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Advocates to fight Redskins’ name, despite court ruling in similar case

WASHINGTON - Native American advocates vowed Monday to continue their fight against the "racist" name of the Washington Redskins, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that use of such names is protected by the First Amendment.


Court gives firefighters a second chance in age-discrimination case

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Monday said two former firefighters can sue the Mount Lemmon Fire District for age discrimination in their firing, a suit that had earlier been thrown out by a lower court.


For victims of 2011 Tucson shooting, Wednesday attack a painful reminder

WASHINGTON - It's been more than six years since a shooting spree at a Tucson congressional event killed six and wounded 13, including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, but Wednesday's shooting in Virginia brought the memories flooding back.


Tell us your experience with wrong-way driving

Gov. Doug Ducey intends to use thermal camera technology along freeways and increase public awareness regarding wrong-way driving in Arizona.


Despite higher hourly rate, housing still out of minimum-wage reach

WASHINGTON - Minimum-wage workers in Arizona would have to work 70 hours a week, almost two full-time jobs, in order to afford a modest two-bedroom rental home in 2017, a new report says.


What happens to social media after someone passes away?

Social media is a major aspect of our lives.


House OKs financial reform bill, consumer advocates worry about impact

WASHINGTON - When Vietnam veteran Randall Stankewicz was getting the runaround from his mortgage lender, the Phoenix resident took his complaint the Servicemember Affairs Office in the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - which settled the issue in 10 days.


Six years later, slain Border Patrol agent’s family still seeks answers

WASHINGTON - Six years later, Josephine Terry still has trouble talking about the murder of her son, Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, who was killed in a Rio Rico shootout where guns were later traced to a botched government investigation.


Ducey aide in Washington presses call for opioid prescription reform

WASHINGTON - Just days after Gov. Doug Ducey declared a health emergency in response to the state's opioid crisis, a top aide was in Washington to press the need to tighten regulation of opioid prescriptions.


How do you beat the heat?

As the summer months heat up the desert, we want to know how you, your family and friends "beat the heat" with summer activities.


Arizona cities buck Trump, pledge to stick to Paris climate goals

WASHINGTON - Arizona cities Friday spurned President Donald Trump's plan to pull the U.S. out of a global emissions compact, with at least three mayors pledging their cities would hew to the emission goals laid out in the Paris accord.


CBO: GOP health bill could cost 23 million coverage; 400,000 in Arizona

WASHINGTON - The Republican plan to replace Obamacare will force as many as 23 million Americans off health insurance over the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office reported, with local experts predicting more than 400,000 of those will be in Arizona.

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