Six-term incumbent Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is the front-runner in next week’s Republican primary. But just 11 days before the Aug. 30 primary election, a federal judge referred the sheriff for criminal contempt charges for repeatedly violating orders in a racial profiling case.
Aug. 24, 2016

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John Marchello, a tenured professor of animal sciences who worked at the university for nearly 50 years, was accused of misappropriating money from a student-run meat store that he oversaw. He resigned in April, just days before he was indicted.
Aug. 24, 2016
restaurant servers and cooks
One of the chef and restaurateurs who has received a lot of praise in the Valley is Kevin Binkley. The Arizona Republic and azcentral food critic Dominic Armato reported that Binkley will be selling two of his restaurants.
Aug. 24, 2016
Hospice of the Valley, one of the most prominent organizations here, has been around more four decades. Recently, the 1,400 employee non-profit elevated Debbie Shumway to the position of executive director.
Aug. 24, 2016
ASU Old Main
Who is going to vote in Arizona on August 30 and what will get them to the polls? And what about independents?
Aug. 24, 2016
arizona Congressional Districts map
Arizona’s primary election is coming up on August 30. We went over three of the state’s congressional primaries with Jim Nintzel of the Tucson Weekly and Robert Robb of The Arizona Republic.
Aug. 24, 2016

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The accord, which is not yet finalized, aims to end one of the world's longest-running armed conflicts. The announcement follows four years of talks between the government and the rebel group.
Aug. 24, 2016
Second-grade teacher Brandy Young announced the policy to parents this month. Her stance is one being taken by more and more educators.
Aug. 24, 2016
Eight key staffers have already quit the political group aimed at furthering progressive causes near and dear to the runner up in the Democratic presidential primary.
Aug. 24, 2016
The robot designed by a team from Harvard University moves without the help of any rigid parts. Researchers say it is the first proof-of-concept design for an entirely soft, autonomous machine.
Aug. 24, 2016
Donald Trump promises to help bring jobs and security to black neighborhoods. But his poll numbers with African-Americans are in the low single digits, and many say his message is insulting.
Aug. 24, 2016