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Poverty rates fell in Arizona last year, still among nation’s highest

WASHINGTON - Arizona saw a "significant" drop in its poverty rate last year, but that rate still hovered well above the national average, according to numbers released Thursday by the Census Bureau.


Poll: Thumbs down on border wall, deportation and Arpaio

PHOENIX - Despite Arizona’s national reputation as a hardline immigration state, most "likely voters" in the Grand Canyon State oppose deporting all undocumented immigrants in the United States, according to a poll of Arizona registered voters released today. The Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News Poll also found that a majority of likely voters opposed building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and harbor an “unfavorable” or “very unfavorable” opinion of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.


Concussion reporting on the rise in Arizona

PHOENIX – At first blush, the statement from Dr. Javier Cardenas might have troubled some parents of young athletes.


Cardinals motivated to fulfill Super Bowl expectations

GLENDALE — It’s been more than six months since the 2016 NFC Championship Game, but for the Arizona Cardinals, the pain of falling one win short of Super Bowl 50 is fueling the desire to finish the job this year.


Arizona reacts to shooting of Dallas police officers, citizen protests over the deaths of two black men

We'll update Arizona’s reaction to the shooting of Dallas police officers and the protests over the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

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Sanders’ campaign got more money, more donors, fewer votes in Arizona

WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders' web-driven, grass-roots campaign had close to three times as many contributions from Arizonans and brought in about $123,000 more than Hillary Clinton, out of the $3 million Democratic presidential hopefuls raised in the state.


Mayor hopes arrival of Roadrunners can turn Tucson ‘into a hockey town’

TUCSON – At least two of the people who played a critical role in bringing the newly named Roadrunners, the Arizona Coyotes minor league affiliate, to Tucson grew up watching the classic Wile E. Coyote and Roadrunner cartoons.

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Tucson AHL team, another step in growth of hockey in Arizona

TUCSON — When he lived in the Valley, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild had a front row seat for the growth of hockey in Arizona.


Law and disorders: Cops, advocates try to defuse dealings with disabled

WASHINGTON - If anyone has reason to be distrusting of the police, it's Phoenix resident Mary Brncik.

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Four things legal drinkers need to know about using vertical IDs to buy alcohol in Arizona

Vertical driver’s licenses are now accepted as valid identification in Arizona for out-of-state residents 21 years old and older who want to buy alcohol, ending a nearly 21-month ban and bringing relief to customers and business owners.


New NCAA rules change way college basketball players think about chasing NBA dream

College basketball players who declare for the NBA draft can still play for the university under new rule changes that reduce the dilemma for talented players, a move applauded by two Phoenix Suns players.