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PHOENIX — Family, friends and constituents will gather Wednesday at Arizona's Capitol to pay their respects to Sen. John McCain, the first of two days of services here before he departs the state he has represented since the 1980s. A private ceremony will be held Wednesday morning at the Arizona State Capitol Museum rotunda, where McCain will lie in state. Later that afternoon, the Capitol will be open to members of the public who want to pay their respects. By Melissa Daniels. SENT: 380 words. UPCOMING: Updates, photos.



— MCCAIN: Sen. Lindsey Graham says his close friend John McCain was "a man who had honor and always was willing to admit to his imperfection." By Laurie Kellman. SENT: 840 words, photos, video.


PHOENIX — Arizona's most populous county has had high-profile and disparate problems at polling places in its past two primary elections. By Astrid Galvan. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.


PHOENIX — The Senate race in Arizona is shaping up to be a tale of two pivots — Kyrsten Sinema's transformation over the years against The Senate race in Arizona is shaping up to be a tale of two pivots - Sinema's transformation over the years against Martha McSally's more abrupt swing on Trump, the most divisive issue in politics today. Nicholas Riccardi. SENT: 1,010 words, photos, video.


PHOENIX — The incumbent Republican governor and a Democratic Latino education professor won their parties' respective nods in Tuesday's primary election for Arizona's top office. By Anita Snow. SENT: 670 words, photos.


PHOENIX — Former Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick emerged from a competitive Democratic primary Tuesday to win the nomination for an open Arizona House seat that is seen as one of the races the national party is looking to flip as it seeks to gain control of the House of Representatives in November. SENT: 490 words.


FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Voters on the country's largest American Indian reservation have advanced two seasoned politicians vying for the presidency to the general election. Current tribal Vice President Jonathan Nez maintained a hefty lead throughout Tuesday's primary among a record field of 18 presidential hopefuls. By Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 630 words, photos.


— FORENSIC INTERVIEWER-EMBEZZLEMENT: A forensic interviewer in northern Arizona has pleaded guilty to embezzling from her employer by falsifying documents to conceal side work.



SAN FRANCISCO — Arizona 13-game winner Zack Godley is 5-0 with a 4.05 ERA over his last seven road starts and will be opposed in the series finale by standout Giants rookie Dereck Rodriguez (6-1), who makes his second start since coming off the DL from a strained right hamstring. By Janie McCauley. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 7:15 p.m. PDT.


The big-play, fling it down the field offense of Bruce Arians has been replaced by a run-oriented game that features toughness up front, and a stout defense emphasizing physical play, especially in the secondary. At least that's the way first-year coach Steve Wilks envisions it. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.


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