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  • Opinion: It’s time to clean up our elections and end early voting

    Yes, it's time to end virtually all early voting. My idea isn't complicated, and of course nothing being absolute, can be adjusted. But this farce of early voting, provisional voting, mail-in voting and the new internet voting needs to end.
  • Study: Phoenix second-best spot for retirees with wanderlust

    If you're a retiree looking to travel on a responsible budget, Phoenix is the place for you. Smart Advisor ranked Phoenix as the second-best city for retirees with wanderlust, losing out to only Las Vegas.
  • Kirkpatrick, Stanton join freshmen in strong Democratic House class

    Arizona’s two newest members of Congress joined more than 80 other newly elected House members for freshmen orientation Tuesday, as Democrats prepare to seize control of the lower chamber for the first time in eight years.
  • Penzone: Campaigns should focus on what candidates stand for

    Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone won't endorse any political candidates, but he will endorse a certain campaign style. Penzone told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Mac & Gaydos on Tuesday he'd like to see more candidates campaign on their personal merits rather than their opponent's misgivings.
  • Suspected Arizona bar shooter had no criminal record; motive a mystery

    Authorities in eastern Arizona say they may never know what motivated a gunman to open fire inside a bar, killing two people and wounding two others.
  • Hobbs maintains lead in secretary of state race as counting continues

    There was little change Tuesday in the last major statewide race yet to be called in Arizona, as Democrat Katie Hobbs maintained her lead over Republican Steve Gaynor in the secretary of state contest.
  • Phoenix man sentenced for $1.1M cryptocurrency fraud

    A Phoenix man was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for misappropriating $1.1 million in cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin.
  • Police fatally shoot suspect after car chase from Phoenix to Glendale

    An armed robbery suspect was shot and killed by Phoenix Police after a car chase across town that ended in Glendale on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
  • Suns to welcome 40 millionth Talking Stick Resort Arena guest Wednesday

    One lucky fan at Wednesday's Suns-Spurs game will be feted as the 40 millionth guest to attend an event at the downtown Phoenix venue now known as Talking Stick Resort Arena.
  • Arizona schools chief says she will address teacher shortage, workload

    Kathy Hoffman, Arizona's new superintendent of public instruction, won't be in office until January, but she is already making a list of what she will address once she gets there. 
  • Defense costs for Arizona murder suspect nears $1M ahead of April trial

    The cost to defend an Arizona murder suspect already is approaching a million dollars -- and the suspect's trial isn't until April.
  • Grab the popcorn: ‘Toy Story 4’ teaser trailer drops ahead of June premiere

    The beloved Disney-Pixar series "Toy Story" will return to the big screen next year, it was announced this week. That's right, "Toy Story 4" will premiere on June 21. 
  • Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide’s firing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump called publicly Tuesday for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed. After reports circulated Tuesday that President Donald Trump had decided to remove Mira Ricardel from her post at the National Security Council, Stephanie Grisham, the first lady’s spokeswoman, released a statement that said: “It […]
  • Illumination light show returns to Phoenix, adds Tempe location

    The Illumination: Symphony of Light drive-thru holiday light show is returning to north Phoenix, where it debuted last year, and a second location in the East Valley has been added for 2018.
  • Facing Arizona: I am a rare Arizona native

    My name is Chris Harrell. I am 47 years old and I was born here in Arizona. To some, that may be weird because Arizona is a transient state and there aren't many native Arizonans left.