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Court grants new hearing on suspected money laundering assets

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ordered a new hearing Thursday for two Mexican men seeking to get back more than $800,000 that U.S. authorities seized in the belief the men were laundering drug money.


One career, 374 votes: Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell could win, lose by a sliver

Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell's career, after 27 relatively tranquil years disrupted by one major upheaval, is balancing on a thin blade of a few hundred votes that separate her from a win or a loss.

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Former Phoenix mayor: Loopholes put marijuana dispensaries too close to home

PHOENIX – Community activists, including a former Phoenix mayor and Arizona attorney general, believe loopholes in Arizona zoning laws could allow medical-marijuana dispensaries to open too close to schools, homes and religious institutions.


Donald Trump’s hardline immigration plan unveiled in Arizona

PHOENIX - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump returned from a controversial visit to Mexico's “wonderful wonderful” President Enrique Peña Nieto on Wednesday evening in time to unveil his hardline immigration policy to an enthusiastic crowd gathered in the Phoenix Convention Center.