News archive from 22 June 2017

North Texas lawmakers will introduce two bathrooms bills in special session

AUSTIN -- After a brief respite, the bathroom wars are heating up again.  Rep. Ron Simmons, R-Carrollton, is expected to introduce two bills in the upcoming special session of the Texas Legislature that would regulate which public bathrooms...

Chron, 19:12 in Politics
 

Breast cancer non-profit Susan G. Komen Arizona to shut its doors; October race canceled

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE 2015 Susan G Komen Race for the Cure Breast cancer non-profit Susan G. Komen Arizona will close in July because of dwindling donations and event participation, the organization announced on Wednesday. The 2017 Phoenix...

 

Diana Taurasi ready to put scoring record, Mercury's worst game of season behind

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE The Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi has reached many milestones in her college, WNBA and Olympics career. The new WNBA career scoring leader appreciates the Kobe and LeBron shout outs; the large banner in her honor...

AZCentral, 19:30 in Sport
 
Phoenix officers pull injured patrolman from crumpled SUV through hole in windshield

Phoenix officers pull injured patrolman from crumpled SUV through hole in windshield

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Phoenix police Officers Alex Moggel and Danielle Malone describe their rescue of fellow Officer James Wolfenden after a crash on June 18, 2017, near 35th and Glendale avenues. It didn't occur to Phoenix police Officer...

 
The Latest: Trump checks out agriculture tech in Iowa

The Latest: Trump checks out agriculture tech in Iowa

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trumps' trip to Iowa (all times EDT): 7:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is getting a tour of the agricultural technology being developed at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa. Among the machines he saw...

Chron, 19:59 in Politics
 

Bridge work to close westbound Interstate 10 in Phoenix this weekend

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Do you know what to do if you're in an accident? The construction of a temporary flyover bridge on Interstate 10 will close westbound lanes in Phoenix at 59th Avenue throughout this weekend, according to the Arizona...

 

2017 Arizona high school football previews: Top 10 wide receivers

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInTop 10 wide receivers in 2017 Arizona high school football FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Every week, I’m rolling out a top-10 list, leading up to the 2017 high school football season. Here...

AZCentral, 20:29 in Sport
 
Roadkill: It's what's for dinner under new Oregon law

Roadkill: It's what's for dinner under new Oregon law

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Some folks in Oregon might not want to ask, when served an elk burger or a venison steak, where the meat came from. Under a roadkill bill passed overwhelmingly by the Legislature and signed by the governor, motorists who crash into...

Chron, 20:29 in Health
 

Billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong backs out of ASU biomedical center in Phoenix

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE ASU no longer is negotiating the development of about seven acres of city land with NantWorks, the company led by Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a university spokesman said in a statement. Plans to massively expand Arizona...

 

A 6.8 earthquake hit Santa Barbara in June 1925. This is what the disaster looked like

An erroneous report of a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Santa Barbara was reported Wednesday. The quake appears to have been from June 29, 1925. Here is a June 2013 story about the damage from the quake. At 6:42 a.m. on June 29, 1925, the city of Santa...

 

Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE In a new study finds high-dose flu vaccines could be more effective at preventing post-influenza deaths than the standard dose in seniors. researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and...

 

Extreme heat shatters power records in Arizona

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Arizona Public Service Director of Distribution Operations and Maintenance Tony Tewelis gives an overview of what it takes to keep power flowing to customers during this peak season for energy usage in Arizona. Tom...

 

Moore: Mental traits key for NBA draft prospects

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST SUNS AND NBA VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSShot Clock: Searching for intangibles in NBA draft prospects | 1:56azcentral sports' Greg Moore and Mark Faller discuss the mental readiness of young athletes...

AZCentral, 22:12 in Sport
 
Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants

Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he'll pursue legislation that would bar immigrants from being eligible for welfare for at least five years — though most already are. Trump said at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, that...

Chron, 22:25 in Politics
 

Phoenix approves plan that could add billions to pension debt

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE The council wants to have 30 years, instead of 20, to pay down the city's debt for the retirement benefits of public-safety workers. Phoenix taxpayers will likely pay dramatically more — up to $2.3 billion extra — for...

 
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