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21 min ago | Outside the Beltway
Jan Brewer, whose time as Arizona Governor has been marked by controversies over anti-immigrant legislation, gay rights, and the shooting of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, announced today that she won't be running for re-election: "There does come a time to pass the torch of leadership.
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21 min ago | The Washington Post
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday that she will not seek a third term, ending months of speculation that she might challenge state law in order to seek four more years in office.
21 min ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa
The New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home has reunited with them.
4 hrs ago | KTAR
The Arizona Department of Corrections and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said they will hold a horse adoption in Florence this week.
8 hrs ago | The Baxter Bulletin
Post SB 1062, it will be politically difficult, if not impossible, to pass laws that are perceived to allow discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation -- even to protect religion, even in red states with Tea Party-favored governors.
We should all applaud the Governor of Colorado, John Hicklenlooper, for warning other governors seeking to legalize marijuana that it should not be seen as a means to fill government coffers with gold.
The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission approved new regulations Tuesday that outlawed Tesla from directly selling its cars to customers.
But the Arizona Department of Health Services has sought only one abortion clinic search warrant in the past four years - and it happened just days before the bill was heard in the House of Representatives last month.
A bill that was blasted by animal-rights advocates as an "ag gag" proposal was watered down a bit before being passed by the House yesterday.
Good evening. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Arizona.
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is tired of having Sioux City shake down South Dakotans as they pass through Iowa.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's staff worked with proponents of a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gays before the legislation was introduced in January, according to emails released by her office.
If you're an Arizonan, you may have had a better chance at avoiding a cold than people from the other 49 states.
Sixty-six minutes. That's the time it took for a man just released from an Arizona prison to get a ticket back to a cell.
Travel on I-10 has reached another milestone with the Miracle Mile to Prince Road project, with the opening of the Prince Road interchange.
An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer was involved in a shooting that closed eastbound U.S. Highway 60 near Mill Avenue in Tempe early Monday morning, a DPS spokesman said.