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PHOENIX — Lame duck Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday he won’t call a special legislative session to deal with problems with school funding before his term ends this month until he gets a promise that lawmakers will deal with some issues on his own agenda.

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When Daniel Gamez’s office received a call from someone asking what to do about a suspicious package found near a government building in Hermosillo, Sonora, the instructions they gave were fairly simple: Don’t open the box.

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COCHISE COUNTY — A contingent of 205 county and school district superintendents — including 13 from Cochise County — along with executive directors of educational organizations have penned a letter to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and the Arizona Senate and House of Representatives requesting a sp…

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Jim Kolbe, who represented Arizona in Congress for more than two decades, has died. A statement from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's office says Kolbe died Saturday at the age of 80. Kolbe was elected to the U.S. House in 1984, serving 11 terms before he retired. In Congress, he often was at odds with other Republicans over his support for free trade, an immigrant guest worker program and gay rights. He reluctantly announced in 1996 that he was gay but said he didn't want that to define him. Ducey called Kolbe's life and service to Arizona remarkable.

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As the holidays loom, three respiratory illnesses are hitting the state and public health officials say now is the very best time for Arizonans to get vaccinated in order to be best protected come time for family gatherings.  “There is no time better than now to get vaccinated,” Eugene Livar, Director of Public Health Preparedness […]

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PHOENIX — A fight between the candidates for attorney general over who won could mean Arizona may not have a declared winner by Jan. 3.

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PHOENIX — Maricopa County supervisors voted Monday to certify the results of the Nov. 8 election despite a parade of witnesses who accused them of everything from corruption to being traitors.

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WASHINGTON — Kiana Beazley, a Bear Clan member of the White Mountain Apache tribe, remembers the four days of ritual that celebrated her transition from girlhood to womanhood, surrounded by family and the presence of her ancestors on Indigenous land.

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With nearly 2.6 million votes tallied in this month’s election, Kris Mayes has won the closest contest in Arizona history for statewide office, defeating Republican nominee Abe Hamadeh for attorney general by just 510 votes. But the lead isn’t the final word on the election: The narrow margin triggers an automatic recount under state law.  […]

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Cannabis sales continued to decline in September, but dispensary owners say it is not an unexpected phenomenon and the market will continue to mature as it withstands a worldwide recession on the heels of a global pandemic. The medical marijuana market continued its precipitous decline, dropping to slightly less than $31 million in sales for […]

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PHOENIX — Arizona schools across the state will have to cut their current spending by nearly 18% unless state lawmakers act to authorize them to actually use the money they already have.

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Three Kingman area residents are now awaiting trial on felony charges in connection to a string of murders allegedly committed earlier this month in Las Vegas and Mohave County.