OneBook AZ Goes Digital eBook Writing Competition

Yuma, Arizona - Do you have an idea for Arizona’s next great novel? The 2015 OneBook AZ Goes Digital eBook Writing Competition will be accepting submissions for children’s, teens, and adult manuscripts from October 1 – October 14.

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Bat workshop gives participants hands-on opportunity

Scottsdale, Arizona - Bats have an undeserved bad reputation. But, do you know all of the good things they do, like eating pesky mosquitoes and flies? The Arizona Game and Fish Department invites you to participate in a bat monitoring survey on Saturday, August 2 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center in Scottsdale.

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Draw results for Arizona big game hunts are now available

Phoenix, Arizona - The wait is over for eager hunters who applied for the upcoming season. Draw results for Arizona’s 2014 fall deer, turkey, javelina, bighorn sheep, buffalo and pheasant hunts are now available online.

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Support for UA Native American Grad Students Gets Boost With $2.4M Grant

Tucson, Arizona - In a multimillion dollar effort to increase the number of Native American students in graduate programs, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is continuing funding of a program founded at the University of Arizona. 

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Navajo Man Sentenced to 59 Years in Prison for Murder

Phoenix, Arizona - Branden Pete, 28, of Greasewood, Ariz., was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Stephen M. McNamee to 708 months (59 years) in prison. Pete was found guilty by a federal jury on Oct. 31, 2005 of murder in the second degree; murder during the commission of the crime of kidnapping; murder during the commission of the crime of aggravated sexual abuse and conspiracy to commit first degree murder.

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Hopi Man Indicted on Charges of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of Minors

Phoenix, Arizona - On Tuesday, a federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment against Ross Stetson Tewangoitewa, 67, of Shungopavi Village, Ariz., for aggravated sexual abuse of a minor.

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