Good morning. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Arizona.

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The candidates for Navajo Nation president have until end of business Tuesday to announce their running mates. Current Vice President Jonathan Nez and former President Joe Shirley Jr. were the top two finishers in last week's presidential primary. By Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Updates, longer version.


PHOENIX — State Attorney General Mark Brnovich is reacting to a newspaper's reports on a charter school operator's financial dealings by calling for legislation to provide more oversight. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.


— MOHAVE COUNTY-JAIL OPERATION: The office announced Saturday on Facebook that the jail was under a lockdown while staff conducted an "authorized special operation and that there was no disturbance or other activity representing a safety concern to the public.

— BODY FOUND-BUCKEYE: Authorities are trying to identify a person whose body was found in bushes along State Route 85 in the Buckeye area.

— FATAL RV FIRE-GLENDALE: Authorities say a woman and three dogs died when a recreational vehicle parked outside a Glendale home caught fire.

— STUDENT KILLED: An Arizona man preparing to pursue a doctorate degree at Northwestern University has been killed while caught in gunfire between two men in Chicago.



SEATTLE — The Phoenix Mercury look to complete their comeback from an 0-2 deficit when they face the Seattle Storm in Game 5 of the WNBA semifinals on Tuesday night. Phoenix star Diana Taurasi is 15-0 in elimination playoff games in her WNBA career. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 6-- words. Game at 7 p.m. MST.


PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks, losers of four of five and now two games out of the NL West lead, send left-hander Robbie Ray to the mound to try to salvage a split with the last-place San Diego Padres in their two-game series. By Jose Romero. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 6:40 MST.


TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State rolled in its first game under coach Herm Edwards, jumping on UTSA early in a rout. Now that the first game is over, the Sun Devils have to put that behind them and get ready for a tough game against Michigan State. By John Marshall. UPCOMING: 600 words.


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