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Phoenix Rescue Mission cooks up jobs for unemployed moms

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Rescue Mission is changing the lives of unemployed mothers “one cookie at a time.”


Police arrest four people in Tempe during police brutality protest

TEMPE – Tempe police on Monday arrested the Rev. Jarrett Maupin and at least three other people after they blocked the Mill Avenue Bridge for impeding a public thoroughfare.


Rev. Jarrett Maupin plans protest to block Mill Avenue bridge in Tempe

PHOENIX — The Rev. Jarrett Maupin, an activist who led a summer march in Phoenix to protest police brutality, is organizing a Monday protest to block the Mill Avenue bridge over Tempe Town Lake.

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Ak-Chin tribal members join North Dakota pipeline protest

MARICOPA – Cecily Peters and three other members of the Ak-Chin Indian Community loaded into an SUV Friday evening and drove 24 hours straight to join the protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.


Judge orders recount in CD 5 race; Jones seeks investigation

PHOENIX – The race to represent U.S. Congressional District 5 continues after a Maricopa County judge Tuesday ordered a recount of votes in the Republican primary.


Arizona soldier salutes 3,000 flags during 9/11 memorial in Tempe

TEMPE – Adriana Sandoval was a kindergartner when the two commercial airliners crashed into the twin towers. The youngster witnessed the atrocities of man through a television screen.


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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Arizona supporters praise Donald Trump at immigration rally

PHOENIX – Dressed in a floppy hat and her grandmother's pearls, Loretta Spencer stood in a line that snaked around two buildings as people waited to get into the Donald Trump rally. She lost her salon business during the Obama presidency and switched from the Democratic to the Republican Party.


Who let the dogs out: Crew faces feral canines, other foibles on primary election day

PHOENIX – When poll workers arrived at a high school Tuesday morning to get ready for voters, they encountered two barriers that could have prevented voters from casting their ballot: a locked gate and a pack of dogs.


Court: Fired Williams worker can file free-speech suit against city in age case

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the former Williams water superintendent can sue the city for violating his First Amendment rights by firing him in what he said was retaliation for an age-discrimination complaint.


Arizona delegates hope for unity, progressive change after DNC email leak

PHILADELPHIA - Sanders delegate Mikel Weisser was not surprised that leaked emails showed the Democratic National Committee apparently scheming to support Sanders’ rival, Hillary Clinton, in the Democratic primary that culminates with Clinton’s nomination here this week.

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention following a day dominated by talk of DNC email leaks. (Photo by Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News)

Arizona GOP not surprised by DNC email leak

PHOENIX— Several Arizona Republican delegates said the Democratic National Committee email leak is an opportunity to sway millennials and independent voters toward the Republican ticket in November.