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McCain seeks repeal of affordable health-care plan

PHOENIX — Standing firmly in a political divide drawn along party lines, U.S. Senators John McCain and John Barrasso blamed federally subsidized health care for a shift in Arizona's insurance industry.


Ducey blasts marijuana reform in ‘values voter’ speech in Washington

WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey told a Washington audience this weekend that the movement to legalize recreational marijuana is "a battle for the minds and future of our children's lives."


Poll: About half of voters favor making marijuana use legal for adults

About 50 percent of Arizona voters favor a ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana use for Arizona adults 21 and older, according to an Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News poll of registered voters.


Arizona poll: Clinton, Trump in dead heat with almost a quarter of voters undecided

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are neck and neck in the presidential race in Arizona with more than 20 percent of the state's likely voters undecided, according to an Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News Poll. [su_pullquote align="right"]

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McCain, Ward spending on Senate primary rivaled by outside groups

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain has spent $6.2 million on his re-election bid and his lead challenger, Kelli Ward, has spent about $1.3 million as they prepare to square off in Tuesday's Republican primary.


Arpaio’s criminal contempt referral sparks contemplation, rage

When Daniel Magos first learned Friday that a judge referred Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to the U.S. Attorney's Office for criminal contempt of court prosecution, he felt a flood of relief and elation. And then he wept.


State’s economic growth slowed in 2015, as mining, copper took a hit

WASHINGTON - Arizona's economy grew in 2015, but at a much slower rate than it did in 2014, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.


Arizona battles gender pay gap through local efforts

The U.S. women’s national soccer team has won three of the seven FIFA world cups. It has taken home the Olympic gold all but once since 1996. It is the No. 1 team in the world, according to FIFA.


Advocates’ hopes high for domestic violence hotline for Native women

WASHINGTON - Rape and domestic violence against Native women have reached "epidemic proportions," but the hotlines that could help are often unprepared for the unique cultural needs of tribal women who may live in rural areas with little support and a bewildering legal system.


Teacher of the year uses White House visit to urge school support

WASHINGTON - Arizona Teacher of the Year Christine Marsh said education in the state is "under attack," echoing President Barack Obama's call Tuesday for more funding for education during a White House ceremony to honor teachers.


ASU, Arizona change Michael Phelps as he nears final bow at Rio Olympics

Lost among 20 other swimmers gliding through the water, the most decorated Olympian of all-time swims laps at the Skyline Aquatic Center in Mesa. The only way to identify Michael Phelps with his face down in the water is a gold swim cap.


Larry Holmes, Herschel Walker join McCain to raise concussion awareness

WASHINGTON - Mixed martial arts fighter Phil Davis has a theory about fighting that he said neatly sums up the problem of concussions in professional sports.