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posted on
April 8th, 2009
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The Zonie Report
based in
Phoenix

Navajo resistance stalls resort, energy projects

WINDOW ROCK — Public opposition and bureaucratic wrangling appear to have stopped a Texas billionaire from building a large resort and alternative energy facility on land owned by the Navajo Nati ...

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posted on
April 7th, 2009
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The Zonie Report
based in
Phoenix

Navajo want in on Grand Canyon rafting tours

The largest American Indian tribe in the country would like to run rafts down the Grand Canyon in an effort to create some jobs on the reservation, whose unemployment rate hovers around 50 percent ...

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posted on
April 6th, 2009
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The Zonie Report
based in
Phoenix

Death of a wild American jaguar: R.I.P., Macho B.

It’s all over for Macho B, the last wild American jaguar, who Arizona state biologists euthenized late last month after determining the big cat was suffering from irreversible kidney failure. ...

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posted on
April 5th, 2009
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The Zonie Report
based in
Phoenix

Random drug tests in Grand Canyon schools?

Apparently strung out 12-year-olds are a concern at the Grand Canyon’s eponymously named Grand Canyon Unified School District. According to an article in the Grand Canyon News, the school boa ...

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posted on
April 3rd, 2009
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The Zonie Report
based in
Phoenix

In Benson, a ‘green’ lesson for Phoenix

Sometimes the coolest ideas pop up in the most unlikely places. Case in point: A small town in southeastern Arizona wants to build community food gardens.
Benson has some historic charm and f ...

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posted on
April 3rd, 2009
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The Zonie Report
based in
Phoenix

Supes reject extra deputies for Pinal Co.

FLORENCE — The idea of using federal stimulus money to hire 30 more deputies to cover Pinal County was shot down by the Board of Supervisors in a 2-1 vote this week.
The idea came from Pina ...

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posted on
April 2nd, 2009
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The Zonie Report
based in
Phoenix

Council nixes overnight moorings at Havasu

LAKE HAVASU CITY — Boaters will not be able to park overnight in the Bridgewater Channel, thanks to a recent decision from the City Council.
The 6-1 vote was an overwhelming thumbs down for ...

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posted on
April 2nd, 2009
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The Zonie Report
based in
Phoenix

Nonprofits unveil $1.3M contest

A group of foundations is shedding a ray of light on all of the abysmal economic coverage by offering $1.3 million in grants and challenging Arizonans to match them dollar for dollar.
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posted on
April 1st, 2009
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The Zonie Report
based in
Phoenix

Rabid animals run wild in Northern Arizona

A rabid fox attacked a hiker earlier last month. Today a guest reporter/writer for the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff wrote of his encounter with the wild, rabid fox on March 8. Read his personal a ...

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posted on
April 1st, 2009
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The Zonie Report
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Phoenix

Invasive beetles destroying birding habitat

TUCSON — The largest birding group in Arizona is suing federal plant and wildlife officials, claiming their use of an invasive beetle to rein in tamarisk trees is deforesting segments of Arizona ...

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