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A word on the bird: Lower prices on turkey for consumers

PHOENIX -- A healthy supply of turkeys is going to make the cost of feeding the family Thanksgiving dinner a bit less expensive this year.

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Hoffman 54,000 votes ahead of Riggs for AZ schools chief

PHOENIX -- Democrats will take at least one statewide office for the next four years.

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Latest vote tally gives Sinema clear lead for U.S. Senate seat

PHOENIX -- The latest batch of votes counted Monday put the U.S. Senate out of the reach of Republican Martha McSally and into the hands of an Arizona Democrat for the first time since 1994.

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Record number of bald eagles take first flight in 2018

Arizona’s bald eagle population continues to soar as the number of breeding areas expanded statewide and a record 87 young hatched during the 2018 breeding season, according the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s annual survey.

Steve Gaynor leads race for Arizona Secretary of State

Political newcomer Steve Gaynor got the bid to be the Republican nominee after he knocked off incumbent Michele Reagan in the primary, capitalizing on a series of missteps she made in running prior elections.

Prop. 305: Voters reject state funding for private, parochial schools

PHOENIX -- Arizona voters refused Tuesday to ratify a bid by Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican lawmakers to allow any of the state's 1.1 million students in public schools to get vouchers of state tax dollars to attend private and parochial schools.

Early returns show Proposition 127 going down to defeat

PHOENIX -- A $31 million campaign by the state's electric utilities proved enough to keep voters from adopting a constitutional mandate that they generate at least half of their power from renewable sources by 2030.

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Missing in Arizona: Searching for loved ones in bones and DNA

Last year, 48 new cases were processed with seven resolutions

Every year, families of missing people bring medical records, photos, fingerprints and maybe DNA samples to a team of forensic scientists who try to match them with jawbones and other skeletal remains, police sketches and dental records that put flesh on bones.

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AG sues Prop 127 campaign for defamation

PHOENIX -- Claiming he’s been defamed, Attorney General Mark Brnovich is suing the backers of the Proposition 127 campaign.

21 AZ cases linked to Salmonella outbreak

ADHS urges families to check their freezers for recalled beef

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Health Services has now confirmed 21 cases of illness in Arizonans from Salmonella Newport linked raw beef products, which were recalled earlier this month.