Arizona delegates who recently visited Mexico City on a trade mission said Mexican officials have promised to improve the highway leading from Central Mexico to Nogales. The improvements are expected to improve the flow of goods between Arizona and Mexico.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have named Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale their new manager. Hale will replace Kirk Gibson, who was fired with three games left in a disappointing season in which the Diamondbacks' record was a worst in baseball 64 and 98.
More than 100 names of firefighters who were killed in the line of duty have been added to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Maryland. Among the 107 firefighters honored were 19 Arizona firefighters killed in the 2013 Yarnell Hill canyon fire.