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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

FILE - This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows actor Robin Williams in Los Angeles. Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in an apparent suicide. Williams was 63. Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, acc…

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Notables who left the world in 2014 included political figures who catalyzed war and peace and scientists who changed our lives. We lost beloved entertainers, some who brought audiences decades of smiles and tears and others departed before their time.

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Backdrop of O'odham recycling project: alcoholism

Backdrop of O'odham recycling project: alcoholism

Collecting bottles, a researcher and community college student address problems of reservation.

October 21, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

April 18, 2014 6:23 pm Photos

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Pascua Yaqui gain added power to prosecute some non-Indians

Pascua Yaqui gain added power to prosecute some non-Indians

Southern Arizona’s Pascua Yaqui Tribe is one of the first native groups in the nation to earn legal standing to prosecute outsiders who attack women on tribal lands.

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Brewer: Nothing offensive about 'Redskins' team name

Brewer: Nothing offensive about 'Redskins' team name

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer told a reporter Wednesday that she finds nothing offensive in a major sports team having the name Redskins.

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AZ House debate: Did lawmaker deliver a nonprayer?

AZ House debate: Did lawmaker deliver a nonprayer?

Sen. Steve Smith challenged atheist's words.

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AZ House debate: Did lawmaker deliver a nonprayer?

AZ House debate: Did lawmaker deliver a nonprayer?

PHOENIX - When is a prayer not a prayer?

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Arizonans to vote next year on sovereignty issue vs. feds

PHOENIX - Amid a discussion of the Bible and the Promised Land, the state House voted Tuesday to let Arizonans vote next year on whether they want to be able to challenge the federal government.

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Arizona House looks to honor cowboys with own holiday, despite protests

PHOENIX - Calling them an important part of Arizona history, a divided state House voted Monday to create an official National Day of the Cowboy.

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Indian activist Russell Means dies at 72

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Russell Means never shunned attention. Whether leading Native Americans in railing against broken federal treaties, appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster or advocating a sovereign American Indian nation within U.S. borders, the activist who helped lead the 1973 uprising at…

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More Native Americans make grades for college

The number of American Indian teens who are eligible for admission to an Arizona university is growing.

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