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30 min ago | Sonoran News

After 23 years on death row, execution a go

'Using drugs meant for individuals with medical needs to carry out executions is a misguided effort to mask the brutality of executions ' PHOENIX On Tuesday, July 22, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Joseph Rudolph Wood, III's last minute appeal to stay his execution, siding with the Arizona Attorney General.

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Related Topix: Arizona, US News, US Supreme Court, Medicine, Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), Nembutal, Pentobarbital (generic), Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

4 hrs ago | Center for American Progress

RELEASE: Sen. Flake Skips Hearing on Domestic Violence and Guns; 6 in ...

Six out of ten women who were killed by intimate partners in 2012 were murdered with guns; yet, Sen. Jeff Flake failed to show up at a landmark Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the intersection of gun violence and domestic violence, titled "VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women from Gun Violence."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arizona, Liberal Political News

8 hrs ago | Tribune-News

Winslow City Council Sets Property Tax Levy

The Winslow City Council approved an emergency ordinance July 22 to set the property tax levy rate at $1.2831 per $100 of assessed property valuation, an increase from the previous rate of $1.1934.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Coyote Blog

Forget Halbig. Obama May Have Lost the Senate By Giving Subsidies to the Federal Exchange

In Halbig, the DC Circuit argued that the plain language of the PPACA should rule, and that subsidies should only apply to customers in state-run exchanges.

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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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Examiner.com

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, Drugs

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, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sports

Air Force Times

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, University of Arizona, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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, US News, Illegal Immigration, University of Arizona, US National Guard, US Military

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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FindLaw

An Odd Motion, Ariz.'s Botched Execution, and the Supreme Court

A motion for relief filed halfway through an execution. Why have you never heard of such things? It's probably because most executions don't last two hours -- lethal injections typically take about 10 minutes.

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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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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, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Death Penalty

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Virginia Keeps Drug For Lethal Injections That Had Problems Elsewhere

A drug that was used in botched executions in other states will remain part of Virginia's lethal injection mixture.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Ohio, Ohio Government, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Arizona

The Columbian

No Child Left Behind waiver appears to be working

Education Secretary Arne Duncan's plan to give schools a break from student-testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind law appears to be working in 42 states and the District of Columbia.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Arizona

The Macon Telegraph

Lawsuit says animal massage isn't vets' work

Three animal massage practitioners jointly filed a lawsuit against the Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board in March, arguing that state regulators are unconstitutionally preventing them from doing their jobs.

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Related Topix: Massage Therapy, Medicine, Health, Arizona

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Olympian

Arizona execution renews debate over methods

Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Alex Kozinski poses for a portrait in the lobby of a Washington office building, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Prison, Arizona, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court, Ohio

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Fallin wants probe to include botched executions

Gov. Mary Fallin wants investigators looking into Oklahoma's flawed execution to consider problems that have popped up in other states, such as Ohio and Arizona, as they develop recommendations for improving how Oklahoma puts condemned inmates to death, the governor's spokesman said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Ohio, Ohio Government, Arizona

TheCourier.com

Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

Family members of the victims, Jeanne Brown, left, who had a sister and father murdered, speaks during a news conference as her husband Richard Brown listens, after the nearly two hour long execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Arizona, State Prisons, Prison, Florence, AZ, Death Penalty, US Governors, Jan Brewer

KOLD-TV Tucson

Crash backing up westbound traffic on I-10 near Kino

An early morning crash has slowed traffic on westbound I-10 near Kino. Emergency crews are currently working the scene.

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