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Report: Migrant deaths in the desert have reached seven-year high

WASHINGTON - Remains of 181 migrants were found in the Arizona desert through the end of September, 37 more than in all of last year and the most since 2013. The increase comes in a year of extremely harsh weather, but also of fewer border crossings.


U.S. House, District 9: COVID-19 relief package, climate change are top priorities for Greg Stanton

If reelected, U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton says his focus will be providing COVID-19 relief and improving Arizona’s economy.


Contracts, production trucks, national spotlight: ESPN showcases Hamilton, Saguaro

PHOENIX - Hamilton and Saguaro football players will showcase their talent on ESPN.


Can Safford’s Gaethje 2.0 upset undefeated Nurmagomedov at UFC’s Fight Island?

Safford-born Justin Gaethje looks to dethrone reigning lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov on Fight Island.


U.S. House, District 8: Michael Muscato looks to revive economy, put people over party

Michael Muscato looks to disrupt what he sees as ineffective leadership as he vies for a seat representing the 8th Congressional District. Immigration, health care and climate change are among his campaign’s main focuses.


McSally heaps praise on Barrett on eve of first confirmation vote

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Martha McSally left little doubt how she plans to vote on Supreme Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination, calling Barrett "a gift to America" during a brief meeting Wednesday.


U.S. House, District 7: Ruben Gallego cites climate change, Native issues as key

Incumbent Ruben Gallego gives Arizona’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic a C or C+ and worries about misinformation being spread by Russia this election season.


Trump stops in Prescott, Tucson draw GOP crowds, Democratic jeers

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump was met by boisterous MAGA-hatted crowds in Prescott and Tucson on Monday, the final stops on a Western swing as the campaign entered its final weeks. But not everyone was putting out the welcome mat.


Supreme Court to hear Trump plan to use Pentagon funds for border wall

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Monday it will consider whether the Trump administration can use an emergency declaration to divert $2.5 billion on Defense Department funds to construct the southern border wall.


Giles joins mayors questioning reliability of shortened census count

WASHINGTON - Mesa Mayor John Giles joined mayors from around the country Monday questioning the reliability of the just-ended census and demanding that the Census Bureau be given more time to verify its count of the U.S. population.


U.S. House, District 3: Raul Grijalva says change requires investment in people

Rep. Raul Grijalva talks about climate change, COVID-19, education and what the future of America could look like.


Pandemic puts NHL scouts in ‘adapt or die’ situation

PHOENIX – Scouting has changed dramatically since the COVID-19 pandemic picked up steam in mid-March, forcing hockey talent evaluators to embrace new approaches when assessing NHL prospects.