Sen. John McCain said he expects this year to offer the toughest re-election test he’s had. He’s facing a primary challenge from former State Sen. Kelli Ward, and his presumptive Democratic opponent in November is going to be U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick.
The number of Latinos eligible to vote in Maricopa County is growing and some expect increased turnout to vote against the immigration policies espoused by Donald Trump. In past elections, Arizona Latino turnout has lagged far below the general electorate's.
It’s a common sight across the Valley: people standing on street corners or outside businesses asking for money. Panhandling can create a challenge between protecting both a person’s free speech rights and a retailer’s investment. Two Arizona communities are taking on the challenge in different ways.
Metal detectors and bag checks have become pretty common security measures at venues that attract big crowds. Now, there’s growing interest in a less noticeable security measure: monitoring social media.
Climate change scientists know that plants can’t grow larger with extra carbon dioxide unless they also have nitrogen. But a new study coauthored by a Flagstaff ecologist shows fungus can help plants get around that limitation.