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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation reopened Hoover Dam to the public Tuesday, seven months after it closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Associated Press October 20, 2020
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Sunbathers understand the benefits of applying sunscreen, but in America’s hottest big city the same concept is being tested at street level in the hope of bringing some lasting relief from the relentless Arizona sun.

By BRIAN P. D. HANNON, Associated Press October 20, 2020
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With 15,000 people or more packing a re-election campaign rally in Prescott Monday, President Donald Trump repeatedly disputed poll numbers that indicate his opponent, Democrat Joe Biden, has a slight lead in the state.

By CINDY BARKS For the Miner October 20, 2020
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Police in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa are asking for the public’s help in identifying a drive-by shooter who opened fire on a food truck seating area and wounded seven people including three young children.

By Associated Press October 19, 2020
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Arizona added 30,200 new jobs last month. But the question of what that means in an unemployment rate is a little less certain.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner October 17, 2020
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If you think you're going to bed on election night knowing who was chosen, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs has a bit of advice. Think again.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner October 17, 2020
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Seven months into a gubernatorial-declared emergency, the state's top Republican lawmakers are ordering a closer look at whether the powers they have given to the governor need to be curtailed.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner October 17, 2020
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A federal appeals court has rejected a bid to give an extra 10 days after Election Day to count ballots mailed by Navajo Nation members living on the Arizona portion of the tribe's reservation.

By Associated Press October 16, 2020
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The average number of daily coronavirus cases in Arizona has risen over the last two weeks, prompting one public health expert to warn on Wednesday that the situation was reminiscent of when cases started to increase exponentially during the summer.

By Associated Press October 15, 2020
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Public schools in Arizona that have weathered a decade of funding cuts with only partial restoration could see a big infusion of cash if a ballot measure backed by teachers and advocacy groups passes in November, but opponents say Proposition 208 will hurt the economy and only bring partial relief.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press October 15, 2020
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Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly says his campaign raised nearly $39 million during the third quarter.

By Associated Press October 15, 2020
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An appeals court on Tuesday night ordered an early end to an extension of Arizona’s voter registration deadline that was ordered by a judge after pandemic restrictions led to a decrease in people signing up to vote.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press October 14, 2020
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Appeals court judges considering whether to give an extra 10 days after election day to count ballots mailed from Navajo Nation members living on the Arizona reservation peppered lawyers with questions Tuesday over how such ballots would be distinguished for counting from those of other voters.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press October 13, 2020
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An appeals court considering whether to put on hold an extension of Arizona’s voter registration posed tough questions at a hearing Monday over whether state law allows such an extension.

October 13, 2020
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Arizona voters will decide whether the state joins nearly a dozen others across the nation that have legalized recreational marijuana when they head to the polls on Nov. 3.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press October 13, 2020
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Navajo Nation health officials on Monday reported 30 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and six more deaths.

By Associated Press October 13, 2020
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Arizona Sen. Martha McSally called in one of the Republican Party's most prominent foreign policy hands Monday to press her case that Democrat Mark Kelly has problematic ties to China.

By Associated Press October 13, 2020
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Roberta Wright McCain, the mother of the late Sen. John McCain who used her feisty spirit to help woo voters during his 2008 presidential campaign, has died.

By Associated Press October 12, 2020
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is investigating allegations that workers have illegally dumped waste from border wall construction into Mexico, where the metal is being sold on the black market.

By Associated Press October 12, 2020
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Proponents of more time to register to vote say Attorney General Mark Brnovich is having what amounts to buyer's remorse in failing to defend the deadline in the first place.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner October 10, 2020
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The FBI is reminding the public that a hefty reward remains on the table a quarter-century after someone sabotaged railroad tracks in the Arizona desert, resulting in the deadly derailment of an Amtrak passenger train.

By Associated Press October 10, 2020
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An 84-acre ranch is being added to the Prescott National Forest to help protect the natural state of the Upper Verde River and eventually enhance public access to the river's scenic course in north-central Arizona.

By Associated Press October 10, 2020
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An Arizona lawmaker who was on a ventilator at a Maryland hospital's intensive care unit ill with COVID-19 is now breathing on his own, his wife announced Thursday.

By Associated Press October 10, 2020
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Vice President Mike Pence applauded President Donald Trump on Thursday for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, his opposition to abortion and his support for police, during a pair of campaign stops in the Southwest.

By Associated Press October 10, 2020
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With her parents at his side, Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled a painting Thursday designed to honor the memory of slain ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner October 10, 2020

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