More people — many of them Millennials — are moving into downtowns, and density is increasing. But others are leaving the concept of traditional suburban life behind for something that isn’t in the middle of the city, but does feature very close neighbors and communities.
Surrogates for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been making frequent appearances in Arizona in recent weeks — including Donald Trump Jr., First Lady Michelle Obama and the vice-presidential nominees.
About a dozen Phoenix business leaders visited Google’s offices as part of a visit to Mexico organized by city officials, who are encouraging Mexican businesses to invest in Arizona -- and Arizona businesses to expand to Mexico.
Arizona’s minimum wage is 80 cents higher than the wage required by the federal government, but some say it’s not enough. If voters approve Proposition 206, the state’s minimum wage would gradually increase to $12 dollars an hour ($9 an hour for tipped workers) by 2020.
More than 670,000 early ballots have been mailed in to the Maricopa County Recorder’s office since early voting began. After the county’s tabulation machines passed a state mandated accuracy test Friday, officials are now counting those votes. That test is one of a string of security measures the county goes through to ensure that each vote cast will be accurately counted.
The presidential candidates’ behavior — the lying, the racist comments, the name calling — isn’t allowed in most classrooms. But it’s all on display on the national stage. Many parents and teachers are having a hard time explaining it to children.
The test, which ASU is now readying for evaluation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, uses changes in gene expression to gauge ionizing radiation dosage. The test is one of only a few that can accurately gauge exposure, as opposed to contamination.
Peoria is about 50 percent built out and expanding. With developers no longer required to pay impact fees that help pay for public services, city officials said they have to find new ways to finance growth.
This election season there has been a lot of attention given to the two major party candidates. But this year, the election is just as much about who is on the ballot as who is casting them. Nov. 8 will mark the first major election where all millennials in the country are eligible by age to vote.
Since 2006, Dr. Debbie Reese has written a blog called "American Indians in Children's Literature," which has raised pertinent critiques and analysis of indigenous peoples in children's books and popular culture.