Consumer Packaged Goods Industry Is Largest Manufacturing Job Provider In U.S.
The consumer packaged goods industry supports one in 10 American jobs and is the largest manufacturing employer in the United States, according to a report released Tuesday. The report also shows that Arizona’s contribution is very low.
Aug. 8, 2019
AARP Arizona Wants Democratic Candidates To Discuss Retirement Security
As the 2020 Democratic candidates make their pitch to voters, one topic that's not getting a lot of attention is retirement security.
Aug. 7, 2019
Researchers: Dont Use Term High Functioning Autism
You’ve probably heard the term, “high functioning autism,” a term used for people with autism spectrum disorder, who don’t have a cognitive impairment. But a recent study suggests that term should not be used at all.
Aug. 7, 2019
Mexican Trade Official: Tomato Deal At Hand If 100% Inspections Are Dropped
Jesus Seade, Mexico’s chief trade negotiator, said Tuesday that a new tomato suspension agreement could be “at hand.” But only if the U.S. drops its insistence on inspecting 100% of inbound Mexican tomatoes. Mexican growers say that requirement would be logistically impossible.
Aug. 7, 2019
ADOT Closing East Valley Portion Of I-10 This Weekend
ADOT is warning East Valley drivers to expect heavy delays this weekend as a portion of Interstate 10 will be closed from Friday through Monday as crews continue working on Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway.
Aug. 7, 2019
Hepatitis A Outbreak Claims 6 Lives In Arizona
This summer, a deadly spike in hepatitis cases has health experts concerned. They are not B and C cases that can cause life-ending liver damage, but hepatitis A cases, which are related to poor hygiene, and, typically, preventable.
Aug. 7, 2019
AZ Memory Project To Digitize Old Newspapers
Print newspapers may be going the way of landline phones, but they have been around for a long time in Arizona, and the oldest ones can be like a time capsule from days gone by.
Aug. 7, 2019
Would Deregulation Of Power Utilities Benefit Arizonans?
Directly or indirectly, recent controversies related to Arizona Public Service have led to renewed discussion about electricity deregulation in the state. Last week on The Show, Corporation Commissioner Justin Olson advocated for it, with the hope that consumers would get both reliability and lower rates.
Aug. 7, 2019
AZ Pushing For More Access To Naloxone Amid Opioid Epidemic
The opioid epidemic continues to spread, but the CDC said the overall number of prescriptions to reverse an overdose has increased significantly nationally. The exception is in rural counties. Many are still struggling to provide the overdose reversal medication Naloxone to those prescribed.
Aug. 7, 2019
Wheelchair Users Face Accessibility Issues When Flying
July marked the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and while the nation has come a long way in that time, people who use wheelchairs still put up with a variety of accessibility shortfalls.
Aug. 7, 2019
AZ, Nation Rush To Protect Elections Against Hackers
Across the country, states are rushing to plug any security holes in their paperless voting machines. Most Arizonans vote using paper ballots, but Secretary of State Katie Hobbs says hackers have
Aug. 7, 2019
The Emotional Toll Of Mass Shootings On Young People
How do shootings affect how parents talk to their children about gun violence, and is there a difference between how white families have that conversation as opposed to how African-American families have it?
Aug. 7, 2019
Whats In the Cards For The Cardinals In 2019?
Football season is fast approaching, and the Arizona Cardinals are the talk of NFL training camps. Following a disastrous season in 2018, the team is once again rolling out something brand new.
Aug. 7, 2019
AZ House Minority Leader Calls For Special Session On Guns
Arizona House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez (D-Yuma) is calling for a special session to consider gun-control measures her fellow Democrats have proposed for years, including universal background checks and limits on high-capacity magazines.
Aug. 7, 2019
Reporter: Shock, Anger As Trump Heads To El Paso
President Trump arrives El Paso, Texas, where gunman killed 22 people in a mass shooting at a Walmart in the border city Saturday morning. Some blame Trump for anti-immigrant rhetoric that may have motivated the attack.
Aug. 7, 2019
Arizona Center For Disability Law Offers Special Education Coaching Session
This year for the first time the Arizona Center For Disability Law will offer coaching sessions to parents of children with disabilities as they start the school year. “It’s very complex for parents to understand what their rights are,” said Amanda Glass, an attorney at the Arizona Center for Disability Law.
Aug. 7, 2019
Verde Fire Continues To Grow Near Fountain Hills
The Verde Fire burning about 10 miles northeast of Fountain Hills has grown to four square miles. Lightning strikes ignited the blaze Saturday and it’s still zero percent contained.
Aug. 7, 2019
Gov. Ducey Promotes Mike Faust To Head Of DCS
A former aerospace and manufacturing manager, Faust is credited with helping DCS reduce the number of kids in foster care.
Aug. 7, 2019
Groups Tries To Stop Trumps Border-Wall Efforts In Arizona
Environmentalists have asked a judge to stop a plan to replace existing vehicle barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona, arguing the Trump administration unlawfully waived dozens of laws as part of the project that will ultimately damage wildlife habitat.
Aug. 7, 2019
NAU Shipping Wood Chips To South Korea To Help With Wildfire Prevention
Northern Arizona University has worked with multiple agencies for the past year to ship wood chips to South Korea.The process starts Wednesday, and it will help forest restoration efforts, prevent wildfires and bring in income to the state.
Aug. 6, 2019