Witness endangered California condors being released to the wild

Page, Arizona - California condors will be released to the wild in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in northern Arizona at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 27. The public is invited to observe the release from a viewing area where spotting scopes will be set up and project personnel will be available to answer questions.

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Reward offered for information on elk poaching

Pinetop, Arizona - The Arizona Game and Fish Department is asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible for the illegal killing of a bull elk over Labor Day weekend. The bull elk was located about a mile southeast of the Sky Hi Retreat subdivision near Pinetop, AZ. The elk was found with the antlers removed and the meat left to waste.

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Integrated Approach to Suicide Prevention

Tucson, Arizona - A systematic, multilevel approach to suicide prevention is used by the University of Arizona to address one of the most important health concerns on college campuses.

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UA Paves Way to Redefine Undergraduate STEM Education

Tucson, Arizona - The University of Arizona is helping to enhance science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, as one of just eight sites in the United States chosen to participate in a major national STEM education initiative.

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Former Bank Teller Sentenced to More Than 49 Years in Prison for Inside Job Bank Robberies

Phoenix, Arizona - Wednesday, Joel Leon Thomas, Jr., 24, of El Mirage, Ariz., was sentenced by Judge David G. Campbell to 49.5 years in federal prison for masterminding three bank robberies in Peoria, Surprise, and Sun City from January - February 2012. In March 2014, a federal jury found Thomas guilty of three counts of conspiracy to commit bank robbery, two counts of aid and abet armed bank robbery, one count of aid and abet bank robbery, and two counts of using a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

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East Side Bloods Gang Member Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy, Attempted Murder, and Firearms Charges

Scottsdale, Arizona - An East Side Bloods (ESB) gang member from Scottsdale, Arizona, was sentenced late yesterday to serve 30 years in prison for his role in the violent street gang, which operated on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community reservation.

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