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Political Notebook: McCain offers belated advice to Kyl

Political Notebook: McCain offers belated advice to Kyl

Political news and gossip here in the Old Pueblo.

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Elections Commission rejects dueling campaign violation complaints

Elections Commission rejects dueling campaign violation complaints

PHOENIX — The Citizens Clean Elections Commission on Thursday threw out separate complaints alleging collusion between two Republican gubernat…

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Republicans running close race in CD1, poll says

Republicans running close race in CD1, poll says

One in five voters polled said they're undecided in CD1 Republican primary.

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Republicans running close race in CD1, poll says

Republicans running close race in CD1, poll says

One in five voters polled said they're undecided in CD1 Republican primary.

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Huppenthal claims immigration will trigger financial crisis

Huppenthal claims immigration will trigger financial crisis

PHOENIX — A week before he faces contested primary election to keep his job, State School Superintendent John Huppenthal called a press confer…

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Officer's demotion over sexy images reversed

Officer's demotion over sexy images reversed

City commission says it could still appeal judge's ruling.

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Governor hopefuls vow to boost economy/protect cities

Governor hopefuls vow to boost economy/protect cities

GOP gubernatorial candidates had their final joint appearance before Tuesday's primary election.

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McCain promises continued support for Tomahawk and A-10

McCain touches on a number of global hot spots in Raytheon townhall. 

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Court rules against Horne in Clean Elections probe

Court rules against Horne in Clean Elections probe

A judge denies request to block Clean Elections Commission investigation

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Appeals court upholds city's odd-year elections

Appeals court upholds city's odd-year elections

State can't force cities to hold elections in even numbered years.

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Combined property tax rates for next year

Combined primary and secondary property tax rates for most jurisdictions in Pima County.

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Most in county will see higher property taxes

Most in county will see higher property taxes

Supervisors approve higher tax rates for homes and school, fire districts.

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Office burglar swipes City Councilwoman Romero's computer

Office burglar swipes City Councilwoman Romero's computer

Tucson police discovered no signs of a forced entry.

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Norville wins first crack at Rio Nuevo property

Norville wins first crack at Rio Nuevo property

Norville's victory was greatly helped by board member Alberto Moore's vote.

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Supervisors strip development plan from SW-side project

Supervisors strip development plan from SW-side project

Vote begins the the process of stripping the land of its plat.

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Local congressional candidate says Obama is an "Islamist"

Local congressional candidate says Obama is an "Islamist"

"Fact that Barack Hussein Obama's father was a Muslim makes him one."

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Has streetcar really brought $930 million in investment?

Has streetcar really brought $930 million in investment?

A closer look at the numbers, some of them self-reported.

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GOP candidates continue to lead fundraising

GOP candidates continue to lead fundraising

Congressional candidates continue to pull in donations weeks before the Aug. 26 primary.

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County action could stall Star Valley development

County action could stall Star Valley development

Developer says county vote would diminish the value of property. 

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3 ways the VA reform law helps veterans

3 ways the VA reform law helps veterans

Veterans will receive Choice Cards and surviving spouses can get in-state tuition.

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Political Notebook: Kiehne campaign just horsing around

Political Notebook: Kiehne campaign just horsing around

Political news and gossip here in the Old Pueblo.

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Dreamers seek court order giving them driver's licenses

Dreamers seek court order giving them driver's licenses

After U.S. District court declines force state to give dreamers licenses, appeals court is asked to intervene.

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Rule that medical marijuana come from dispensary upheld

Rule that medical marijuana come from dispensary upheld

Users can't grow their own if within 25 miles of an outlet.

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Putting adult offenders in juvenile detention an option

Putting adult offenders in juvenile detention an option

Jail officials are looking to alleviate overcrowding.

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Ducey campaign questions Brewer giving cash to Smith

Ducey campaign questions Brewer giving cash to Smith

Ducey campaign: Gov. Brewer giving money to Smith could be illegal.

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Tucson firefighters investigated over time-card discrepancies

Tucson firefighters investigated over time-card discrepancies

City officials won't talk about the probe, which began in April.

