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YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - The Arizona Department of Water Quality issued a "boil water" notice for customers of the Mohawk Utility Company due to the possible presence of harmful E. coli bacteria. The Yuma Sun reports the notice was issued Wednesday for Citrus City, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) east of Yuma. The announcement says E. coli bacteria were found in the water supply on Aug. 8. The Arizona Department of Water Quality advises customers to boil any water used for consumption.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and other Western states. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the Forest Service and other agencies will step up efforts to cut down small trees and underbrush and set controlled fires to remove trees that serve as fuel for catastrophic blazes. Perdue spoke Thursday after touring the California fires earlier this week.

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona State University is expanding beer and wine sales at its Sun Devil Stadium to include all concession areas, except those for students. The Arizona Republic reports the alcohol sales coincide with the university no longer allowing re-entry to the stadium once a ticket is scanned. Fans previously could leave for tailgating during the game and still return. Vice President for Athletics Ray Anderson says the university is "continuing to enhance security measures for the safety of our fans."

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a dead body has been found in Saguaro Lake northeast of Phoenix. Maricopa County Sheriff's officials say a woman kayaking on the lake Thursday spotted the body in the water near a boat ramp and called 911. They say the unidentified body of a man has been recovered. There's no immediate word on how the man may have died. Saguaro Lake is located in the Tonto National Forest and is about 40 miles (64 kilometers) northeast of downtown Phoenix.

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