The University of Arizona Institute for LGBT Studies is hosting a first-of-its kind conference this week: it’s called “Trans*studies: An International Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Embodiment and Sexuality."
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.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona decided Wednesday to maintain its presence in Pinal County in offering marketplace insurance plans, sparing it the prospect of being the only place in the nation without an exchange under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.