For more than a year, one of President-elect Donald Trump’s most prominent campaign promises was to build a wall along the Mexican border. Some ranchers along the Arizona border took Trump up on his promise and want him to keep his word.
Whether or not the public is focused on a dangerous mosquito-borne illness, people still fan out across the country every day, collecting thousands of mosquitoes and testing them, to keep the public safe.
Newly released FBI statistics show Phoenix saw a significant rise in hate crimes in 2015. The figures also show the city has far more reported incidents than other comparable areas. But those numbers are a bit misleading.
Scientists last week conducted a survey, but it had nothing to do with public opinion — it had to do with fish. They were trying to figure out how many fish, and how many species are in the flowing stretch of the Santa Cruz River in the Tucson area.
By the early 1960s, the Beatles were a worldwide music and pop culture phenomenon and they penetrated the imaginations of nearly every age group. For kids who were into Beatlemania, there was the Beatles cartoon show that ran from 1965-1969 in the United States.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said he will not allow Phoenix police to become immigration enforcement officers if that winds up being part of President-Elect Donald Trump’s plan. Stanton said he will stick to that position “even if the new government in Washington, D.C., threatens to revoke federal dollars.”
Developer True Life Companies bought the property last year and has pitched a plan for what it calls “Ahwatukee Farms.” The project proposes 300 single-family homes, a community farm, a Montessori school, cafe and walking paths.
Donald Trump’s victory and the impending Republican majority in Congress means the Obama administration’s initiative to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the Clean Power Plan, is almost certainly in jeopardy.