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News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. MST

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PHOENIX (AP) - News organizations plan to appeal a ruling that concludes Arizona isn't required to reveal the identity of the companies that supply the state with drugs for executions. A notice of appeal was filed Monday by attorneys representing the news organizations. The Sept. 21 ruling that's being appealed also rejected a bid to order the state to divulge the qualifications of its executioners.

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police on Monday plan to begin what could be a nine-week search of a landfill for the remains of a missing 34-yeear-old woman believed to be a homicide victim. Christine Mustafa was reported missing May 11 and police say investigators believe her body is at the landfill in the desert southwest of Phoenix.

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police are investigating a shooting in which a man driving on Interstate 17 was shot and wounded in the leg by a person known to the victim. Sgt. Jonathan Howard says the suspect in the Wednesday morning incident fled the area and hasn't been located.

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has given 44 of his staffers raises of up to 20 percent despite offering teachers raises of less than 1 percent because of a lean budget. The Arizona Republic reports that records the newspaper obtained indicate the Republican governor has given the majority of his staff a raise, a promotion or both since he took office in 2015.

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