News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press

News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press

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PHOENIX (AP) - Animal massage therapy is not veterinary medicine, according to three Arizona animal massage therapists who are suing the state. Their lawsuit against the Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board in March argues that state regulators are unconstitutionally preventing them from doing their jobs. A Maricopa County Superior Court judge is expected to rule Monday on the board's motion to dismiss the lawsuit. Both sides presented arguments July 16.

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say motorcycle officer was seriously injured in a collision with another vehicle last night. Sgt. Tommy Thompson says the accident was at an intersection where the other vehicle reportedly was turning. Thompson says the officer's injuries apparently are not life-threatening.

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A new court ruling says Arizona judges can't order people on probation to not use medical marijuana. A split ruling issued Friday by a three-judge state Court of Appeals panel in Tucson overturns a Cochise County Superior Court judge's order that a drug-case probationer not use medical marijuana.

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Secretary of Secretary's Office is holding a voter registration drive today, the deadline to register to vote in the Aug. 26 primary election. The office's registration drive is from 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the Executive Tower near 19th Avenue between Adams and Jefferson streets. People also can register online at the office's website - - and at county offices around the state.

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