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Merit-Based System Considered for Coconino County Judges – U.S. News & World Report

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Merit-Based System Considered for Coconino County JudgesU.S. News & World Report“There is a political element associated with it and I don’t think we’ll ever get away from that part of it,” Ryan. “But with the review committees and recommendations coming from them, it at least creates a foundation for the professional background.”. Source link
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AZPSC Honors And Celebrates Memorial Day 2018

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“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt 

Survey: Arizonans favor betting on pro, college sports | The Daily Courier

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PHOENIX — Arizonans appear more than open to the idea of being able to wager money on professional and college sports events. But it remains to be seen whether that attitude will change depending on where all that new wagering takes place. A new statewide survey Thursday by the First Strategic finds 51.5 percent of the 703 people questioned by telephone said they are likely to support legalized sports wagering. Slightly more than 40 percent said they oppose the concept, with the balance undecided. Bob Charles who conducted the poll for the lobbying and public relations firm, said there was […]

As Republicans worry about McCain’s health, political concerns diminish – U.S.

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Republican fears that Sen. John McCain’s battle with cancer could make it harder for the GOP to keep its Senate majority have receded, with a crucial election deadline just days away. Friends who have visited McCain as he struggles with one of the deadliest forms of brain cancer are encouraged by his recent state, though they recognize the 81-year-old’s condition could deteriorate rapidly. Republicans in Arizona and Washington are increasingly hopeful McCain will be in office through May 30, the unofficial date for averting a special election for his seat this year. The GOP, which holds a […]

Man found dead in car parked outside Gilbert Wendy’s

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CLOSE Go inside the Phoenix Fire Department 911 call center to learn about what’s going on when you call 911 in the Phoenix metro area. Hannah Gaber/azcentral.com Breaking news(Photo: azcentral.com) Police are investigating after a man was found dead in his vehicle outside of a Wendy’s restaurant in Gilbert on Thursday. The man was found outside the restaurant near Guadalupe Road and Arizona Avenue around 11:30 a.m., said Sgt. Darrel Krueger of the Gilbert Police Department. Krueger said it was too early in the investigation to determine how the man died. He remained unidentified as of Thursday afternoon. No further details were immediately […]

Lawmakers divided as ever on school safety

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Following the latest shooting school shooting in Indiana, Republicans and Democrats in Arizona are as divided as ever on the best way to protect Arizona children. A week after legislative Democrats called for a special session to deal with school safety, Sen. John Kavanagh, a Republican from Fountain Hills, said he was open to ideas. However, the influential GOP lawmaker said he would not be open to any including any gun control measures like the banning of bump stock devices or closing the so-called gun show loophole. But Democratic lawmakers like Sen. Steve Farley, […]

Drivers warned of increased risk on Arizona roads for Memorial Day

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PHOENIX – Local law enforcement agencies are reminding drivers to take extra precautions over Memorial Day weekend. Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Director John Halikowski says deadly crashes are rising in Arizona and across the country. “We know how to reverse the trend, and it begins with drivers,” Halikowski said. “Most drivers are responsible, but a few selfish ones drive drunk or high, drive like a madman or refuse to put down the phone. If you know a driver like that, please talk with them. When everyone begins making safe decisions behind the wheel, these preventable car-crash deaths will end.” According to ADOT, […]

Former charter school teacher arrested for child molestation | Arizona

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SHOW LOW — A former teacher at Sequoia Village Charter School in Linden is in jail charged with Class 2 felony child molestation. Larry Michael Nicholls, 48, once named the 2013 Navajo County Teacher of the Year, turned himself into Phoenix police Wednesday, May 16, at 10:37 a.m. on a Maricopa County felony warrant with his attorney Joe Chornenky by his side. Nicholls lives in Pinedale. Court records obtained by The Independent state Nicholls worked at Sequoia Village from 2012 until May 9 of this year. An indictment against Nicholls came out May 10. He was scheduled for an arraignment […]

GOP worry over McCain’s Senate seat fading daily

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Republican fears that Sen. John McCain’s battle with cancer could make it harder for the GOP to keep its Senate majority have receded, with a crucial election deadline just days away. Friends who have visited McCain as he struggles with one of the deadliest forms of brain cancer are encouraged by his recent state, though they recognize the 81-year-old’s condition could deteriorate rapidly. Republicans in Arizona and Washington are increasingly hopeful McCain will be in office through May 30, the unofficial date for averting a special election for his seat this year. The GOP, which holds a 51-49 majority, is […]

Phoenix Airport: 1 Checkpoint Closed While Police Check Item – U.S. News & World Report

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AZCentral.com Phoenix Airport: 1 Checkpoint Closed While Police Check ItemU.S. News & World ReportA spokeswoman at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport says one of four security checkpoints in the airport’s largest terminal is temporarily closed while police check out an item “as a precaution.”. May 25, 2018, at 2:26 p.m.. Phoenix Airport: 1 …Police ID construction worker killed in drill-rig collapse at Phoenix Sky HarborAZCentral.com all 21 news articles » Source link