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Late with your early ballot? Here are tips for making sure your vote is counted

Late with your early ballot? Here are tips for making sure your vote is counted

By Rachel Lund

The Secretary of State’s Office named Thursday the “deadline” for mailing in early ballot so they will arrive in time. As of Wednesday, however, about 36 percent of Maricopa County early ballots and 44 percent of Pima County early ballots had arrived at election offices.

Study: Voice-activated technology doesn’t always make driving safer

Study: Voice-activated technology doesn’t always make driving safer

Vehicles equipped with voice-activated technology are designed to allow drivers to multitask hands-free and increase their safety behind the wheel. But a recent AAA study suggests that even with these features many in Arizona and elsewhere are driven to distraction.

Programs aim to move med students toward primary care

Programs aim to move med students toward primary care

Arizona doesn’t have enough primary care physicians to meet the need in many areas, particularly in rural and underserved parts of the state. According to a study by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, only 53 percent of Arizona’s primary health care needs are being met.

Officials want to know if animal spotted near Grand Canyon is gray wolf

Officials want to know if animal spotted near Grand Canyon is gray wolf

Federal and state officials said it's "premature" to say the animal spotted near the Grand Canyon is an endangered gray wolf, which has not been seen in that area since the 1940s. But while trying to verify its species, they are warning hunters that it may be an endangered animal.

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