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The Scottsdale Mayor’s race pits incumbent Mayor Jim Lane against former councilman Bob Littlefield. If elected, Lane would serve his third and final term as mayor. Littlefield was on the council for 12 years.
Oct. 20, 2016
It took 150 firefighters to put out an apartment fire in Gilbert Saturday night. Investigators are now looking for a person of interest who was seen near the complex.
Oct. 20, 2016
Elephant Butte Dam
Elephant Butte Dam rose from the desert of southern New Mexico a century ago — the solution to an international water feud between the United States and Mexico.
Oct. 20, 2016
Rasheeda Speaking poster
Chicago playwright Joel Drake Johnson’s tidy one-act isn’t perfect, but it offers interesting perspective and burnishes its rough edges with some real literary style. The cast and their director offset the script’s soft spots with an obvious affection for the material.
Oct. 20, 2016
Phoenix city council meeting
Phoenix city leaders are taking their first step towards creating a Latino Cultural Center. On Wednesday, council members approved spending $70,000 for a consultant to conduct a capital needs assessment and feasibility study for a center that would “promote knowledge and appreciation of the cultures of Latinos.”
Oct. 20, 2016
 death chamber
The plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging Arizona’s death penalty want more than a promise that Arizona will never again use a controversial lethal injection drug.
Oct. 19, 2016
Feral cats
By a vote of 7-1, Phoenix City Council members approved an ordinance making it a misdemeanor for someone to maintain 10 or more animals without appropriate food, water and medical care — with one exception.
Oct. 19, 2016
arizona ballot
With early voting already underway, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is likely to rule within days.
Oct. 19, 2016
Chelsea Clinton focused on student debt as she addressed several hundred supporters at the ASU Tempe campus.
Oct. 19, 2016
Newly released data shows the number of families from Central America arriving at the southern border this year nearly reached the unexpected levels that threatened the U.S.’s immigration resources in 2014.
Oct. 19, 2016
While Republican nominee Donald Trump continues to assert that the presidential election will be rigged, Arizona’s chief elections official said it simply isn’t possible here.
Oct. 19, 2016
Lynsey Addario continues to travel to daunting locales for her job. As the title of her autobiography plainly put it, "It’s What I Do."
Oct. 19, 2016
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns Head Coach Earl Watson, who took over on an interim basis last season, has tried to incorporate unique ways of looking at basketball and reestablishing the importance of teamwork.
Oct. 19, 2016
Jeremy Duda of The Arizona Capitol Times explores the broader topic of treason and its history in his new book—his first—called "If This Be Treason: The American Rogues and Rebels Who Walked the Line Between Dissent and Betrayal."
Oct. 19, 2016
With some Democratic heavy hitters like Bernie Sanders and First Lady Michelle Obama in Arizona this week, it’s clear the Hillary Clinton campaign thinks it has a pretty good chance to win here.
Oct. 19, 2016
Smoke from a prescribed burn closed part of Interstate 40 and caused numerous accidents this morning — and that smoke could have contributed to one fatal accident.
Oct. 19, 2016
State regulators are allowing a small charter school in eastern Arizona to stay open until the end of the current semester after being ordered to shut down.
Oct. 19, 2016
Exterior Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix
Last week’s story on the past, present and future of Metrocenter Mall generated many memories and emotions among Valley residents.
Oct. 19, 2016
bernie sanders
Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders campaigned for Democrat Hillary Clinton in Tucson Tuesday, saying her views are “a thousand times better than" Republican Donald Trump's.
Oct. 19, 2016
The community meetings are one of the mandatory reforms that U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow ordered after finding Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office racially profiled Latinos in its efforts to crackdown on illegal immigration.
Oct. 19, 2016

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