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First Lady Jill Biden will be in Arizona this week

The White House says First Lady Jill Biden will be in Arizona this week to highlight job training and cancer treatment programs.

Townsend, not endorsed by Trump, quits House race in Southern Arizona

The Republican legislator was running for the new 6th Congressional District, which would include part of Tucson.

No Senate run for Gov. Ducey, blow to GOP recruiting

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has notified Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell that he won't enter the state’s high-profile Senate contest.

Arizona Republican who backs white nationalism is censured

Pressure mounted within the GOP this week after Sen. Rogers said her political opponents should face a “newly built set of gallows.”

Grand Canyon to raise fee for overnight backcountry camping

Park officials last changed the backcountry fees in 2015.

Arizona health agency reduces frequency of pandemic updates

The state announced it would switch to weekly updates because the outbreak is slowing and to be consistent with other infectious disease that are reported.

Arizona Senate votes to create tax credit for film producers

The measure was approved Thursday with bipartisan support.

Arizona House OKs ban on close-in videotaping of police officers

Rep. John Kavanagh's initial proposal made it illegal to record within 15 feet of an officer interacting with someone unless the officer gave permission.

US border agent kills man on rugged trail in Arizona

The sheriff's office says the shooting was reported about 10 p.m. Saturday about 30 miles northeast of Douglas.

Arizona will stop daily COVID updates

State health officials will soon go from releasing new COVID-19 statistics every day to every week.

Arizona could ease gun rules for libraries, school grounds

One bill would allow concealed permit holders to carry guns into most public buildings and has repeatedly failed in recent years.

Arizona hospitals still crowded despite fewer COVID patients

COVID-19 patients still account for about 70% of emergency room usage.

GOP-led Arizona Senate OKs huge school voucher expansion

The bill makes as many as 85% of the state’s 1.1 million public school students eligible for vouchers.

Giffords hospitalized in Tucson with appendicitis

The illness was announced Wednesday by the office of Giffords’ husband, U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly.

Arizona measures would create hurdles for ballot initiatives

One would require petition signatures to come from all 30 legislative districts. The other would require support from 60% of voters to pass.

GOP-led Arizona Senate panel OKs school voucher expansions

The bill would make all children attending schools with a high percentage of low-income families or who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches eligible for the state’s voucher program.

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