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Redistricting ruling (access required)

Key findings in an Arizona Court of Appeals ruling on redistricting maps: The Independent Redistricting Commission must try to satisfy the goal of creating competitive districts — ones winnable by either Democrats or Republicans — but that goal is subordinate ...

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The Initial Point (access required)

At Phoenix International Raceway near turn four, there is a hill often used for hillside seating that holds a little know historical monument — a concrete cross that marks the point where almost all private parcels of land in Arizona ...

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Civil rights groups focus on Katrina victims (access required)

Civil rights groups have diverted much of their attention to victims of Hurricane Katrina, helping with emergency relief and advocating for poor and minority survivors during reconstruction. Some examples: • American Justice Center: Staff attorney working full time for new ...

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$52 million donated to state education system (access required)

Scottsdale philanthropist has donated $52 million to Arizona’s public education system. The estate of John Ellis, a member of the Browning gun manufacturing family, made the gift to the Phoenix-based Arizona Community Foundation to establish the Ellis Center for Educational ...

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