News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated - Tucson News Now

News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. MST

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) - Some residents of the part of Arizona closest to above-ground nuclear testing conducted in southern Nevada during the Cold War say they're tired and giving up hope for compensation for radiation exposure. The Kingman Daily Miner reports the sense of resignation comes as the remaining members of a Mohave County group advocating for so-called Downwinders age and die.

PHOENIX (AP) - Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is asking an appeals court to overturn a judge's decision that the ex-lawman's criminal contempt conviction stands despite his being pardoned by President Donald Trump. An opening brief filed Thursday by Arpaio's lawyers makes numerous legal arguments that his conviction in federal court in Phoenix should be undone.

PHOENIX (AP) - Hazardous driving conditions are reported on Interstates 17 and 40 in the Flagstaff area as snow falls across parts of northern and eastern Arizona. Officials say there are reports of slide-offs and crashes as roadways become slick from snow.

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - The westbound bridge on Interstate 8 over the Colorado River at Yuma will be closed for repairs for a 24-hour period beginning Sunday morning. Transportation officials say the westbound freeway will be closed beginning at 4 a.m.

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