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  1. Hockensmith, Resnik and Schnepf join BBVA Compass advisory board in PhoenixRead the original story

    1 hr ago | M2.com

    The new advisory board include Robert Hockensmith Jr, the owner of Robert F. Hockensmith, CPA, PC, an accounting and consulting firm. Denise D Resnik, another new member, is founder and president of marketing and communications firm DRA Strategic Communications.

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  2. Auditor General appointed to new 5-year termRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    PHOENIX - An Arizona legislative panel has appointed the state's independent auditor general to a new 5-year term and awarded Debbie Davenport a 5 percent raise. Wednesday's decision by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee came after the panel set the auditor general's schedule for reviews of state agencies for the coming year.

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  3. The SkinnyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

    The money just keeps pouring into our Southern Arizona congressional races - as you've probably noticed if you've turned on your TV and seen the relentless barrage of advertising being run in the high-profile rematch between Congressman Ron Barber and GOP challenger Martha McSally. McSally, who lost to Barber by about 2,500 votes two years ago, continues to collect dollars at a record-breaking pace.

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  4. Doug Ducey Endorsed By The Armenian National Committee Of America ArizonaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Groong

    DOUG DUCEY ENDORSED BY THE ARMENIAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF AMERICA ARIZONA Targeted News Service October 21, 2014 Tuesday 4:11 AM EST PHOENIX Doug Ducey, a Republican running for Arizona Governor, issued the following campaign news: Arizona's state treasurer and GOP nominee for governor, Doug Ducey, was today endorsed by The Armenian National Committee of America Arizona . The Armenian National Committee of America Arizona is the largest and most influential Armenian American grassroots advocacy organization in the state of Arizona.

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  5. Memo to clerks: You can object to gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Memo to clerks: You can object to gay marriage A conservative group tells Arizona clerks they don't have to issue marriage licenses. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1wlO3Et David Chaney and Clark Rowley gets married in Scottsdale, Az., with their legal team Heather Macre far left, and Will Knight, far right, after Gay marriage was legalized in Arizona Friday, October 17, 2014.

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  6. Groups defend delivering ballots to elections officeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    The organizations are facing an outcry over a video posted last week that shows a volunteer hand-delivering numerous ballots to a Maricopa County elections office a day before the Aug. 26 primary. Groups defend delivering ballots to elections office The organizations are facing an outcry over a video posted last week that shows a volunteer hand-delivering numerous ballots to a Maricopa County elections office a day before the Aug. 26 primary.

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  7. Accidents on State Route 51 back up evening trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    ADOT reported two accidents Wednesday on the northbound lanes of State Route 51 and officials said drivers should expect delays through the end of the evening rush hour. Accidents on State Route 51 back up evening traffic ADOT reported two accidents Wednesday on the northbound lanes of State Route 51 and officials said drivers should expect delays through the end of the evening rush hour.

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  8. Arizona activists defend ballot deliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix

    A coalition of Arizona advocacy groups defended its practice Wednesday of dropping off early ballots for voters. The grassroots organizations are facing an outcry in the wake of surveillance video posted last week that shows a volunteer hand-delivering numerous ballots to a Maricopa County elections office a day before the Aug. 26 primary.

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  9. Arizona Trails 2015 Draft Plan Available for Public Comment until November 19Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Arizona State Parks

    Every five years, the recreational trails staff at Arizona State Parks prepares an information-filled report concerning Arizona's motorized and non-motorized trails and their users. This plan includes recommendations and action strategies to protect and enhance trails throughout the state including those in local city, county and state parks, as well as those on National Forest and Bureau of Land Management lands.

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  10. Governor Jan Brewer establishes Council on Infectious Disease Preparedness and ResponseRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Sonoran News

    PHOENIX Governor Jan Brewer today issued an Executive Order to create the Governor's Council on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response.

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  11. Rethinking solitary confinementRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Washington Post

    EVERY DAY, state and federal prison authorities subject tens of thousands of inmates to solitary confinement , a psychological and physical hell resulting from near-total isolation in often tiny and windowless cells. Those who go in can come out disturbed.

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  12. Proof of EvolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Tucson Weekly

    At a GOP primary debate during her 2012 campaign against Congressman Ron Barber, Republican candidate Martha McSally was asked whether she supported gay marriage. Her opponent, Mark Koskiniemi, had just said he believed that marriage should be limited to one man and one woman.

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  13. Make My DaySAGGY Pants & Crushed Cars: Justice for SomeRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2010 | American Reporter

    Two things are assured this coming week. One is that Arizona will do its best to put into practice its controversial anti-immigration bill.

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  14. Daylight Saving Time ends next Sunday: Should Alabama abandon DST?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    If people in an area "Fall back" an hour and never "Spring forward" again, are they forever an hour younger than their neighbors? The State of Utah is seriously considering abandoning the practice of moving the clocks twice a year. Should Alabama do the same? Daylight Saving Time was enacted in the United States in 1918 , and it's been unpopular ever since.

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  15. Arizona poised to purchase homes on freeway routeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Plans for a 22-mile extension of the Loop 202 freeway around the Phoenix area's southern edge are nearing final approval, and the owners of about 200 homes have been told to get ready to find new places to live. "It's kind of sad because all my kids were born in this house," said James Voss , who bought his home in 2000.

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  16. History of Amtrak and what has happened since 1971Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Rail PAC

    Commentary by Anthony Haswell, Vice President, Arizona Rail Passenger Association prepared for National Train Day, May 10, 2014, in Tucson, Arizona NOTE: Mr. Haswell is the founding father of NARP. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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  17. DHS Announces Two New Partners in Effort to Combat Human TraffickingRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Department of Homeland Security today announced two new partnerships between the DHS Blue Campaign- the unified voice for DHS' efforts to combat human trafficking- and the City of Phoenix and the Arizona Human Trafficking Council of the Governor's Office for Children, Youth and Families. Through these alliances, the City of Phoenix and the Arizona Human Trafficking Council will provide the Blue Campaign's training and awareness materials throughout Arizona to raise human trafficking awareness ahead of the Super Bowl XLIX in February 2015.

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  18. Two Arizona State Leaders to Receive Community Award at Fearless Caregiver Conference on Nov 12thRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PR Log

    Today's Caregiver magazine is awarding two Arizona State Legislature Members, Representative Kate Brophy McGee and Representative Heather Carter for their dedication to Arizona family and professional caregivers at the Fearless Caregiver Conference on November 12th in Phoenix. Limited complimentary tickets are available at Caregiver.com or by calling 877-829-2734.

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  19. More than half of Utah's youth offenders return to detention.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Utah's rate of recidivism - return to incarceration - for juvenile offenders is a staggering 53.1 percent, costing taxpayers millions while falling short of the goal to reshape the lives of many troubled youths. Utah's recidivism rate is significantly higher than those of Colorado, Idaho and Arizona, which are 28.7 percent, 30.4 percent and 33.4 percent, respectively, according to a Utah Legislative Auditor General's review of the Department of Human Services released Tuesday.

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  20. GovBeat: Medical marijuana licenses don't protect you from getting a DUI, court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Washington Post

    An Arizona court ruled Tuesday that drivers with medical marijuana licenses can still be charged with driving under the influence. Travis Darrah, a Phoenix man with a medical marijuana license, was charged in December 2011 with two counts of DUI.

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