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Ron Aames has represented the city's Palo Verde District since 2007. He had 1,852 votes in the August 26 primary compared to 1,803 for challenger Michael Finn.
Oct. 3, 2014
There’s a budding tradition here in Phoenix. People have been gathering to watch actors – sometimes experienced, sometimes not - read plays that have been banned or censored.
Oct. 3, 2014
Waylon Jennings was one of the original outlaws of country music and he spent a lot of time in Arizona. In fact, he’s buried at a cemetery in Mesa.
Oct. 3, 2014
A disaster declaration for Maricopa County has been declared after the Sept. 8 storm.
Oct. 2, 2014
When the Federal Aviation Administration implemented new arrival and departure procedures at Sky Harbor Airport last month, the agency had no idea the move would rally residents in one Central Phoenix neighborhood. But fly-over noise is just one of many issues facing residents.
Oct. 2, 2014
Governor Jan Brewer told the legislature to pay the public schools the money they are owed from a recent court decision. School districts are facing budget deficits and don’t know if they can rely on those funds.
Oct. 2, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided Thursday to add the western population of a bird to the Endangered Species List.
Oct. 2, 2014
The United States Supreme Court will consider a challenge by Arizona Republicans to the state’s congressional districting map.
Oct. 2, 2014
Police clashing with demonstrators is nothing new, but in Ferguson, Mo. recently, there were scenes of military-style vehicles patrolling the streets during protests. That brought into the public eye a controversial federal program that transfers surplus military equipment to local law enforcement.
Oct. 2, 2014
The federal program that transfers military surplus weapons, vehicles, and equipment to local law enforcement agencies has been getting intense public and congressional scrutiny of late. Some states and agencies receive far more surplus than others, and it's unclear why.
Oct. 2, 2014
The sight of empty lots being replaced by gardens is becoming a common one in the Valley. As cooler weather brings out new gardeners, its probably a good idea to check out what’s in your soil before you start.
Oct. 2, 2014
Phoenix and Tucson are working together to save water for the future.
Oct. 1, 2014
Food trucks in Tempe may soon be facing fewer operating restrictions. A new city ordinance aims to improve the business environment for these mobile restaurants.
Oct. 1, 2014
In 2013, the number of forcible sexual assaults at the University of Arizona was up, according to a university report.
Oct. 1, 2014
Arizona secretary of state candidates Terry Goddard and Michele Reagan spoke about efforts they would make to get more Arizonans voting.
Oct. 1, 2014
Steven J. Tepper is the dean of ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. In a recent edition of “The Chronicle of Higher Education,” he wrote an essay titled “Thinking 'Bigger Than Me' in the Liberal Arts.” We spoke with him about it.
Oct. 1, 2014
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild have announced a new Phoenix-Tucson Colorado River partnership as part of protecting the cities from drought and addressing the effects of climate change.
Oct. 1, 2014
We spoke with Sergeant Jason Winsky of the Mental Health Investigative Support Team for the Tucson Police Department, Jim Dunn, executive director and CEO of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Arizona and S.E. Smith, deputy editor of the opinion section at the Daily Dot.
Oct. 1, 2014
The television sports landscape is changing and expanding rapidly. ESPN, which dominates the field, has been joined by Fox Sports One, the NBC Sports Network and the CBS Sports Network.
Oct. 1, 2014
The United States’ first case of Ebola was confirmed in Dallas Tuesday. The deadly disease is not expected to spread, but health departments across the US are vigilant, including in Arizona.
Oct. 1, 2014

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