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Badgers To Face Salpointe Catholic in Title Game

Photo: The Badgers were all smiles after their semifinal win over Flagstaff SALPOINTE CATHOLIC LANCERS (11-0-1) vs. PRESCOTT BADGERS (14-0) Coronado High School, Phoenix Game Time 4:30 pm School               Salpointe Catholic                              Prescott Goals For                         59                                                 83 Goals Against                   4                                                   7 Shutouts                           8                                                   9 Streak                              W8                                              W14 Record                         11-0-1                                            14-0 Home                              5-0                                                 8-0 Away                               5-0-1                                             5-0

Legal Beat

Court rejects death-row inmate’s appeal in 1991 Tucson rapes, murder

A federal appeals court Friday upheld the convictions of an Arizona death-row inmate for the rapes of three Tucson women, one of whom was murdered, over the course of several weeks in 1991. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Robert Lee Walden’s claims that he should have been tried

Politics

Vice president tries to woo voters in liberal Arizona cities

Vice President Mike Pence touched on the economy, tax cuts, abortion, religion and military service Friday in a wide-ranging appeal to voters in two Arizona counties that President Donald Trump lost in 2016. Pence’s visits to the liberal cities of Flagstaff and Tucson came as both presidential candidates focus on battleground states before Election Day.

Politics

Trump stops in Prescott, Tucson draw GOP crowds, Democratic jeers

President Donald Trump was welcomed by boisterous MAGA-hatted crowds in Prescott and Tucson on Monday, the last stops on a Western swing as the campaign entered its final two weeks. But not everyone was putting out the welcome mat. Democrats in the state criticized what they called the president’s “super spreader” events during the COVID-19

State

Arizona cities defend progress after slipping in clean energy ranking

Local officials pushed back this week against a new report that showed three Arizona cities slipping in a national ranking on clean-energy policies, saying the report does not appear to reflect their clean- and renewable-energy efforts. The 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard, released last week by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, scores the

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