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KNAU and Arizona News
3:40 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

ARIZONA PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

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Click below for official state and county election results.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:31 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Still Too Close to Call in First Congressional District Republican Primary

State House Speaker and Republican candidate for the first congressional district Andy Tobin.
Credit Gage Skidmore

With all precincts reporting, Andy Tobin leads Gary Kiehne by fewer than 500 votes out of more than 43,000 cast in the first congressional district’s Republican primary. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, no clear winner has yet been determined in one of the state’s most closely watched races. 

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State Capitol News
5:00 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Ducey Wins Republican Primary for Governor

With incumbent Jan Brewer near his side, Doug Ducey speaks Tuesday night to supporters after he won the six-way race to be the Republican gubernatorial nominee.
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

He wasn’t Jan Brewer's first choice. But, Doug Ducey walked away Tuesday with the Republican nomination for governor. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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Earth Notes
4:59 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Earth Notes: William Henry Jackson

William Henry Jackson's historic photo of Mesa Verde's Two Story House.
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In the 19th century, William Henry Jackson introduced many Americans to the scenic wonders of the country’s West — and to the power of landscape photography.

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State Capitol News
4:58 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Court to Scrutinize State Legislature’s Challenge to Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Jan Brewer
Credit AP

Gov. Jan Brewer will get a chance to stop some Republicans from trying to undermine the financing for her expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:53 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Navajo Nation Holds Primary for President, Council

Former Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr.
Credit AP

Along with the State of Arizona, the Navajo Nation is holding primary elections today. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, a crowded field of candidates are competing for president and tribal council along with other positions.

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State Capitol News
1:37 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Brewer Casts Her Ballot, Describes Dark Money Influence on Primary as ‘Astounding’

Gov. Jan Brewer arrives at her polling place this morning. The governor said the amount of personal and "dark money" poured into the election has been "astounding."
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

Governor Jan Brewer had one word today when she cast her ballot for the amount of personal cash and dark money in this year’s Republican primary: Astounding. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:02 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Rita Cheng Settles into New Role as NAU President

NAU President Rita Cheng
Credit Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University started classes this week with thousands of new students and a new president. Rita Cheng is the former chancellor of Southern Illinois University. She replace former NAU president John Haeger, following his retirement. Arizona Public Radio's Aaron Granillo recently spoke with Cheng about her new role.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Tue August 26, 2014

State Primary Election to Narrow Down U.S. House, Governor and Attorney General Races

Gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones takes part in a Flagstaff forum last week.
Credit Ryan Heinsius

Arizonans head to the polls today to vote in the state’s primary election. As Arizona public radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a crowded field of candidates are vying for several statewide offices, including governor and the U.S. House of Representatives.

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State Capitol News
4:59 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Spending Surges in Arizona Gubernatorial Primary

Candidates Christine Jones, Frank Riggs, John Mealer and Ken Bennett speak with constituents before last week's gubernatorial forum in Flagstaff.
Credit Ryan Heinsius

Voters finally get their say today in what is likely the most expensive Republican gubernatorial primary in state history. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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