Phoenix is among 35 cities participating in a national competition with a lot of money on the line. Bloomberg Philanthropies will award one city 5 million dollars. Four other cities will each get one million.
With a staged backdrop of seized guns, drugs and even DPS officers with dogs, Gov. Doug Ducey brought together federal, state and local law enforcement Wednesday who praised his leadership on border security.
For the past five years, plus-size women’s clothing stores have seen revenues increase while revenues have fallen for stores selling straight size clothing. More companies are paying attention to some women who have felt ignored by the fashion industry.
Once a wildfire is contained, one of the biggest efforts is to re-vegetate the area that was burned. Researchers at Northern Arizona University have received a nearly $1 million federal grant to look at how climate change may affect that work.
The town of Bisbee, Arizona, was the site of its own roundup 101 years ago this week. Nearly 1,200 men were loaded onto boxcars and abandoned in New Mexico in an event now known as the Bisbee Deportation.
Andrew Wheeler has taken over as acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, after Scott Pruitt resigned last week. But, the change in leadership may not mean that much change in policy coming out of the EPA.
Chandler City Council has appointed its newest member after Vice Mayor Nora Ellen stepped down to run for a seat in Arizona’s legislature. Jeremy McClymonds is a financial advisor who's lived in the city for 15 years.