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  • FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo, Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File)

    Ben Carson wants health care talk removed from political arena

    Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Tuesday that it's time for the health care debate to be removed from the political arena for good.
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    Phoenix police looking for flasher, would-be robber

    Phoenix police are searching for a man who exposed himself to a young girl in a parking lot and another man who tried to rob a convenience store.
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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 Aug. 10, 2012 photo, a morgue staff member brings in the body of a suspected illegal immigrant found in the Arizona desert, at the Pima County morgue in Tucson, Ariz.
 (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Are open-border advocates partly to blame for immigrant desert deaths?

    Jim Sharpe is all for a guest worker program that prevents immigrants dying in the Arizona desert, but thinks an open-border policy is too dangerous.
  • FILE - In this Friday, July 7, 2017, file photo U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

    Trump put failed cybersecurity partnership ball in Russia’s court

    President Donald Trump put the proverbial ball in Russia's court during failed discussions over a cybersecurity partnership between the two nations.
  • Paul Uriate and his daughter are shown. (Silent Witness Photo)

    Police hoping for clues in man’s murder [RE-BROADCAST OF 11/5/2012]

    Phoenix police are hoping for clues that will lead them to the person who allegedly killed 28-year-old Paul Uriate in an apartment complex parking lot.
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    Police look for suspects in robbery, road rage shooting cases

    Police are searching for the suspect of a robbery at a hotel, as well as who may have perpetrated a road rage shooting on the I-10.
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    Opinion: I’m tapped, so what ideas do you have for health care reform?

    I can't make my health care arguments anymore, so Jim Sharpe turned to you, the readers, to see what you thought. He wasn't disappointed.
  • The sun flares in the camera lens as it rises behind the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, Sunday, June 25, 2017. The court is expected to decide within days if the Trump administration can enforce it's travel ban. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

    Trump adviser says travel ban decision ‘slap in face’ to opponents

    An adviser to Trump said a Supreme Court decision to reinstate part of the travel ban was a victory over those using the legal system for political gain.
  • The victim, Lynsey Chainhalt, is shown. (Silent Witness Photo)

    Police looking for suspects in 2003 murder of Phoenix woman

    Police are hoping someone on this side of the U.S.-Mexico border may know two persons of interest in the 2003 murder of a Phoenix woman.
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    Police need leads in Mesa boy’s murder [RE-BROADCAST OF 10/29/2012]

    Police are looking for suspects in a Mesa home invasion that led to the murder of 1-year-old Jeremy Pineda.
  • Hikers brave the afternoon sun as the temperatures hit 110-degrees Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Phoenix. Temperatures are expected to climb to 120-degrees in the metro area in the next week. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Opinion: Heat wave hitting Phoenix is all jokes until someone dies

    Cracking jokes about the extreme heat in Phoenix is pretty much the norm, but it's also a serious matter that can have deadly consequences.
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    Opinion: Megyn Kelly interviewing Alex Jones is must-miss TV of year

    While Jim Sharpe respects Megyn Kelly's right to interview conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on her new show, he certainly won't be tuning in.
  • A police officer stands by an automobile with a damaged driver's window at the scene of a multiple shooting in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. was shot.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Opinion: Don’t blame leftists for shooting, blame them for what’s next

    Jim Sharpe doesn't blame the vociferous extreme left for Wednesday's shooting of a congressman. He blames them for what happens next.
  • (Photo by Flickr Photo/Jerry Ferguson)

    Is Phoenix a ‘real’ city – and should I care?

    Is Phoenix a big city - or not? That is a question that was posed in an article Sunday, and it really shouldn't even be a question.