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  • Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fight

    Gay couples won the right to wed in Alaska and Arizona on Friday, after separate court decisions ended bans in those states. The rulings bookend two weeks of legal wrangling, triggered by a US Supreme Court decision last week that effectively legalized gay marriage in more than two dozen states.

  • In sharp turn, gay couples marry in Arizona

    Gay marriage has become legal in Arizona after the state’s conservative attorney general said Friday that he wouldn’t challenge a federal court decision that cleared the way for same-sex unions in the state. It was a sharp turn. Less than a year ago Arizona was ground zero in the clash

  • Trial set for man accused of killing priest

    PHOENIX — An August 2016 trial date has been set for a homeless ex-convict charged with beating a Catholic priest with a metal rod and fatally shooting another clergyman during a burglary at a Phoenix church. Gary Michael Moran has pleaded not guilty to charges that he badly beat the

  • Charter school football coach suspended for praying

    A Tempe school football coach must miss his team’s game Friday as part of a punishment for praying with his players. Tom Brittain is serving the second week of a two-game suspension from his job as coach at Tempe Preparatory Academy. Headmaster David Baum says Brittain instructed a player to


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