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House members grill immigrations official on detainee releases

WASHINGTON - House members grilled the director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thursday, alleging that more than 80 percent of detainees released by the agency have criminal records and that some reoffend once they are freed.

Arizonans: Would your life change if the minimum wage is increased?

In November, Arizonans will vote on a measure that would increase the minimum wage from $8.05 an hour to $10 an hour in January 2017. The ballot measure would also increase the minimum wage annually until it reaches $12 in 2020.

Mofford saved Cactus League from extinction

PHOENIX – Near the end of spring training in 1990, MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent came to Arizona Gov. Rose Mofford with an ultimatum, according to former Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jim Bruner.

McCain seeks repeal of affordable health-care plan

PHOENIX — Standing firmly in a political divide drawn along party lines, U.S. Senators John McCain and John Barrasso blamed federally subsidized health care for a shift in Arizona's insurance industry.

Mercury’s Kelsey Bone to take anthem protests into WNBA playoffs

PHOENIX – Kelsey Bone is taking her social injustice protest to a bigger stage. On a night when the Phoenix Mercury clinched a berth in the WNBA playoffs, the 24-year-old center kneeled during the singing of the national anthem to raise awareness of alleged racial inequality and the recent shootings by and of police officers around the country.