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Poll gives McCain comfortable lead over Kirkpatrick in Senate race

WASHINGTON - Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain has a 10 percentage point lead over Democratic challenger Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick as they head into the final weeks of the campaign, a new Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News Poll shows.

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Clinton campaign pushing money, proxies to Arizona in effort to swing state

WASHINGTON - With only three weeks to Election Day, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is sending top surrogates to Arizona this week and pledging $2 million in advertising in an effort to turn the state blue for the first time in 20 years.


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.


Downtown Phoenix development highlights need for walkable streets

PHOENIX - Downtown Phoenix streets, once scattered with vacant lots and modest housing, are now abuzz with the ceaseless sounds of cranes, backhoes and tractors.

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Bill would exempt refugees and others with community gardens from strict health rules

A community garden where refugees such as Bhutanese-American Punya Koirala grow the vegetables of their homelands may soon be able to sell produce to grade schools and universities under a recently introduced bill.

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Don’t call me lazy and other myths about working Millennials

Millennials make up more than half of the workforce and are making dramatic changes to the work environment, according to millennials and a national expert.


Rio Salado College earns innovation grant

Rio Salado College is one of seventeen colleges nationwide to receive the “First in the World Grant” from the U.S. Department of Education. With the $2.6 million they received, they plan create an innovative program for students to follow that will offer support and planning as they work toward degrees.


Gila River Indian Community opposes freeway on sacred land

As the future South Mountain Freeway breaks through the barriers of limited accessibility and traffic congestion, it creates a new obstacle by cutting through land that the Gila River Indian Community finds sacred.

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