When it comes to sports fans, Arizona has many varieties, from Cardinals to Suns, to Coyotes and Diamondbacks. But there’s one group of dedicated fans rising above the rest, a group that has a special connection to the Valley’s professional soccer franchise, which is trying to bring home a championship to the Phoenix faithful.
California isn’t the only region dealing with devastating wildfires. South of the border in Baja California, Mexican firefighters and local authorities have squared off against quick-moving fires that have left local residents with little time to get to safety.
The city of Flagstaff recently got an unwelcome surprise. Sales tax revenue for the last fiscal year came in at nearly $1 million less than expected. The shortfall was made public this month and left city officials wondering what happened.
A shuttered body parts company and its owner are the focus of a civil trial in Maricopa County Superior Court. Family members are suing Biological Resource Center and its owner Stephen Gore. They accuse the company of telling them their loved one’s bodies would be used for medical purposes when a federal investigation found that wasn’t the case.
Regulators instituted a moratorium on power shut-offs that came after a Sun City West woman died after her power was shut off on a 107 degree day. That moratorium was lifted this month, and the five commissioners are developing rules for utilities. Their working threshold for power shut-offs is 105 degrees — a temperature that’s been met with criticism.
It has been a year since the terrorist attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg and the community is still recovering from the horror. But the attack has faded into the background for many people across the country. And this is a problem, according to Soufan Center research fellow Colin Clarke.
When most of the country is told to adjust their clocks this weekend, Arizona doesn’t need to re-set anything. A KJZZ listener asked through our Q&AZ reporting project why doesn’t Arizona participate in daylight saving time.
Open enrollment starts Friday for people getting health insurance on the federal marketplace. The individual insurance market, percentage-wise, is smaller than workplace plans, Medicaid or Medicare. But the exchanges are still mired in politics.
Often we think of life and death as opposite sides of a coin — categories as final as they are discrete. But in an age when machines can keep hearts pumping and lungs breathing, the line between life and death can sometimes start to blur. What if a person you love is disappearing before your eyes?
Listen to the sounds of Kit Fanning carving a pumpkin with her friends at Helton Brewing Company in Phoenix.
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