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Arizona to focus on putting out e-cigarette use among youths

Oct. 21, 2018 3:36 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Taking a puff off an electronic cigarette won't be a popular activity among Arizona's youth if state health officials have anything to say about it. The State Department of Health Services is planning to mount an aggressive anti-vape campaign in December as well as pursue any e-cigarette...

Chandler police searching for suspect after man fatally shot

Oct. 21, 2018 11:16 AM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Chandler say they are searching for a suspect in a homicide case. They say a man was found with a gunshot wound about 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say the man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name and age haven't been released yet. Investigators say the...

Speight throws 2 touchdown passes to lead UCLA over Arizona

Oct. 21, 2018 3:22 AM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Wilton Speight didn't know when he was going to receive another opportunity to play quarterback for UCLA, but when he did he wasn't going to let the opportunity slip away. The graduate transfer got that chance during Saturday's game against Arizona when starter Dorian...

Former music teacher starts bread bakery in Norfolk

Oct. 21, 2018 1:06 AM EDT

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Caleb Nihira is serious about making a lot of dough in Norfolk — the kind he can bake into bread, that is. The former music educator moved to Norfolk from Tucson, Arizona, about three months ago and recently began operating the North Fork Bread Co., a bakery that focuses on...

Warren ancestry highlights how tribes decide membership

Oct. 20, 2018 11:10 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Jon Rios traces his ancestry to the Pima people of Arizona, but he has no tribal enrollment card and lives hundreds of miles away in Colorado. He has no interest in meeting any federally imposed requirements to prove his connection to a tribe. If anyone asks, he says he's Native...

Backup goalie Brossoit, balanced Jets top Coyotes 5-3

Oct. 20, 2018 9:10 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jacob Trouba was glad to see some different names on the scoresheet. Tyler Myers, Josh Morrissey and Mathieu Perreault each recorded their first goals of the season as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Saturday. Trouba added a career-high three assists, while...

Northern Colorado whips Northern Arizona 42-14 for first win

Oct. 20, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Keaton Mott threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and short-handed Northern Colorado picked up its first win of the season 42-14 over Northern Arizona on Saturday. The Bears (1-7, 1-4 Big Sky Conference), who suspended 12 players for unspecified reasons earlier in the week,...

Trump, Biden campaign on opposite sides of Nev. Senate race

Oct. 20, 2018 3:21 PM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Campaigning on opposite sides of a pivotal Senate race, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden appealed to party loyalists in Nevada as early voting began Saturday in the state. Wrapping up a three-day visit to Western states with midday rally in rural Elko, Trump lent...

Bighorn sheep population thriving on range near Tucson

Oct. 20, 2018 12:27 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — More hikers trekking through the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson have noticed the presence of the bighorn sheep, showing that an effort to reintroduce the animals is paying off, state wildlife officials said. "Bighorn sheep have become a watchable wildlife opportunity in the Santa...

Questions and answers about state of the US-Mexico border

Oct. 20, 2018 11:54 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigration has again become a hot political issue as President Donald Trump portrays the Mexico border in a state of crisis, underscored by dramatic images of a caravan of Central American migrants moving toward the U.S. and dozens of people climbing the border fence in Arizona. The...