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Number of illegal residents in Arizona declines

Number of illegal residents in Arizona declines

Total fell between 2009 and 2012; current number estimated at 300,000.

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Gilbert church sign case may have national impact

Gilbert church sign case may have national impact

Supreme Court will rule on whether city's laws are too restrictive.

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City delays decision on bus routes, fares again

City delays decision on bus routes, fares again

City Council delays action on transit system changes needed to plug $1.2 million funding gap.

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Supervisors deny Barber request to delay vote certification

Supervisors deny Barber request to delay vote certification

Campaign produces letters from 132 people whose ballots were thrown out.  

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Pima supervisors OK $5 million for road repairs

Pima supervisors OK $5 million for road repairs

General fund money will be used to fix major roadways in county. 

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Court rejects charter schools' bid for more funding

Court rejects charter schools' bid for more funding

State appeals court denies charter school argument for same funding as public schools.

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Supervisors reject Barber campaign's bid to delay canvass

Supervisors reject Barber campaign's bid to delay canvass

Barber is down 161 votes in the Congressional District 2 race with Martha McSally.

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Arrest warrant for newly elected Arizona legislator dropped

Arrest warrant for newly elected Arizona legislator dropped

Rep.-elect Ceci Velasquez  owed $2,000 in fines.

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Legality of preference for local bidders being considered by judge

Legality of preference for local bidders being considered by judge

Judge takes legal arguments over whether city's bid preference ordinance should stay or go under advisement.

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State looks to cut cost of gay marriage court fight

State looks to cut cost of gay marriage court fight

Same-sex nuptials would continue, AG’s office says

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Ducey won't rescind tax cuts to balance budget

Ducey won't rescind tax cuts to balance budget

Gov.-elect plans accounting maneuvers, borrowing to ‘balance’ Ariz. budget. 

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Live blog: CD2 Debate coverage

Live blog: CD1 Debate coverage

Supervisors reject Barber campaign's bid to delay canvass

Supervisors reject Barber campaign's bid to delay canvass

Barber is down 161 votes in the Congressional District 2 race with Martha McSally.

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Arrest warrant for newly elected Arizona legislator dropped

Arrest warrant for newly elected Arizona legislator dropped

Rep.-elect Ceci Velasquez  owed $2,000 in fines.

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Legality of preference for local bidders being considered by judge

Legality of preference for local bidders being considered by judge

Judge takes legal arguments over whether city's bid preference ordinance should stay or go under advisement.

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Court rejects charter schools' bid for more funding

Court rejects charter schools' bid for more funding

State appeals court denies charter school argument for same funding as public schools.

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State looks to cut cost of gay marriage court fight

State looks to cut cost of gay marriage court fight

Same-sex nuptials would continue, AG’s office says

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Pima supervisors OK $5 million for road repairs

Pima supervisors OK $5 million for road repairs

General fund money will be used to fix major roadways in county. 

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Ducey won't rescind tax cuts to balance budget

Ducey won't rescind tax cuts to balance budget

Gov.-elect plans accounting maneuvers, borrowing to ‘balance’ Ariz. budget. 

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US justices could toss legislative maps in AZ

US justices could toss legislative maps in AZ

Lawyer says Voting Act drove new districts, not politics as GOP claims.

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Alleged bullying victim withdraws complaint against Carroll

Alleged bullying victim withdraws complaint against Carroll

Former staffer for Supervisor Miller says she told him to file claim.

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Tucson in top 10 for property crimes nationally

Tucson in top 10 for property crimes nationally

However, the rate has fallen — for violence, too — since the 1990s.

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Bike-ranch developers regrouping for now

Bike-ranch developers regrouping for now

Plans on pause amid opposition from neighbors near Saguaro National Park East. 

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AZ child-abuse, neglect deaths rising

AZ child-abuse, neglect deaths rising

State report finds increase in sleep- and abuse-related child fatalities.

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Political Notebook: Tucsonans part of Republican transition plans

Political Notebook: Tucsonans part of Republican transition plans

Also, a look at the exercise-balls memo at City Hall.

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Immigrants in Arizona detention can now seek bail

Immigrants in Arizona detention can now seek bail

Ninth Circuit wants "to teach Arizona a lesson," says Maricopa county attorney.

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Pot mills cropping up, health head fears

Pot mills cropping up, health head fears

Two-thirds of all recommendations in the past fiscal year came from 24 doctors. 

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Rio Nuevo seeks TCC sign exemption amid opposition

Rio Nuevo seeks TCC sign exemption amid opposition

Astronomers and sky watchers say more light downtown would affect their work.

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Confident McSally declares victory

Confident McSally declares victory

Newly found ballots push her lead to 161; Barber is not conceding.

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Steller: Local Dems receive bizarre post-election gift — updated

Steller: Local Dems receive bizarre post-election gift — updated

'Liberal first aid kit' contains sympathy note on Republican National Committee stationary, tissues, antacid. 

