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Trump aides worry he hurt hopes of defeating Flake

Posted by   /  August 17, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

The president gave a shout-out to Kelli Ward, who even some White House aides believe would be a weak challenger. By Alex Isenstadt | POLITICO President Donald Trump upended the Arizona Senate race on Thursday by signaling support for an underdog primary challenger — a move that went against the wishes of his advisers and […]

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Rose Law Group Reporter’s Top 10 Previously Unreported Arizona Sports Quotes

Posted by   /  August 17, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, QUOTES, Rose Law Group, Sports  /  No Comments

10. “No, I never inhaled AstroTurf.” – Jake Plummer 9. “I never got a chance to tour the Smithsonian.” – Matt Williams 8. “When I was stocking grocery shelves, I sometimes turned it into lunch.” – Kurt Warner 7. “I will be Arizona governor someday.” – Charles Barkley 6. Chip is not short for chipmunk, you […]

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Grand Canyon University President Brian Mueller blasts ASU president Michael Crow for ‘continued disparaging and erroneous remarks’

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By Jeremy Cluff | azcentral sports Grand Canyon University President Brian Mueller issued a statement Wednesday blasting ASU President Michael Crow for his “continued disparaging and erroneous remarks” toward the University. The statement was “shared with our GCU family to set the record straight” regarding some comments Crow made to the media on Tuesday. Crow’s […]

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Southwest rises as 2018 Senate battleground

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In a season of political tumult, Nevada and Arizona have emerged anew as a defining battleground for both parties By Alexander Burns | The New York Times ven before President Trump’s rise, a pair of Western states foreshadowed some of the consuming clashes of his presidency: the tug of war between traditional conservatives and border-hawk […]

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Elvis and Nixon buddies in heaven?

Posted by   /  August 17, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Memories, pressed between the pages of my mind Memories, sweetened through the ages just like wine. ~ Elvis Presley Yesterday marked 40 years since the death of music icon Elvis Presley. When the news wire machine rang five bells, I knew something big had happened. Such was the case […]

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Maricopa mayor, councilmembers denounce ‘hate’ in wake of Charlottesville

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By Mason Callejas | inMaricopa Members of the Maricopa City Council and local clergy offered their thoughts and condolences Tuesday to those affected by the violence that erupted over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, after a clash between white supremacists and counter-protestors turned violent, claiming the life of one counter-protestor. During a regular meeting of […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 17, 2017: Petition asking university to take action for “moral reasons.”

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Nevada: University sticks by stance despite petition asking for Cvjetanovic’s expulsion California confronts its Confederate past as monuments are abruptly removed New Mexico: How did $100 million de Kooning painting end up in a home in tiny Cliff? Utah: Transgender Midvale mayor candidate likely headed for general election; all county mayors appear to survive runoff […]

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[OP-ED] Letting Diamondbacks leave stadium would be a mistake

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By Denny Barney | The Republic (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has great respect for the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and for the Arizona Diamondbacks. That’s why it is disappointing that the chamber’s chief executive, Glenn Hamer, didn’t reach out to discuss facts with […]

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Goodyear educator heads to the Legislature

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By Dustin Gardiner | The Republic Geraldine Peten, an educator from Goodyear, will be the newest member of the Arizona House of Representatives. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 on Wednesday to appoint Peten to the House seat vacated by former Rep. Jesus Rubalcava, D-Gila Bend, who resigned in July amid scrutiny of […]

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State attorneys: Judge’s order on pension unclear, violates separation of powers

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By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times The Arizona Attorney General’s Office claims state officials don’t know how to respond to a judge’s order to adjust contribution rates to a retirement fund for the judiciary and elected officials. But the attorney for two retired judges, who successfully argued that a cap of the employer contribution […]

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