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Arizona’s online voting system makes it easy for military personnel to cast their vote

It was just a few short days before Halloween in October 2012. Petty Officer Second Class Scott Bourque was stationed in Japan and had just received his mail-in absentee ballot for the presidential election. He knew it would be nearly impossible to fill out his ballot and mail it back in time for it to be counted by Arizona Election Officials on Nov. 6.

Democrats, voters sue Maricopa County, state officials in voting debacle

WASHINGTON - Democratic groups and voters made good Friday on their threat to sue state and Maricopa County officials for alleged civil rights violations in the March 22 presidential preference election that saw hours-long waits, among other problems at the polls.

Growing Arizona bioscience industry faces challenges

Arizona’s bioscience industry continues to grow, but a small venture capital stream and declining research funding pose challenges, according to a new report by the Flinn Foundation, a Phoenix-based organization that supports research and business activity in the sector.

Petition demanding voting probe tops 100,000 signatures in two days

WASHINGTON - A petition demanding an investigation into problems with Tuesday's presidential primary voting in Arizona had already collected more than 100,000 signatures as of Thursday, obligating a response from the White House.

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.

Hundreds rally as Supreme Court weighs Obamacare contraceptive mandate

WASHINGTON - Protesters gathered at the Supreme Court Wednesday - one side dancing to Lady Gaga and the other singing hymns - while justices considered whether religious groups can be required to provide contraceptives to employees under Obamacare.

Fewer polling places, independent voters causing long lines on Arizona election day

Long lines and traffic jams have plagued most of Maricopa County’s 60 presidential preference election polling places since they opened at 6 a.m., an election official said. Some voters have had to wait in line for up to two hours at some locations.

Phoenix International Raceway presents unique challenge for drivers

AVONDALE — Phoenix International Raceway, when stripped to the bare minimum, is simply four left turns and a finish line, like most NASCAR tracks. Look a little closer, and the track becomes a jigsaw puzzle which makes the cars more difficult to maneuver on race weekend.