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Report: Arizona 9th in battle against lung cancer

Report: Arizona 9th in battle against lung cancer

PHOENIX — Arizona is one of the most effective states in the nation for fighting lung cancer and its costs, according to a new report.

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County explains disqualified ballots in tight CD2 race

County explains disqualified ballots in tight CD2 race

Many went to wrong polling place; others not eligible to vote here.  

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Ducey seeking donations to gubernatorial transition effort

Ducey seeking donations to gubernatorial transition effort

He's also asking for funds to cover ceremonial parts of his inauguration.

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Commissioners recommend Lazy K project, again

Commissioners recommend Lazy K project, again

The Marana Town Council will reconsider the plan it rejected last month.

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State Supreme Court asked to uphold campaign finance disclosure

State Supreme Court asked to uphold campaign finance disclosure

Laws should apply to dark money groups, Maricopa County Attorney argues.

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McSally apparent CD2 winner; recount all but certain

McSally apparent CD2 winner; recount all but certain

Potential legal disputes, state-mandated tally could delay official declaration until December.

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CD2 recount almost certain, but it will take time

CD2 recount almost certain, but it will take time

Votes won't be certified until Dec. 1. Legal fights could pose delays.

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Gilbert, Mesa good for vets, survey finds

Gilbert, Mesa good for vets, survey finds

WalletHub survey ranks several Arizona cities among the best places for veterans.

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Election 2014: McSally apparent winner in CD2 race

Election 2014: McSally apparent winner in CD2 race

Close margin expected to trigger automatic recount.

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Latest Barber-McSally vote count expected this evening

Latest Barber-McSally vote count expected this evening

Pima County expects to count more that 4,000 provisional ballots today.

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Orr out in Legislative District 9

Orr out in Legislative District 9

Orr loses race to Friese in LD9 race.

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ACLU: Supreme Court should stay out of bail case

ACLU: Supreme Court should stay out of bail case

ACLU asks Supreme Court to uphold an injunction against denying illegal immigrants bail.

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McSally loses legal challenge; lead still hers

McSally loses legal challenge; lead still hers

Judge rejects protest to some provisional ballots; Barber trails by 179 votes.

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Judge denies McSally's request for halt to ballot counting

Judge denies McSally's request for halt to ballot counting

McSally's campaign seeks to have some ballots temporarily blocked from being counted.

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Election 2014: McSally's lead over Barber drops to 179 votes

Election 2014: McSally's lead over Barber drops to 179 votes

Pima County Elections Department will start counting 7,000 provisional ballots tomorrow.

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Most Pima County provisional ballots will count

Most Pima County provisional ballots will count

About 92 percent of provisional ballots are valid, county recorder says.

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Conflict in gay marriage rulings could eventually affect Arizona

Conflict in gay marriage rulings could eventually affect Arizona

Gay couples who want to wed in Arizona might want to so soon, court watchers say.

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McSally threatens suit over provisional ballot count

McSally threatens suit over provisional ballot count

Possible legal challenge could throw out some provisional ballots. 

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Proof-of-citizenship rule for voters is voided

Proof-of-citizenship rule for voters is voided

Court of Appeals rejects state bid to require proof of citizenship for voter registration.

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US judge strikes down another part of SB 1070

US judge strikes down another part of SB 1070

Obama administration's challenges are now complete to Arizona's controversial anti-immigration laws.

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Republicans also seeking donations for possible CD2 recount

Republicans also seeking donations for possible CD2 recount

McSally holds 509-vote lead after tally's third full day.

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Pima County won't update vote totals until Monday

Pima County won't update vote totals until Monday

Audit of election equipment, ballot problems leave CD2 race in limbo.

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Barber soliciting donations for a possible recount

Barber soliciting donations for a possible recount

Appeal unusual and possibly premature, says a local pollster.

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McSally watches lead shrink

McSally watches lead shrink

Twists and turns continue in CD2. Nearly 30,000 ballots still to be counted.

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Brewer asks court to dump Medicaid expansion suit

Brewer asks court to dump Medicaid expansion suit

Legislators' challenge says plan violates tax-increase provisions.

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Arizona can deny illegal immigrants bail for now

Arizona can deny illegal immigrants bail for now

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy invites ACLU to convince him otherwise.

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Pima County still processing 24,000 votes today

Pima County still processing 24,000 votes today

New results in close races aren't expected until 5:30 p.m.

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City could pay $65,000 for picnic table mishap

City could pay $65,000 for picnic table mishap

Woman hurt when Reid Park picnic table upended.

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Twisting LD 9 race takes another turn

Twisting LD 9 race takes another turn

Latest vote tabulations put incumbent Ethan Orr in last place

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City Council lifts cap on property tax rates

City Council lifts cap on property tax rates

The council lifted its self-imposed cap on property tax rates.

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Mayor: Time to crack down on graffiti

Mayor: Time to crack down on graffiti

Fighting GRAFFITI

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