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If you’re anything like me, you might find yourself watching the winter Olympics and squirming at every death-defying turn.
Feb. 20, 2018
Former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl is no fan of President Donald Trump, and he’s concerned that severe partisanship is rendering Washington, D.C., ineffective.
Feb. 20, 2018
Election information in 21 states was targeted by Russian hackers during the 2016 cycle. Experts say there’s no reason to think threat won’t be just as dramatic - if not more so - this fall.
Feb. 20, 2018
Monday, the Arizona Senate agreed to permit the state’s 13 rural counties to ask their voters to impose a one-cent sales tax on themselves for road construction and repair.
Feb. 20, 2018
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U.S. intelligence leaders testified before Congress last week, saying non-state actors are utilizing bots to spread fake news and subvert American democracy. But how big is the threat?
Feb. 20, 2018
Mesa’s sign code update is the most substantial proposed since it was first adopted in 1986. Peoria, Chandler and Surprise are among the other Valley cities that have reviewed their laws.
Feb. 20, 2018
Anthony Kern
The measure would require voter support this fall to modify Arizona’s Constitution to remove the minimum age required to serve elected office which is currently set at 25.
Feb. 20, 2018
Scottsdale police said their officer had no choice but to kill a man at the Scottsdale Fashion Square shopping mall over the holiday.
Feb. 20, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said he wants the next state budget to include $2 million to replace dilapidated housing units and office spaces for state troopers who live and work in remote locations.
Feb. 20, 2018
Despite being $200 million behind in road repair and construction funding, state lawmakers forego raising state gas tax for the 27th year in a row.
Feb. 20, 2018
Hiral Tipirneni (r) with campaign staff and volunteers
The upcoming special primary election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District has several well-known Republican candidates, and it’s a heavily Republican seat. While there are 12 GOP candidates running in that party's primary, two Democrats are competing for a spot in the general election in April.
Feb. 20, 2018
The campaign to become Mexico’s next president is in full swing. Voters will head to the polls this summer and there’s an effort to get Mexicans living in the United States to take part in the election back home.
Feb. 20, 2018
Air Pollution
The Sierra Club is pushing to keep safeguards in place that limit methane pollution from oil and gas companies. The safeguards were established under the Obama Administration and are now at risk of being rolled back.
Feb. 20, 2018
gun
As lawmakers, activists and students push for change in gun laws in the aftermath of the latest school shooting in Florida, Arizona’s congressional contingent is weighing in.
Feb. 20, 2018
Joe Arpaio
A lawsuit against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his officers may be settled, as least partly. The County has tentatively agreed to a financial payout in the case of Ernest Atencio.
Feb. 19, 2018
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The federal government has awarded $30 million in tax credits to the nonprofit Chicanos Por La Causa. The goal is to sell the credits to for-profit companies, and then that money will go to businesses in low-income areas of the Southwest.
Feb. 19, 2018
The Echo Canyon Trail continuous from this landing called the saddle,
Support for a ‘stupid hiker’ law in Phoenix appears to be dead.
Feb. 19, 2018
shopping bags
It’s gotten easier and cheaper to buy clothes over the past several years, as "fast fashion" has become more prevalent.
Feb. 19, 2018
Woman with cold
This flu season has hit Arizona hard. The latest numbers from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health show there have been more than 11,000 cases of the flu confirmed here since the season began in October.
Feb. 19, 2018
Phil Boas
President Donald Trump has been compared to a lot of people over the past year or so - some have been complimentary, many others have not.
Feb. 19, 2018

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