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Police Beat
An 18-year-old Glendale man was arrested Monday night on suspicion of aggravated assault and criminal damage, police reported.

McCain: 'front-runner' receives arousing homecoming
A couple swing-danced on stage to Chuck Berry's lyrics, "Go Johnny, go" as Sen. John McCain shook hands with supporters after declaring himself the front-runner of the Republican presidential primary Tuesday night.

Obama: defeated but not out
Hundreds of supporters in suits, T-shirts and jeans, skirts and even an African dashiki collectively cheered and booed at a big screen showing up-to-the minute poll results and, ultimately, Barack Obama's primary loss in Arizona.

McCain, Clinton triumph
John Battaglia / THE STATE PRESS
McCAIN MAYHEM: Supporters of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., cheer at his arrival at his campaign party at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix Tuesday night. McCain won the state by double-digit percentages. Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., came out on top in Arizona in the Republican and Democratic presidential preference elections on Tuesday.

Plant used for cigarettes may yield West Nile virus treatment
Tobacco plants may have a reputation for causing cancer, but a team of researchers at ASU's Polytechnic campus and Tempe's Biodesign Institute are putting them to use to develop a treatment for the West Nile virus.

Romney: hope gives way to gloom
As Mitt Romney's Arizona volunteers watched election results Tuesday night, spirits were high until the victory predicted by some early exit polls failed to materialize.

Clinton: crowd cheers on win
While Hillary Clinton supporters were sipping mai tais called "Clinton Coolers" at the senator's victory party Tuesday night, the same drink was served two floors higher only there it was called an "Obama Breezer."

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