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Officials say primary voting will go on, with COVID-19 precautions

TEMPE - The Democratic presidential primary will be held Tuesday as scheduled, despite the COVID-19 pandemic that has driven some other states to cancel in-person voting, Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said in a statement Monday.


2020 election changes include new equipment for Maricopa County, a switch from arrows to ovals

PHOENIX – New state legislation will improve procedures for voters in Maricopa County.


Airlines, CDC work to more quickly track passengers exposed to coronavirus

LOS ANGELES – Federal authorities issue rule to require airlines to share data of coronavirus exposures more quickly.


Guesting game: Lawmakers send messages with State of the Union guests

WASHINGTON - One veteran of State of the Union addresses says the guests are "often as interesting as what's on stage." Arizona lawmakers got that message, bringing guests to President Donatd Trump's speech to highlight issues ranging from health care to immigration and border security.


Once almost a Suns player, Kobe Bryant’s ties to Suns run deep

PHOENIX – Through wins and losses, Kobe Bryant’s impact on Valley is far-reaching.


Social seclusion cited as one factor affecting senior health

WASHINGTON - Pick up the phone and give Grandma a call - advocates say more quality time with elderly citizens could help turn around Arizona's faltering standing in a national report on senior health, with experts citing social seclusion as one of the biggest factors affecting senior health.


Arizona inched up among states on rates of women murdered by men

WASHINGTON - For the first time in five years, Arizona was back among the top 10 states for highest rates of women murdered by men in 2017, the most recent year studied by the Violence Policy Center in its annual report.


‘We need each other to heal:’ Native Americans help Native Americans overcome domestic violence

LAS VEGAS – Domestic violence affects 4 out of 5 Native American women – more than triple the national average. But some have found healing through what’s known as “Gathering of Native Americans” programs. These culture-based education sessions seek to foster healing through embracing community and tradition.


Report: 636 violent attacks on migrants under ‘remain in Mexico’ policy

WASHINGTON - A new report claims there have been 636 violent attacks on asylum seekers returned to Mexico under a Trump administration policy, with close to half of those incidents coming in just the last two months.


‘Chaotic, beautiful thing’: The story behind Party Hard Wrestling, Arizona’s weirdest independent wrestling promotion

MESA – “Too art for the wrestling crowd, too wrestling for the art crowd,” Party Hard Wrestling has become a fixture of the Arizona independent wrestling community.


Senators grill military chiefs over private housing ‘slumlords’ on bases

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers grilled military branch heads over poor living conditions in privately managed military housing complexes, with Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., comparing the private operators to "slumlords," as a new GAO report showed deep problems with program oversight.


Where should Phoenix build the Latino Cultural Center?

PHOENIX – As Phoenix moves forward with plans to build a Latino Cultural Center, the location remains uncertain.