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Phoenix candidate appeals case after learning judge’s wife supported opponent
A Phoenix City Council candidate thinks the state’s highest court should hear his lawsuit to keep an opponent off the November ballot. Moses Sanchez is appealing a lower court ruling after learning the judge’s wife supported his opponent, Kevin Robinson.
Former ambassador to UN: Sentencing may help expedite Griners release
Brittney Griner has been detained in Russia for nearly six months on drug charges. And those hoping for her return were devastated when she was hit with a nine-year prison sentence.
How FBIs Mar-a-Lago raid looks to former U.S. attorney
The FBI’s serving of a search warrant at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago house is being called an historic event, and speculation persists about what exactly agents were looking for.
NewsCap: Are extreme GOP candidates good for Dems?
This week, former President Donald Trump dominated headlines again when the FBI issued a search warrant at his Florida residence.
Aug. 12, 2022
Many Navajo vets are missing out on benefits. This group wants to help
The U.S. military has veterans all over the country. But some have trouble connecting, or even knowing about benefits and services that are available to them.
Aug. 12, 2022
Phoenix candidate appeals case after learning judge’s wife supported opponent
A Phoenix City Council candidate thinks the state’s highest court should hear his lawsuit to keep an opponent off the November ballot. Moses Sanchez is appealing a lower court ruling after learning the judge’s wife supported his opponent, Kevin Robinson.
Aug. 11, 2022
Former ambassador to UN: Sentencing may help expedite Griners release
Brittney Griner has been detained in Russia for nearly six months on drug charges. And those hoping for her return were devastated when she was hit with a nine-year prison sentence.
Aug. 11, 2022
How FBIs Mar-a-Lago raid looks to former U.S. attorney
The FBI’s serving of a search warrant at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago house is being called an historic event, and speculation persists about what exactly agents were looking for.
Aug. 11, 2022
Pinal County ballot debacle could foreshadow errors
Amid election official turnover and staff shortages, experts worry elections “could get a little chaotic.”
Aug. 11, 2022
On the Colorado River the feds carry a big stick. Will the states get hit?
The seven Colorado River basin states have until mid-August to come up with a plan to drastically cut their water use. If state leaders fail to devise a plan, they could face a federal crackdown.
Aug. 11, 2022
Candidate Kari Lake ghosted Phoenix Magazine. It profiled her anyway
Kari Lake officially became the Republican nominee for governor when the ballots from last week’s primary election were fully counted. A Phoenix Magazine profile on Kari Lake fell through. Editor Craig Outhier explained why in a recent piece he wrote.
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Aug. 10, 2022
Changes coming to Medicare, including ability to negotiate drug prices
Some big changes are coming to Medicare. As part of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, lawmakers moved to make certain prescription drugs more affordable.
Aug. 10, 2022
Lake again attacks McCain days after primary victory
After winning the Republican primary for governor, Kari Lake issued calls for GOP unity — then traveled to Texas to bash the late U.S. Sen. John McCain, an Arizona icon.
Aug. 9, 2022
On the Inflation Reduction Act, Manchins vote trumped Sinemas
Slate's "Sinemanchin Watch" finds Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin continuing to influence U.S. legislation.
Aug. 9, 2022
Tribes along the Colorado River are finally getting their say on water policy
Historically, tribes along the Colorado River have been left out of decision-making about it, despite being senior water rights holders. But that's starting to change.
Aug. 9, 2022
Arizonas secretary of state race is drawing a lot of attention — and out-of-state money
Republican Mark Finchem will face Democrat Adrian Fontes in the race for Arizona secretary of state in November after each emerged from their party’s primary last week.
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Aug. 9, 2022
CHIPS Act funds will flow into AZ; China remains ahead
President Joe Biden signed a law investing billions in the U.S. manufacturing of semiconductor chips.
Aug. 9, 2022
Maricopa County hiring poll workers for elections
The Maricopa County Elections Department is looking for poll workers, warehouse workers, ballot processors and other related positions for the upcoming general election.
Aug. 9, 2022
U.S. Senate approves bill addressing health and climate change
Over the weekend, the U.S. Senate approved a long-delayed bill, key to President Joe Biden’s economic agenda, addressing health and climate change.
Aug. 8, 2022
Plan to see attack ads during the Arizona governor race
It’s been about a week since the Arizona primary, which included deciding both party’s nominees for the governor’s office. Attack ads are already airing for this race, but so far, only for one side.
Aug. 8, 2022
From fake to Kari Lake: Ducey seems ready to shift governor candidate support
Gov. Doug Ducey, a frequent target of Kari Lake’s, seems ready to support the candidate who he once called a “fake” and claimed was “misleading voters.”
Aug. 8, 2022
How organizations are using TikTok to bridge generation gap
The video platform TikTok gets more than 1 billion video views per day, with young people drawn to its high-energy content and charismatic influencers. And now more traditional institutions are using young creators to bridge the generational gap.
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Aug. 8, 2022
Former ambassador helping with possible Griner prisoner swap
A former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is assisting in a possible prisoner swap that would bring Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner home. Bill Richardson served in the Clinton administration and was governor of New Mexico from 2003 to 2011.
Aug. 7, 2022

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