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Former Gov. Brewer calls on Ducey to push forward gun reform legislation

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says Gov. Doug Ducey needs to "drive the train" toward passing gun safety legislation in the state. 
3 years ago
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Man shot in the groin with pepper ball at Trump protest suing Phoenix

The man shot in the groin with a non-lethal weapon by police during a protest outside a 2017 Phoenix appearance by Donald Trump intends to sue the city.
3 years ago
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Hacienda suspect never raised any red flags, former co-worker says

A former Hacienda HealthCare employee had nothing but praise for Nathan Sutherland, who is accused of sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month. 
4 years ago
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Sheriff Paul Penzone said he’s fired employees for racial profiling

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said he’s had to fire employees for racial profiling, and others have quit while under investigation.
4 years ago
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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.
4 years ago
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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.
4 years ago
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Palo Verde Middle School teacher gets monthly KTAR News award

The holidays came early for one Arizona teacher who was honored with KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Tribute to a Teacher Award this month. 
5 years ago
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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.
5 years ago
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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.
5 years ago
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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.
5 years ago
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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.
5 years ago
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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.
5 years ago
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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.
5 years ago
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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.
5 years ago
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Four months into office, Paul Penzone works to shake predecessor’s legacy

As Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone settles into his new position, the legacy -- both good and bad -- left behind by his predecessor will not define his time in office, he told KTAR's Mac and Gaydos on Tuesday.
5 years ago
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Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone to close controversial Tent City jail

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone announced Tuesday that the controversial Tent City jail opened under Joe Arpaio would close.
6 years ago
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Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone speaks about future of Tent City

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said the county has began rolling back the use of pink clothing for prisoners sentenced to Tent City -- even though the future for the infamous detention center is still uncertain.
6 years ago
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says GOP health care bill has ‘room for improvement’

The health care bill introduced by Republican lawmakers that could replace Obamacare has "room for improvement," Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday.
6 years ago
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Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone to determine future of Tent City

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said he is still working to determine the future of his predecessor's most controversial jail: Tent City.
6 years ago
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Gov. Doug Ducey: I approve of border wall ‘as long as it benefits Arizona’

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said he supports President-elect Donald Trump's proposal to build a wall on the Arizona-Mexico border, as long as it does not tarnish the state's business relationship with Mexico.
6 years ago
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Jan Brewer: Resigning Arizona convention delegates throwing votes to Clinton

The Arizona delegates who are quitting instead of casting a vote for Donald Trump are giving their votes to Hillary Clinton, Jan Brewer said Tuesday.
6 years ago
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Phoenix park officials keep hiking trails open during high heat

Going outside in Phoenix may seem like the last thing you would want to do, but some people will attempt to hit hiking trails around the city.
6 years ago
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Mac & Gaydos recap the first Democratic presidential debate of 2015

We asked Mac & Gaydos to sit down and give us a short synopsis of the first Democratic presidential debate that was held Tuesday in Las Vegas.
7 years ago
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Arizona Board of Education sues Superintendent Diane Douglas

The Arizona Board of Education is suing to force Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas over two technology issues.
7 years ago