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33 min ago | American Reporter

On Native GroundVERMONT Shows How to Keep Alive the Lost Art of Civility in Politics

BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 10, 2011 -- It was just about this time last Sunday night when I tuned into WFLA 970-AM here in Tampa Bay to hear George Noory and got Bill Cunningham instead.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rush Limbaugh

4 hrs ago | KTAR

Renewable-energy project gives state fastest clean-energy job growth

Arizona businesses announced plans earlier this year to hire more than 3,000 workers in clean-energy industries, letting the state claim the biggest growth in renewable-energy jobs in the nation for the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Solar Energy

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Plenty of work for DUI Task Force during Labor Day weekend

Saturation patrols around midtown and the university area Friday night resulted in 456 stops and 27 drivers arrested for driving while impaired, according to task force totals.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

Examiner.com

AZ Supreme Court grants Brewer's petition on Medicaid expansion

Attorney Christina Sandefur, a senior attorney with the Goldwater Institute, is the lead attorney representing the 36 legislators who voted against the Medicaid expansion as a provision of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, during last July's special session called by Gov. Jan Brewer expressly for that purpose.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Arizona Government

KTVK Phoenix

Arizona man dies after rescue from Maui beach

An Arizona man has died after being pulled from a beach in west Maui. Police said 60-year-old Greg Eveloff of Scottsdale was swimming in the waters near the Sheraton Resort in Kaanapali Saturday when he experienced difficulties.

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CNN

Are atheists unelectable?

Editor's note: Carlos Moreno, an associate professor in the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, is a Public Voices Fellow for The OpEd Project.

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Related Topix: Emory University, US News, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, US Politics, Comedy, House, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Atheism, Religion, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Daily Courier

Tobin maintains thin lead in Arizona US House race

Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin maintains a thin lead over rancher Gary Kiehne for the Republican nomination in the 1st Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

KTAR

Sylvia Allen to replace deceased Arizona state senator

Republican party officials have chosen a former Arizona legislator to run for a state Senate seat left vacant by a lawmaker's death.

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KTVK Phoenix

5 things to watch in Arizona's November elections

Electing a replacement for Republican Gov. Jan Brewer tops the list of items to watch in Arizona's November general election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, US Governors, Jan Brewer

The Navajo Times

Today in Arizona History

On this date in 1886, Jacob Himblin, Mormon missionary, scout and explorer who was in charge of colonization along the Little Colorado River and served as guide to Maj.

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Related Topix: Ash Fork, AZ, Tucson, AZ, Bisbee, AZ

The Arizona Republic

50 Years of Wilderness in Arizona

A spring flows in the West Clear Creek Wilderness Area outside of Strawberry. September 3 is the 50 year anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act by President Lyndon B. Johnson which created the legal definition of wilderness in the U.S. and protected 9.1 million acres of federal land.

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Related Topix: Travel

The Washington Monthly

Public Higher Education: Another Casualty of the Great Recession

Over last weekend we published a Ten Miles Square piece by Janet Napolitano, the former Arizona governor and Secretary of Homeland Security who is now president of the University of California system.

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Related Topix: Janet Napolitano, US Governors, Arizona Government

SFGate

Doug Ducey, Fred DuVal battle for Arizona governor

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, US News, Jan Brewer, Arizona State University

Fri Aug 29, 2014

USA Today

Official: White House underestimated child migrant surge

Senior leaders in the Obama administration say that as early as last fall they had expected a record wave of migrant children to come over the border this year.

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Dear Kitty

Arizona police kill mentally ill woman

Cloves Campbell, Jr. talks about the police shooting death of Michelle Cusseaux on Thursday, August 14th.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Phoenix, AZ

JD Supra

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney - How Can I be Guilty of DUI...

As a criminal defense attorney in Arizona, I am consistently meeting people who are downright distraught and confused to have been charged with DUI Drugs when the only drug they were using was medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Arizona Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Marijuana

Downtown Phoenix Journal

Wire | Small Wonders Map Guides You to Local Destinations

Local First Arizona has released the fifth edition of the Phoenix Small Wonders map, a pocket-sized guide featuring nearly sixty local restaurants, galleries, boutiques, venues, and experiences located in the central Phoenix area.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Verde Independent

Brewer continues to fend off legal challenge to Medicaid

Gov. Jan Brewer will get a chance to stop some Republicans from trying to undermine the financing for her expansion of Arizona's Medicaid program.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Arizona Government

Journalgazette.net

Pace of gun tourism heats up

Firing-range instructor Charles Vacca shows a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi on Monday.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Guns, Wedding

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Gasoline prices in Arizona at $3.43 per gallon

Gasoline prices around Arizona are lower at the pumps for the eighth consecutive week.

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