Arizona has become a hot spot for craft beer and wine. But the alcohol producers in Arizona that were awarded Small Business People of the Year by the nation’s Small Business Associations aren’t beer makers or wine makers.
Psychedelic drugs tend to fit into a very clear niche in American culture. But, recently, scientists have been doing a lot more research into whether use of the drugs can help people dealing with mental illness or physical ailments.
“This allows our local voters to support their schools by providing just a little bit more, 15 percent of our budget, so we can do the programs and provide the quality teachers we’ve been providing for years,” said Scott Thompson, a Mesa Public Schools assistant superintendent.
A year ago, Hospice of the Valley invited a group of 15 people to participate in a fellowship program in which they came up with ideas that could improve care for people living with dementia. When a Phoenix Fire Department captain was selected to participate in the fellowship, his goal was pretty straight forward: educate Phoenix firefighter paramedics about dementia. → Phoenix First Responders Learning To Work With 2 Unique Populations
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Sochi, Russia on Tuesday, While the visit was framed as an opportunity to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Russia, Pompeo said their discussions covered a range of issues, including relations with Venezuela and Iran.
KJZZ partners with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers series. H.D. Hunter is from Atlanta, but a few years ago he was living in New Haven, Connecticut, and trying to write a book.
The Federal Communications Commission estimates that about one-third of the people living on tribal lands don't have access to high-speed internet, but others say the figure is twice as high. That's partly because homes on remote reservations are spread far apart.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs budget presented to Congress earlier this year includes nearly $2 billion for homeless veterans programs. About 200 homeless vets live on the streets in Tucson, according to the latest homeless census.
Arizona is not the only place being affected by serious ozone levels. As hundreds of fires and high temperatures hit southern Mexico, the air quality is getting worse in cities like the capital, where many citizens are growing concerned.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo canceled a planned trip to Moscow Monday and instead flew to Brussels to meet with foreign ministers from the European Union in hopes of finding common ground between the US and European allies over relations with Iran.