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Arizona members of Congress ask president not to pardon Arpaio

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

By Jim Cross | KTAR A trio of Arizona Democratic members of the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump not to issue a pardon to former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. A fourth said Arpaio must be held accountable. U.S. Reps. Ruben Gallego, Raul Grijalva and Tom O’Halleran sent a letter to Trump, urging […]

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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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Southwest rises as 2018 Senate battleground

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

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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Arizona edges to front of states eyeing anti-hacking technology

Posted by   /  August 16, 2017  /  Cybersecurity, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

The sponsor of an Arizona law that allows electronic signatures on contracts is calling that measure a “little stab” at adopting blockchain technology that backers call “bulletproof” to hacking. /Photo by Yuri Samoilov/Creative Commons By Nathan J. Fish | Cronkite News efore Arizona could be recognized as a leader in blockchain technology legislation there was […]

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Arizona Democrat Jim Moss Announces Candidacy for U.S. Senate

Posted by   /  August 15, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) Community activist says it’s ‘high time that Arizonans repeal and replace Jeff Flake’ and vows not to take a dime from corporate PACs or wealthy donors GLOBE, Ariz. — Jim Moss, who is a community activist in Globe, as well as an entrepreneur […]

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Arizona city one of best US places to move before it gets too popular

Posted by   /  August 15, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

KTAR PHOENIX — If you’re moving and looking for a change of scenery, you needn’t look too long: An Arizona city has been named one of the best places to relocate to before it gets popular. Bisbee was one of 15 cities to appear on the list compiled by Thrillist. The lifestyle website said it asked […]

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Poll: Protecting the Arizona environment should be given priority, even at the risk of slowing economic growth

Posted by   /  August 15, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Brandon Loomis | The Republic President Donald Trump’s executive order to review 27 national monuments for potential downsizing or elimination touched a sensitive political nerve in Arizona.’s executive order to review 27 national monuments for potential downsizing or elimination touched a sensitive political nerve in Arizona. Arizonans want good jobs, but a recent poll […]

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Arizona draws more Baby Boomers than every state but Florida

Posted by   /  August 14, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Catherine Reagor | The Republic Sunshine, affordable housing and lower taxes are drawing more Baby Boomers to Arizona. Many in this huge group don’t want to retire like their parents but are picking the same state to do it in. A couple of new rankings show Arizona, and particularly several Valley cities, are the most popular […]

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Wrigley Mansion gets a $1 million summer refresh

Posted by   /  August 14, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  1 Comment

AZBigMedia It’s one of Arizona’s most iconic addresses, and guests at the grand hilltop property can now enjoy a fresh new look and feel throughout. More than $1 million has already gone into modernizing, updating and rejuvenating the historic Wrigley Mansion, and both long time and first time guests can now explore the Mansion a new, admiring the considerable improvements. […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Artists, hippies, miners — Patagonia divided over hamlet’s economic future

Posted by   /  August 13, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News  /  No Comments

By Lucas Waldron | Special to the Arizona Daily Star atagonia has one bar, one coffee shop, one gas station. And customers at nearly all of them are divided between those in favor of a new mining project in this tiny southeastern-Arizona town and those against it. Roughly half of Patagonia’s 900 residents support Arizona […]

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