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Barber and McSally camps in court today over ballots

Barber and McSally camps in court today over ballots

McSally campaign wants judge to throw out the legal challenge filed by Barber/

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Move to oust incoming state school superintendent begins

Move to oust incoming state school superintendent begins

Critics of new schools chief Diane Douglas begin a recall effort more than a month before she even takes office.

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Judge rules Tucson's bid-preference policy unconstitutional

Judge rules Tucson's bid-preference policy unconstitutional

Ordinance meant to boost economy is found to violate Arizona's gift clause.

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Barber sues to have 133 disqualified ballots counted

Barber sues to have 133 disqualified ballots counted

Three voters join in quest to have additional ballots counted in CD2 race.

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Court rules "dreamers" can now be drivers

Court rules "dreamers" can now be drivers

Thousands of Arizona “dreamers” could be driving here legally within days.

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Barber campaign files lawsuit to get more votes counted

Barber campaign files lawsuit to get more votes counted

If successful, the legal challenge could bring Barber's lead to 28 votes.

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Immigrant rights groups subpoena Brewer's book notes

Immigrant rights groups subpoena Brewer's book notes

Challengers to SB 1070 want to examine Gov. Jan Brewer's notes for signs of racism.

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Road Runner: Do streetcar ads defile downtown?

Road Runner: Do streetcar ads defile downtown?

Why some people aren't happy about the new streetcar ads. 

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Four finalists vying for Jan. 8 memorial design

Four finalists vying for Jan. 8 memorial design

The Jan. 8th Memorial Foundation narrows its search for a designer. 

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Your elected officials' committee roles

Your elected officials' committee roles

How Rep. Grijalva and Sen. McCain will use their new committee roles

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Groped jail inmate sues Pima County

Groped jail inmate sues Pima County

Woman who submitted a $2 million claim after jail guard assaulted her sues the county. 

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Live blog: CD2 Debate coverage

Live blog: CD1 Debate coverage

Immigrant rights groups subpoena Brewer's book notes

Immigrant rights groups subpoena Brewer's book notes

Challengers to SB 1070 want to examine Gov. Jan Brewer's notes for signs of racism.

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Court rules "dreamers" can now be drivers

Court rules "dreamers" can now be drivers

Thousands of Arizona “dreamers” could be driving here legally within days.

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Barber campaign files lawsuit to get more votes counted

Barber campaign files lawsuit to get more votes counted

If successful, the legal challenge could bring Barber's lead to 28 votes.

November 24, 2014 11:45 am Photos

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Your elected officials' committee roles

Your elected officials' committee roles

How Rep. Grijalva and Sen. McCain will use their new committee roles

November 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Road Runner: Do streetcar ads defile downtown?

Road Runner: Do streetcar ads defile downtown?

Why some people aren't happy about the new streetcar ads. 

November 23, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Four finalists vying for Jan. 8 memorial design

Four finalists vying for Jan. 8 memorial design

The Jan. 8th Memorial Foundation narrows its search for a designer. 

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Groped jail inmate sues Pima County

Groped jail inmate sues Pima County

Woman who submitted a $2 million claim after jail guard assaulted her sues the county. 

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Election watchdogs concerned about CD2 recount protocols

Election watchdogs concerned about CD2 recount protocols

Secretary of State says only CD2 votes need to be recounted. 

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Sheriff Joe sues Obama over deportation relief

Sheriff Joe sues Obama over deportation relief

Maricopa County sheriff contends allowing illegal immigrants to remain and work in the U.S. is unconstitutional.

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Barber-McSally ballot flight unleashes flood of records requests

Barber-McSally ballot flight unleashes flood of records requests

Legal teams flood the Pima County Recorder's Office will records requests, calling hundreds of voters

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Arizona AG files $3 billion suit vs. GM

Arizona AG files $3 billion suit vs. GM

Company says it will vigorously defend itself against on safety issues.

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South Tucson mayor to face recall

South Tucson mayor to face recall

The recall effort had 39 signatures more than the minimum necessary.

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Judge tosses most claims in lawsuit against Pima County

Judge tosses most claims in lawsuit against Pima County

The lawsuit involves an eastside business property.

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Court affirms immunity for doctors who recommend marijiuana

Court affirms immunity for doctors who recommend marijiuana

State appeals court upholds immunity for doctors recommending medical marijuana.

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Arizona lawmakers react to Obama's immigration action

Arizona lawmakers react to Obama's immigration action

Partisan divide is clear in comments.

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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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Horne agrees to $10,000 fine for campaign violations

Horne agrees to $10,000 fine for campaign violations

Deal ends threat attorney general could be liable for close to $1 million.

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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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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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