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51 min ago | The Arizona Republic

Phoenix district looks toward first payment under $1.6 billion ruling

Phoenix district looks toward first payment under $1.6 billion ruling PHOENIX -- One Phoenix elementary school official already has plans for his school's share of a $1.6 billion ruling. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1s6Q8VU A judge ordered the state to provide public schools and immediate $317 million in new funding and a total of $1.6 billion over five years Kyle McQuaid, chief financial officer for the Roosevelt Unified Elementary School District, said he hopes to see expanded academic-enrichment programs next school year, such as after-school tutoring services.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Governors, Fountain Hills, AZ

Tue Sep 16, 2014

ABC15.com

Fact Check: Attack ad aimed at Andy Tobin

The ad says, "As Speaker of the House, Andy Tobin should understand how important education is to the middle class." It's a stretch to imply Tobin directly caused these cuts, but he served in the state House of Representatives for eight years, many of them during the recession.

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

WHTC

Arizona braces for possible repeat of powerful storms

Arizona residents braced for another wave of heavy rains and flooding on Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Odile began to sweep into the desert state. With cloudy skies above, locals began filling sandbags at fire stations and trying to shore up their homes, just eight days after powerful storms battered the southwestern state and dumped record rainfall on the Phoenix and Tucson areas.

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Related Topix: Hurricane Odile, Hurricane, Weather, US Governors

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Bugle

GOP may sue to keep independents out of primaries

Republicans may try to block independents from participating in future party primaries after their turnout in last month's election -- close to one vote out of every seven -- may have affected some races. A.J. LaFaro, chairman of the Maricopa County Republican Committee, said he wants the party's lawyers to find ways around the 1998 voter-approved measure which allows independents to participate in choosing the nominees of any recognized party.

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Related Topix: US News, Maricopa County, AZ, US Governors

Crooks and Liars

Arizona GOP Vice-Chair Resigns Over Remarks On Sterilizing Poor Women

TIME magazine has a piece up about Russell Pearce's new brainchild, trying to outlaw children born in America.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

The Atlantic

Will the Supreme Court Let Arizona Fight Gerrymandering?

Constitutional disputes sometimes turn on technical legal terms: What is "due process of law," for example, or "double jeopardy"? But most of the Constitution isn't written in legalese, and some important cases are about the meaning of ordinary language. National Labor Relations Board v.

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Related Topix: US News, Arizona, Arizona Government, Antonin Scalia, US Governors

KTAR

New Phoenix play satirizes Arizona political figures

Arizona voters have some pretty serious choices to make at the ballot box in November, including deciding who will be the next Governor of the Arizona. In "Arizona Pastorela: Everybody Wants to be Governor," everyone from Doug Ducey and Fred DuVal to Sheriff Joe Arpaio and even Chewbacca the Wookie is running for Arizona governor.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, Maricopa County, AZ, US Governors, Theater, Arts

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Crooks and Liars

'Django Unchained' Actress Handcuffed By Cops After They Assumed She Was A Hooker

Django Unchained star Daniele Watts and her husband who is white say that Studio City Police mistook the couple for a prostitute and her "trick" and arrested her.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

The Arizona Republic

Next governor will aim to fix Arizona's image

Next governor will aim to fix Arizona's image Gov. Jan Brewer's would-be successors say the next chief executive must repair the state's reputation. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1s1uZwi The major-party candidates for governor, Republican Doug Ducey and Democrat Fred DuVal, square off for the first time, in a debate focused on the state's economy.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, US Governors, Immigration Reform, Tax, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Verde Independent

Feds challenge Arizona on smuggling portion of immigration law

In legal papers filed in federal court here, Assistant Attorney General Stuart Delery said the state statute, first approved in 2005, is preempted by federal law. He told U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton that a federal appellate court, looking at another section of state law on smuggling, concluded it is preempted by federal law.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Arizona, Arizona Government, Immigration Reform, Prison, US Governors

AccuWeather.com

Weekly Wrap Up: Snow Blankets High Plains, Rain Inundates Southwest

Early September snowfall blanketed portions of the Rockies and High Plains this week, while treacherous floodwaters stranded commuters in the Southwest. As of Thursday morning, up to 6-8 inches of snow had accumulated across portions of the Black Hills in South Dakota, and Cut Bank and Lewistown in Montana, marking the season's first snowfall.

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Related Topix: Weather, Cut Bank, MT, US Governors

Fri Sep 12, 2014

NewsBusters.org

Maher: Obama's Foes 'Hate Him In a Way They Never Hated...

On the September 9 Charlie Rose show Bill Maher pronounced that Barack Obama " will be treated in history very kindly" because future generations will realize "he's dealing obviously with things that no other president had to ever deal with." When Rose asked Maher if he meant the bad economy and ISIS Maher agreed and then added that because Obama is black his political opponents "hate him in a way they never hated before."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, State of the Union, New-Age, Mitt Romney

The Washington Post

Court orders Arizona to recognize one same-sex marriage

A July 2014 photo showing Fred McQuire, left, and George Martinez as they pose for photos at their wedding in California. A federal judge has ordered Arizona to recognize one same-sex marriage, determining Friday that the state must formally acknowledge that Fred McQuire and George Martinez were married.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Entertainment

The Washington Post

What jobs you should have if you want to be elected governor

From left, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer , New York Gov. Chris Cuomo , and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at the Super Bowl Hand Off ceremony in New York in February. This election cycle, governors across the country are more embattled than they have been in years, with at least half a dozen races once believed to be safe now tightly contested .

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, New York, Chris Christie, Rick Scott, Rick Snyder

The Arizona Republic

Loop 303 improvements coming in Northwest Valley

Big improvements coming to Loop 303 in Northwest Valley Major construction projects are happening on Loop 303 in a key part of the Northwest Valley Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1tHmHGd Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer cuts the ribbon during the dedication of the new Loop 303/I-10 interchange in Goodyear on Aug. 16, 2014. Cyclists and pedestrians got an up-close look at the Loop 303/I-10 interchange Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Surprise, AZ, Sun City West, AZ, Peoria, AZ

Examiner.com

One Arizona school board makes bold statement, asks governor to end Common Core

Gilbert High School built in 1918 in Gilbert Arizona. It now house's the Gilbert Public School District Office.

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Related Topix: Gilbert, AZ, Education Etc., US Governors

KTAR

Districts look toward first payment under $1.6 billion ruling on school funding

Kyle McQuaid, chief financial officer for the Roosevelt Unified Elementary School District, said he hopes to see expanded academic enrichment programs next school year, such as after school tutoring services. He also wants the district to lure more highly qualified teachers by offering competitive salaries.

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

Thu Sep 11, 2014

State Press

Phoenix 9/11 Memorial honors fallen emergency personnel

Phoenix firefighters and police officers were recognized for their cooperation with the New York Police Department and New York Fire Department in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Thirteen years to the day, and 2,408 miles from Ground Zero, the events of 9/11 still have an immediate impact on police and firefighter personnel.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Governors, Fire

KOLD-TV Tucson

Rep. David Gowan likely new Arizona House Speaker

Rep. David Gowan of Sierra Vista says he's collected enough support from fellow Republicans in the Arizona House to become the next speaker. Gowan is currently majority leader and is vying for the top House post against Reps.

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Related Topix: Arizona, US News, US Governors

The Arizona Republic

New Arizona education website unveiled

New Arizona education website unveiled The Governor's Office announced Wednesday that it launched a new education website. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1rYdUDy The Governor's Office unveiled a new website Wednesday meant to showcase the Arizona Ready Report Card in a searchable and user-friendly manner.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona, US Governors

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