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Six-term incumbent Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is the front-runner in next week’s Republican primary. But just 11 days before the Aug. 30 primary election, a federal judge referred the sheriff for criminal contempt charges for repeatedly violating orders in a racial profiling case.
Aug. 24, 2016
Terry Whitehat remembers gathering at the community hall in Navajo Mountain each election day, where Navajo Nation members in this remote Utah community would cast their ballots.
Aug. 24, 2016
navajo nation seal
Prosecutors say the delegates abused a financial assistance program designed to help tribal members facing hard times.
Aug. 24, 2016
The family of Charles Vacca is seeking damages after he was accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi.
Aug. 24, 2016
kelli ward
Ward's campaign has zeroed in on a dissatisfaction with voters of the status quo in Washington. McCain's campaign is touting his accomplishments to show why knowing the political system works.
Aug. 24, 2016
Though Walker is just one person, she uses a guitar, two tape decks, and a number of audio effects to process and layer her sounds which include field recordings she’s made of natural and ambient sounds.
Aug. 23, 2016
health
Select Medical Corporation notified the Arizona Department of Economic Security it plans to close its facility at 74th Street and Osborn Road. That’s where the company has been leasing space at the Honor Health Medical Campus.
Aug. 23, 2016
baby shower
Teenage pregnancy has been declining in Arizona over the past few decades. That reflects a national downward trend, but let’s take a look at a specific group: teens in the foster care system.
Aug. 23, 2016
Phoenix Zoo entrance
The Phoenix Zoo has some help in its effort to promote animal welfare around the world. For the past few years, it’s worked with the Jane Goodall Institute to assist zoos around the globe.
Aug. 23, 2016
Real estate broker Sherry Rampy calls Van Buren a "lagging part of downtown. “So, for this to become again a really, a destination that serves the entire community, really speaks of the heart of Phoenix.”
Aug. 23, 2016
Stanton said dropping out of high school in Arizona not only hurts students, it hurts the local economy.
Aug. 23, 2016
Hospital Bed, Clinic, Cancer
Architects and planners in all kinds of fields are looking to make buildings and other spaces better for our well-being. "We would like the design of each building to have learned from previous buildings of that type," said Nancy Wells, a professor in the Department of Design and Environmental Analysis at Cornell University and an environmental psychologist.
Aug. 23, 2016
business people
Arizona business and political leaders have talked a lot about bringing in companies and jobs from California. Gov. Doug Ducey has mentioned that strategy a number of times.
Aug. 23, 2016
endangered meadow jumping mouse
A research team from Northern Arizona University confirmed the presence of the endangered meadow jumping mouse in parts of Arizona and New Mexico. It’s the first regional survey in a decade, and the team is using ink to find the mice.
Aug. 23, 2016
The State of Arizona is offering a deal to people who failed to pay their taxes. The Department of Revenue will waive interest and penalties to those who qualify for its amnesty program.
Aug. 23, 2016
Breastfeeding Report Card
More Arizona moms are breastfeeding their babies, according to a report from to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Monday.
Aug. 23, 2016
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan says you should take action today.
Aug. 23, 2016
The Arizona Lottery just opened a store inside Terminal 4 near baggage claim. The 500 square foot space features two counters where people can buy and redeem tickets along with a vending machine and lounge area.
Aug. 23, 2016
UA Tech Park
Arizona could have new goals for how much of its energy comes from renewable sources.
Aug. 23, 2016
Solar panels
Commissioner Doug Little said he wants the commission to require regulated utilities to get 30 percent of their power from solar, wind, biomass and other renewable energy by 2030.
Aug. 23, 2016

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