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Election 2018

Grijalva cruises to win, Kirkpatrick holds strong lead over Marquez Peterson

Rep. Raul Grijalva easily won a ninth term Tuesday, while fellow Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick held an 11-point lead over Republican candidate Lea Marquez Peterson in CD 2. Plus: more local and state election results.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Twelker: UA eye doc looks at 'caravan' through lens of experience in Honduras

When I heard about the caravan, I saw the photographs and watched the interviews. I thought: I know these people. They were my patients. Honduras is very poor and its main economy is to export food, coffee, and clothing to the United States. So, if you eat bananas, drink coffee or wear clothing, you most likely have a connection with the migrants — whether you know it or not. ... Read more»

Guest opinion

Holmes: Be nice to troops deployed to border; they may disagree with their mission

What should our response be to troops being deployed along the border? Speak to our elected officials, but when you encounter these troops, my advice as a former soldier is to be nice to them. They are not choosing to come here, and they probably are not enjoying it.... Read more»

Swartz trial: Prosecutors wrap up, defense case begins

As prosecutors wrap up, the defense opens with their own forensic pathologist to dispute the findings of Dr. Emma Lew, who said on Monday that while mortally wounded, Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, 16, was still alive before he was shot in the head by a Border Patrol agent six years ago. ... Read more»

Green nominee’s withdrawal injects new drama into tense Senate race

While Green’s support won’t hurt Sinema’s chances, the race is too close to say it will put her over the top, analysts said Friday.... Read more»

Women account for 39 percent of Az ballot, among highest in nation

There are 90 women on the ballot for state or federal office in Arizona this year, accounting for a record-setting 39 percent of the candidates in the state.... Read more»

Photos: All Souls Procession 2018

Thousands attended the 29th All Souls Procession in Tucson on Sunday night. ... Read more»

Swartz trial: Boy mortally wounded but alive when BP agent shot him in head, says expert

A forensic pathologist, testifying for the prosecution in the manslaughter trial of BP Agent Lonnie Swartz, said that 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez was still moving and on the ground when he was shot in the head.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Bickel: Ensuring fair & secure elections requires patience

"Pima County holds the right to vote in the highest regard. Every vote counts and we will take the time to make sure every vote will be counted. But on Wednesday morning, for some of the races, a little patience will be necessary."... Read more»

Down in the mud: Arizona researchers probe seabed for clues about monsoons

A University of Arizona researcher is digging through mud in the Sea of Cortez to predict the monsoons in Tucson's future.... Read more»

Young-voter turnout up sharply, but still trails most other age groups

Young Arizonans are casting ballots at more than three times the rate they did in 2014, according to an analysis of early voting, the possible result of such high-profile voter registration efforts as March for Our Lives.... Read more»

Rocks vs. rifles: Trump backs off suggestion that soldiers fire on migrants

Trump on Friday backed off his statement that active-duty soldiers on the border should respond to rock-throwing migrants as if the soldiers had been attacked with a firearm.... Read more»

Swartz trial: 3D model shows Elena Rodriguez ran 16 feet before collapsing on sidewalk

Jurors were shown a 3D model and video of the shooting of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez more than six years ago as prosecutors pressed their case against the agent who shot him this week. ... Read more»

Daylight Saving Time

Don't touch that clock! Rest of nation falling back from DST

Daylight Saving Time ends early Sunday morning for most of the United States, but Arizona residents won't have to switch their clocks — we don't observe DST.... Read more»

Arizona lacks vehicle idling regulations, encourages voluntary action

There's no law against it but Arizona communities are trying to reduce locally the 30-million-ton problem of idle vehicles producing ozone. ... Read more»

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