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Furious protesters ask for a re-vote of the presidential preference election at crowded legislative hearing

Shouts of “re-vote” and “resign” interrupted a legislative hearing Monday on Maricopa County’s election day debacle as incensed voters voiced anger, distrust and calls for reform. One man was later arrested by state Department of Public Safety officers

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Clinton releases Spanish-language advertisements in Arizona

Hillary Clinton’s campaign released two bilingual ads in Arizona on Thursday, featuring Spanish speakers expressing their support for her presidential bid in November, just days before the Arizona primary election on Tuesday.

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Arizona drivers enjoy third lowest gas prices in U.S.

Eladio Castellanos fills the gas tank of a black Dodge Charge outside of a Circle K gas station for $1.59 per gallon. A few minutes later, the price to fill up his tank makes him happy.

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Ford provides sneak peek of driverless vehicle

Ford Motor Co. showcased its version of an autonomous vehicle at an event at Phoenix co-working space CO+HOOTS on Wednesday.

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McCain raised $5.6 million in 2015, easily outdistancing challengers

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain raised and spent more in 2015 for his re-election bid than all 10 challengers combined, ending the year with $5.1 million in the bank, according to the latest Federal Election Commission figures.


After bus strike, thorny questions remain for Phoenix low-income riders

The eight-day bus strike that left thousands of passengers stranded raised questions about whether low income families can depend on the nation’s sixth largest city for their transportation, according to critics.

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FYI: Business booms in downtown Phoenix Warehouse District

Editor's note: This is part of an ongoing series called FYI, which examines Arizona stories and issues using data and multimedia.

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AzMERIT low scores may help students long-term

The release of individual school, district and county AzMERIT scores on Nov. 30 confirmed that Arizona’s students do not meet state and national educational standards.


Arizona consumers save at gas pump, but spend extra cash at restaurants, on groceries

The average American household has saved $700 from dropping gas prices so far this year, but it appears Arizonans are putting most of that savings right back into the economy, according to a recent study by the JPMorgan Chase Institute.


McDowell Road’s ‘Miracle Mile’ highlights Phoenix area’s international diversity, culture

The clothes on his back and crumbled documents were the only two possessions Ethiopian refugee Anduale Hassan had to his name after stepping off of the plane at Sky Harbor International Airport. A government official stared when he first saw Hassan.


Tribes: Domestic violence program ‘very successful,’ but challenges remain

WASHINGTON - It was just a few years ago that tribal courts would not have been able to prosecute the non-Indian man who beat his Pascua Yaqui partner for failing to make his lunch correctly and not doing the laundry.


Douglas recall campaign faces critics, sheer numbers

GLENDALE – Lisa Marsh and Diane Gordon spent this morning sitting outside a recreational center here and asking registered voters to help recall Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas.

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