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Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods dies at 67

Oct. 23, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods, a longtime Republican loyalist who changed his registration to Democratic in 2018 because of his frustration at the party's direction and then-President Donald Trump, died Saturday. His unexpected death at age...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= American Leadership-Gilbert 44, Chandler Valley Christian 7 American Leadership-Queen Creek 63, Phoenix Thunderbird 12 Arizona College Preparatory 55, Fountain Hills 24 Basha 24, Gilbert...

10-digit dialing to be required in some Arizona area codes

Oct. 22, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Starting Sunday, phone users in much of Arizona must include area codes when dialing to make all calls, including local calls that previously only required seven digits. As in many other states, the change applies in those area codes where some phone...

Arizona history-Oct. 24-30

Oct. 20, 2021 12:26 PM EDT

Sunday, Oct. 24 On this date in 1831, the Buena Vista Land Grant, 29 square miles (75 square kilometers) in Santa Cruz County, was given to Dona Josefa Morales. On this date in 1925, people from the Fox Moving Picture Corp. arrived at Fort Huachuca to...

Mormons' Mesa temple opens to visitors before rededication

Oct. 16, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — After being closed for over three years, the oldest Arizona temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is opening for five weeks of rarely allowed public visitation in advance of its rededication on Dec. 12. The Mesa Arizona Temple was...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Agua Fria 16, Raymond S. Kellis 14 American Leadership-Gilbert 49, Thatcher 14 American Leadership-Queen Creek 64, Tempe Marcos de Niza 14 Arete-Mesa Prep 55, Globe 14 Ben...

Justin Olson enters crowded GOP field for US Senate race

Oct. 13, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Justin Olson, a Republican on the state's utility regulation board, announced Wednesday he's running for the U.S. Senate, becoming the fifth major candidate looking to take on Democrat Mark Kelly in one of the nation's top 2022 Senate contests. Olson...

Arizona Newspapers Association list winners of annual awards

Oct. 09, 2021 23:03 PM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Daily Star and the Navajo Times won top honors in the Arizona Newspapers Association’s annual awards announced Saturday. The Arizona Daily Star in Tucson earned Arizona Newspaper of the Year in the daily category. One of its...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= American Leadership-Gilbert 55, Arizona College Preparatory 9 American Leadership-Queen Creek 20, Gilbert Mesquite 14 Arete-Mesa Prep 66, San Carlos 32 Basha 49, Phoenix Desert Vista 3 ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 02, 2021 01:36 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Apache Junction 56, Fountain Hills 31 Arizona College Preparatory 27, Phoenix Moon Valley 26 Bagdad 58, Mountainside 0 Basha 48, Valley Vista 0 Ben Franklin 28, Florence 14...