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Tempe Election: Mayoral and city council candidates
Early voting begins Thursday in Tempe's city elections. Over the next four days, The State Press gives you a closer look at the mayor and city council candidates.
Rhett Wilson
Corey Woods
Hugh Hallman
Derek Lull
Julie Jakubek
Joel Navarro
Darryl Jacobson-Barnes
Mark Mitchell

Fraternity Council president steps down, accused of drunk driving, assault
Interfraternity Council President Davey Breitman, 22, resigned from the IFC Monday following his arrest Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence and aggravated assault, he said.

Ex-Black Panther draws parallels to current politics
Kaitlin Ochenrider / THE STATE PRESS
LOOKING BACK: Black Panthers founder David Hilliard talks to students at the University Club Monday afternoon.  One of the Black Panthers' founding members gave insight to the party's inner workings, which he said closely reflect the platforms of current Democratic presidential candidates.

Academic crisis?
Bettina Hansen / THE STATE PRESS
MONEY, MONEY: Regent Fred DuVal speaks to the ASU Foundation Board of Trustees about the Coalition for Higher Education Monday.
A quiet crisis is threatening America's economic competitiveness, according to the Arizona Board of Regents.

28-year ASU Police veteran steps down
ASU Police's longest-serving employee hung up his badge last week, leaving the department in need of another commander.

Police Beat
An 18-year-old male ASU student was arrested early Saturday morning at the Hassayampa Academic Village on suspicion of theft and criminal damage, police reported.

Congressman donates pay raise to charity
Jeffrey Lowman / THE STATE PRESS
BONUS FOR CHARITY: Congressman Harry Mitchell, D. Ariz, speaks in front of Mitchell School in Tempe in a news conference about giving his bonus salary to various valley charities. Congressman Harry Mitchell, D-Tempe, donated his 2008 congressional pay raise on Monday to local charities, but several Republican candidates vying for his seat questioned the motives behind the donation.

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