News archive from 4 May 2017

Trump likely to sign order on political limits for churches

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is likely to sign an executive order Thursday targeting a rarely enforced IRS rule that says religious organizations that endorse political candidates risk losing their tax-exempt status. A senior...

Chron, 19:06 in Politics
 

Police search for man who stole from Sylacauga High School concession stand

Sylacauga police are looking for a man who allegedly stole from a high school concession stand. Michael Wade Bevels, 22, is accused of breaking into Sylacauga High School's stand on April 28 and taking several items, including a flat screen HD...

 

Police search for man who stole from Sylacauga High School concession stand

Sylacauga police are looking for a man who allegedly stole from a high school concession stand. Michael Wade Bevels, 22, is accused of breaking into Sylacauga High School's stand on April 28 and taking several items, including a flat screen HD...

 

Zika fight: Bacteria-laden mosquitoes unleashed in Florida to combat virus

MONROE COUNTY, Fla. –  The Florida Keys are flying in 40,000 mosquitos a week, to take their own buzzing vacations, of sorts. “There’s 1,000 male aedis agypti mosquitos in this tube,” says Catherine Pruszynski, field officer for the Florida Keys...

Fox News, 19:35 in Health
 

House Republicans set Thursday vote on health care bill

House Republican leaders have set a Thursday vote on a bill that would repeal and replace ObamaCare, they announced Wednesday.  The vote announcement indicates that the GOP has enough votes to pass the so-called American Health Care Act (AHCA) and...

Fox News, 19:45 in Politics
 
Senate approves House changes to 'sanctuary cities' ban

Senate approves House changes to 'sanctuary cities' ban

AUSTIN -- The Republican-backed 'sanctuary cities' ban cleared its final legislative hurdle Wednesday after the Senate voted to agree with the House's changes to the original bill, sending the controversial proposal to Gov. Greg Abbott for his...

Chron, 19:55 in Politics
 

Top priority for new Birmingham schools superintendent is developing 'clear strategic plan' for student...

Lisa Herring said her top priority as Birmingham City Schools superintendent will be to prepare for the transition into the next school year. During a brief Wednesday evening press conference, Herring said she wants to ensure the next school year...

 

Top priority for new Birmingham schools superintendent is developing 'clear strategic plan' for student...

Lisa Herring said her top priority as Birmingham City Schools superintendent will be to prepare for the transition into the next school year. During a brief Wednesday evening press conference, Herring said she wants to ensure the next school year...

 

220 days and a meet-and-greet later, shelter dog Daisy May finds 'fur-ever' home

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Lori Moriarty talks about how her daughter, who was visiting the Valley from Boston, fell in love with shelter dog Daisy May and decided to adopt her. William Everett/azcentral.com After living at a shelter for 220 days,...

 

Phoenix hits first 100-degree day of 2017

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare ARIZONA SPRING WEATHER 2017Phoenix hits 100 degrees for the first time in 2017 | 0:35Phoenix hits 100 degrees for the first time in 2017 on May 3. 1 of 5CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare ARIZONA SPRING WEATHER 2017Salt...

 

Why you should watch your salt intake

Americans love salt. It adds flavor to meals, preserves perishable foods, and balances water and electrolyte levels in the body. Unfortunately, most people eat too much salt from processed foods. By doing so, they compromise their health in more ways...

Fox News, 20:18 in Health
 

Turner Washington gets redemption, another state record

This time, when Turner Washington got into the circle and wound up for his throws, more than breaking his own state record crossed through his mind. It was all about redemption Wednesday at Mesa Community College, erasing the painful memory of...

AZCentral, 20:28 in Sport
 

Voters approve Rowdies' MLS stadium referendum

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInTampa Bay Rowdies: MLS expansion front-runner? FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Buy Photo The Al Lang Stadium canopy harkens to the canopied stadiums seen across Europe. The canopy features...

Usa Today, 20:29 in Sport
 

ICE targets jails to find undocumented immigrants, even if they haven't been convicted of anything

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare The difference between immigration court and criminal court. (April 27, 2017) Buy Photo In December 2015, Guillermo Hernandez, a 20-year-old with a drug problem who had been arrested for trespassing at a local casino,...

 
Political spending on Santa Fe soda tax exceeds other cities

Political spending on Santa Fe soda tax exceeds other cities

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Political groups spent at least $163 per vote to sway the outcome of a soda tax proposal that New Mexico's capital city resoundingly rejected, eclipsing the costs of recent campaigns in other cities and raising the financial...

Chron, 20:36 in Health
 

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