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The town of Gilbert’s goal for its annual food drive was to raise a tad more than 70,000 meals for United Food Bank during its monthlong event. It ended up donating far more than that.
The Governing Board of the Mesa Public School District will ask voters in November to renew the override of the district’s budget. This extra 10 percent, taken from the local primary property tax, allows the district to make up for budget cuts in state aid, which is the source of two-thirds of the budget.
Arizona's highway patrol officers, sheriff's deputies and other law enforcement officers arrested nearly 400 people on suspicion of driving under the influence over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
We celebrate our nation’s 238th birthday this month, unless we count from the year of the Constitution’s adoption. If so, then it’s a young 227 years old. Too young for a nation to die? Not according to history. We learn civilizations generally collapse within 200 years, so we can wonder if the USA is overdue to “tap out.”
Arizona is not going to take center stage this year in the battle over genetically modified foods.
For the first time in more than three decades, Arizona voters are not going to get a chance to make their own laws.
Gov. Jan Brewer is building up a political war chest to help influence who controls the Legislature for the next two years — and potentially who succeeds her.
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Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 21-year-old man after his 19-year-old girlfriend was found shot to death in the desert northeast of Mesa Thursday morning.
Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies say a woman has been found dead in the desert northeast of Mesa.
The way Gov. Jan Brewer sees it, the media should be doing more to press the Obama administration for answers about the flood of immigrants across the border.
I can only imagine the machismo in the air at last night’s gubernatorial candidate summit on immigration and border security hosted by Mr. Muy Macho himself, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu.
Claiming new evidence of a pattern of misconduct, Attorney General Tom Horne on Tuesday asked a federal judge to dissolve the police department that patrols the polygamous twin communities of Colorado City and Hildale, Utah.
“Americans have been complaining for years that both sides in Washington don’t listen to them. Republicans in Virginia have shown they’re willing to do something about it. Now the question is, are Democrats also willing to do something about it?”
A state senator wants to use the National Guard and local sheriffs to stop buses with undocumented individuals from coming in to Arizona from other states.
Even if Arizona lucks out and elects a lion hearted governor, it’ll still take herculean commitment to cut controlling ties to various federal programs. With summer primaries revving up, think of the gutsy governors of Utah, Ohio, Wisconsin, South Carolina and Texas. Their courage is remarkable.
RIO DE JANEIRO — World Cup visitors, welcome to Brazil, land of soccer, sun and sky-high prices.
“(Maricopa County Sheriff Joe) Arpaio should be commended for lowering crime and rescuing animals from certain death. You don't have to like his schtick.” Gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones responding to a question from KPNX’s Brahm Resnik on why she sought Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s endorsement. http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/arizona/politics/2014/06/07/arizona-income-tax-debate-end/10119357/.
The United States Postal Service, in conjunction with food banks all over the country, held its annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive Saturday.
In a partial victory over free speech rights, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that gun-rights advocate Alan Korwin has a legal right to put a political screed about the Second Amendment on Phoenix bus shelters.
With the regular legislative session behind her, Gov. Jan Brewer is on the road again in her bid to elect candidates across the nation who share her views.
Claiming a pattern of civil rights abuse, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Monday to find out exactly how the Border Patrol enforces immigration law far from Mexico.
Arizonans will soon learn what they need to do to survive electromagnetic Armageddon — assuming they survive the blast that causes it in the first place.
With the city’s proposed 2014-15 budget complete, the Chandler City Council will host a series of public meetings in May and June to review and eventually adopt a budget that will begin July 1.
Arizona is going to be without a legally enforceable begging law for perhaps another year.