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Heather Carter supports herself in new ad campaign

Carter was neither a sponsor of any of the bills cited nor did her vote have any impact on the outcome PHOENIX - Desperation seems to be setting in for Rep. Heather Carter, R-Dist.

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Related Topix: Prison, Healthcare Law, Law, Arizona Government, Drugs

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Arizona schools revisiting security

Lockdown drills have become routine in Arizona and other states, but some schools in other parts of the country have adopted an approach that includes training teachers and children to run away or escape Arizona schools revisiting security Lockdown drills have become routine in Arizona and other states, but some schools in other parts of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Education Etc., Cave Creek, AZ

The Bugle

Scorecard on immigration votes splits Arizona lawmakers on party lines

Jose Calderon, the president of the Hispanic Federation, holds up a copy of the 2014 National Immigration Score Card that was produced by his and other immigrant-advocacy organizations.

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Related Topix: Representative Paul Gosar, US Politics, Trent Franks, US News, Representative Matt Salmon, Representative David Schweikert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat

The Arizona Republic

Arizona cites rising problem of tax-refund fraud

Arizona cites rising problem of tax-refund fraud Citing a rising threat from criminals, Arizona stopped $74 million in fake tax refunds.

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Related Topix: Tax, Arizona Government

The Arizona Republic

Arizonans more likely to complain about credit cards

Arizonans more likely to complain about credit cards PHOENIX -- Arizonans are a bit more likely to log credit-card complaints than Americans, report says.

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Tucson Weekly

Arizonans Join in Urging White House to Include Immigrants in Debate

By JULIANNE DEFILIPPIS Cronkite News Service WASHINGTON - Phoenix resident Gerardo Torres said immigrants have "ideas that are really going to help" communities affected by immigration policies - if only President Barack Obama would ask.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration

The Washington Post

Arizonaa s a super extreme DUIa and how we measure impaired driving in the U.S.

A "super extreme DUI," you say? What makes this particular DUI so super or extreme? More from the Arizona Republic : Tucker's blood alcohol content registered at .201 on a preliminary breath test in the field on May 10, according to Scottsdale police.

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Related Topix: Prison, Arizona Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sports

MilitaryCity.com

Pot-for-PTSD researcher denied reinstatement

Medical marijuana is placed on a scale. The University of Arizona has rejected a marijuana researcher's plea to keep her job after her contract was terminated in June.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Arizona Government, University of Arizona, Healthcare Law, Law

The Kingman Daily Miner

Wreck, dust slow traffic on U.S. 93

A family avoided serious injury Sunday evening in a rollover accident on southbound U.S. 93 near mile marker 53. The vehicle rolled and slid down the highway before coming to rest on its wheels, according to the Golden Valley Fire Department.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Arizona high court to explain election ruling

The Arizona Supreme Court is about to explain why it allowed a Republican challenger to a prominent legislator to stay on the Aug. 26 primary election ballot though the challenger had forged signatures on his nominating petitions.

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ABC15.com

Ad Check: Christine Jones on immigration, border

"Illegal immigration costs Arizona taxpayers $2.8 billion every single year. When I am governor, that will change," said Jones in the ad.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, US News, Illegal Immigration, University of Arizona, US National Guard, US Military

Phoenix New Times

Brian Konefal of Coppa Cafe in Flagstaff: 'People Should Travel For Food'

Considering that Coppa Cafe has been open for more than three years, it's pretty surprising how little attention the restaurant's received.

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Related Topix: Northern Arizona University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mass Transit

AZ: RATP Dev McDonald Transit (RDMT) initiates revenue operations on Tucsona s Streetcar Line

The line connects the University of Arizona campus to the Avenue , downtown Tucson and the Convention Center.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, University of Arizona

The Arizona Republic

Arizona Jazz Festival: Boyz II Men, New Edition vets

Arizona Jazz Festival: Boyz II Men, New Edition vets Boyz II Men and New Edition's Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant play AZ Jazz Fest Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1rLwjCr "Uncle" Charlie Wilson, Boyz II Men and New Edition members Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant are among the headliners at the Arizona ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Edition, R-N-B, R&B, Jaheim, Music, Entertainment

ABC15.com

UA donors slow to give for president's office

University of Arizona officials say donations to renovate a new executive office suite used by the school's president have been hard to come by.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona

KSL-TV

Wyoming's ex-director of education back in Arizona

The man who headed the Wyoming Education Department during the exile of Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill has returned to Arizona.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

Phoenix New Times

Sprinkles Cupcakes in Scottsdale Is Giving Away Free Ice Cream July 29

There's probably not a whole lot more we need to say here after mentioning that you can get free ice cream tomorrow at Sprinkles Cupcakes in Scottsdale.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Cake, Baked Goods

USA Today

FAQ: Why Arizona executions face scrutiny

FAQ: Why Arizona executions face scrutiny FAQ: Why Arizona executions face scrutiny Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rK7XZK Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Death Penalty

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KTAR

13-year-old burglary victim gets day with police

Tempe police are calling a 13-year-old boy who was home alone when two burglars broke in a hero.

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Enter Stage Right

Public utility attempting to buy Arizona elections

What's happening in Arizona right now is sufficient to make every conservative shudder.

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Related Topix: US News, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

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