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Jose Torres is an engineer and mathematician. He is running for office for the first time, facing off in the Democratic primary against Joan Greene in the 5th Congressional District. The House seat is currently held by Republican Andy Biggs. Torres is emphasizing his problem-solving skills throughout his campaign.
Aug. 3, 2018
President Donald Trump held a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on Thursday night and earlier this week in Tampa, Florida. A growing group of attendees to his rallies are believers in what’s being called "QAnon."
Aug. 3, 2018
A Southwest Key employee has been accused of molesting eight unaccompanied immigrant children at one of the company’s shelters in Mesa. This comes after the arrest of another Southwest Key employee earlier this week, on allegations he sexually abused a minor at a facility in Phoenix.
Aug. 3, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is touting reports that show Arizona is a good place to start a business and the state's jobless rate has dropped — though it remains higher than the national average.
Aug. 3, 2018
A judge has overturned a Pinal County half-cent sales tax for transportation projects, ruling that the scope of the measure approved by voters in 2017 didn't comply with state law.
Aug. 3, 2018
An ASU physics professor internationally known for his work on the Doomsday clock won’t be returning to his job after a sexual misconduct investigation.
Aug. 3, 2018
The Takeaway: Rallying The Base — Trump
Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign was defined in part by his loud, raucous rallies across the country.
Aug. 3, 2018
A wall of dust enveloped the metro area Thursday evening. Planes at Sky Harbor were delayed and south Phoenix was under an extreme thunderstorm warning.
Aug. 3, 2018
Employment levels in Arizona are projected to increase by more than 540,000 jobs by the year 2026. That's according to a report by the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity.
Aug. 3, 2018
A Tucson-based migrant activist group that helps undocumented immigrants with supplies in the desert is calling on the federal government to stop prosecuting their volunteers.
Aug. 2, 2018
Flooding in Mayer, Arizona, prompted a mandatory evacuation Thursday evening.
Aug. 2, 2018
“They want to be able to connect with the outside world,” said Hopi Telecommunications General Manager Carroll Onsa. “This build out is very important, it’s really key to the economic growth of Hopi Reservation and the Hopi people.”
Aug. 2, 2018
A new project gives U.S. laws an international perspective by training diplomats about the American legal system.
Aug. 2, 2018
An 84-year-old woman filed a civil lawsuit Thursday in federal court against the Mesa Police Department and two officers, saying they unlawfully arrested and seriously injured her earlier this year.
Aug. 2, 2018
Arizona is in its 21st year of drought, and climate change is bringing longer, more intense heat waves. Now, scientists at University of California, Irvine have found that areas experiencing dry conditions are heating up faster than the rest of the country.
Aug. 2, 2018
Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that his office filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against a travel company and its CEO.
Aug. 2, 2018
Five months after Uber pulled its self-driving cars out of Arizona following a fatal accident, Google spinoff Waymo is putting the technology back on Phoenix streets in partnership with the city's transit system.
Aug. 2, 2018
Tae-jun Kang, a columnist for The Diplomat, says it’s actually quite fitting that the North Korean government, known the world over for dealing with both allies and enemies — not to mention their own citizens — with smoke and mirrors and doublespeak, has an interest in magic.
Aug. 2, 2018
Since President Trump had that historic handshake with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un earlier this summer in Singapore, headlines here have been dominated by talk of denuclearization.
Aug. 2, 2018
Chris Bustamante retired the same day an investigation into the handling of sexual harassment complaints at Rio Salado College was made public.
Aug. 2, 2018

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