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McCain to skip GOP convention to focus on election, campaign says

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, will not attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this July but will be "working and campaigning throughout Arizona," a campaign official confirmed Tuesday.


Washington pans Trump plan to pressure Mexico by blocking remittances

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama appeared to speak for much of official Washington when asked about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's plan to freeze remittances in an effort to pressure the Mexican government to put billions toward a border fence.


Bike share program Grid expands to Mesa

MESA-Mesa is the Valley’s second city to implement a bike share program.

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Democratic candidates court Native American vote in Arizona

As thousands of people lined up around the Phoenix Convention Center Tuesday afternoon to hear presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speak, they could hear the constant beat of drums outside.


McCain raised $5.6 million in 2015, easily outdistancing challengers

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain raised and spent more in 2015 for his re-election bid than all 10 challengers combined, ending the year with $5.1 million in the bank, according to the latest Federal Election Commission figures.


Court voids Tucson City Council election system as unconstitutional

WASHINGTON - A divided federal court on Tuesday overturned Tucson's "unusual" method of electing city council members, saying the split system of ward and at-large elections unconstitutionally violated the one-person, one-vote principle.


New video game, Fallout 4, has Phoenix gamers buzzing

Local video game stores in Phoenix have been participating and preparing for the month of November, a big month for gamers. The software that has gamers buzzing today is the release of the long-awaited Fallout 4.


Phoenix protesters join nationwide demand for $15 hourly minimum wage

Protesters gathered outside a McDonald’s in downtown Phoenix at dawn Tuesday to “fight for fifteen,” a national movement calling for an increase of the hourly minimum wage from $8.05 to $15.


Phoenix leads a major decline in human sex trafficking

People who want to pay for sex will find themselves the target of a program that is aimed at reducing prostitution in the Valley.


More Middle Americans visit Mexico for low-cost medical care

A slew of dental offices and pharmacies line a block of shops selling metal lawn sculptures shaped like donkeys, and handcrafted red and white Mexican dresses popular with American tourists.

Dentists in Nogales attract patients from the U.S. looking for savings including $35 teeth cleanings that include x-rays. (Photo by Alicia Clark/Cronkite News)