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October 2016 Arizona poll methodology

The Arizona Republic, the Morrison Institute for Public Policy and Cronkite News partnered on a statewide political poll in October. Behavior Research Center conducted the poll from Oct. 10-15. Using up-to-date voter registration lists, more than 1,200 live landline and cellphone calls were used to obtain an average of 811 valid responses from registered voters per question. The interviews were performed in English or Spanish.


Arizona Olympian, Paralympian among those honored at Pentagon

ARLINGTON, Virginia - It's a long way from Eloy, Arizona, to Arlington, Virginia. Even longer when you add stops in London and Rio de Janeiro.But that's the path Army Staff Sgt. Joe Guzman took to reach the Pentagon for an event this week honoring Olympians and Paralympians in the U.S. military.

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Supreme Court begins term with relatively few Arizona cases – so far

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court began its new term this week with one judgeship empty for the first time in a generation, and just one Arizona case on the docket for the first time in several years.


Electric car owners in Arizona hope to jolt interest in vehicles

WASHINGTON - When Valley gearheads line up Saturday night at the McDonald's at Scottsdale Pavilions to show off their cars as they have for more than 20 years, Brian Perkins will be there to help showcase 19 cars.

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Gallego, Reid call for more protection for federal lands, not less

WASHINGTON - Western lawmakers joined Olympic pentathlete Margaux Isaksen Thursday to warn against attempts to move federal lands into state or private hands and to call on the president to use his authority to expand national monuments.


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.


GAO: Air Force plan to retire A-10 did not fully weigh impact, costs

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon's attempt to retire the A-10 fighter jet was based on insufficient information that did not fully consider vulnerabilities that could come from the loss of the "Warthog," the Government Accountability Office said.


News21 investigation: Voter fraud is not a persistent problem

PHOENIX — Politicians and voting rights advocates continue to clash over whether photo ID and other voting requirements are needed to prevent voter fraud, but a News21 analysis and recent court rulings show little evidence that such fraud is widespread.


Success on the field, struggles in the stands for Tucson Saguaros

TUCSON — As the Tucson Saguaros finish up their inaugural season, there’s one question that lingers in the minds of people as the team heads into the playoffs.

Tucson Saguaros’ second baseman Michael Rampone up at bat in front of a sparse crowd at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium. (Photo by Michael Boylan/Cronkite News)

Arizona delegates hope for unity, progressive change after DNC email leak

PHILADELPHIA - Sanders delegate Mikel Weisser was not surprised that leaked emails showed the Democratic National Committee apparently scheming to support Sanders’ rival, Hillary Clinton, in the Democratic primary that culminates with Clinton’s nomination here this week.

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention following a day dominated by talk of DNC email leaks. (Photo by Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News)

Shock, then aw: Sanders backers move on after endorsement of Clinton

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders' endorsement Tuesday of rival Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination was met with resignation from many of his Arizona delegates, followed by calls for party unity.


Arizona would get $21 million to fight opioid abuse under White House plan

WASHINGTON - Arizona would get $21 million over two years to combat opioid abuse as part of a $1.1 billion proposal pushed Wednesday at the White House to tackle the spread of the epidemic.