Arizona

Tribe Refuses Money from Redskins

A Native American tribe straddling the Arizona-California border has refused grant money from a charity associated with the Washington Redskins. The Original Americans Foundation’s proposed donation to the Quechan Tribe would have funded a skate…

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Troubled Phoenix VA doled out $10M in bonuses

PHOENIX (AP) — Workers at the Phoenix VA Health Care System — where investigators say veterans’ health was jeopardized when employees covered up……

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Migrant Influx Strains Arizona Children’s Shelters

Children’s shelters in Arizona are overflowing after the arrival of hundreds of Central American immigrants transferred from Texas, the epicenter…

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Brewer to Obama: Stop ‘unconscionable’ policy of dumping illegal immigrants in Ariz. cities

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is urging President Obama to put a stop to the “dangerous and unconscionable” practice of shipping illegal immigrants out of Texas and dumping them in her state.
After reports first surfaced…

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ACLU uses profiling charges against police to target Arizona’s illegal immigrant law

In a coordinated legal blitz against one of the nation’s toughest anti-immigration statutes, the ACLU of Arizona last week accused the Tucson Police Department of violating protections included in the law, arguing that officers last…

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes Senate Bill 1062

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer silenced the vitriolic outcry over Senate Bill 1062 with a veto early Wednesday evening, eliciting relief from opponents who said it would lead to discrimination and hurt the state’s economy and…

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NFL could pull Super Bowl if Arizona religious rights bill passes

Call it what you want — anti-gay or religious rights — but if Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signs a controversial bill, you might not be calling Arizona the home of the 2015 Super Bowl.
The…

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Arizona bill letting businesses deny service for religious reasons sparks heated debate

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is facing pressure from both sides of a heated debate over religious rights, as she weighs whether to sign a bill that would legally protect businesses that deny services to customers…

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Arizona GOP censures John McCain for supporting issues ‘associated with liberal Democrats’

PHOENIX — The Arizona Republican Party formally censured Sen. John McCain on Saturday, citing a voting record they say is insufficiently conservative.
The resolution to censure McCain was approved by a voice-vote during a meeting…

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Arizona Sheriff: Inmates who defaced flags to get only bread and water

PHOENIX — Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County said inmates who defaced American flags in their cells will be fed only bread and water for a week.
The flags were placed in cells in…

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio mulls run for Arizona governor

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the law enforcement local known nationwide for his tough treatment of inmates and illegals alike, said that he’s mulling a run for governor of Arizona.
The Elect Sheriff Joe Arpaio…

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Supreme Court blocks Arizona’s 20-week abortion ban

The Supreme Court on Monday blocked Arizona from enforcing a ban on most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, in…

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Feds stiff Arizona border town for ambulance costs for immigrants

NOGALES, Ariz. — Many communities across the U.S. have problems getting reimbursed for sending ambulances to pick up patients, but for one community along the U.S.-Mexico border, the delinquent party is the federal government, which…

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