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Stargazer

Stargazer

This is Percival Lowell, founder of Flagstaff’s Lowell Observatory and early-day astronomer. He spent the better part of a lifetime probing the solar system — gazing into the lens of this Clark 24-inch refractor telescope (now a registered national historic landmark) from atop Mars Hill in Flagstaff.

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Responses to 9th Circuit Court ‘dreamers’ ruling

Responses to 9th Circuit Court ‘dreamers’ ruling

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on July 7 ordered that “dreamers” who the federal government allow to work in this country also be issued Arizona driver’s licenses, at least for the time being. The court rejected arguments by Gov. Jan Brewer that she was entitled to issue an executive order two years ago denying licenses to those in the federal government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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Corp Comm candidates accuse APS of obfuscating campaign activity (access required)

Corp Comm candidates accuse APS of obfuscating campaign activity <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/12/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Republican Corporation Commission candidates Lucy Mason and Vernon Parker escalated their sparring with the state's largest utility company today, essentially accusing APS executives of lying about their political activity. In a letter delivered to APS president and CEO Donald Brandt, Mason and Parker accuse APS of secretly funding the campaigns of their opponents in the GOP primary, Rep. Tom Forese and businessman Doug Little.

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