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Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick raised nearly $1.8 million in the second quarter of the year for her U.S. Senate campaign. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, that’s almost a quarter million dollars more than incumbent Republican Senator John McCain.


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A group of bipartisan U.S. Senators from the Southwest wants to halt the international sale of Native American artifacts. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, they’ve introduced a bill that would double the penalties for exporting the objects. 


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UPDATE, 7/21/16: The Coconino County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a 17-year-old male hiker from the Tempe area was killed Wednesday after being struck by lightning near the summit of Humphreys Peak.  Two other males, ages 17 and 18, were transported to Flagstaff Medical Center. Officials say they likely sustained injuries during the strike, but the surviving hikers were conscious and walking when emergency responders reached them.

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has refused to slow signature validation for an initiative to raise Arizona's minimum wage.

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All 58 of Arizona's Republican National Convention votes have been cast for Donald Trump.

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