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State Treasurer: Mark Manoil calls for big structural changes in state government

Mark Manoil, who is running for Arizona State Treasurer, said structural programs in Arizona’s government are holding the state back from what we should be able to achieve.


Protesters call for end to ‘hottie’ Native American costumes based on stereotypes

PHOENIX – More than 23,000 people have signed an online petition calling for Yandy.com to stop selling more than 40 Native American costumes organizers say misrepresent and sexualize indigenous people. Protesters said the Phoenix-based company should show the same respect it offered when a social-media furor led it to pull a costume inspired by The Handmaid’s Tale.


Changes to state’s Medicaid program meant to improve patient experience, efficiency

PHOENIX – Arizona officials merged its system for mental health care and physical ailments under the state Medicaid program known as AHCCCS. The move on Oct. 1 is meant to increase efficiency and improve service to 1.5 million low-income residents.


‘Everyone’s got a story’: Portraits at André House show humanity, stories of people who are homeless

PHOENIX – Amateur photographer Samuel MacDonald shoots formal portraits at André House to show people that being homeless does not diminish their value. “You are someone who is beautiful,” MacDonald said.


New center to research early detection, treatment of Alzheimer’s and other diseases

TEMPE – ASU and Banner Health opened a research center to help detect, prevent and treat Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.


Politically powerful pack McCain service that’s more laughter than tears

WASHINGTON - There were more laughs than tears for Arizona Sen. John McCain at the Washington National Cathedral, where his funeral service Saturday drew scores of political power players of the last four decades - but not the current president.


Scenes from the Capitol: Arizonans say goodbye to Sen. John McCain

Hundreds of people paid their respects to Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday after a battle with brain cancer, at the Arizona Capitol rotunda.


Gaynor beats Reagan, will face Hobbs for secretary of state

Early elections returns Tuesday night showed Steve Gaynor had a strong lead over Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan, whose tenure was marked by controversies over long lines at polling places.


Sen. John McCain says farewell

Sen. John McCain wrote a farewell letter to “my fellow Americans” and “especially Arizonans,” thanking them for the privilege of serving them, expressing his love for the country and voicing his hope that citizens’ love of country will triumph over “challenging times.”


Joe Biden, McCain children, Larry Fitzgerald to speak at senator’s Arizona memorial

Former Vice President Joe Biden, a longtime friend and colleague, will speak at the Arizona memorial service for Sen. John McCain. Arizona residents also will be able to say goodbye at a Wednesday viewing in the Capitol rotunda.


In the sports arena, John McCain also packed a punch

John McCain had a large impact on the Arizona sports community, but the senator's reach in the sports arena was felt around the country.


As elections near, interest in schools fades for some campaigns

WASHINGTON - When Arizona teachers walked out of their classrooms in April to demand more funding for schools, it forced the issue of education into the headlines. Three months later, those headlines appear to be a distant memory to some campaigns.