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Ducey says Arizona business opposition won’t influence decision on election bills

Gov. Doug Ducey said business community opposition to a pair of election bills that critics allege will suppress voters won’t affect his decision on whether to sign the legislation if it reaches his desk. Greater Phoenix Leadership, a business and civic organization, issued a statement last week urging lawmakers to reject legislation that it said is voter suppression.... Read more»

Photos: College football all-star workouts

College football players from around the country practiced in Tucson on Thursday, preparing for the inaugural Casino Del Sol College All-Star Game. Kickoff is 6 p.m. Monday at Kino Stadium. (with rosters)... Read more»1

Tucson Padres

Baseball team buys college football all-star game

The Casino del Sol College All-Star Game, ready to kick off its inaugural in Tucson, is now owned by the Tucson Padres, the baseball team announced Tuesday.... Read more»1

Jan. 8 victims, families honored at All-Star Game

Victims of the Jan. 8 shooting that claimed six lives were honored at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday.... Read more»

Daniel Hernandez, Jr.

Giffords intern to throw first pitch at All-Star Game

Taking the mound to throw out the first pitch for Tuesday's All-Star Game will be Daniel Hernandez, Jr., the intern who helped save the life of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords after she was shot Jan. 8.... Read more»

OV police, Golder Ranch firefighters to present colors at All-Star Game

An honor guard of policemen from Oro Valley and firefighters from Golder Ranch Fire District will present the colors at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday. The ceremony will honor the victims of the Jan. 8 shooting.... Read more»

Tucson Padres baseball

Cunningham only Padre picked for PCL All-Star team

Tucson Padres outfielder Aaron Cunningham received some of the best news of the season while standing in a grocery store. "I bumped into one of the team trainers at Safeway, and he told me that I had been selected to the All-Star Game," he said. "I was really blown away."... Read more»


NBA commissioner dismisses allegations defense was played during All-Star Game

The final score of the NBA All-Star Game, played in Los Angeles on Sunday, was 148-143. That's entertainment.... Read more»

Pearce, Arpaio: ‘Critics and activists’ threatening All-Star Game over SB 1070

State Sen. Russell Pearce and other SB 1070 supporters are sending off 70,000 petition signatures urging Major League Baseball to ignore "critics and activists" they say are endangering plans to hold the 2011 All-Star Game in Phoenix.... Read more»1

Guest opinion

Giffords: Moving All-Star Game would perpetuate unfair SB 1070 boycott

Guest Opinion: At the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Commissioner Selig was pressured to move next year's game from Phoenix because of SB 1070. To his credit, he refused to accede, pointing out that moving the game wouldn't affect Arizona lawmakers.... Read more»1

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Not so Golden: Northern League defeats GBL in All-Star Game

Representatives of the 10 teams in the GBL faced one of the country’s premier independent baseball leagues, the Northern League, in the International All-Star Game.... Read more»

Border & immigration

Brewer, Barkley: Boycott one-on-one?

Former Suns star Charles Barkley and Gov. Jan Brewer might not make for a great matchup on the boards, but what about in the war of words? Barkley is calling for professional sports to boycott Arizona because of SB 1070. Brewer penned an op-ed for ESPN saying a boycott is "the wrong play." ... Read more»