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Your Guide to Celebrating Oktoberfest 2023 in Arizona

From Flagstaff to Tucson, there's an Oktoberfest celebration wherever you may be in Arizona.

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Investing in Arizona’s Resiliency and Energy Independence

OPINION: The Inflation Reduction Act will provide once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for Arizona communities to invest in infrastructure, save money, and protect natural resources, while contributing to a thriving and more resilient economy.

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10 Dog-Friendly Restaurants, Bars, and Cafes for You and Your Pup in Tucson

From breweries to restaurants and cafes, here's your guide to dog-friendly spots across Tucson.

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Rep. Gallego Announces Bid for Sinema’s Arizona Senate Seat

"I'm better for this job than Kyrsten Sinema because I haven’t forgotten where I came from."

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WNBA Star Brittney Griner Freed in US-Russia Prisoner Swap

Griner’s arrest in February made her the most high-profile American jailed abroad. Her status as an openly gay Black woman infused racial, gender and social dynamics into her legal saga and made each development a matter of international importance.

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Arizona Judge Weighs State Request to Enforce Abortion Ban

Planned Parenthood said that a multitude of laws restricting and regulating abortion would be rendered meaningless if the court allowed the old law to be enforced without restrictions.

Hikers walk on the Phoenix Mountain Preserve trail up to Piestewa Peak in Phoenix on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. A movement is afoot to change a controversial street name near the Phoenix mountain that formerly had a title which offended Native Americans and others. The mountain was changed from "Sq*** Peak" to "Piestewa Peak" more than a decade ago. Mayor Greg Stanton has called for a renaming of Sq*** Peak Drive and asked city staff last fall to start the name change process, The Arizona Republic reported. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Interior Department Closer to Removing Derogatory Term From Federal Lands

Arizona has 67 locations with the "s-word" in their name. The locations are in every county but Pima and sit on federal, state, private, and tribal lands.