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PHOENIX — The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is moving to strip Arizona officials of their ability to regulate worker safety in Arizona because of the state's failure to immediately adopt emergency COVID health care rules to protect workers.

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BISBEE — Moving forward on increasing environmental health fees to more accurately reflect actual costs to Cochise County, the Board of Supervisors directed the health department staff to move ahead with the proposed first-year increases.

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BISBEE — Keeping up with the Cochise County’s 1,441 miles of roads each year is a monumental task and the county Board of Supervisors heard just how expensive it can be.

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COCHISE COUNTY — Mayors in at least two Cochise County cities that directly border or are close to Mexico are hoping to reignite a group that would unite the local politicians with their Sonoran counterparts in order to jump-start commerce that was dealt a blow by pandemic-induced travel res…

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FORT HUACHUCA — The Army Intelligence Center of Excellence celebrated its 50th anniversary at Fort Huachuca on Wednesday, the birthday also marking special recognition for the first two commanders — referred to as “trailblazers” — who led the intelligence corps at the installation in the 1970s.

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SIERRA VISTA — A discussion on whether a community-based economic development advisory group should be established has been a significant topic at the Sierra Vista City Council.

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BISBEE — Cochise County’s Public Works department’s request to purchase new heavy equipment at a cost of $1.455 million was approved by the Board of Supervisors during Tuesday’s meeting.

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PHOENIX — The state agency responsible for protecting the environment has failed to perform required tasks in monitoring groundwater for pollution — in some cases for 29 years.

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PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey slapped back Wednesday at former President Trump for calling him a “Republican in name only.’’

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PHOENIX — A federal judge late Tuesday blocked Arizona from making criminals out of doctors who perform abortions knowing the woman’s reason is a genetic fetal defect.

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BISBEE — The top echelons of the Bisbee Fire Department have been rocked by explosive allegations of sexual harassment, the complaints by one female firefighter prompting an outside investigation that has revealed a pattern of systemic abuse by a top commander and a culture in which the fire…

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Charging the federal government and Army are misstating the evidence, environmental groups asked a federal judge Tuesday to order them to take another look at how the operation of Fort Huachuca is affecting the San Pedro River.

PHOENIX — Claims by state Attorney General Mark Brnovich that the Biden administration is altering federal immigration law as part of "population augmentation strategies'' is "a figment of the state's imagination,'' according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

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BISBEE — After some discussion, the Cochise County Board of Supervisors approved a new memorandum of understanding between Cochise County, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Sierra Vista and Fort Huachuca regarding the San Pedro Riparian Conservation Area and the bureau’s resource management plan.

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COCHISE COUNTY — Three Cochise County residents passionately advocated for the removal of schoolwide mask mandates at a Zoom question/answer session Tuesday evening with Cochise County education and health officials.