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Experts: Constituents should see smooth transition from McCain to Kyl

WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey's of former Sen. Jon Kyl to fill the seat of the last Sen. John McCain, coming just days after McCain's funeral, should provide what will be a "near-seamless" transition as far as constituents are concerned, with Kyl inheriting McCain's office and, likely, much of his staff.


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.


Lack of trust in law enforcement hinders reporting of LGBTQ crimes

Violent crimes and other hate incidents against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans are consistently not reported and prosecuted because of chronic distrust between the LGBTQ community and police.


Ethics panel moves ahead on probe of Schweikert office finances

WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee said Thursday it is moving ahead with its investigation of Rep. David Schweikert and his chief of staff for possible misuse of office funds and improper campaign contributions - a move the Fountain Hills Republican said he asked for to clear the air.


Ethics panel confirms Schweikert probe; supporters rush to his defense

WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee confirmed that the Office of Congressional Ethics has referred an investigation of Rep. David Schweikert, R-Fountain Hills, and a legislative aide, reportedly over campaign consulting payments to the office chief of staff.


Dominican presence in baseball remains strong thanks to trailblazer Felipe Alou

The strong Dominican presence in Major League baseball has a lot to do with Felipe Alou, who was a trailblazer from that country.


Eye on the ball: Humidor debuts in D-backs opener

The Diamondbacks on Feb. 13 announced they would incorporate a humidor for the 2018 season to increase weight on the balls and decrease and how far they travel.


Court proceedings continue after arrests of No More Deaths volunteers

Since the arrest of nine No More Deaths volunteers, the tension between the advocacy group, Border Patrol, and the desert land management along the U.S.-Mexico border has turned No More Deaths' 15-year winning streak in court now on its head.


Ducey calls special session on opioid crisis

Gov. Doug Ducey called for a special legislative session to combat the opioid epidemic in Arizona.


Nonprofits: Arizona needs more foster families for refugee children

Phoenix is one of 12 U.S. cities that accept refugee children under the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program. Though Arizona accepted thousands of refugees last year, only 21 foster families are licensed to help them.


Arizona academy gives free music lessons, instruments to youth

PHOENIX – A local music academy wants to make sure students learn to play an instrument even if they can't afford it, underscoring a federal guideline that says music is crucial to a quality education.

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Accomplished ASU women’s triathlon team attracting large-scale interest

TEMPE -- The Arizona State women’s triathlon team took no time to see success at the NCAA level, and the Sun Devils already are tasked with repeating as national champions in just their second season.