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Brewer, leadership still working on terms of special session

The window is closing for Gov. Jan Brewer to bring lawmakers back to the Capitol for a special session before Thanksgiving, but the two sides still haven't agreed on exactly what issues they will deal with. Speaking to reporters today, Brewer said she has been ready for a special session since September and said she is waiting on leadership to get her a head count.

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Poll on H1N1 suggests that public health officials battling perception problem

A recent poll suggesting that many Arizonans don't plan to get vaccinated against the H1N1 flu strain reflects a misconception that could leave many people at risk, a state health official said Oct. 30. "Most people don't understand that the virus is very dangerous," said Dr. Karen Lewis, medical director of the Arizona Department of Health Services Immunization Program.

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Arizona’s leading ladies (access required)

Michael Kurtenbach recalls Janet Napolitano's election over Matt Salmon for governor in 2002. He remembers seeing her inauguration speech on TV when he was 13 and seeing her leave for Washington D.C. earlier this year. However, one thing the 18-year-old political science major at Arizona State University doesn't remember, is a man serving as Arizona's governor.

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