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Rose Mofford, Arizona’s first female governor, dies at 94

PHOENIX – Rose Mofford, Arizona's first female secretary of state and first female governor, died Thursday at a Phoenix hospice center. She was 94.



Ak-Chin tribal members join North Dakota pipeline protest

MARICOPA – Cecily Peters and three other members of the Ak-Chin Indian Community loaded into an SUV Friday evening and drove 24 hours straight to join the protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.


Court: Medicaid patients who sued over state plan can get lawyers’ fees

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that a group of Arizona Medicaid recipients who sued the government after it approved higher copayments for their care should still be able to recover attorneys' fees in the case.


AZ Supreme Court OKs police pay for on-the-clock union work

PHOENIX – The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that paying police officers while they did work for the police union does not violate the state constitution.


Judge orders recount in CD 5 race; Jones seeks investigation

PHOENIX – The race to represent U.S. Congressional District 5 continues after a Maricopa County judge Tuesday ordered a recount of votes in the Republican primary.


Court grants new hearing for Maricopa inmate shackled during labor

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a former Maricopa County jail inmate can sue the sheriff's office for shackling her while she was in labor and as she left the hospital after giving birth.


Ducey blasts marijuana reform in ‘values voter’ speech in Washington

WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey told a Washington audience this weekend that the movement to legalize recreational marijuana is "a battle for the minds and future of our children's lives."


Biggs wins Republican primary in CD 5 but awaits possible recount

PHOENIX – The Republican primary election that places Andy Biggs as the winner by 16 votes in Congressional District 5 was officially confirmed Monday by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, but that doesn't mean the race is over.


Arizona soldier salutes 3,000 flags during 9/11 memorial in Tempe

TEMPE – Adriana Sandoval was a kindergartner when the two commercial airliners crashed into the twin towers. The youngster witnessed the atrocities of man through a television screen.


For Congress, lots to do, little time and looming elections

WASHINGTON - House members came together on the steps of the Capitol Friday to mark the 15th anniversary of 9/11, listening to speeches, joining with the U.S. Marine Band in a rendition of "God Bless America" and observing a moment of silence.


Arizona company loses unfair business practice suit against Honeywell

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Friday rejected an Arizona aeronautical company's claim that a major competitor used its market dominance to "unfairly smother competition" in the aeronautics maintenance business.