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Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has improved slightly.
PHOENIX — Attorneys for four Arizona groups involved with voter registration are trying to get a federal judge to kill a bid by Secretary of State Ken Bennett to require proof of citizenship from all who register to vote.
I was 4 ½ years old when I delivered my first news report.
While attending Prescott Valley High School in 2009, Mirannda Hays was in search of a topic for a research paper on developmental disabilities. The week of the assignment, Hays’ 6-year-old cousin was diagnosed with autism and her research topic suddenly became clear.
KENOSHA, Wis. — When the auto plant here closed, this prosperous Wisconsin port city on Lake Michigan lost more than just its largest employer. Its sense of vitality seemed to drain away, and city leaders set out to find something that would inject life into the brick-storefront downtown while the economy went through a transition.
One can only suspect the reason for Obama’s delay of the ACA until 2014 is to bolster the Democrats’ chances at the polls come next November. By then they’ll be singing, “Everything’s Up To Date In Kansas City (Washington)” — whether it is or not. And of course, Dems will believe it.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Thursday that officials are working "24-7" to improve the government's health insurance website after its clunky rollout.
PHOENIX — Not willing to maintain a dual registration system, Secretary of State Ken Bennett wants a court to order the federal Election Assistance Commission to modify its voter registration forms to demand proof of citizenship.
WASHINGTON — Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? Maybe you wonder why you're sneezing more lately, or if carbs are really what is making you tired after lunch?
PHOENIX — Secretary of State Ken Bennett is directing election officials to separate their federal election ballots from state and local races to keep those who cannot prove citizenship from voting in the latter.
RICHMOND, Va. — Fall is a fine time to sample a wide variety of craft beers, because no matter what your autumnal activity there is likely to be a seasonal beer to make it better.
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - Moments after winning the 2014 Miss America crown, Nina Davuluri described how delighted she is that the nearly century-old pageant sees beauty and talent of all kinds.
Walk into a crafts or home furnishings store today and notice all the signs: rows upon rows of pre-fabricated signs that speak of love, blessings, family and home.
After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias were losing money.
PHOENIX — Two state officials filed suit Wednesday in a bid to force the federal Election Assistance Commission to let Arizona add a requirement for proof of citizenship to that agency's voter registration form.
Our East Valley Congressmen Matt Salmon and David Schweikert are about to be faced with an issue that could define their legacy as Congressmen, and I believe (and hope) that they will do the right thing. The immigration issue is now in the House, and before both of these Congressmen spout off the usual Republican talking points about the bill, I hope that they realize how important this bill is to our state.
KATMAI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska — Kim Spanjol has seen gorillas in Congo and orangutans in Borneo. But for a honeymoon with her husband Jim O'Brien, she planned a trip to Katmai National Park and Preserve in remote Alaska, where they started seeing brown bears the minute their floatplane landed on the beach.
What educational goals are exactly being met by holding “Redneck Day” at a high school are uncertain.
A year after coming up two spots short of a victory, Mesa resident Anthony Barela bounced back to take first place at the Professional Disc Golf Association Amateur & Junior Disc Golf World Championships earlier this month.
Mesa resident Anthony Barela launches a shot at the Professional Disc Golf Association World Championships in Kansas. Barela took first place in the under-13 division at the event, held from July 7 through July 13. [Provided by Emporia Main Street]
Despite an outcry from civil rights groups, a call for close examination by President Barack Obama and even a 1960s-style sit-in at the Florida governor's office, the jury's verdict that George Zimmerman was justified in shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin is unlikely to spur change to any of the nation's stand-your-ground self-defense laws.
Welcome to the "Max and Dave Show," a campaign-style swing around the country featuring two of the most powerful members of Congress rallying support for their effort to overhaul the nation's tax laws — and, just maybe, change the way Washington works.
In once rundown urban districts across the country, craft breweries have helped to transform the neighborhoods around them.
In this July 1, 2013, a group tours the Boulevard Brewing Company in Kansas City, Mo. Boulevard Brewing opened in 1989 in Kansas City’s Westside neighborhood, refashioning a brewery out of building that had been a railroad’s laundry. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
In this July 1, 2013 photo, cars are parked outside the Boulevard Brewing Company in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, July 1, 2013. Boulevard Brewing opened in 1989 in Kansas City’s Westside neighborhood, refashioning a brewery out of building that had been a railroad’s laundry. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)