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Today is Election Day in Arizona. As voters decide Propositions 123 and 124 — and after the long lines and other problems that plagued Arizona’s Presidential Preference Election in March — all eyes were on polling places today.
May. 17, 2016
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Last Friday, federal Judge Murray Snow dropped a 162-page order finding Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in contempt of court.
May. 17, 2016
Wildlife officials examine the baby bird
A 9-day-old peregrine falcon born high above downtown Phoenix is getting a little help from wildlife officials. Volunteer veterinarians have outfitted the baby bird that hatched earlier this month with small leg braces.
May. 17, 2016
OSIRIS-REx
The University of Arizona’s upcoming mission to an asteroid reaches a milestone this week when the vehicle built for it travels by airplane to Florida.
May. 17, 2016
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Polls are to remain open until 7 p.m. Initial results are to be released starting at 8 p.m.
May. 17, 2016
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The bills extend additional rights to college students who want to exercise their free speech rights on campus. But Gov. Ducey also signed a measure increasing the penalty for protestors who block traffic.
May. 17, 2016
A junior high school student reportedly hacked into the email system of Gilbert Public Schools and sent inappropriate messages to other students.
May. 17, 2016
Mel Begay, a Navajo Nation lawmaker
Mel Begay was convicted on 10 criminal counts in the investigation of the Navajo Nation Council's use of a now-defunct discretionary fund.
May. 17, 2016
The Phoenix City Council is scheduled to decide on a budget that tops $1 billion in general fund spending and calls for a property tax hike. With so much money at stake, each department has to make its case to the city manager and council. And, one department had to do some backpedaling after KJZZ started looking at the numbers.
May. 17, 2016
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U.S. District Judge Bruce Black in New Mexico says the tribe didn't show that the "Navajo" mark is famous.
May. 16, 2016
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As the debate over whether the U.S. Senate should grant confirmation hearings to President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland rages on in Washington, there’s also judicial drama playing out here in Arizona.
May. 16, 2016
Jeff Adams
We’re looking at the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about. We’re thinking about the jobs around the Phoenix area that might not be what you expect.
May. 16, 2016
The Fire Line book cover
In her new book, Fernanda Santos writes about what happened with the fire, the men who attempted to fight it and their surviving family members.
May. 16, 2016
"Bruce Munro: Sonoran Light" exhibit
The desert has often been associated with mystery and the unknown. Many people have come here for some sort of spiritual awakening — and sometimes your mind just gets blown.
May. 16, 2016
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ASU senior Marieke Davis's visual impairment hasn't deterred her from pursuing a career as an artist.
May. 16, 2016
Sharon Helman
The former director of the Phoenix VA has been sentenced to two years of probation for failing to report gifts from a lobbyist.
May. 16, 2016
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
Long security lines at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport continue to be in effect, and that’s not a unique situation for major metropolitan airports. And if you’re planning on flying for a summer vacation, plan on long waits as well.
May. 16, 2016
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Lawsuits against Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office have climbed into the millions over the years.
May. 16, 2016
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Kingman still wants its $1.1 million back, and now it’s demanding that its former auditing firm cough up the cash that was allegedly taken by a former city budget analyst.
May. 16, 2016
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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has approved a $2.3 billion tentative budget for fiscal year 2017. Included in that number is $10 million to help the sheriff’s office comply with a court order stemming from the 2013 Melendres v Arpaio ruling.
May. 16, 2016

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