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Elections 2012
3:46 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Associated Press Calls Kirkpatrick the Winner in CD1

Former Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick has defeated former Republican state lawmaker Jonathan Paton to win Arizona's 1st Congressional District seat.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:42 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Border Patrol Agent Nicholas May Have Died from Friendly Fire

Two law enforcement officers tell The Associated Press the FBI is investigating the possibility that the shooting death of a border patrol agent and the wounding of another was a case of friendly fire.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:38 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

An Update on the Investigation into Sheriff Dever's Fatal Car Accident

Authorities say the Cochise County sheriff who lost control of his vehicle in northern Arizona and died had alcohol in his system.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:51 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

AG Horne Accused of Campaign Finance Violations

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery explains the civil charges against Attorney General Tom Horne. With him is FBI agent James Turgel whose office conducted the inquiry.
Howard Fischer Capital Media Services

A county prosecutor is accusing Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne of campaign finance violations during his 2010 campaign.

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KNAU and Arizona News
6:00 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Supreme Court Rejects Part Of Arizona Immigration Law

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer spoke to the media Monday following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Arizona's immigration law.
Mark Brodie

The Supreme Court threw out key provisions of Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigrants Monday but said a much-debated portion could go forward on checking the status of suspects who might appear to be in the U.S. illegally.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:06 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Supreme Court Hears AZ Anti-Immigration Law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices strongly suggested Wednesday that they are ready to allow Arizona to enforce part of a controversial state law requiring police officers to check the immigration status of people they think are in the country illegally.

Liberal and conservative justices reacted skeptically to the Obama administration's argument that the state exceeded its authority when it made the records check, and another provision allowing suspected illegal immigrants to be arrested without a warrant, part of Arizona law aimed at driving illegal immigrants elsewhere.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:04 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Fire Danger High in Mountain West

Warm, windy weather is raising the fire danger in the Mountain West.

Red flag warnings were in effect Thursday for much of western Colorado and the San Luis Valley as well as parts of Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.

In western Colorado, the National Weather Service said wind gusts could reach up to 35 mph before the threat is expected to subside Friday afternoon. Humidities are also expected to drop below 15 percent there, making it easier for fires to spread.

The agency warns that simple burns on farms or ranches could easily get out of control.

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:51 am
Mon April 2, 2012

Opponents Say Mining Bill Shields Polluters

A bill pending in the state Senate and pushed by the mining industry would shield cases of environmental contamination from civil lawsuits and penalties according to backers.

The Arizona Republic reports the bill headed for a final Senate vote Monday would allow companies to keep those cases secret. Supporters say it would be an incentive for corporations to voluntarily clean up ground and water contamination they discover on their properties.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:59 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Another Candidate Has Announced a Run for CD9

A former CIA employee has announced her candidacy for Arizona's newly-drawn 9th Congressional District.

Leah Campos Schandlbauer said Monday that she's a conservative Republican and will ground her campaign in an unreserved defense of free markets and limited government.

Campos Schandlbauer is a mother of four. She recently resigned her job as operations officer in the Central Intelligence Agency, where she worked for more than a decade.

The 9th District includes Tempe and parts of Phoenix and Mesa.

KNAU and Arizona News
11:57 am
Fri March 16, 2012

Governor Brewer Not Sure About Anti-Contraception Bill

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer
Pete Souza

Gov. Jan Brewer says part of pending Arizona legislation on insurance coverage for birth control drugs could make it uncomfortable for women using contraception for reasons over than avoiding pregnancy.

The bill would allow all employers with religious and moral objections to birth control to refuse to provide coverage for that purpose through their health plans. Those employers still would have to provide coverage for contraception for other medical reasons but could make women seeking reimbursements explain why they need it.

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