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U.S. House, District 1: David Schweikert leans on conservative credentials to remain in Congress

Rep. David Schweikert is running as a reliable conservative in a redrawn district that isn’t as Republican as the one he has served for five terms. He is campaigning on issues of economic growth and stopping illegal immigration.

David Schweikert (Courtesy of the David Schweikert campaign)

‘You never forget’: Honoring Arizona’s veterans one flight at a time

WASHINGTON - Thirty Arizona veterans of World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars were in Washington this week to visit the memorials to their service, the latest of more than 2,000 vets to make the trip from the state free of charge as part of Honor Flight program.


Schools superintendent: Tom Horne says he’ll focus on academics, not critical race theory

Tom Horne hopes to rid Arizona’s schools of critical race theory.

Tom Horne (Photo courtesy of Tom Horne)

British community in Phoenix mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II

PHOENIX – The British community in Arizona is small but closely connected, according to David Wimberley, owner of George & Dragon. Wimberley, a British migrant, was at home when a friend called with the news: Queen Elizabeth II died Thursday. She was 96.


A tweet, an accusation, a ruling: AIA rescinds probation, Hamilton football now eligible for playoffs

PHOENIX – Due to a recruiting violation, the Arizona Interscholastic Association placed Hamilton’s football program on probation, making the team ineligible for the 2022 playoffs. Hamilton won their appeal on Tuesday to reinstate the program for the playoffs.


Joe who must not be named: Democrats steer clear of Biden in campaigns

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's name is being invoked a lot in Arizona campaigns this year - by Republicans, who routinely criticize Biden, who is all but invisible on Democratic websites. Experts are not surprised, noting Biden's low approval ratings in a midterm election.


A special routine: Schweikert a top user of House ‘special order’ speeches

WASHINGTON - Arizona GOP Rep. David Schweikert, a self-described "accountant on steroids," is one of the biggest users of "special order" speeches, the end-of-day time when lawmakers are free to address an empty chamber - and C-SPAN cameras - for pet issues or peeves.


‘We showed them what we’re about’: NAU’s Grijalva, Nur compete in track world championships

EUGENE, Ore. – Former Northern Arizona teammates and roommates, Abdihamid Nur and Guatemala’s Luis Grijalva, competed against each other in the men’s 5,000-meter final Sunday at the World Athletics Championships.


Arizona GOP censures Bowers a month after his testimony to Jan. 6 panel

WASHINGTON - The Arizona Republican Party formally censured House Speaker Rusty Bowers Tuesday as "unfit to serve" the party, less than one month after he testified to the committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.


Brooke Andersen joins elite company in women’s hammer throw at World Championships

EUGENE, Ore. – After Canada’s Camryn Rogers’ sixth throw came up short, Brooke Andersen stepped into the ring before her final throw Sunday having already clinched the women’s hammer throw world championship.


Bill advances for ‘truth and healing’ panel for Indian boarding schools

WASHINGTON – A House committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would create a commission to investigate Indian boarding schools, despite Republican concerns over the scope and power of the commission.


Love high school hoops? Section Seven draws nation’s top players, college coaches to Glendale

PHOENIX – Section Seven at State Farm Stadium will feature many of the nation’s top high school basketball prospects and will draw over 500 college coaches.