Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced on Monday that Kaitlin Harrier will serve as his policy adviser for education. Harrier played a role in the development of Proposition 123 and developed the plan to distribute dollars for new school buses as part of the Volkswagen settlement.
Saturday night’s lightning was a byproduct of thunderstorms and is being blamed for the Verde Fire. It is burning on the east side of the Verde River, near Black Mesa, about 2 miles northeast of the Fort McDowell Reservation, and four miles east of Rio Verde community.
The city of Goodyear has attracted warehouse and distribution centers as part of a steady growth pattern. The most intense headlines were generated last month when Goodyear City Council agreed to bring a Nike manufacturing facility to the area.
India has issued a presidential decree revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir — the country's only Muslim-majority state. What sort of reaction should we expect in the coming few days? The Show talked about it with BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles died in June 1976, 11 days after his car was blown up in the middle of the day in downtown Phoenix. Soon after, journalists from across the country came to the Valley in an attempt to finish Bolles’ work.
Two of the country's largest newspaper companies have agreed to combine in the latest media deal driven by the industry's struggles with a decline of printed editions. The combined company would have more than 260 daily papers in the U.S., including the Arizona Republic, along with more than 300 weeklies.
The Census Bureau begins collecting data around the country in one week. In Cochise County, for instance, residents have been notified to to expect seeing the first wave of official workers collecting data for the 2020 census.
Before this weekend's shootings, Gov. Doug Ducey was already renewing his call to enact a Severe Threat Order of Protection plan. His renewed focus comes as the new school year begins on many campuses.
The National Weather Service issued another excessive heat warning for Monday in central Phoenix as temperatures flirt with highs around 110. Meteorologists predict it will peak on Tuesday then drop a few degrees with a chance for rain as the week evolves.
“At the end of the day, people are dying," said Arizona March For Our Lives director Catherine Broski. "People’s lives are being dramatically changed because of the lack of action from our lawmakers on this issue.”
Five years ago, a copper mine just 25 miles south of the Arizona border spilled millions of gallons of toxic waste into Sonoran rivers. It’s considered the worst mining disaster in modern Mexican history. In the seven Sonora River valley towns downstream from the spill, people are still living with the consequences of the disaster.
For the third straight year, Arizona’s ranking for aerospace manufacturing has dropped. PwC, the accounting and research firm formerly known as PricewaterhouseCoopers, has compiled annual ranking for six years. In 2016, Arizona was ranked first among states. In 2017, Arizona ranked third; in 2018 it ranked fourth; and in 2019 it ranked ninth.