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Ex-UA student struck by officer files claim against city

Ex-UA student struck by officer files claim against city

Assault caused UA student to lose faith in the system, it says.

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Flake: Unaccompanied minors complicating immigration reform

Flake: Unaccompanied minors complicating immigration reform

Sen. Jeff Flake answers five questions about the border, state politics.

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Rio Nuevo delays action on proposed downtown project

Rio Nuevo delays action on proposed downtown project

Two developers have plans; board wants more time.

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South Tucson council weighs follow-up audit

New audit would check that financial controls improved.

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Brewer commits funds to Smith and others

Brewer commits funds to Smith and others

Gov. Jan Brewer is pumping money into Scott Smith's run for governor, and multiple legislative campaigns.

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Signature rosters to be replaced by iPads at some polling places

Signature rosters to be replaced by iPads at some polling places

Pilot projects in 25 polling places aim to improve voting process.

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State GOP chief: Negative gov. race saps party

State GOP chief: Negative gov. race saps party

Tone down personal attacks in primary, he warns 6 Republican contenders.

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Apartment execs funding Hiremath mayoral campaign

Apartment execs funding Hiremath mayoral campaign

Apartment executives gave nearly $7,000 to help re-elect Hiremath for mayor.

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City chases away my renters, landlord says

City chases away my renters, landlord says

In lawsuit, Frank Konarski asserts he's being unfairly denied access to Section 8 clients.

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Middle East concerns dominate CD2 congressional debate

Middle East concerns dominate CD2 congressional debate

Three Republican CD2 candidates discuss terrorism and their qualifications in Vail. 

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County near closing on Painted Hills purchase

County near closing on Painted Hills purchase

Approval of $7.5 million deal would culminate a pursuit that began in 1997.

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Tucson annexes 163-acre southeast tract

Tucson annexes 163-acre southeast tract

Tucson annexed Southeast property hoping it could be a major retail site.

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Court: Voters should not be kept in dark

Court: Voters should not be kept in dark

Appellate judges say disclosure requirements of Arizona election laws are constitutional.

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Gov. Jan Brewer endorses Scott Smith

Gov. Jan Brewer endorses Scott Smith

Brewer said Smith supports the same things she does.

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GOP congressional, legislative debates tonight in Vail

GOP congressional, legislative debates tonight in Vail

CD2 candidates expected to debate tonight in Vail.

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South Tucson audit shows poor financial controls

South Tucson audit shows poor financial controls

The city manager says several problems were fixed.

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County agrees to trap, sterilize feral cats

County agrees to trap, sterilize feral cats

About 1,600 of the animals are now euthanized each year.

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Audio: Grijalva says House border bill deserves veto

Audio: Grijalva says House border bill deserves veto

Grijalva says Republicans using border issue “as a political gambit” for election.

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Crandell's death throws state senate race into turmoil

Crandell's death throws state senate race into turmoil

PHOENIX — The death of state Sen. Chester Crandell throws this year's race for the seat he held into turmoil.

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Arizona redistricting fight goes to Supreme Court

Arizona redistricting fight goes to Supreme Court

Will state lawmakers get to redraw congressional lines?

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Kozachik wants city to clamp down on borrowing

Kozachik wants city to clamp down on borrowing

Councilman seeks to rein in how city issues non-voter approved debt.

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Tucson closer to medical marijuana delivery, longer dispensary hours

Tucson closer to medical marijuana delivery, longer dispensary hours

City Council takes first step toward relaxing restrictions on medical marijuana providers.

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CD2, LD14 debates to be Thursday at Empire High

CD2, LD14 debates to be Thursday at Empire High

Vail students have organized debates for CD2 and LD14 on Thursday night.

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Oro Valley voters to decide on 'Home Rule'

Oro Valley voters to decide on 'Home Rule'

Option, to ensure budget is based on local needs, has passed since 1982.

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City's texting-while-driving law results in few tickets

City's texting-while-driving law results in few tickets

Tucson police say texting ban is too hard to enforce.

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Border tops Legislative District 11 campaign agenda

Border tops Legislative District 11 campaign agenda

Three Republicans compete for two open seats in the LD11 primary.

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