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  • Arizona Gov. Ducey hopes Jon Kyl changes mind about short Senate stay

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey wants U.S. Senate appointee Jon Kyl to remain in office beyond January. “Hopefully he stays for two years,” Ducey told KTAR News 92.3 FM.
  • Gov. Ducey ‘to get to work’ on replacement after McCain laid to rest

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is set with the task of naming U.S. Sen. John McCain's replacement. While there's been talks of potential candidates, Ducey is not ready to name a successor until after the senator is properly memorialized.
  • Michael Bidwill: Now is not the time to discuss McCain’s replacement

    After being linked as a potential name in consideration for the seat, Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill joined KTAR News 92.3 FM's Mac & Gaydos Show to discuss the late senator's legacy and if there is any backing to the rumor.
  • Arizona governor hopeful David Garcia finds ex-staffer’s tweets ‘disturbing’

    Arizona Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia's digital director resigned Friday after tweets using anti-law enforcement, anti-Arizona and anti-America verbiage were unearthed from the staffer's social media account.
  • Former Gov. Brewer thinks an Obama endorsement could hurt Sinema

    After former President Barack Obama endorsed 81 candidates in different states Wednesday, Gov. Jan Brewer said that if he were to endorse Kyrsten Sinema, it might not help the Democratic candidate.
  • How would Sheriff Penzone deal with speeding Arizona lawmaker?

    An Arizona legislator caught speeding bragged to a La Paz County Sheriff’s deputy that he had legislative immunity. But how would that situation unfold in Maricopa County?
  • Mesa grandmother hospitalized after tree crushes home during monsoon

    A Mesa family is asking for donations after their grandmother was hospitalized when a tree crushed the roof of their home during a monsoon storm earlier this week.
  • Brewer says McCain won’t resign as Senate moves to confirm Kavanaugh

    As the Senate moves to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, the attendance of one senator is still up in the air: U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). 
  • Sheriff Paul Penzone: Separating families is ‘taking the low road’

    Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said the practice of separating children from families at the border is "taking the low road" and is "not the right way to go about business."
  • McSally, Biggs laud progress in summit negotiations with North Korea

    President Donald Trump's summit in Singapore with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has two Arizona members of Congress feeling better about denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
  • Sen. John McCain is doing well following April surgery, daughter says

    Two months after he underwent surgery in Phoenix to treat an intestinal infection, U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is doing well, his daughter Meghan McCain told Mac and Gaydos.
  • Despite raises, award-winning Arizona teacher doesn’t regret leaving job

    Mallory Heath, a former high school teacher in Chandler, said she's not second-guessing her decision to leave Arizona's education system for financial reasons.
  • Ducey shuts down rumors of Cindy McCain’s appointment to Senate

    Gov. Doug Ducey shut down rumors that he would appoint Cindy McCain to the U.S. Senate if her husband, U.S. Sen. John McCain, were to leave office before the end of his term.
  • Stanton talks education, what keeps him up at night as resignation nears

    Talking with 92.3 FM KTAR News' Mac & Gaydos, Stanton spoke on economic progress, education and what really kept him up late at night in one of his final interviews as the Phoenix mayor.
  • Horizon Honors teacher awarded Mac & Gaydos Pay Tribute to a Teacher

    Another Phoenix teacher has been recognized for her hard work and dedication to her students after being named one of this month’s honorees of Mac & Gaydos’ Pay Tribute to a Teacher.
  • Mac & Gaydos’ Pay Tribute to a Teacher honors Mesa special ed teacher

    A longtime Mesa special ed teacher was named the latest honoree of Mac & Gaydos’ Pay Tribute to a Teacher, a program that rewards teachers from around the area for their hard work and dedication.
  • Arizona Republicans confident Trump, Kim Jong Un meeting will continue

    North Korea has threatened to pull out of a historic summit between its leader, Kim Jong Un, and President Donald Trump, but could it actually happen? Arizona Republicans are saying no.
  • Brewer: My heart broke after hearing about McCain cancer comment

    Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said it broke her heart when she heard news of a White House official's inappropriate remark about U.S. Sen. John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis.
  • Independence High teacher wins Mac & Gaydos’ Pay Tribute to a Teacher

    Students are singing the praises of a Glendale high school choir teacher who was named this month’s honoree of Mac & Gaydos’ Pay Tribute to a Teacher.
  • State senator: Arizona teacher leaders are playing politics

    State Sen. John Kavanagh called demands "outrageous" and said teachers are "abandoning kids" despite being promised a 20 percent pay raise.