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Election updates: Voters defy COVID, misgivings to make their voices heard

Millions of Arizona residents have already voted in this swing state but people are showing up in person at polls around Arizona to vote for President Trump or Joe Biden for president, for or against Proposition 207 to legalize recreational marijuana and Prop 208 to fund education.


Elections and chill: Officials temper hopes for election-night returns

WASHINGTON - County recorders say they do not expect problems - in fact, they believe Arizona is in better shape than most states - but are trying to tamp down expectations in light of what could be record-breaking turnout for a highly emotional campaign.


Voters, officials prepare for possible intimidation at the polls

Officials concerned over voter intimidation at the polls this year look to educate voters on what intimidation is and how to report it.


Brophy enters boys state golf tournament with confidence after Hamilton victory

TUSCON - The Brophy Prep Broncos look like the team to beat at the state tournament after gutting out a five-stroke victory at the Duke Open over reigning state champion Hamilton Huskies.


Arizona senators split as divided Senate puts Barrett on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - Arizona conservative groups hailed the confirmation of "capable, brilliant" Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, after a rushed vote Monday that split the Senate along party lines.


Black advocates spotlight uneven rates of food allergies in children

Across the U.S., Black advocates are working to combat food allergy disparities in children of color and push for action to help.


McSally heaps praise on Barrett on eve of first confirmation vote

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Martha McSally left little doubt how she plans to vote on Supreme Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination, calling Barrett "a gift to America" during a brief meeting Wednesday.


Shuttered by COVID-19, concert venues band together for a virtual show

WASHINGTON - A Phoenix concert promoter is one of the organizers of an online concert of top acts this weekend that aims to raise money for, and awareness of, the dire straits concert venues around the country face because of COVID-19 restrictions.


Arizona’s top high school golf programs square off in the Duke Open

PHOENIX – A quality field at the Duke Open could provide a sneak preview of the upcoming high school boys golf state championship.


Pence draws contrasts between Biden, Trump at campaign event in Peoria

PEORIA – Mike Pence campaigned Thursday at TYR Tactical in Peoria, which makes protective vests for military and police, drawing stark contrasts between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.


Sen. McSally, Mark Kelly clash over issues ranging from COVID-19 to border security in Senate debate

PHOENIX – Martha McSally and challenger Mark Kelly clashed over border security, COVID-19 response, and China in the only public debate of the 2020 U.S. Senate race.


Sierra, in Hopkins ICU, becomes fourth state lawmaker hit by COVID-19

WASHINGTON - Arizona Rep. Lorenzo Sierra, D-Avondale, was being treated in the intensive care unit of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore Monday for "complications related to COVID-19," one day after being hospitalized with the virus in Washington.