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Kelli Ward is the challenger against incumbent Sen. John McCain in Tuesday's primary election Tuesday. After a career as a doctor, she ran for the Arizona legislature in response to the Affordable Care Act.
Aug. 26, 2016
It's been curtains for a number of theatre companies in the Valley over the past few years. Fountain Hills Theater seems to be bucking that treacherous trend. The company is celebrating its 30th anniversary.
Aug. 26, 2016
Let’s talk now about that old line – “lights, camera, action.” Lighting Designer Daniel Davisson started off on the action side of things.The Fountain Hills native did some shows in the community theater there, which his aunt ran. But one day, he asked to do the lights for “Charlotte’s Web,” and he was hooked.
Aug. 26, 2016
Pierson Place historic neighborhood
Arizona will be getting a new State Historic Preservation Officer in the next couple of weeks. That person sets policy for managing cultural resources and historic preservation in Arizona.
Aug. 26, 2016
Mosque at Islamic Community Center
A billboard on I-10 at 67th Avenue has a very simple phrase on it: Hey ISIS, you suck…from #ActualMuslims. A similar message has also been seen in Chicago and has been put together by a multimedia grouped called Sound Vision.
Aug. 26, 2016
It’s just a few days away, and the Maricopa County recorder is still looking for almost 400 people to work the polls – and many of them need to be bilingual.
Aug. 26, 2016
Arizona Senator Jeff Flake says he’s concerned about the future of the Republican Party if it continues to be associated with Donald Trump. The drama of election season dominated a town hall with the senator in Phoenix on Friday.
Aug. 26, 2016
More than 60 percent of Arizona teens say they are more aware of the symptoms and risks associated with concussions than they were a few years ago. That’s according to the results of an online survey of 304 students by the Barrow Neurological Institute.
Aug. 26, 2016
A local advocacy group responsible for more than a thousand lawsuits against Phoenix businesses says Attorney General Mark Brnovich is on "the wrong side of history."
Aug. 26, 2016
Phoenix VA hospital.
Deborah Amdur was the fourth person to serve as director in two years.
Aug. 26, 2016
Xunantunich tomb during excavations
An archaeology expedition led by Northern Arizona University has uncovered one of the largest Mayan tombs ever found in Belize. It’s the most significant discovery in more than century of research at the site.
Aug. 26, 2016
rescue beacon
Fifteen years ago, 14 undocumented migrants were found dead from exposure along the U.S.-Mexico border near Yuma. In response, Yuma Sector Border Patrol developed emergency beacons for migrants in distress. But the deaths continue, leading a Tucson human rights organization to create a database to identify the dead.
Aug. 26, 2016
Three people are in custody after the horrific murder of a 10-year-old girl in Albuquerque earlier this week.
Aug. 26, 2016
 Morelos Dam
It had been more than two decades since Colorado River water flowed into the Sea of Cortez. It was part of a historic agreement called the Minute 319 Pulse Flow — and it may have had some environmentally unfriendly side-effects.
Aug. 26, 2016
Downtown Superior
The project has drawn criticism over environmental and cultural concerns from Native American groups who say the copper mine will disrupt sacred and environmentally sensitive land.
Aug. 26, 2016
Who are the four Republican candidates competing to take Matt Salmon's place in the state's Fifth Congressional District, comprised of eastern Maricopa County?
Aug. 26, 2016
ASU sign
Come Election Day, students will be able to cast their ballot at Sun Devil Fitness Center.
Aug. 26, 2016
Proposition 205 would allow any adult to possess and use marijuana for recreational purposes. Challengers contend that the measure is legally flawed.
Aug. 26, 2016
A new law makes it a felony to knowingly collect and submit a ballot from another person. Violators could be sentenced to up to a year in prison.
Aug. 26, 2016
Arizona First Congressional District
CD-1 candidates have their work cut out for them. The district includes a voice from just about population group you can think of— retirees, college students, miners, veterans and more Native Americans than any other district in the state.
Aug. 26, 2016

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