Arizona State University has made a deal with the Mormon church to
build an Institute of Religion on the Polytechnic Campus in East Mesa. It’ll require the demolition of 13 student family housing units.
A bill that would ban companies from flooding cell phones users with spam-like text messages has passed an Arizona House committee.This bill is a form of the ‘do not call list’ for regular phones according to Rep.
A theater company that
has operated in downtown Phoenix
for 20 years has canceled the rest of its season. As KJZZ’s Peter O’Dowd
reports, the Actors Theater announced Tuesday it is leaving the Herberger Theater because of financial trouble.
After more than a year of speculation and negotiation, the merger between US Airways and American Airlines is official. The new airline will keep American’s name and be worth about $11 billion. As KJZZ’s Nick Blumberg reports, the merger creates the largest carrier in the world.
The Gila River Indian Tribal council called for an investigation yesterday into a group that wants to route a freeway through the Gila River Indian Reservation.
The South Mountain freeway project has been 30 years in the making.
We know there was a Civil War skirmish in Arizona 150 years ago, but
there was also a camel troop in the state around the same time. For
about 10 years, the Turf Paradise in Phoenix has hosted Camel races.
and defense industry stands to lose big if lawmakers in Washington allow sequestration cuts to start
at the end of this week. The state is the sixth-largest recipient of
Defense department contracts in the country, and the federal government funneled about $13 billion to
aerospace and defense companies in the state last year alone.
A large stretch of the US Route 89 south of Page remains
closed a week after a landslide buckled the pavement.
A section of US 89 in northern Arizona collapsed Feb. 20. (Photo courtesy Arizona Department of Transportation) The
Arizona Department of Transportation still has no timetable for when the road
will re-open, and it will be a couple
more weeks before ADOT engineers finish surveying the ground under the roadway,
which sunk about five feet into the ground.
mining companies are showing renewed interest in the Navajo Nation. The
Farmington Daily Times reports several companies have begged the Tribe for
permission to once again mine the uranium-rich land it sits upon.
A House bill to outlaw the latest dangerous drug
compounds continues to sail through the Arizona Legislature, earning unanimous
approval Monday from the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill aimed at putting a dent into
synthetic drug compounds by banning the 'backbone' chemicals, even if they're
changed a little later.
Last year, farmers and ranchers across the country grappled with a devastating drought. With the hot summer months closer than many of us care to admit, KJZZ’s Nick Blumberg reports on how dry weather in Arizona affects crops and cattle.
The Arizona Board of Regents is fighting
back against a lawsuit filed over the collection of student fees. The suit asks
that the Board's decision to force students to opt in to a $2 per semester fee for the Arizona Student's
Association be overturned.