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In late 2011, the Gladstone Institute of the University of California received a generous gift from a well-known benefactor — a $5 million endowment from the Roddenberry Foundation. The purpose? To build a new stem cell research center in the name of legendary science fiction writer—Gene Rod…

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PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey wants the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn it’s historic decision in Roe v. Wade and leave the question of whether to allow abortion in Arizona to state lawmakers — and to him as an unapologetic foe of the practice.

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PHOENIX (AP) — A man charged with sexually attacking and fatally stabbing two young women in the early 1990s as they rode bikes near a canal system in Phoenix plans to mount an insanity defense at his upcoming trial.

DOUGLAS —Douglas’ unique 1916 Seagrave fire engine can roll once more thanks to a cooperative effort of government agencies, private companies and individuals with charity in their hearts.

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PHOENIX — Groups linked to Donald Trump and conspiracy theories about the 2020 election have put more than $5.6 million into the audit run by a man who has touted some of the same rhetoric.

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Cody Haws returned home on July 7 from serving a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Louisville, Kentucky. He noted, “My mission has given me a personal testimony of my Savior Jesus Christ. The personal witness and the personal relationship I have with him…

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PHOENIX — Senate President Karen Fann wants documents from Secretary of State Katie Hobbs in a sign the audit, which was supposed to be only about the 2020 election results, is now expanding in scope.

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DOUGLAS — Food City in Douglas is closing effective Oct. 2.

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SIERRA VISTA — A lightning strike zapped a little too close to City Hall on Wednesday afternoon, leaving some buildings with no phone or Internet service, officials said.

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It takes a village to save a desert river, including partnerships and persistence.

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Brava, Simone Biles, brava. A young woman with the mental fortitude to survive sexual assault and the discipline to earn multiple Olympic and World Championship medals withdrew at Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo this week because she felt she was not in the right mental state to continue t…

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DOUGLAS — A group of Douglas residents, known as the Light the D Committee, are holding a fundraiser for people to purchase a bucket containing a solar light that will be placed around the “D” on D-Hill, illuminating it each evening.

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PHOENIX (AP) — In the months after her husband’s death, Lori Vallow Daybell aroused suspicions among relatives who told investigators that she believed a demon had overcome her estranged spouse.

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DOUGLAS — Registration is underway for the 2021-22 China Poblana contest, a tradition within Douglas as well as other multicultural communities throughout the country.

DOUGLAS — Power outages, pounding rain, gusting winds, hail, and flooded streets that led to closures were just some of the things local residents experienced last week as Mother Nature made up for last year’s “‘non-soon” in a big way.

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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona won’t be making any changes to its COVID-19 polices even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reversed course on some masking guidelines, Republican Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday.

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CASCABEL — As muddy, branch-and-debris-filled water raced down a wash, taking 77-year-old Jean Schmechel with it, the septuagenarian’s clothes, shoes and glasses were torn from her body as she tried to grab onto anything that would stop the wild ride.