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There are services for razors, makeup samples, Japanese import snacks and socks, all delivered to doorsteps across the country. But which will last?
July 24, 2017
Companies representing art, technology, sports and the wedding industry have joined forces to support Phoenix in a lawsuit. They filed a legal brief last week endorsing the city’s non-discrimination ordinance.
July 24, 2017
Almost two decades ago, water lapped at the barren shores of Tempe Town Lake for the first time. Now, shimmering glass high-rises tower over the lake. Many were built with the help from a controversial Arizona economic development incentive called the GPLET. One lakeside project has landed Tempe in the middle of a $5.6 million legal problem.
July 24, 2017
Camelback Ranch
When it was originally conceived, Camelback Ranch was to be the centerpiece for one of Glendale’s biggest revenue sources. But plans to develop the land around the Cactus League venue fizzled during the Great Recession.
July 26, 2017
Fire Station 7
The Prescott City Council voted to sell Fire Station 7, former home of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, to a local plumbing company.
July 25, 2017
U.S. Capitol building
Arizona’s two senators have cast their votes in favor of starting debate on a repeal and replacement for the Affordable Care Act.
July 25, 2017
Truck at Mexico port
During the campaign, President Trump spent a lot of time railing against the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, the landmark trade deal between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. And now that day has come. Last week, the Trump administration revealed its goals in those upcoming renegotiations.
July 25, 2017
Craig Harris
The pressure on Arizona and municipalities around the state to take action on pension costs is growing. This week, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Timothy Thomason called on the state Legislature to put additional millions into the statewide pension system for judges and other elected officials.
July 25, 2017
doctor
Arizona health care providers are concerned that Congress is considering health care reform that would have devastating impacts on the state’s most vulnerable populations.
July 25, 2017
navajo nation seal
The Navajo Nation is considering buying Colorado ranchland that contains two mountains the tribe believes to be sacred.
July 25, 2017
Inmates in Arizona prisons say the state retaliated against them for testifying about poor health care conditions.
July 24, 2017
Space
And next we bring you a story about the challenges of baking bread — in space, which turns out to be harder than you might initially think. A German company called Bake in Space has spent the last year tackling the rather complex problem of how to bake and eat bread in space.
July 24, 2017
Department of Homeland Security logo
The Department of Homeland Security recently announced that they’ll essentially double the cap on this year’s quota for these H-2B non-agricultural visas with an increase of 15,000 a year. But many think that increase is too little, too late. So what is the Department of Homeland Security’s motivation here?
July 24, 2017