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Nearly Half of Early Ballots Requested in Pima County Mailed Back

More than 309K voters in region asked for one this election.

2014 Election Campaigns: 'Worst Ever' in Terms of Negative Ads

Although most would say they dislike them, there are plenty on TV screens; are they effective in voters' choices?

Navajo Language Fluency Still a Requirement for Tribal Candidates

President Ben Shelly vetoes legislation that may have allowed Chris Deschene back in presidential race.

Election Day One Week Away; Strategists Weigh In

Loads of money pouring into campaigns, possible political transformation of Arizona can make this a historic election, both argue.

News Organizations Sue Arizona Over Secrecy of Death Penalty Drugs

Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Republic among those in lawsuit against state Department of Corrections, Attorney General Horne.

Native American Vote Key in Arizona's Largest Congressional District

CD 1 covers nearly two-thirds of state including 12 tribal nations.

Grant Will Help Expand Tucson Rehab Program for At-Risk Veterans

Treatment Court helps vets who commit certain drug, alcohol-related offenses stay out of jail.

AZ WEEK: 'Discrimination, Prejudice Pushed Me to Succeed'

Arizona's first governor of Mexican descent Raul H. Castro shares his story during a recent visit to Tucson.

METRO WEEK: What Impact Do Tucson Lawmakers Have on Arizona Legislature?

Two former legislators weigh in on changing influence of local politicians.

Border Patrol Involved in Fatal Shooting on Tucson's South Side

One suspect dead, others on the run, several weapons found, agency statement says.

Early Ballot Deadline Friday; Here's How to Get One

Call Pima County Recorder's Office, 520 724-4330, or go to county recorder's website by clicking in this story.

Council Would Prepare Arizona in Case of Ebola Outbreak

Governor Brewer established a panel comprised of state health, public safety experts to combat infectious diseases.

Appeals Court: Medical Marijuana Law Doesn't Give DUI Protection

Man had argued legislation was intended to make authorized users immune from prosecution unless driving impaired.

State Senate Races in Pima, Tucson Focus on Economic Growth

Legislators, political newcomers facing off for seats in Arizona's LD 2, 4, 10, 11.

Study Looks into Effects of Wastewater on Santa Cruz River

Sonoran Institute, local officials release initial report on water quality after recent upgrades to treatment facilities.

Democrats Hope for Sweep in Southern Arizona Legislative Race

Say they want political newcomer Friese to replace Republican incumbent Orr in state House seat representing Tucson.

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