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The Secretary of State's office says early ballot returns show an equal representation of Democrats and Republicans
Oct. 26, 2016
Alan DiPerna's book "Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Sound, Style and Revolutionof the Electric Guitar"
The electric guitar has played a major role in how music has changed over the decades.
Oct. 26, 2016
tillman
Pat Tillman was a great football player at Arizona State who went on to an NFL career somewhat improbably as a 7th round draft pick of the Arizona Cardinals.
Oct. 26, 2016
Poet Richard Shelton has been one of Arizona’s most highly-regarded writers for decades. His 1992 book Going Back to Bisbee won the Western States Book award. In 2006, then-Gov. Janet Napolitano proclaimed Richard Shelton Day on April 22.
Oct. 26, 2016
presidential election
In a couple of weeks, we’ll know who the next president of the United States will be. Some Republican critics have argued against Hillary Clinton by saying that her foreign policy would simply be a continuation of the Obama administration’s.
Oct. 26, 2016
The approval numbers for both major party nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are remarkably low, to the point that a lot of people seem to be wondering whether they should vote for president at all or simply leave it blank and explore the rest of the ballot.
Oct. 26, 2016
University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix
The University of Arizona's medical schools in Phoenix and Tucson have been under increased scrutiny this summer after the departure of six senior officials from the Phoenix campus and questions about the use of public funds.
Oct. 26, 2016
Over the last 30 years the race for Maricopa County Recorder has rarely seen a challenger, let alone significant campaign spending. That’s completely different this year.
Oct. 26, 2016
new york city skyline
Research at the University of Arizona has uncovered the earliest stages of the HIV-AIDS epidemic in the United States. The research shows the virus first took hold in New York City — well before published reports in 1981.
Oct. 26, 2016
SRP Fire Restoration
Salt River Project will burn biomass Oct. 26 at its coal-fired power plant in Northern Arizona. If the utility can be a viable user of the forest waste, it can help reduce forest fires and keep rivers clean.
Oct. 26, 2016
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A report by the Behavior Research Center puts the statewide confidence up 10 points from the same time last year and 20 points from the year before that.
Oct. 26, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Though federal prosecutors had indicated their intent to prosecute Arpaio earlier this month, the charge was not official until U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton signed an order to show cause against the sheriff.
Oct. 26, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has gained friends and foes all over the country for his hard-line stance on illegal immigration. Now immigrants and their allies in various states are among those mobilizing an effort to get him out of office.
Oct. 26, 2016
Sky Harbor Airport
Get ready for more construction at Sky Harbor International Airport. On Tuesday, the city council approved the airport spending $950 million to extend the Sky Train and build a new concourse at Terminal Four.
Oct. 26, 2016
A federal appeals court will hear arguments today on whether provisional ballots filed at the wrong polling place on Nov. 8 should be counted in Arizona this election.
Oct. 26, 2016
The governing board has come under scrutiny after the district overspent by $5 million.
Oct. 26, 2016
Mesa residents will vote next month on a measure to fund more public safety officers and bring ASU to its downtown.Where's the money? In a .4 percent sales tax increase. That's 4 cents of every $10 dollars. The boost would take the city's sales tax from 1.75 percent to 2.15 percent.
Oct. 25, 2016
compost, food, waste, soil
Tempe is piloting a program to pick up tree trimmings, lawn clippings and livestock manure from select neighborhoods weekly. The material will be turned into compost and available to residents, parks and local businesses.
Oct. 25, 2016
baseball
It’s fall. And that means holidays like Columbus Day, Halloween and Thanksgiving. These holidays that frequently bring images of Native Americans into popular culture can be problematic.
Oct. 25, 2016
Sgt. Steve Carbajal
A recent survey of policing in America shows hundreds of thousands of officers put in millions of hours every year moonlighting. That is, working private, off-duty security jobs.
Oct. 25, 2016

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