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Gallego holds first events of Arizona Senate campaign

Jan. 28, 2023 21:19 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — 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. The fifth-term congressman recounted his journey from...

Arizona Republicans pick former Trump official to lead party

Jan. 28, 2023 21:10 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republicans on Saturday selected former state treasurer and Donald Trump aide Jeff DeWit to be the party’s next chairman, turning to a familiar face with relationships across the fractured party after its worst election in decades. DeWit replaces firebrand...

No. 6 Arizona pulls away in 2nd half, tops Washington 95-72

Jan. 28, 2023 20:36 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — That looked a little more how No. 6 Arizona wants to play with the combo of Azuolas Tubelis and Oumar Ballo dominating on the interior and Kerr Kriisa knocking down shots from the perimeter. Tubelis had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Ballo added 21 points and 12...

Yolanda Bejarano elected Arizona Democratic Party chair

Jan. 28, 2023 18:29 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — 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. Bejarano's victory is a blow...

Northern Arizona defeats Northern Colorado 83-73

Jan. 28, 2023 17:39 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Xavier Fuller had 25 points in Northern Arizona's 83-73 victory against Northern Colorado on Saturday. Fuller added five rebounds for the Lumberjacks (6-16, 2-7 Big Sky Conference). Jalen Cole scored 13 points and Trenton McLaughlin finished with 12 points...

Bystander wounded in shootout with police at Arizona RV park

Jan. 28, 2023 17:13 PM EST

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — A bystander was struck by gunfire during a shootout between a suspect and officers at a recreational vehicle park in northwestern Arizona, authorities said. Bullhead City police said officers went to the Silver View RV Resort on Friday to investigate...

US population center trending toward South this decade

Jan. 28, 2023 11:17 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. population center is on track this decade to take a southern swerve for the first time in history, and it's because of people like Owen Glick, who moved from California to Florida more than a year ago. Last year, the South outgrew other U.S. regions by...

Election-denying lawmakers hold key election oversight roles

Jan. 28, 2023 09:23 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers who have spread election conspiracy theories and falsely claimed that the 2020 presidential outcome was rigged are overseeing legislative committees charged with setting election policy in two major political battleground states. Divided...

No. 19 Arizona women rally to beat Washington 61-54

Jan. 27, 2023 23:11 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Cate Reese scored 12 of her 15 points in the second half and No. 19 Arizona rallied to beat Washington 61-54 on Friday night. Reese sank 6 of 13 shots from the floor, grabbed six rebounds and added two blocks and two steals for the Wildcats (16-4, 6-3 Pac-12...

Joe Mauer will become 38th member of Twins Hall of Fame

Jan. 27, 2023 17:27 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Mauer will be the next addition to the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame. Mauer will become the 38th member of the group when he's inducted on Aug. 5 before the Twins host Arizona, the team announced Friday. Mauer was the 2009 AL MVP. He won three...