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Yolanda Bejarano elected Arizona Democratic Party chair

Arizona Democrats intent on retaking the statehouse for the first time in decades elected longtime union organizer Yolanda Bejarano as their next party chair Saturday in one of the most competitive races for the post in recent history.

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Gallego holds first events of Arizona Senate campaign

Democrat Ruben Gallego held the first public events of his U.S. Senate campaign Saturday, taking aim at independent incumbent Kyrsten Sinema and casting his candidacy in a patriotic appeal to the American dream.

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In the West, pressure to count water lost to evaporation

Exposed to the beating sun and hot dry air, more than 10% of the water carried by the Colorado River evaporates, leaks or spills as the 1,450-mile (2,334-kilometer) powerhouse of the West flows through the region’s dams, reservoirs and open-air canals.

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Jakimovski, Powell, Gueye help Washington St. past ASU 75-58

Andrej Jakimovski scored a career-high 22 points, Justin Powell added a season-high 20 and Mouhamed Gueye had his second consecutive double-double to help Washington State beat Arizona State 75-58 Saturday night to snap a three-game skid.

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Chiefs top Bengals 23-20 on last-second kick for AFC title

Patrick Mahomes scrambled for a first down on his badly sprained right ankle, then was shoved late out of bounds by Joseph Ossai, giving Harrison Butker a chance to kick a 45-yard field goal with 3 seconds remaining and give the Kansas City Chiefs a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC title game Sunday night.

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Hurts, Eagles soar into Super Bowl, rout 49ers for NFC title

Jalen Hurts had one of Philadelphia's four rushing touchdowns and the Eagles soared into the Super Bowl, forcing both of San Francisco's quarterbacks out of the game with injuries and beating the wounded 49ers 31-7 in the NFC championship game on Sunday.

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Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 31, 2023

Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 31, 2023

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Editorial cartoon (2): Jan. 31, 2023

Editorial cartoon (2): Jan. 31, 2023

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Rants & Raves: Jan. 31, 2023

Got something on your mind? Tell us about it in 40 words or less.

Reader Poll:

Should Arizona elections allow mail-in ballots for anyone?

  • Yes, it is a necessary convenience. 76%
  • No, everyone should have to go to the polls. 24%
  • I don't care / don't vote. 0%

185 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Should Arizona elections allow mail-in ballots for anyone?

  • Yes, it is a necessary convenience. 76%
  • No, everyone should have to go to the polls. 24%
  • I don't care / don't vote. 0%

185 total votes

See past polls

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Bruce Jingles brings laughter to the Elks PAC Jan. 28

A steady fixture in the Southern California comedy scene, Bruce Jingles’ comedic brand blends abstract and observational comedy with impersonations and essential timing. Jingles brings his unique brand of comedy to Prescott at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6) Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Elks Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St.

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Prescott Palette: Lesley Alward: evolving her palette

Passionate and enthusiastic are two words that fully describe Prescott resident Lesley Alward — especially when it comes to any project that she is involved in.

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Central Arizona Concert Band presents its own Clarinet Choir in concert

The Central Arizona Concert Band welcomes the new year with a concert filled with instrumental favorites and a rare treat — a featured Clarinet Choir.

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Pet of the Week: Fred (Miss Kitty's Cat House)

Fred is a young 10-month-old orange tabby. He came to Miss Kitty’s as a stray and is looking for a family to live with forever. He is a very sweet, outgoing boy and would love to meet you!

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Pets of the Week: Franklin & Squeaky (United Animal Friends)

Franklin and Squeaky are bonded shorthair buff tabbies who need to be adopted together. Having each other will help them adjust quickly to their new situation.

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Pet of the Week: Sunshine (Catty Shack)

Sunshine is from a litter a seven born Aug. 10, 2022. He is a very handsome orange-and-white tabby.

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Anniversary: Nancy Louise Phillips and Ronald Lee Phillips mark 60 years of marriage

Let’s celebrate Nancy Louise Phillips and Ronald Lee Phillips. The happy couple married Feb 9, 1963 in Kennewick, Washington, will be celebrating their 60th year together this Feb 9, 2023.

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Adoption Spotlight: Kasumy

Kasumy is a creative and happy girl who is open to trying new things.

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Adoption Spotlight: Julian

Julian very fun and enjoys playing with Legos, toy cars, and likes to watch Paw Patrol and anything to do with Marvel.

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Obituary: Jamie Don Slocum

Jamie Don Slocum, 52, of Scottsdale, Arizona died January 10, 2023. Jamie was born on August 15, 1970, to Donald and Patricia Slocum, in Grants Pass, Oregon.

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Obituary: Emil J. McFaul

Emil J. McFaul was born on May 8, 1929 in Munson, Michigan, to Owen William and Alma McFaul and passed away on January 9, 2023 in Boise, Idaho.

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Obituary: Dora (DeeDee) Elizabeth Schroeder

Dora (DeeDee) Elizabeth Schroeder passed away in Prescott, Arizona at age 80, on January 7, 2023, with her husband Clay by her side.

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6th Memphis officer relieved of duty in Nichols arrest

A sixth Memphis Police Department officer has been disciplined for his involvement in the brutal beating and arrest of Tyre Nichols, a department spokeswoman said Monday.

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Concerns over prayer breakfast lead Congress to take it over

The National Prayer Breakfast, one of the most visible and long-standing events that brings religion and politics together in Washington, is splitting from the private religious group that had overseen it for decades, due to concerns the gathering had become too divisive.

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Trevor Noah returns as Grammy host with comfort, nervousness

Trevor Noah feels more comfortable hosting the Grammy Awards for a third-straight year, but the former “The Daily Show” host still has some nervousness about leading the ceremony with big-time acts like Beyoncé, Adele and Harry Styles looking on.