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A long-standing feud over whether the Desert Diamond Casino in the West Valley can offer Las Vegas-style gambling may soon be settled. Ducey and leaders of Arizona’s gaming tribes signed a memorandum of understanding to begin negotiations to amend the state’s gaming compact.
Nov. 21, 2016
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The number of provisional ballots that county election officials rejected this election is way down compared to four years ago. One reason for the change is that fewer voters tried to vote in the wrong polling place.
Nov. 21, 2016
Pantsuit Nation meeting
Hillary Clinton's loss has mobilized millions of those women to take action. It started as an invite-only Facebook group called Pantsuit Nation, a nod to Clinton’s signature outfit choice, and it has quickly spread.
Nov. 21, 2016
Hopi member Robyn Wadsworth
All across the Southwest people have stood with the Standing Rock Sioux (sue) in local protests of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Many have traveled to North Dakota to participate in what began months ago as a peaceful protest.
Nov. 21, 2016
The Highway Kind
Americans have a unique relationship with their cars. Our automobiles and the open road have long been a great subject — and tool — for fiction.
Nov. 21, 2016
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The National Football League is holding Monday Night Football in Mexico City as the Houston Texans take on the Oakland Raiders.
Nov. 21, 2016
Paul Penzone
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office will be undergoing dramatic changes soon when the Sheriff-Elect Paul Penzone takes over from Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Nov. 21, 2016
Border Fence
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is giving new guidance that’s intended to clarify how it determines if someone’s family is going to experience “extreme hardship” if that person isn’t admitted into this country.
Nov. 21, 2016
Arizon Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has said he would propose a tax cut in the state every year he’s in office. And in a perfect world, he’d like to get the income tax as close to zero as possible. But that concept has Democratic and Republican opponents.
Nov. 21, 2016
On Friday afternoon, Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell said ballots for Nov. 8 had been completely counted. That was only 10 days after the election and a lot of people were wondering why it took so long.
Nov. 21, 2016
Desert Diamond Casino - West Valley
Arizona wants to clear the way for a controversial casino near Glendale to offer Las-Vegas-style gambling, but the tribe that owns the casino says it has so far not been a part of the process to amend the state gaming compact.
Nov. 21, 2016
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A bear that led to trail closures in Madera Canyon in the Santa Rita Mountains near Tucson since September was been shot and killed.
Nov. 21, 2016
The U.S. Border Patrol must improve conditions in its holding cells throughout Arizona, a federal judge ruled late Friday.
Nov. 21, 2016
Last year 20,000 children in Arizona were in out-of-home placement, including foster care. A new study has insights on how to improve their care by giving foster families more of a say.
Nov. 21, 2016
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Environmental advocates in Arizona are concerned about the future of a key Obama administration climate change policy, the Clean Power Plan, which could change under a new Administration.
Nov. 21, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park
Six hunting and fishing groups are pushing for a compromise in the event the Obama administration designates a national monument around Grand Canyon National Park, a heated issue in the Southwest.
Nov. 21, 2016
Cross country runners from Northern Arizona University became national champions this weekend.
Nov. 21, 2016
Mitochondria
Researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute and the Banner Sun Health Research Institute have isolated genetic changes that could help detect Alzheimer’s disease early — and offer potential treatment targets.
Nov. 21, 2016
St. Mary's Food Bank volunteers
An event to distribute Thanksgiving meals at a major Phoenix food bank is drawing long lines. Gov. Doug Ducey is scheduled to be at the location later in the day.
Nov. 21, 2016
LifeLock
Shares of LifeLock are surging before the opening bell after the identity and fraud protection services company agreed to be acquired for $2.3 billion by the security software maker Symantec.
Nov. 21, 2016

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