Surprise’s vice mayor will step down Friday with a few months left on his term. “I’m not sure that there is a lot I could get accomplished over the next three or four months in a lame duck situation,” Biundo said.
The stage, a launch pad, is set with a 191-foot rocket standing tall, loaded with the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft ready to aim for an asteroid. The rocket was rolled to center stage Wednesday morning, covering a quarter of a mile in 40 minutes.
Phoenix police said Dinya Farmer, 49, was shot and killed while driving on State Route 51 on Wednesday night. But police don’t think this was an act of road rage or related to last year’s freeway shootings.
Tens of thousands of patients die every year from infections they pick up while they’re in the hospital. An Arizona-based institute has developed a screening test to find these infections early, before symptoms appear.
We spoke with Origins Project founder Lawrence Krauss and two of the panelists: Phyllis Randolph Frye, who is known as the “grandmother" of the national transgender legal and political movement, and professor, author and LGBT advocate Jennifer Finney Boylan.
Arizona’s primary election was held on August 30 and there’s one major race which hasn’t been settled yet. It’s the GOP battle in the 5th Congressional District between the two candidates who finished at the top—Andy Biggs and Christine Jones.
Arizona's public university system had tens of millions of dollars reduced in its budget during the depths of the Great Recession. That in itself wasn't unique, but some other states have embraced the concept of pumping more of that money back into the schools post-Recession.