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    Sen. Jeff Flake reaches out to bullied Muslim candidate eyeing his job

    A Phoenix Democrat and Muslim running for office has learned how bipartisanship works, after a Republican offered support after she was bullied online.
  • This Saturday, July 15, 2017 image from video provided by Scott Muller shows the flash flood just upstream of a popular swimming hole where it swept several people to their deaths in the Tonto National Forest near Payson, Ariz. The flood was the result of a thunderstorm that dumped heavy rainfall just upstream, unleashing 6-foot-high floodwaters, dark with ash from a summer wildfire. (Scott Muller via AP)

    Teenage witness says deadly Arizona flash flood was heartbreaking to watch

    A teenage girl who witnessed a flash flood that claimed the lives of at least nine people described the scene as "heartbreaking."
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    Find out which emoji the KTAR News hosts love the most

    With Monday being National Emoji Day, we decided to have some fun at the expense of some of our hosts here at KTAR News.
  • In this July 11, 2017, photo, Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed by host Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel television program, in New York Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., posted a series of email messages to Twitter on Tuesday showing him eagerly accepting help from what was described to him as a Russian government effort to aid his father's campaign with damaging information about Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Fox News host: Trump Jr.-Russia meeting was a dumb, rookie move

    A Fox News host said Donald Trump Jr.'s decision to meet with a Russian who claimed to have negative information about Hillary Clinton was a dumb move.
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    Ducey is ‘very concerned’ with how GOP health bill could affect Arizona

    Amid talks on Capitol Hill to pass a Republican health care bill to replace Obamacare, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey expressed concerns.
  • Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey speaks with Jean Wilson, a 71-year-old evacuee from the community of Pine Flats at the fire's evacuation center on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Prescott Valley, Ariz. Crews made considerable progress Thursday fighting an Arizona forest fire that shut down youth summer camps, forced thousands from their homes and came dangerously close to consuming a town. (AP Photo/Angie Wang)

    After visiting fire evacuees, Gov. Doug Ducey describes accommodations

    As Arizona is afflicted with dozens of wildfires this summer, its governor shared stories of those he met who were displaced by the flames.
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    Meghan McCain thinks celebrities insult voters, hurt Democrats

    Celebrities serve as role models for many people. When it comes to politics though, Fox News host Meghan McCain thinks celebrities aren't being followed.
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    Arizona rep.: Left created atmosphere leading to alleged reporter assault

    An Arizona congressman said Thursday the left is to blame for the political atmosphere that led to a Montana candidate's alleged assault of a reporter.
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    Phoenix police chief says more cases possibly linked to Serial Street Shooter

    Investigators believe there are other shooting incidents linked to suspected Serial Street Shooter Aaron Saucedo, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said Tuesday.
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    Arizona schools chief says teacher raises approved by lawmakers is not enough

    Arizona schools chief Diane Douglas advocated for increased teachers' wages on Friday, saying the one percent approved by state lawmakers is not enough.
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    Arizona rep worried health care bill hangs Obamacare onus on Republican necks

    An Arizona congressman is worried a health care bill passed Thursday transfers the onus of Obamacare to the necks of vulnerable Republicans.
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    Arizona rep.: Republican health care bill designed to put pressure on Senate

    An Arizona congressman said the Republican health care bill passed in the House on Thursday was not what he wanted, but it fulfilled another goal.
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    Arizona rep. voted against health care bill because he wasn’t given time to read it

    An Arizona congressman said one reason he did not vote for a Republican health care bill on Thursday is because he was not given ample time to read it.
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    Ducey faces pressure, backlash during fight to overhaul K-12 education

    As Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey touted his commitment to bettering K-12 education, state educators filed a lawsuit against the state over funding cuts for buildings and other maintenance.
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    Arizona firefighters plead with lawmakers to extend protections for first responders

    Firefighters are pleading with members of the Arizona Legislature to vote on a series of bills that would extend workers compensation protections for first responders.