBBE, Associated Press December 2, 2020
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The Utah Department of Public Safety said biologists spotted the monolith Nov. 18.

By Associated Press December 1, 2020
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The Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska is creating the nation’s largest tribal national park on a forested bluff overlooking the Missouri River and a historic site of its people.

By Associated Press December 1, 2020
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Public health messages across the Navajo Nation emphasize social distancing, as seen on this community billboard.

December 1, 2020
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The EPA also said it was formally withdrawing a mitigation plan for the two plants it had submitted under the Obama administration in 2016.

By Associated Press December 1, 2020
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Activists worry that the Trump administration has fast-tracked the final environmental impact statement for the massive Resolution Copper mine, a project planned for lands near Superior that are claimed as sacred by the San Carlos Apache.

By Claire Chander, Cronkite News December 1, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak's current surge will present Arizona with a hospital crisis that could become a disaster unless the state takes steps such as ordering a three-week stay-home shutdown and implementing a statewide mask mandate, university researchers said.

By PAUL DAVENPORT, Associated Press November 30, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Top prosecutors in the vast majority of Arizona counties are dropping all existing possession of marijuana cases even before a new voter-approved law eliminating criminal penalties for having small amounts of the drug takes effect when results of the Nov. 3 election are certified.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press November 30, 2020
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. —MatForce Executive Director Merilee Fowler wants people to stop dying from illegal fentanyl overdoses.

By Nanci Hutson, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News November 24, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — With Thanksgiving and the arrival of winter visitors drawing near, Gov. Doug Ducey announced new efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 from travelers and assist Arizonans most affected by the disease.

November 24, 2020
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WASHINGTON — Coconino County Supervisor Art Babbott urged senators Wednesday to pass a bill that would let limbs and trees left over from forest maintenance be burned for renewable energy.

By MacKenzie Belley, Cronkite News November 24, 2020
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Cooking chickens in a Yellowstone hot spring landed three people in hot water.

By Associated Press November 24, 2020
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Visitors to Lees Ferry and Lake Powell are advised annual winter season changes in operations are occurring.

November 24, 2020
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The U.S. Department of the Interior has accepted a proposal from two Maine lawmakers to make admission to national parks free for Gold Star families.

By Associated Press November 24, 2020
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PHOENIX — Arizona on Nov. 19 reported 4,123 additional known COVID-19 cases, the most in a single day since July.

By Associated Press November 19, 2020
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PHOENIX, Ariz. - Gov. Doug Ducey declined Nov. 18 to impose new restrictions or mandates on individuals even as his own health chief warned of an increasing number of Arizonans becoming infected with COVID-19.

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Pfizer said Nov. 18 that new test results show its coronavirus vaccine is 95% effective, is safe and also protects older people most at risk of dying — the last data needed to seek emergency use of limited shot supplies as the catastrophic outbreak worsens across the globe.

By LINDA A. JOHNSON and FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press November 18, 2020
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. - Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia require people to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. Arizona is one of only 15 states without a mask mandate.

By Aaron Valdez , Cindy Barks , Doug Cook, Prescott Daily Courier November 13, 2020
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On Nov. 3, voters in Arizona approved Proposition 207, an initiative that decriminalized personal possession and use of marijuana in an amount less than 1 ounce and limits personal cultivation of marijuana by a person 21 and older.

By Aaron Valdez, Prescott Daily Courier November 13, 2020
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. - On Tuesday, Nov. 2, an 80-year-old Prescott Valley man received a phone call reporting his grandson had been arrested and $9,000 in cash was needed to bail the boy out of jail.

November 12, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — With Arizona reporting a daily average of 1,900 new COVID-19 cases over the past week, Gov. Doug Ducey has urged residents to be careful amid the surging coronavirus outbreak.

November 11, 2020
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Internet access, health care and basic necessities like running water and electricity within Indigenous communities have long been at the center of congressional debates.

By By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press November 10, 2020
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No one has yet been charged with providing the drugs that caused the fatal overdose.

By Associated Press November 10, 2020
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The tribe does not have a regulatory system for industrial hemp on the vast reservation that spans parts of Utah, New Mexico and Arizona.

By Associated Press November 10, 2020

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