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Voters will face maze of new requirements in November

CINCINNATI – With the presidential election less than three months away, millions of Americans will be navigating new requirements for voting – if they can vote at all – as state leaders implement dozens of new restrictions that could make it more difficult to cast a ballot.


Aug. 1, 2016 | Cronkite News

November elections, McCain's statement on Trump and women in medicine


TGen teams up with Scottsdale family to take on rare childhood disease

SCOTTSDALE – Wylder Laffoon was just seven months old when his parents, Steven and Shannon Laffoon, learned their son had a rare, genetic disease that meant he would not live past age 3.


U.S. Supreme Court reverses Arizona high court in death-row case

WASHINGTON - An Arizona death row inmate could get another chance to challenge his sentence in a 2001 murder, after the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday overturned a ruling by Arizona's high court.

Supreme Court facade wide

Teaching young people the importance of voting in elections

At 12:08 p.m., two minutes before the start of the second lunch period at Ironwood High School in Glendale, Teresa Martinez sprang into action.

voting rights ambassador registering students to vote

Some fliers curse airline fees, but balk at possible congressional cure

WASHINGTON - Larry Ward thinks the fees that airlines charge are "absurd," but the Fountain Hills resident is no more enthusiastic about any possible solution to the problem that involves Congress.


State agency spent millions on failed biospecimen program it hopes to revive

Everything changed for Brent Gendleman in 2003.


Arizona felons have steep path to restore voting rights

PHOENIX - Michele Keller has been out of prison for nearly a decade.


TGen researchers looks to canines to advance treatment of cancer

SCOTTSDALE – Keith and Marna McLendon thought their 9-year-old Scottish terrier, Molly, had a mere bladder infection.


Elite runners flocking to Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF - Vince Sherry, a former collegiate cross-country runner at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, visited Flagstaff for the first time in 2006. He liked it so much he moved there with his wife two weeks later.


IRS referrals for tax-fraud prosecutions still falling in state, nation

WASHINGTON - The number of taxpayers the IRS referred for criminal prosecutions fell last year to the lowest levels of the Obama administration, and the agency said it expects numbers will continue to drop in coming years.


Paralyzed former IndyCar driver returns to PIR with Corvette operated by head movements

AVONDALE - Race fans gathered in the infield between practice runs at Phoenix International Raceway Friday, cheering as a new Corvette took to the track.

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