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Doug Ducey wins second term as Arizona governor

PHOENIX – Republican Gov. Doug Ducey thanked supporters Tuesday night after voters reelected him to the post. The Associated Press called the race for Ducey early in the evening.


Election Day: Results roll in, voters share their stories

PHOENIX – Cronkite News reporters fan out across the state to share stories from Election Day. Find election results and voter experiences.


Election Day starts with ‘bumps’ and ends with long voting lines in Maricopa County

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said the election system faced some hiccups during voting Tuesday, and some voters had to deal with long waits, technical snafus and closed polling locations.


Protesters call for end to ‘hottie’ Native American costumes based on stereotypes

PHOENIX – More than 23,000 people have signed an online petition calling for Yandy.com to stop selling more than 40 Native American costumes organizers say misrepresent and sexualize indigenous people. Protesters said the Phoenix-based company should show the same respect it offered when a social-media furor led it to pull a costume inspired by The Handmaid’s Tale.


Trump rallies Mesa crowd to support Republican McSally in tight Senate race

MESA – President Donald Trump told a crowd of thousands in a Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport hangar Friday night that a vote for U.S. Senate candidate Martha McSally would be the "second-best vote you ever cast." The greatest vote was for him, he said.


Hydrologists fan out across metro Phoenix to gauge flooding left in Rosa’s wake

PHOENIX – Following record-setting rain, the United States Geological Survey spent Tuesday measuring the impact of flood water on Phoenix’s waterways.


NCAA, Arizona universities look to address lack of women coaching women’s sports

PHOENIX – The NCAA and Arizona universities are paying close attention to the issue of gender discrepancy when it comes to coaching women's sports. Since the passage of Title IX, the percentage of women coaches has declined.


City Council votes to continue south Phoenix light-rail extension

PHOENIX – The Phoenix City Council approves Valley Metro's plans as is will move forward with the light rail expansion in Phoenix in the next four years.


Hungry for jobs, people with Down syndrome learn to cook

PHOENIX – Kris Mills, the owner of a food truck, teaches people with Down syndrome how to cook to improve their chances of getting jobs.


Phoenix takes steps toward a more pedestrian friendly downtown

PHOENIX – Phoenix widened sidewalks and narrowed the street on a block in downtown Phoenix in an effort to attract pedestrians and boost business.


Policing the jails: Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office works to diversify ranks of detention officers

Spanish speaking detention officers like Valeria Cazares are part of efforts by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office to bridge a communications and cultural divide with inmates.


Photo essay: John McCain memorials and services

Sen. John McCain is remembered by family, friends and hundreds in Phoenix before his body lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.