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Fate of 137,000 Arizonans in balance, as high court takes up DACA case

WASHINGTON - When the Supreme Court on Monday hears a Texas challenge to the Obama administration's deferred deportation programs, the fates of 137,000 people in Arizona - and millions in the U.S. - will be riding on the outcome.


Detective’s actions earn a new hearing for Arizona death row inmate

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ordered a lower court to consider whether an Arizona death row inmate's trial for the 1990 sex assault and murder of an 8-year-old girl may have been tainted by the actions of a detective.


Advocates hail ruling affirming DREAMers’ right to driver’s licenses

WASHINGTON - Immigration advocates hailed a federal appeals court ruling that reaffirmed other courts' findings that Arizona cannot deny driver's licenses to illegal immigrants who qualify for deferred deportation.


Diamondbacks spend big to keep pace with major-market foes

Four seasons have passed since a team other than the Los Angeles Dodgers or San Francisco Giants captured a National League West Division title, and entering the most-recent offseason, it appeared that trend would continue for a fifth year.


Ducey touts success in closing labor ‘skills gap’ to national audience

WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey boasted to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wednesday that Arizona's strong workforce and education systems have helped the state close the gap between workers and the skills they need in the workforce.


Arizona senators cool to vote on Obama’s nominee for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - Arizona's senators fell in line with other Republicans who said Wednesday that there should be no vote on President Barack Obama's nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy until the next president is elected.


Arizona fertile ground for growing golf’s next generation

SCOTTSDALE – The record-setting crowd of more than 600,000 who attended the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale in February suggests golf has never been more popular.


Report: Arizona casino revenues grew for fourth year, mirroring nation

WASHINGTON - Revenues from Arizona casinos inched up to $1.82 billion in 2014 for a fourth straight year of growth, both trends that mirrored tribal casinos nationwide, according to a new national report.


McCafé brews up a new plan to reduce waste

Arizona McDonald’s are working with school children to turn used coffee grounds into compost for community gardens.


McCain, Kirkpatrick focus efforts on growing Latino vote in Senate race

WASHINGTON - The campaign to re-elect Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, is calling on Latino voters this year - literally and figuratively.


Arpaio, Trump rhetoric helps mobilize Latino voters, advocates say

WASHINGTON - Latino groups looking to help Hispanics flex their political muscle this election said that job is being made easier by rhetoric from people like Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump, among others.


Arizona lawmakers welcome A-10 funding, as they question shift to F-35

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers applauded the official announcement that the A-10 fighter will be funded through fiscal 2022, even as they expressed concerns Wednesday about the readiness of its proposed replacement, the F-35.