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Brittney Griner's wife, Cherelle, wants President Joe Biden to secure her partner's release, doing whatever is necessary to get the WNBA star home from Russia where she has been detained for more than three months.

By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer May 25, 2022
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Two women were arrested after about 500,000 fentanyl pills were found in an SUV pulled over for speeding on Interstate 10 in Arizona, police said.

By Associated Press May 25, 2022
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The U.S. Supreme Court has put two Arizona murderers back on death row, one who killed a 4-year-old Tucson girl and another who murdered a teen and her mother in Phoenix.

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Temperatures are rapidly rising and schools are letting out, which means summer is here.

May 24, 2022
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An impassioned effort by some Arizona Senate Republicans to ban the use of ballot drop boxes failed Monday.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press May 24, 2022
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Authorities say a small plane went down shortly after takeoff from Prescott Regional Airport, but the pilot escaped injury.

By Associated Press May 23, 2022
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A week before Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, Russian authorities arrested American basketball star Brittney Griner at the Moscow airport.

By Rokeshia Renné Ashley, Florida International University May 23, 2022
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Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and a conservative political activist, urged Republican lawmakers in Arizona after the 2020 presidential election to choose their own slate of electors, arguing that results giving Joe Biden a victory in the state were marred by fraud.

By Associated Press May 21, 2022
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A federal appeals court on Thursday revived Arizona’s lawsuit challenging the part of President Joe Biden’s massive coronavirus rescue law that bars states from using the federal money to offset tax cuts.

May 20, 2022
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Western Arizona conservatives’ second favorite Lake appeared in Lake Havasu City this week, alongside state and local Republican candidates to meet voters and discuss issues central to conservative values.

By BRANDON MESSICK, For the Miner May 20, 2022
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A missing hiker was found dead, his dog alive and still with him, in rugged forest on Mingus Mountain in north-central Arizona five days after reporting he was lost, authorities said.

By Associated Press May 19, 2022
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An Arizona prisoner is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection in less than three weeks for killing an 8-year-old girl, marking the second condemned man to decline lethal gas since the state refurbished its gas chamber – a method of execution that hasn’t been used in the United States in more than 20 years.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press May 19, 2022
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The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says SWAT officers fatally shot a man after he fired a gun in their direction during an encounter near an elementary school in Guadalupe, a Phoenix suburb.

By Associated Press May 19, 2022
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Two more bills restricting responses to the coronavirus pandemic are heading to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey's desk, including one that would impact the ability of future state leaders to respond to another airborne-spreading disease and a second blocking the state from ever requiring schoolchildren to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press May 18, 2022
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A newly organized group of abortion rights supporters on Tuesday filed an initiative that seeks to amend the Arizona Constitution to protect the right to abortion.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press May 18, 2022
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The State Department said Tuesday that it still pushing to have regular contact with WNBA star Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury, who has been detained in Russia for nearly three months.

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer May 18, 2022
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The Arizona Senate on Monday opened an ethics investigation into a firebrand Republican member who tweeted inflammatory comments about last weekend's racist attack at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket that left 10 people dead.

By Associated Press May 17, 2022
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A half-dozen mainstream Republican Senate candidates are drawing on the “great replacement” conspiracy theory once confined to the far-right fringes of U.S. politics to court voters this campaign season, promoting the baseless notion that there is a plot to diminish the influence of white people in America.

By Associated Press May 17, 2022
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A new partnership between the state’s three universities and several state agencies aims to increase understanding of issues like Valley Fever and ozone levels in Arizona – and come up with solutions.

By KYRA HAAS, Arizona Capitol Times May 16, 2022
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A judge has sentenced a 21-year-old Phoenix man to more than six years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to charges related to a human smuggling operation he was running that led to a fatal crash involving a driver he recruited via Snapchat.

By Associated Press May 14, 2022
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Shortly after the man who killed her sister 44 years ago was executed, Leslie James stepped up to a podium at the Arizona state prison complex in Florence and tearfully told the world all that Clarence Dixon had taken.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press May 14, 2022
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Kari Lake, a former television anchor leading the GOP field in the campaign for Arizona governor, called Thursday for higher teacher salaries and an expansion of school choice options for parents.

By Associated Press May 14, 2022
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When America’s first nuclear weapons were tested in south-central New Mexico they set off generations of strife as nearby communities struggled with cancers and other health problems many feared were a direct impact of associated radiation.

By ADRIAN HEDDEN, Carlsbad Current-Argus May 14, 2022
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Kari Lake, a former television anchor leading the GOP field in the campaign for Arizona governor, called Thursday for higher teacher salaries and an expansion of school choice options for parents.

By Associated Press May 13, 2022
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The first execution in Arizona in nearly eight years was carried out more smoothly than the state’s last use of the death penalty, when a condemned prisoner who was given 15 doses of a two-drug combination gasped for air hundreds of times over nearly two hours.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press May 13, 2022

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