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The American Bar Association is being pressured to cancel its conference set for next week in Phoenix. Read more»

Supporters of Arizona's new immigration law say it's designed to reduce crime in the state, but opponents say just the opposite will occur. Read more»

Rodney Glassman announced Tuesday that he has raised more than $500,000 for his U.S. Senate campaign in the three weeks since he declared his candidacy. The fine print: half of that sum is from Glassman's own wallet. Read more»

Gov. Jan Brewer's lead in the Republican primary for governor is holding, and her chances look even better now the Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced he's not running. Read more»


Joe Arpaio, sheriff of Maricopa County for five terms, announced he will not seek the Republican nomination for governor Monday. Read more»

An Alaska Air National Guard helicopter drops Alaska and New York Guard personnel training as part of Angel Thunder, April 15.

Angel Thunder, an international training exercise based in Southern Arizona, helps our service members hone the skills they need to bring aid to areas devastated by natural disasters and to rescue American and coalition troops wounded in battle or downed behind enemy lines. Read more»

The border separating Nogales, Sonora, and Nogales, Ariz.

A call to boycott Arizona in the wake of its new immigration policy might not be practical, say border-area residents. But a travel advisory issued by the Mexican government might be slowing sales at Nogales businesses. Read more»

Tired of the potholes on your road to nowhere commute? You can put forth your suggestion for personal jetpacks, or perhaps a more down-to-earth solution for our transportation troubles, by commenting on $1.5 billion in proposed improvements. Read more»

Krentz in 2008.

The killing of rancher Robert Krentz was not random, and investigators are focusing on a suspect in the U.S., the Arizona Daily Star reports, citing anonymous sources. Read more»

Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen

Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen has become the first prominent figure in Major League Baseball to declare that if asked to partake in the 2011 All-Star Game next season, he will decline the prestigious invite. Read more»

Thousands of marchers protesting Arizona's new immigration law moved down South Sixth Avenue to Armory Park on Saturday morning.

As many as 8,000 opponents of Arizona's new immigration law marched downtown to a May Day rally. The crowd stretched from curb to curb on Sixth Avenue, and was several blocks long as it moved toward hundreds of demonstrators already waiting in the park. Read more»

House Bill 2162 modifies the recently passed Senate Bill 1070, which calls for stringent enforcement of Arizona laws against illegal immigration. Read more»


The Phoenix New Times reports that a former staffer, John Dougherty, has filed to run for the U.S. Senate. A reporter who has freelanced for the New York Times and others since leaving the Valley tabloid in 2006, Dougherty will join Rodney Glassman and Randy Parraz in seeking the Democratic nomination. Read more»

Gov. Jan Brewer, in the wake of signing a controversial immigration law, now leads in a Republican primary, unless she's running against Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Read more»

Rep. Ted Vogt is an Arizona legislator and University of Arizona law student.

Rep. Ted Vogt is a Tucson Republican and the new kid on the block. He was appointed to the legislature in the middle of the session. In the meantime, he's trying to keep up on his readings for law school — he's in his final semester at the UA. Read more»

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