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Arizona’s Election Day a mix of high turnout, enthusiasm and frustrating problems

Arizona's Election Day was a mix of computer problems, long lines, frustration and enthusiasm as state races and a divisive presidential campaign drew high numbers of voters to the polls.


Arizona polls closing but several locations still have long lines

7 p.m. update: Arizona polls officially closed at 7 p.m., but long lines persist throughout the state. In the Valley, voters have reported a 3-hour wait at the Maryvale Church of the Nazarene, and a 90-minute wait at Quentin Elementary School in Avondale. Near the border, wait time exceeds 2 hours at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Sierra Vista; the line lasts an hour at the Yuma Civic Center; and 300 people remain in line at the Douglas Visitor Center.


Police arrest four people in Tempe during police brutality protest

TEMPE – Tempe police on Monday arrested the Rev. Jarrett Maupin and at least three other people after they blocked the Mill Avenue Bridge for impeding a public thoroughfare.


Mercury’s Kelsey Bone to take anthem protests into WNBA playoffs

PHOENIX – Kelsey Bone is taking her social injustice protest to a bigger stage. On a night when the Phoenix Mercury clinched a berth in the WNBA playoffs, the 24-year-old center kneeled during the singing of the national anthem to raise awareness of alleged racial inequality and the recent shootings by and of police officers around the country.


New polling place on Tempe campus to open for general election

TEMPE – Arizona State University will get its first polling place in history, allowing students to remain on campus to cast their ballot in the November election.


Cardinals motivated to fulfill Super Bowl expectations

GLENDALE — It’s been more than six months since the 2016 NFC Championship Game, but for the Arizona Cardinals, the pain of falling one win short of Super Bowl 50 is fueling the desire to finish the job this year.


Pitchers share Tommy John stories to guide each other through rehab

PHOENIX — “I always questioned myself coming back and how it felt and what to feel in there because it was just something different,” said Patrick Corbin, a starting pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks. “They all said it was normal, they all thought something was wrong multiple times coming back.”


Twenty years of D-backs drafts spotted with success stories

PHOENIX — The Diamondbacks selected Chris Owings out of Gilbert High School in South Carolina with the 41st pick of the 2009 MLB Draft.


Suns players are all-in on Earl Watson

Just six days after the Suns ended their season with a win over the Los Angeles Clippers, the team decided they had seen enough of interim coach Earl Watson.


Tempe company launches app to connect consumers with ‘need-it now’ products

The creator of a Tempe-based company believes he has unlocked the secret to helping local businesses get customers through the door.


New NCAA rules change way college basketball players think about chasing NBA dream

College basketball players who declare for the NBA draft can still play for the university under new rule changes that reduce the dilemma for talented players, a move applauded by two Phoenix Suns players.


Majerle putting GCU basketball on Division I map

Grand Canyon University men’s basketball is used to being overlooked and underappreciated.

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