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Masters concedes Senate race, Hobbs celebrates governor win
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Masters concedes Senate race, Hobbs celebrates governor win

Democratic Arizona Governor-elect Katie Hobbs speaks at a victory rally, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)Supporters of democratic Arizona Governor-elect Katie Hobbs listen to her speech during a victory rally, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)Democratic Arizona Governor-elect Katie Hobbs takes the stage at a victory rally, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)Democratic Arizona Governor-elect Katie Hobbs speaks at a victory rally, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)Democratic Arizona Governor-elect Katie Hobbs speaks at a victory rally, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) By JONATHAN J. COOPERAssociated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Blake Masters called Democratic Sen. Mark ...
Fight over election tally threatens Arizona certification
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Fight over election tally threatens Arizona certification

FILE - Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are examined and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company, Cyber Ninjas, in Phoenix on May 6, 2021. Two Republicans who control the elected board in rural Cochise County have sued their own election director to force her to conduct a greatly expanded hand count of ballots cast in the Nov. 8, 2022 election. (AP Photo/Matt York, Pool, File) By BOB CHRISTIEAssociated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The two Republicans who control the elected board in a rural Arizona county have sued their own elections director to force her to conduct a greatly expanded hand-count of ballots cast in the Nov. 8 elections, a standoff that could affect certification of the results. They want Cochise County Elections Director Lisa M...
Judge orders halt to Trump-era asylum restrictions at border
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Judge orders halt to Trump-era asylum restrictions at border

Four men from Cuba try to keep warm after crossing the border from Mexico and surrendering to authorities to apply for asylum on Nov. 3, 2022, near Yuma, Ariz. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday, Nov. 15, ordered the Biden administration to lift Trump-era asylum restrictions that have been a cornerstone of border enforcement since the beginning of COVID-19. Sullivan ruled that Title 42 authority end immediately for families and single adults, saying it violates federal rule-making procedures. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File) By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the Biden administration to lift Trump-era asylum restrictions that have been a cornerstone of border enforcement since the beginning of COVID-19. U.S. District Judge...
Native child welfare law faces major Supreme Court challenge
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Native child welfare law faces major Supreme Court challenge

Attorney Mary Katherine Nagle, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, is seen during an interview with The Associated Press at the National Congress of American Indians' 79th Annual Convention and Market Place in Sacramento Calif., Nov. 2, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments, Wednesday, Nov. 9 on the most significant challenge to the Indian Child Welfare Act since it passed in in 1978. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Michelle Beaudin, council member for the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe in Wisconsin, poses for a photo at the National Congress of American Indians' 79th Annual Convention and Market Place in Sacramento Calif., Nov. 3, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments, Wednesday, Nov. 9 on the most significant challenge to the Indian Child Welfare Act since it passe...
<strong>Pima Theatre Presents Cabaret this November, Nov. 10</strong>
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Pima Theatre Presents Cabaret this November, Nov. 10

Pima Theatre’s Cabaret, Nickole Custodio (Sally Bowles)Pima Theatre’s Cabaret, Kendall Hicks (Kit-Kat dancer)Pima Theatre’s Cabaret, (left to right) Nickole Custodio, Timi Post, Julia WatersPima Theatre’s Cabaret, Nickole Custodio (Sally Bowles)Pima Theatre’s Cabaret, (left to right) Nickole Custodio, Timi Post, Julia Waters Pima Arts Press Release Tucson, Arizona—Pima Theatre presents Cabaret, book by Joe Masteroff, based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb. This production is directed and choreographed by Mickey Nugent, with music direction by Martha Reed. Set in Berlin during the Jazz Age as the Nazis are ascending to power, the musical focuses on the nightlife at the seedy Kit Kat Klub, and Ame...
The souls go marching on
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The souls go marching on

All Souls ProcessionWhen: Sunday, Nov. 6The procession starts at 6 p.m.Where: On North Grande Street between West Speedway Boulevard and West Ontario StreetProcession Guidelines Community members walk in Tucson's All Souls Procession on Nov. 6, 2011. (StellarD under license) By QUENTIN S. AGNELLOPima Post As a resident of Tucson, I have participated in the All Souls Procession. It is a display of beauty and reverence that comes only once a year. The idea of the tradition is to honor the ones you loved and cared about who have died. Many people gather to walk with the images of their dearly departed. To people who know about Dia de Los Muertos, this is a familiar concept. The origin of this event falls on one person. According to the All Souls website, an independent arti...
Libertarian ends Arizona Senate bid, endorses GOP’s Masters
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Libertarian ends Arizona Senate bid, endorses GOP’s Masters

Republican Senate challenger Blake Masters smiles on stage prior to a televised debate with Arizona Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly and Libertarian candidate Marc Victor in Phoenix, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Libertarian candidate for the U.S. Senate seat in Arizona, Marc Victor speaks to the media after a televised debate in Phoenix, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Arizona Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly, left, talks with Libertarian candidate Marc Victor, middle, and Republican candidate Blake Masters, right, prior to a televised debate in Phoenix, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) By JONATHAN J. COOPERAssociated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate from Arizona, Marc Victor, dropped out of the race Tuesd...
Two weeks notice: midterm election looms, here are your AZ debates
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Two weeks notice: midterm election looms, here are your AZ debates

This combination of photos shows Arizona Republican Senate candidate Blake Masters, left, and Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., before a televised debate in Phoenix, Oct. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Members of the media watch Arizona Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly, left, and his Republican challenger Blake Masters, right, during a debate in Phoenix, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Republican Senate challenger Blake Masters smiles on stage prior to a televised debate with Arizona Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly and Libertarian candidate Marc Victor in Phoenix, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Arizona Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly, left, smiles as he stands on stage with Republican challenger Blake Masters, right, prior to a televised debate in Phoenix, Thursday, Oc...
A ‘coward’ and a ‘conspiracy theorist’ walk into a bar and ask for your vote
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A ‘coward’ and a ‘conspiracy theorist’ walk into a bar and ask for your vote

Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake arrives to a former President Donald Trump rally, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs speaks at a roundtable event in Phoenix, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. Hobbs announced Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, that her office's review of signatures turned in a week ago to refer the expansion of the state's private school voucher law to the ballot came up short of the nearly 119,000 that were needed. Hobbs is a Democrat running for governor who opposed the plan. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Pima Post The Citizens Clean Elections Commission sponsors statewide and legislative debates. This Arizona election cycle has not lacked drama. Much of the dramatics were stirred up over the gubernatorial...
Arizona governor puts more containers along Mexican border
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Arizona governor puts more containers along Mexican border

FILE - Border Patrol agents patrol along a line of shipping containers stacked near the border on Aug. 23, 2022, near Yuma, Ariz. The Cocopah Indian Tribe is welcoming the federal government's call for the state of Arizona to remove a series of double-stacked shipping containers placed along the U.S.-Mexico border near the desert city of Yuma, saying they are unauthorized and violate U.S. law. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File) Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The state of Arizona has begun installing shipping containers along another section of the U.S.-Mexico border to fill gaps that aren't covered by a border wall. The move announced by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday to install stacks of containers in Cochise County in south-eastern Arizona came two weeks after federal of...