Less than a week ago, Christine Jones was celebrating what appeared to be a win in the Republican primary contest for Arizona’s 5th Congressional District. But unofficial results now show Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs is leading the race by the slimmest of margins.
Scientists studying the dwarf planet Ceres have found that its 13,000-foot volcano arose not from the magma processes that typify inner solar system worlds, but from the action of salty, muddy ice, according a paper published in Science on Friday.
National Geographic writer Kevin Fedarko and photographer Pete McBride take a 650-mile hike through the canyon, and consider what proposed development projects in and around it would mean for one of the country’s most iconic landscapes.
Arizona State kicks off their 2016 Football season Saturday night at the newly renovated Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe. The $268 million renovation project started in 2014 and has seen the stadium undergo significant changes.
Recent years have not been kind to for-profit colleges, including the University of Phoenix and ITT Technical Institute. Pending lawsuits challenge how the schools have admitted students and some of their financial practices.
Majd Alfreijat is one of 30 physicians a year in the state who can be granted what’s called a J-1 Visa Waiver. They’re foreign doctors who qualify for this federal program and agree to work in an area designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area or a Medically Under-served Area for at least 3 years.
People in Maricopa County looking to purchase insurance on the federal exchange may only have one provider to choose from in November. Phoenix Health Plans told the state department of insurance this week it would not be part of the marketplace.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s harsh words about Mexico and some Mexican-Americans have many thinking he’ll receive even less support from Latinos in November than his predecessors like Mitt Romney and John McCain.
Election officials are still counting ballots in a few races from this week’s primaries. With me for an update, and a look ahead to some of November’s big legislative races is Jim Small, Editor of the Arizona Capitol Times.
The Surprise City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to strengthen its internal auditing program. This spring, authorities accused a former city revenue manager of stealing at least $836,000 over seven years.
"We definitely had several incidents of voters showing up to vote and those voters being frustrated that they couldn’t vote for president," said Samantha Pstross of the Arizona Advocacy Network. "They didn’t realize it was a primary election and that it was not the presidential election."