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Arizona history-Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Nov. 24, 2021 12:08 PM EST

Sunday, Nov. 28 On this date in 1905, floods caused bridges to be washed out and other extensive damage at San Carlos, Florence, Maricopa, Phoenix, Globe and Dudleyville. On this date in 1927, Tucson became the terminal of the first daily air...

Yuma official resigns after agreeing to guilty plea in crash

Nov. 23, 2021 13:31 PM EST

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Yuma's city administrator has resigned after agreeing to plead guilty to a misdemeanor in a crash originally charged as a hit-and-run. City Administrator Philip Rodriguez on Monday submitted his resignation effective Jan. 22, according to a statement...

Fernandez's son will replace her in Arizona House

Nov. 22, 2021 18:34 PM EST

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The son of a former Democratic lawmaker has been appointed to replace her in the Arizona House of Representatives. The Yuma County Board of Supervisors on Monday picked Brian Fernandez of Yuma to replace former Rep. Charlene Fernandez, who resigned...

Arizona history-Nov. 21-27

Nov. 17, 2021 12:43 PM EST

Sunday, Nov. 21 On this date in 1896, the Phoenix Post Office moved into magnificent new quarters equipped with three windows — two for gentlemen and one for ladies. On this date in 1929, Sheriff James Polhamus of Yuma County, son of Isaac Polhamus,...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 13, 2021 01:13 AM EST

PREP FOOTBALL= American Leadership-Queen Creek 48, Ben Franklin 18 Apache Junction 60, Phoenix Browne 44 Boulder Creek 52, La Joya Community 0 Bradshaw Mountain 36, Mica Mountain 7 Cactus...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 06, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Agua Fria 49, Glendale Independence 0 Apache Junction 41, Tempe 7 Avondale Westview 21, Glendale Copper Canyon 18 Basha 44, Mesa Mountain View 30 Boulder Creek 20, Valley...

Prominent Democrats Fernandez, Friese quit Arizona House

Nov. 04, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Two prominent Democrats announced Thursday they're stepping down from the Arizona House, further shaking up a Legislature that has seen a flurry of resignations ahead of the 2022 session. Rep. Charlene Fernandez of Yuma, the former House minority leader,...

Arizona history-Nov. 7-13

Nov. 03, 2021 13:03 PM EDT

Sunday, Nov. 7 On this date in 1864, the House bill incorporating the Arizona Historical Society was approved by Gov. John C. Goodwin. On this date in 1879, Ed Echols, former cowboy, rancher and rodeo performer, who served for many years as Pima...

Dozens of migrants cross border in San Luis residential area

Oct. 30, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

SAN LUIS, Ariz. (AP) — Dozens of migrants illegally entered the United States in a residential area of the southwestern Arizona border town of San Luis on Friday, officials said. San Luis police Lt. Marco Santana said the incident occurred on the...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 30, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= American Leadership-Queen Creek 55, Chandler Seton 21 Apache Junction 46, Combs 34 Ben Franklin 49, Tempe Marcos de Niza 0 Benson 35, Willcox 0 Bisbee 48, Tombstone 26 ...