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FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016

AM Headlines -- 10.28.16 

AM Headlines today kicks off with a photo of Congressman Raul Labrador wandering into Arizona to support Republican Donald Trump's campaign for president. Also: Public Records (Oct 28)/Press, Schneidmiller is citizen of the year/Press, Co-workers recall Kirk as jokester, family man/KHQ, October 2016 nears rainfall record/Press...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016

Arizona best chace for a third-party spoiler

If Hillary Clinton carries Arizona in November, there’s a good chance it won’t be because Democrats on their own have flipped a reliable GOP state they hope to win consistently someday. Instead, Clinton and Democrats may have Gary Johnson to thank. How much on an impact do you think Johnson will have on this election? Cindy

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MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

Court won't revive AZ 20-wk abortion ban 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected Arizona's bid to put in place its ban on most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The justices on Monday declined to reconsider a lower court ruling that the law violates a woman's constitutionally protected right to...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 29, 2012

Romney Wins Michigan, Arizona 

Mitt Romney is trying to capitalize on twin victories in Arizona and Michigan as the GOP nomination race expands to the 10 states that vote on Super Tuesday. Rival Rick Santorum, who narrowly lost in Michigan, faces splitting the conservative vote with Newt Gingrich as...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2012

Arizona Governor Confronts Obama 44 

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer points during an intense conversation with President Barack Obama after he arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Wednesday in Mesa, Ariz. Asked moments later what the conversation was about, Brewer, a Republican, said: "He was a little disturbed about my book." Brewer...

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MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2011

Don't Stumble When You Run w/Bulls 

A Running of the Bulls participate stumbles as charging bulls close in behind him Saturday in Cave Creek, Ariz. Over 1,000 thrill seekers experienced an adrenaline rush of a life time by running a quarter mile in front of forty 1,500 lbs. raging bulls during...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 11, 2011

Assassin's Family Asks For Privacy 

A statement from the parents of Jared Loughner that was delivered to the media by unknown persons from inside the home Tuesday in Tucson, Ariz. is shown. Loughner is the alleged gunman in the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., who is still in critical...

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Arizona Bans Pickets At Funerals 23 

The Arizona Legislature has approved emergency legislation to head off picketing by a Topeka, Kan., church at the funeral service for a 9-year-old girl who was killed during Saturday's shooting in Tucson. Unanimous votes by the House and Senate on Tuesday send the bill to...

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MONDAY, JAN. 10, 2011

Arizona Murder Suspect Not Talking 18 

A 22-year-old man charged with trying to assassinate a U.S. congresswoman in a shooting spree that left six people dead has remained silent and has not been cooperating with the investigation, according to a sheriff. Jared Loughner, described as a social outcast with wild beliefs...

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SUNDAY, JAN. 9, 2011

Kerri: Is Any Public Official Safe Now? 101 

Kerri Thoreson, a Post Falls councilwoman writes on her Facebook page re: the shooting of Congresswoman Giffords and slaying of others with her in Arizona Saturday: "What I'm unsettled by, influenced no doubt by holding public office, is the number of violent attacks on members...

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AM: Arizona Sheriff To Speak In CdA 49 

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is shown during a news conference in Phoenix July 30. The controversial Arpaio, who will speak at the annual Kootenai County Republican Women's Women In Red gathering at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Oct. 4, was sued by the U.S. Justice...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 3, 2010

Otter Now Sides w/Arizona Law 

Gov. Butch Otter has changed his tone about Arizona's controversial immigration law. Today, he announced that Idaho has filed a "friend of the court" brief backing Arizona in its defense of the law. "State officials have the right under existing federal law to identify illegal...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 24, 2010

John McCain Faces Challenge Today 

U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-AZ., leaves his polling station earlier today in Phoenix after casting his vote in the Arizona primary election. McCain is being challenged by former Congressman J.D. Hayworth. An AP story reports that McCain and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, are poised to win...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 20, 2010

Marshals Capture Arizona Fugitive 

John McCluskey is shown being taken into custody Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 by U.S. Marshals in eastern Arizona. McCluskey and his fiancee Casslyn Welch have been on the lam since July 30. They'd been sought in the Inland Northwest and Northwest Montana and Canada. Both...

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Simpson Backs Arizona Immigration Law 

A state-by-state solution is not the "ultimate solution" to the immigration problem, says Rep. Mike Simpson. Nonetheless, the Idaho Republican is siding with Arizona in its court battle with the U.S. Justice Department. He is writing a court brief siding with the state — and...

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HBO Poll: Fed Suit Vs. Arizona Wrong

Tuesday Poll: 151 of 219 respondents (69%) said they oppose action taken by the federal government to sue to stop the state of Arizona from enforcing new illegal immigration laws. Only 63 of 219 (29%) supported the action taken by the U.S. Department of Justice....

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TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010

FRIDAY, JULY 2, 2010

HBO Poll: No To GOP Platform 

Thursday's Poll: A plurality of 73 of 181 respondents (40%) chose none of the above when asked which of 6 controversial planks from the Idaho GOP platform that they supported. Only 5 of 181 (3%) responded "all of the above." Among individual planks that did...

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Edit: Idaho Doesn't Need Arizona Law 

Does Idaho need an Arizona-style law that compels police officers to check immigration status, if they suspect they have stopped, detained or arrested an illegal alien? A law that legitimizes racial profiling and may well violate Fourth Amendment protections against illegal searches? No. For many...

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TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010

Jorgenson To Push Arizona Reform 38 

A northern Idaho lawmaker says he'll push Arizona-style immigration reform if voters return him to the state Legislature. Sen. Mike Jorgenson, a Hayden Lake Republican, still must survive his May 25 GOP primary, where he faces Steve Vick. There's no Democratic foe for November's general...

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THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010

Arizona Limits School Ethnics Studies 36 

Fresh on the heels of a new immigration law that has led to calls to boycott her state, Arizona's governor has signed a bill banning ethnic studies classes that "promote resentment" of other racial groups. Gov. Jan Brewer approved the measure without public statement Tuesday,...

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