October 2016

calaca mask
Zarco Guerrero creates calaca masks to celebrate Dia de los Muertos.
October 31, 2016
Orkestra Mendoza
Tucson musician Sergio Mendoza is known for his loud, high energy, sweaty live shows and for creating a sound that incorporates elements of music from both sides of the US-Mexico border.
October 31, 2016
More people — many of them Millennials — are moving into downtowns, and density is increasing. But others are leaving the concept of traditional suburban life behind for something that isn’t in the middle of the city, but does feature very close neighbors and communities.
October 31, 2016
Gert Schuster
Stand-up comedians are in the business of making us laugh. But not every one is technically a “stand up.”
October 31, 2016
Janet Napolitano
Surrogates for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been making frequent appearances in Arizona in recent weeks — including Donald Trump Jr., First Lady Michelle Obama and the vice-presidential nominees.
October 31, 2016
Money
A number of polls show voters enthusiastically supporting the passage of Prop. 206 by double digits.
October 31, 2016
Arizona’s minimum wage is 80 cents higher than the wage required by the federal government, but some say it’s not enough. If voters approve Proposition 206, the state’s minimum wage would gradually increase to $12 dollars an hour ($9 an hour for tipped workers) by 2020.
October 31, 2016
Election Officials
More than 670,000 early ballots have been mailed in to the Maricopa County Recorder’s office since early voting began. After the county’s tabulation machines passed a state mandated accuracy test Friday, officials are now counting those votes. That test is one of a string of security measures the county goes through to ensure that each vote cast will be accurately counted.
October 31, 2016
On Friday night, Wrigley Field in Chicago is hosting a World Series game for the first time in 71 years. We connected with a special correspondent who is a lifelong Cubs fan — Steve Goldstein’s Mom, Mary Lou — to get an update from Chicago.
October 28, 2016
Map
The last time Congressional District 2 went to the voters, current Congresswoman Martha McSally won by 161 votes. It was so close that it ended in a recount and was the last House vote in the entire country. Two years before, some 2,500 votes cost McSally her bid against then-Congressman Ron Barber.
October 28, 2016

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