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A new state law is expected to give Arizonans with criminal backgrounds a chance to shield their records from public view, improving access to many opportunities, including public housing assistance.

By By Tyler Dedrick, Rachel Konieczny, Brooke Manning and Elena Santa Cruz, Howard Center for Investigative Journalism May 25, 2022
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The U.S. Supreme Court has put two Arizona murderers back on death row, one who killed a 4-year-old Tucson girl and another who murdered a teen and her mother in Phoenix.

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State senators refused Monday to outlaw or even restrict the use of ballot "drop boxes" despite claims they are opportunities for fraud -- and despite backers citing a political movie claiming that they were responsible for the 2020 election being stolen from Donald Trump.

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This week: Tragic ATV crashes, a "Josh fight" and a recycling-plant fire

May 25, 2022
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State Rep. Walt Blackman publicly declared that the people of Legislative District 6, which he shares with Sen. Wendy Rogers, don't agree with the Twitter post she made this past weekend about the murder of 10 people in Buffalo by a white supremacist.

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Less than two months after censuring her, state senators voted Monday to once again investigate Sen. Wendy Rogers to see whether she violated ethics rules by suggesting that the gunman who killed 10 people in Buffalo was really a federal agent

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Deb Haaland is pushing the U.S. government to reckon with its role in Native American boarding schools like no other Cabinet secretary could -- backed by personal experience, a struggle with losing her own Native language and a broader community that has felt the devastating impacts.

By By FELICIA FONSECA Associated Press May 16, 2022
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A first-of-its-kind federal study of Native American boarding schools that for over a century sought to assimilate Indigenous children into white society has identified more than 500 student deaths at the institutions, but officials expect that figure to grow exponentially as research continues.

By By FELICIA FONSECA Associated Press May 16, 2022
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The Arizona Association for Economic Development surveyed its membership of more than 500 economic development practitioners and those that provide goods and services from the private sector.

May 11, 2022
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May 8 at approximately 12:43 p.m. Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call on the Granite Mountain Trailhead from two people who reported that an unidentified driver endangered their lives and injured their horse.

May 11, 2022
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The Arizona Supreme Court said three people allegedly involved in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol can be on the 2022 ballot.

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Events in Arizona history in the week of May 8-14 included the 1920 explosion of a mine’s powder magazine in Jerome, the 1914 wounding of four U.S. soldiers by wild bullets in Naco, Mexico, and the 1928 fire that destroyed the famous Nogales Brewery.

May 8, 2022
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Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday his self-proclaimed "pro-life" position covers only abortions and not executions -- even those carried out in the name of the state.

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Arizona lawmakers will regain a power they lost nearly five decades ago if the Supreme Court actually issues the leaked draft opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report.

By By MARK SHERMAN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press May 4, 2022
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Events in Arizona history in the week of May 1-7 included 1919 return of 158th Infantry soldiers from France, the 1896 establishment of the Bisbee Daily Review and the 1932 death of John Clum, Apache Indian agent, mayor of Tombstone and editor of the Tombstone Epitaph.

By The Associated Press May 1, 2022
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Upset with the just-ended, 2-year state of emergency, state lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to curbing the power of the governor. Just not this governor.

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Criminal defense attorneys in Arizona are now free to challenge a state law that prohibits them from directly contacting crime victims and their families.

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Gas station owners say they’re often branded as profiteers when prices surge, but with taxes, overhead, credit card processing and other expenses, they’re not raking in the big bucks.

By By Lauren Lively, Cronkite News April 27, 2022
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Attorney General Mark Brnovich is launching a new legal fight with Secretary of State Katie Hobbs over what he claims is the failure to do her job.

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Events in Arizona history in the week of April 2403- included the ratification of the Gadsden Purchase in 1854, a plague outbreak fatal to thousands of hogs occurred in the Salt River Valley in 1896 and the dedication of Grand Canyon National Park in 1920.

By The Associated Press April 24, 2022
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A judge will not bar three officials who allegedly were involved in some way in the Jan. 6 riot from running again for office.

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New campaign finance reports show that money matters when running for statewide office.

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Arizona victims of long-ago child sex abuse can proceed with lawsuits against groups like the Boy Scouts of America after the state Supreme Court rejected claims that a state law extending victims’ right to sue was unconstitutional.

By By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press April 20, 2022
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State senators voted Monday to allow parents to sue teachers and other government officials if they “usurp” their “fundamental right to direct the upbringing, education, health care and mental health of their children.”

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