Governor Jan Brewer is having a little trouble convincing people to pony up the cash she needs to qualify for public money to fund her 2010 gubernatorial campaign. Brewer is running under the state's clean election system, which means she will be given public money to fund her campaign, but ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Joe Arpaio Showed Up Uninvited to Joe Biden Function, According to the White House Hillb ... More >>
Arizona State Representative Kyrsten Sinema is in Washington, D.C. today to attend a ceremony for the signing of a hate crimes bill that would add crimes committed against people because of sexual orientation, gender, and gender identity. Sinema has sponsored similar legislation in Arizona...Temp ... More >>
Are these guys anarchists? Or just plain ol' Nazi-haters? Either way, cool flier...I'm hearing rumblings that local anarchists may show up to greet National Socialist Movement neo-Nazis on November 7, when the Hitler-wannabes show up for their shindig on the State Capitol lawn. Some anarchists have ... More >>
Here's one from the rumor mill: Russell Pearce (above), the state senator from Mesa who's led the charge against illegal immigration in Arizona, could be appointed head of the state Department of Public Safety. The Phoenix Business Journal and KTAR (92.3 FM) quote anonymo ... More >>
From left, Jack Harper, Dean Martin, Russell Pearce, and John Huppenthal Obama is a Nazi. Obama is a commie. Obama is a pirate. (Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum.) Obama is a socialist. Obama is the Joker from The Dark Night. (You know, Heath Ledger) Yadda-yadda-yadda. Such was the refrain f ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Barack Obama's Birth Certificate, and Why J.D. Hayworth Should Read National Review Joe Arpa ... More >>
Jessica SmithA member of Sunday's rally holds up a sign depicting a few of the deaths that occurred during the protests in Iran. Clad in green and clutching picket signs, hundreds gathered at Arizona State University on Sunday to show solidarity for post-election protests that have left at ... More >>
The Arizona Disability Advocacy Coalition, which has numerous Valley organizations as members, is giving Metro Light Rail and Valley metro an award for helping the disabled. Valley Metro runs the Valley's buses and oversees the light rail system. The public transportation agencies were chos ... More >>
The State Senate still intends to boot reporters out of rooms at the State Capitol that they've worked in for more than three decades -- it'll happen at the end of this legislative session, staffers say. So, in the interest of preserving a (somewhat moldy) slice of history, here is a picture of wha ... More >>
The new, $29 million Polly Rosenbaum State Archives and History Building Reading Room that opened late last year has closed until further notice -- another victim of state budget cuts."I'm hoping something is going to happen so that we can re-open it," says GladysAnn Wells, (pictured), state librari ... More >>
She's not wasting any time: Jan Brewer, the conservative Republican Arizona secretary of state, is gathering a transition team to begin her serendipitous coup of the State Capitol's 9th Floor. Tasers shock at higher powers than expected, according to a new study. Murders in Phoenix are dec ... More >>
The plumed wonder hates to agree with GOP gun moll Ann Coulter philosophically, but about our 9/11 memorial . . .
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Vietnam vets discuss the allegations of atrocities leveled at Bob Kerrey
'Indian School Days' revisits a past to which no native should return
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Now in its first cycle, Arizona's new Clean Elections law is putting bureaucrats and candidates through the wringer
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Some observers believe governor must testify to save his own skin
Well-heeled district eliminates competitive sports programs in middle schools
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Activists claim ruling makes Arizona safefor marijuana; authorities disagree
IF YOU'D LIKE TO GIVE INDUSTRY FREE REIN OVER ARIZONA'S NATURAL RESOURCES, YOU'LL LOVE THESE POLITICIANS
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BARKLEY WANTS TO BE GOVERNOR OF ALABAMA. IT COULD HAPPEN.
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THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN ENVIRONMENTALISTS AND INDUSTRY OVER PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS HAS TAKEN ON A RELIGIOUS FERVOR
A WINTER OF DISCONTENT AMONG ADVOCATES OF THE HOMELESS