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Arizonans hopeful that focus on missing Indigenous persons may pay off

By: - October 5, 2021

WASHINGTON – Duane Garvais-Lawrence pulled into Washington, D.C., Friday, ending his second annual coast-to-coast trip to bring attention to the problem of missing and murdered Indigenous women – a trip he hopes he does not have to make again. “The blood on this RV … is on America’s conscience,” Garvais-Lawrence said of the red names […]

Fencing goes up around Capitol again, as police brace for Jan. 6 rally

By: - September 17, 2021

WASHINGTON – Fences, cameras and barricades went up around the Capitol early Thursday, as federal and local police braced for possible violence at a Saturday rally defending those who were arrested in the Jan. 6 insurrection. Organizers of the “Justice for J6” rally said they expect as many as 700 people – but if anyone […]

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Surge in COVID-19 puts state on pace to hit 1 million cases next week

By: - August 23, 2021

WASHINGTON – Arizona is on pace to record its 1 millionth COVID-19 infection within the next week, and health experts fear that kids in schools and the looming Labor Day holiday will only make matters worse. The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 979,580 cases as of Friday and its data shows that the state had been […]