The U.S. publishing industry sold an estimated 675 million copies of books in 2018. The Show's new recurring segment, Page Turner, is going to bring you one new book at a time — one that a local expert or critic is excited about. We start with Patrick Millikin of the Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale.
China's revamped recycling policies, which includes no longer buying tons of U.S. materials, have led to dramatic shifts in the way some cities approach recycling. One option is to turn to business like Intel, which has been developing innovative recycling ideas for a long time.
Data from the U.S. Interior Department shows fewer members of the Navajo Nation took part in a federal land buy-back program. In fact, the number of Navajo tribal members who decided to sell their land was among the lowest in the country. The program itself stems from a system known as fractionation.
The Villages at Vigneto development would be built near Benson, Arizona, about 40 miles East of Tucson. It would be large — a 28,000-home subdivision complete with a lot of commercial and office, retail development and golf courses.
A strike by 1,800 Asarco Mine union members in Arizona and Texas is entering week two. They walked out last week balking at a new contract proposal that froze pension benefits and did not include a wage increase.
The Arizona Violent Death Reporting System studied all reported suicides in Arizona from 2015 to 2017 — that overall number was 3,678 during that time frame. The analysis found Mohave County led the state in suicides per capita.
Arizona Medicaid recipients will not have to prove they’re working, looking for work, volunteering or in school in order to get their health benefits. That’s because the state’s Medicaid program, AHCCCS, has put its implementation of work requirements on hold.
Scottsdale voters will be casting their vote on a $319 million bond in November. The money would go to everything from public safety to road repairs and improvements to WestWorld, the city’s event center. The city hasn’t passed a bond this size in nearly two decades. But this bond has the unanimous support of the Scottsdale City Council.
The city of Alamos, Sonora, is known internationally for its colonial charm. That’s attracted a sizable expatriate community. But an interesting conservation effort is starting to put the picturesque pueblo on the map as an outdoor destination as well. Supporters hope it brings environmental benefits for the unique ecosystem, but also economic benefits for the town.
After inmates in the Douglas prison complained their drinking water was brown and tasted like diesel fuel, the Arizona Department of Corrections has confirmed water at the prison had a “noticeable petroleum odor and taste.”
An Arizona company has developed an eco-friendly shuttle made up mostly of 3D-printed parts. Chandler-based Local Motors manufactures the electric self-driving shuttle, which can fit up to eight people.
After nearly a week of searching, authorities have recovered the body of an Hermosillo man who fell into a massive sinkhole. The 62-year-old man was found a quarter mile from where he fell into a sinkhole.
In Mexico, an investigation has revealed that the current administration recently waived billions of dollars in taxes assessed to ghost companies, many of which were used to launder money. One of them was operated by a powerful drug cartel.