MCSO Race: Penzone Seeks Second Term Against Former Arpaio Chief Deputy Sheridan
Four years ago, Paul Penzone unseated Joe Arpaio, who had been sheriff of Maricopa County for 24 years. Now Penzone is facing re-election against Arpaio’s Chief Deputy Jerry Sheridan. The race could shape the future of one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the country.
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Pew Research Analysis Finds Arizona Doing Well Despite National Recession
The recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic has hit states differently, and new data from the Pew Charitable Trusts looks at two metrics of how states are doing financially. The first is personal income, which is an aggregate number; the second is state tax revenue growth.
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Ducey Pushes For Body Cameras For State Troopers
The governor is working with private sector suppliers to provide 150 new body cameras to state troopers. Ducey in January announced plans to budget for body cameras for all of the Department of Public Safety's 1,200 sworn officers, but the pandemic put that on hold.
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Expert Explains Realistic Expectations For Coronavirus Precautions, Vaccines
The pandemic has come with a series of assurances on how to combat COVID-19, but so much of what we’ve learned over the last six months has come with caveats. What is really possible in the near future? And what might still be different another six months or a year from now?
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Voting With Disabilities: The Barriers People Face
Gov. Ducey and Secretary of State Katie Hobbs are locked in a disagreement over election procedures to help some voters register and cast their ballots. Arden Day is a senior research associate at NAU, and she co-authored a study that looked at the barriers people with disabilities face.
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Why Sports Can No Longer Ignore The Ills Of Broader Society
Authors Jessica Luther and Kavitha Davidson write about the complications between fans and players and the broader culture in their new book, "Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back: Dilemmas of the Modern Fan."
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Man Charged In Shooting Of 2 L.A. Sheriff's Deputies
Deonte Lee Murray, 36, was already in custody after a car-jacking earlier in September. Detectives say they tied Murray to the shooting using surveillance footage and forensic evidence.
NFL Postpones 1st Game Due To COVID-19 Pandemic Following Tennessee Titans Outbreak
Sunday's game will be delayed until Monday or Tuesday. This comes after four players and five staff members reportedly contracted COVID-19.
Trump On Defensive Over White Supremacist Group After Debate Comments
President Trump attempted to walk back his comments about the Proud Boys, a right-wing group he declined to disavow in Tuesday night's presidential debate. Some GOP lawmakers urged him to clarify.
Debate Organizers Say They Will Make Format Changes For Next Time
After a presidential debate plagued by interruptions and cross-talk — mostly from President Trump — many voters and journalists asked whether more could have been done to stop the chaos.
Release Of Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Recording Is Delayed Until Friday
The recording is expected to provide a window into more than two days of grand jury proceedings. The attorney general's office said it needed more time to redact witnesses' personal information.