When it comes to end-of-life planning, traditional burial is no longer the predominant choice. In 2015 nationwide— cremation surpassed burial as the preferred method of what the industry calls “final disposition.” And Arizona is one of a handful of states leading the way in that trend. Those changes mean the funeral service industry here is having to adapt.
June 28, 2016

KJZZ News

Arizona State Sen. Carlyle Begay announced the suspension of his campaign for northeast Arizona's congressional seat and endorsed Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu.
June 28, 2016
New Mexico State University will now offer discounted tuition to some Mexican students. The new rate will be about half of what out-of-state students pay.
June 28, 2016
Downtown Tempe
Mary Ann Miller, who has been at the center of Tempe business discussions for about two decades will retire from the Tempe Chamber of Commerce in August.
June 27, 2016
Donald Trump
The behavior of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump indicates what a President Trump might do. That would seem to include his dismantling of parts of our First Amendment - speech and press freedom. Joseph Russomanno explains.
June 27, 2016
Abortion rights advocates are gearing up to challenge some of Arizona restrictions in the wake of Monday's Supreme Court decision.
June 27, 2016

NPR News

This primary season Oklahoma educators are running for state office in record numbers. The nearly 40 teachers and principals say they're fed up with low funding, over-testing and teacher shortages.
June 28, 2016
Republicans on the House special committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks release the results of their two-year-long investigation on Tuesday.
June 28, 2016
The 800-page report follows a lengthy and politically contentious investigation that had thrust Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state into the spotlight.
June 28, 2016
When children up to the age of 26 can stay on the family health insurance plan, it can be difficult for them to keep their medical information private from Mom and Dad.
June 28, 2016
In the historic civil settlement, VW will buy back or repair cars sold as "clean" but in fact polluted above legal levels. The company will also pay nearly $5 billion for environmental reparations.
June 28, 2016