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An American flag flies at half mast to honor the 19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew firefighters who died Sunday while battling a fast-moving wildfire near Yarnell, AZ. on July 1, 2013 in Prescott, Arizona. President Barack Obama called Ariz. Governor Jan Brewer to express is sorrow over the fatalities. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Ariz. Governor To Express Sorrow

President Barack Obama called Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday to receive an update on the state’s wildfires and express his condolences to the families of the 19 firefighters who died in the blaze and to all whose lives have been impacted by the fires.

07/01/2013

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Fire Burns Much of Arizona Town, Kills 19 Firefighters

Fire crews in Arizona are trying to control a blaze that killed 19 elite firefighters and destroyed 200 homes.

07/01/2013

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ariz. Sues Community Colleges Over Reduced Tuition To Immigrants Granted Deferred Deportation By Obama

Arizona filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block one of the nation’s largest community college systems from providing reduced tuition to young immigrants granted deferred deportation by the Obama administration.

06/27/2013

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer attends the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. 28, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Brewer Signs Obamacare’s Medicaid Program Into Law

Republican Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday signed a law expanding the state’s Medicaid program to 300,000 more poor Arizonans following her victory over conservatives in her own party opposed to embracing a key part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

06/18/2013

People walk past the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 13, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules Arizona Cannot Require Voters To Prove US Citizenship

The Supreme Court says states cannot require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.

06/17/2013

Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is working to spin her hard-fought victory over legislative conservatives who opposed her Medicaid expansion plan. She insists it isn't "Obamacare." (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

GOP Gov. Brewer Defends Medicaid Expansion: ‘We Lost, They Won It’s The Law Of The Land’

Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is working to spin her hard-fought victory over legislative conservatives who opposed her Medicaid expansion plan. She insists it isn’t “Obamacare.”

06/14/2013

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Rothstein: Thursday’s Sweet 16 Primer; X-Factors, Predictions & More

The Hurricanes have had a dream season, but Marquette is the toughest team in college basketball. That’s just one of four great matchups.

03/28/2013

Jared Lee Loghner (Photo by Pima County Sheriff's Forensic Unit via Getty Images)

Dad Told Cops Loughner ‘Doesn’t Seem Right Lately’

Major findings on the Jan. 8, 2011, attack on former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords gleaned from about 2,700 pages of documents released Wednesday, including survivor accounts, police reports and interviews with friends and family of gunman Jared Loughner:

03/27/2013

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Rising Star: Arizona Senior Mark Lyons

Mark Lyons had a solid career at a perennial basketball power and helped lead his team to the Sweet 16—last season. This season, he helped lead another basketball power, this time Arizona, to the Sweet 16.

03/26/2013

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Jon Rothstein’s NCAA Tournament Primer: Picks, Upset Alerts And Players To Watch

It’s that time again! See which teams hoops expert Jon Rothstein has moving on from each region in this year’s NCAA Tournament.

03/18/2013

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