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News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. MST

PHOENIX (AP) - Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if it follows Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and President Donald Trump. The Arizona senator was talking to the mayor of the Phoenix suburb of Mesa after a town hall Friday. He apparently didn't know the microphone attached to his lapel was still on when he said, "(If we) become the party of Roy Moore and Donald Trump, we are toast." Flake has spoken out against both men.

BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) - A man has died while being detained in a jail in the southern Arizona town of Bisbee. Cochise County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Carol Capas says the death occurred Thursday morning at a county jail.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Unions that represent Navajo workers say contractors at a New Mexico power plant are violating tribal labor laws. The tribe enacted the Navajo Preference in Employment Act in 1985, requiring the hiring of qualified Navajos over other applicants, to keep Navajos working on the reservation where jobs are scarce.

PHOENIX (AP) - A man and a dog are recovering after being shot outside a north Phoenix racetrack. Phoenix police say the incident happened Friday around 3:30 p.m. near Turf Paradise at Bell Road and 7th avenue.

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