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Reporter Scott Wong On Potential Challenger For Senator John McCain
Online Wednesday at TheHill.com, reporters Scott Wong and Cameron Joseph wrote that Arizona Senator John McCain may again face a primary challenge if he runs for re-election in the 2016 cycle.
Jan. 28, 2015
Alexis Tameron Is First Woman To Lead Arizona Democratic Party
Last weekend, the Democratic party elected a new chair and, for the first time, a woman will be leading the state party.
Jan. 28, 2015
Polaris Project CEO Bradley Myles On The Ongoing Issue Of Human Trafficking
Human trafficking has been receiving more attention in recent years — especially around international sporting events like the Super Bowl. But it’s an ever-present problem.
Jan. 28, 2015
What Makes The NFL A Nonprofit Organization
The National Football League is counting on the Super Bowl to bring in tens of millions of dollars — if not more — into its coffers. So what makes it a nonprofit?
Jan. 28, 2015
Measles Outbreak May Take Financial Toll
The measles outbreak not only takes a toll on the individuals who have become infected with the virus, but it also takes a financial toll.
Jan. 28, 2015
More Parents Signing Personal Belief Vaccine Exemptions
An analysis by the Arizona Department of Health found the number of parents signing personal belief immunization exemptions is up. The exemption doesn't require a medical or religious reason, and that choice could put the community at risk.
Jan. 28, 2015
 House Postpones Contentious Border Bill Indefinitely
House leaders in Congress have postponed indefinitely a vote on a border security bill, known as the “Secure Our Borders First Act.”
Jan. 28, 2015
Davis-Monthan Base Prepares For Multiple Deployments
A large number of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base personnel are about to be deployed to places around the world.
Jan. 28, 2015
Arizona House Closes Party Caucuses
On Tuesday, Republicans in the Arizona House of Representatives voted to allow the closing of party caucuses to lobbyists, reporters and other members of the public. The House rule change passed on a 36-23 party line vote.
Jan. 28, 2015
City of Phoenix To Offer Pay-By-Phone Parking Options
Starting next month the city of Phoenix will offer a pay-by-phone option for parking meters and pay stations.
Jan. 28, 2015
Arizona SciTech Festival Kicks Off At Super Bowl Central
With downtown Phoenix transformed into Super Bowl Central, the University of Arizona is giving visitors a hands on experience with some of their projects, and is kicking off a much larger state-wide festival.
Jan. 28, 2015
Arizona Lawmakers Debate Bill That Would Allow Alternatives To Common Core
Arizona lawmakers may stop the state from moving ahead with national education standards known as Common Core. They’re debating a bill that would allow the state to develop alternative academic achievement goals.
Jan. 27, 2015
Two New Measles Cases In Maricopa And Pinal Counties
A new case of measles has was reported Tuesday in Maricopa county. This brings the total to seven confirmed cases between Maricopa and Pinal counties. This outbreak spawned from the Disneyland cases and the end is not in site yet.
Jan. 27, 2015
Google Fiber Still May Consider Coming To Phoenix
Google Fiber announced four metro areas it’s expanding to and Phoenix is not on that list, but it isn’t out of the running.
Jan. 27, 2015
Mormon Church Publicly Supports Legal Protections Of LGBT Community
The Mormon Church in Salt Lake City came out publicly in support of legal protections for LGBT community.
Jan. 27, 2015
Phoenix Airports To Use New Air Traffic Reservation System
Aviation officials in Phoenix are using a new online reservation system to manage this week’s heavy air traffic. Local airports are expecting to see more than 1,200 private and commercial flights in the coming days as fans travel to the city for events like the Super Bowl and the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Jan. 27, 2015
Maricopa County Sees Air Quality Improvement In 2014
Officials with the Maricopa County Air Quality Department said concentration levels of air pollutants were down significantly in 2014.
Jan. 27, 2015
Business Group Wants Tourists To Spend Like Locals
When droves of visitors come to Arizona for events like the Phoenix Open or the Super Bowl, Erica Pederson with Local First Arizona says it’s best when they spend local, too.
Jan. 27, 2015
LED Lights At Super Bowl Could Help Officials Get Calls Right
When you watch the Super Bowl on Sunday you may notice the field really looks good. There’s a reason for that.
Jan. 27, 2015
Officials Reopen I-17 After Wrong-Way Crash Closes Northbound Lanes
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating a wrong-way crash on I-17. The incident shut down the interstate’s northbound lanes for several hours this morning.
Jan. 27, 2015

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