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Biden, Harris aim to tip battleground Arizona for Democrats

Joe Biden and his running mate, California Sen. Kamala Harris, were scheduled to visit the Phoenix area on Thursday, campaigning together for the first time since the Democratic convention. Not to be ignored, Vice President Mike Pence planned to campaign across town in his fourth appearance in the state this year. But some Republicans are increasingly anxious about their prospects. 

Pac-12 decision likely costs Gonzaga games against UW, USC and Arizona

The Zags were scheduled to face USC on Nov. 17 at the Phil Knight Invitational in Portland and entertain Arizona (Dec. 5) and Washington (Dec. 12). Those games appear to be scrubbed by the Pac-12’s announcement, which came shortly after the Big Ten’s decision to cancel the fall football season because of COVID-19 concerns.

At 88, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio makes 2nd comeback bid

Joe Arpaio is trying to win back the sheriff’s post in metro Phoenix that he held for 24 years, facing his former second-in-command in the Aug. 4 Republican primary in what has become his second comeback bid.

Texas retreats as new virus cases hit an all-time high in U.S.

The governor of Texas ordered the closing of all bars again and scaled back restaurant dining Friday in the biggest retreat yet by any state, as the number of confirmed new coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. hit an all-time high of 40,000.

Wildfire near Tucson, Arizona, threatens hundreds of homes

Hundreds of foothills homes on the outskirts of Tucson remained under an evacuation notice Friday as firefighters supported by helicopters worked to keep a wildfire from moving downhill from canyons and ridges in mountains in a national forest.

Minneapolis protests spread to other cities across the U.S.

Protesters angry over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned out for a demonstration in Columbus that began peacefully but turned violent, with windows smashed at the Ohio Statehouse and storefronts along surrounding downtown streets.