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On July 15, Reverend Dr. Karen Oliveto was elected by delegates to be the first openly lesbian United Methodist bishop. The church, though, still opposes same sex marriage—just one of the challenges Oliveto faces as she expands her role as a leader.
Aug. 17, 2016
Recent presidential election years have illustrated the increasing polarization among American voters. Those on both the conservative and progressive ends of the spectrum have become even more entrenched.
Aug. 17, 2016
Republican Elephant
November’s election is still nearly 90 days away, but a number of Republicans are already preparing a post-mortem on the presidential race, thanks to Donald Trump’s presence at the top of ticket.
Aug. 17, 2016
Surprise's vice mayor filed a complaint after Mayor Sharon Wolcott campaigned for city council candidates.
Aug. 17, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission logo
The Arizona Corporation Commission continues to be a headline-grabbing state agency. The Commission’s Director of Utilities Thomas Broderick has resigned after just about a year on the job.
Aug. 17, 2016
chicken
City officials are holding a community meeting to get input on the possible zoning change.
Aug. 17, 2016
The federal government has approved a new, highly effective contraceptive – for rats.
Aug. 17, 2016
Unlike the March Presidential Preference Election, Independents can vote in the upcoming primary. But, they must indicate which party ballot they want.
Aug. 17, 2016
Scrutiny of UA Health Sciences has intensified following the 2015 affiliation with Banner Health, the exodus of senior management at the College of Medicine in Phoenix and the Arizona Medical Association’s call for an investigation into the institution.
Aug. 17, 2016
Andy Tobin
The state utility regulator appointed earlier this year by Gov. Doug Ducey wants to strip his new agency of some of its powers and give them to others directly under the control of the governor.
Aug. 17, 2016
Have you ever seen a strange critter crawling across the floor you couldn’t identify? The Arizona Science Desk wants to help you get answers!
Aug. 17, 2016
A San Diego church has helped more than 800 Haitians since May. Many seek asylum. Most come from Brazil. They had moved there after the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, but the South American nation has since descended into political and economic turmoil.
Aug. 17, 2016
Officials from the University of Arizona College of Medicine answered questions from the Arizona Board of Regents concerning leadership, financials and other concerns amid growing scrutiny of the university’s two medical schools.
Aug. 17, 2016
Bruce Arians
The 63-year-old was hospitalized after complaining of stomach pain.
Aug. 17, 2016
Freeport-McMoran headquarters
In a market update this week, the price of Phoenix-based mining and energy company Freeport-McMoRan rose slightly. And so did the price of its signature product— copper.
Aug. 17, 2016
Phoenix Police Lt. Ed DeCastro
Phoenix police say they’re searching around the clock for a serial street shooter who’s responsible for seven murders, and the man leading the investigation took questions from the public Tuesday night at the Mountain View Precinct in northeast Phoenix.
Aug. 16, 2016
At least 130 children had to find new schools after Hillcrest Academy closed abruptly.
Aug. 16, 2016
Tempe is in the second year of a unique way to manage what goes into the city’s sewers. It’s set up a Grease Cooperative, which recently won an award for innovation in local government.
Aug. 16, 2016
The city is working to expand its redevelopment incentive area to include parts of the Fiesta District, which is near the U.S. 60 and Alma School Road in Mesa.
Aug. 16, 2016
Chase Field
An Atlanta-based company wants to buy Chase Field and at least one Maricopa County supervisor thinks selling the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks may be the best move for taxpayers and the team.
Aug. 16, 2016

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