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As corporate America responds to racism, some firms vow to address health disparities

As corporate America refocuses on racial equity after the death of George Floyd ignited nationwide protests against racial injustice, some firms are pledging to help remedy health disparities in communities of color


Trump support among Latinos steady; still trails Democrats by far

WASHINGTON - Recent polls suggest that about one in three Latino voters will support President Donald Trump this fall. But the also show that, while Trump's numbers may be higher than expected, Latino voters as a whole are firmly in the Democrats' camp.


Arizona’s status as a toss-up gives voters clout, draws Trump, Harris

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris were back stumping in Arizona Wednesday, evidence of what one report calls the high "voter power" of residents of the swing state.


Brophy enters boys state golf tournament with confidence after Hamilton victory

TUSCON - The Brophy Prep Broncos look like the team to beat at the state tournament after gutting out a five-stroke victory at the Duke Open over reigning state champion Hamilton Huskies.


Air Trump: Cost of trips to campaign events still hard to pin down

WASHINGTON - When Air Force One touches down Wednesday for two Trump campaign stops in Arizona, it will be the jet's 20th campaign trip in eight days. But watchdog groups say it is very difficult to find out how much of the travel bill taxpayers are being stuck with.


As COVID adds hours and challenges, teachers look to Proposition 208 for more school funding

Teachers say a proposal to increase funding to schools is especially vital amid the pandemic, but opponents worry about the effect on small businesses.


Arizona senators split as divided Senate puts Barrett on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - Arizona conservative groups hailed the confirmation of "capable, brilliant" Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, after a rushed vote Monday that split the Senate along party lines.


Separate and unequal: Pay gap affects women, minorities, families

PHOENIX – Women across the U.S. experience a pay gap that varies based on their location, job or race. The Arizona pay gap is 3 cents less than the national average, but it widens based on demographics and industry.


U.S. House, District 6: Independent Tom Lewellen says repairing Social Security, Medicare are top issues

Independent candidate Tom Lewellen, a technology industry executive and entrepreneur, says he hopes to attract disconnected voters as he vies for a seat representing the District 6 in the U.S. House of Representatives.


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.


NAU linebacker has spotlight in Biden ad during Monday Night Football

LOS ANGELES – NAU linebacker Tristen Vance will be featured in an ad on Monday Night Football supporting Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.


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.