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(l-r) George Schnittgrund, Sue Donahue, and Buster Johnson at Johnson's home in Lake Havasu City.
With U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake not running for re-election, the race to replace him — so far — has one well-known Republican: Kelli Ward. Depending on who else gets in, the Arizona GOP may see a divisive primary. Ward’s from Mohave County, perhaps the state’s most conservative area, where GOP activists are facing some internal divisions of their own.
Nov. 22, 2017
The owners of a Phoenix wedding invitation business are appealing a judge's dismissal of their lawsuit against the city.
Nov. 22, 2017
American Airlines
American Airlines will end service to and from the Laughlin-Bullhead City airport next year after airline officials say the ridership was lackluster.
Nov. 22, 2017
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Just in time for your holiday toast, two of the country's largest privately-owned distributors of beer, wine and spirits are merging.
Nov. 22, 2017
Water conservation efforts in Arizona have produced impressive results over the last several years. The results of Tucson’s water conservation program released in an annual report show more than 1.6 billion gallons of water savings since its inception nine years ago.
Nov. 22, 2017
The city of Mesa makes more than 100 data sets, on everything from police activity to tax revenue, open to the public. “We were looking for a platform that would allow us to actually tell the story and not just talk about numbers,” said Mesa Budget Director Candace Cannistraro
Nov. 22, 2017
Phoenix is replacing the Pango pay-to park-app with Parkmobile. The app, which is already used at parking meters in various cities such as Tempe, allows for customers to extend their parking meters, pay for parking and give retailers the choice of giving codes to validate customers parking.
Nov. 21, 2017
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The FBI announced Tuesday that it is offering a $25,000 reward for information it can use to solve the case of a Border Patrol agent who died in Texas on Sunday.
Nov. 21, 2017
One in four Arizona teenagers admits to using prescription painkillers without a doctor’s consent. That’s according to a new survey by Dignity Health on teen opioid use.
Nov. 21, 2017
Trump Rally
The ACLU chapter says the Phoenix Police Department failed to promptly respond to the group’s records requests for police footage and communication from the rally.
Nov. 21, 2017
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As top trade representatives from the U.S., Mexico and Canada are wrapping up the latest round of negotiations over NAFTA, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is saying withdrawing from the agreement would especially hit hard Midwestern industrial states and southern border states, including Arizona.
Nov. 21, 2017
Hotel room
A new program is launching in Arizona to connect employers in the hospitality industry with its future leaders.
Nov. 21, 2017
The Valley arts scene is getting increasingly competitive, with growth happening in Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa — to name just a few. Scottsdale has long been considered ahead of the pack, but recent leadership changes have put that more in doubt.
Nov. 21, 2017
Amazon warehouse
When Phoenix hired Christine Mackay three years ago to lead its economic development department she received specific marching orders. Mackay recently updated council members on the strategic plan.
Nov. 21, 2017
We’ve learned that Facebook and other social media sites were great outlets for Russia to try to influence the 2016 presidential election. It involved advertising space being bought or news stories — that may or may not have been true — being promoted.
Nov. 21, 2017
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Monopolies — or companies accused of monopolistic behavior — in the U.S. have been around for more than a century. But megamergers in other industries haven’t been immune from concerns of regulators and the public. But how common are monopolies really? And are government watchdogs able to limit them?
Nov. 21, 2017
Mark Flatten
When it comes to selecting municipal judges in Arizona, most of those choices are made by elected officials. Yuma is a notable exception. There, the people get to vote on who sits on the municipal court bench. Yuma has been electing its judges since it adopted its charter at the turn of the 20th century.
Nov. 21, 2017
John McCain
Two U.S. senators have a message for the State Department: lift the hiring freeze. Republican John McCain from Arizona and Democrat Jeanne Shaheen from New Hampshire recently sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressing concern over questionable management practices.
Nov. 21, 2017
The Trump administration had hoped that NAFTA renegotiations may be on the fast track, with serious consideration given to many U.S. proposals. But as of this week, it seems like the negotiations are stuck in neutral.
Nov. 21, 2017
It’s a topic of conversation that’s been floating around for years: net neutrality. This week, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is expected announce his final decision. It is widely believed he will “shrink the rules” surrounding net neutrality.
Nov. 21, 2017

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