When it comes to end-of-life planning, traditional burial is no longer the predominant choice. In 2015 nationwide— cremation surpassed burial as the preferred method of what the industry calls “final disposition.” And Arizona is one of a handful of states leading the way in that trend. Those changes mean the funeral service industry here is having to adapt.
The behavior of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump indicates what a President Trump might do. That would seem to include his dismantling of parts of our First Amendment - speech and press freedom. Joseph Russomanno explains.
The state of Arizona has eliminated its use of the sedative midazolam as one of the drugs it relies on in carrying out executions. Arizona Republic Reporter Michael Kiefer has covered the issue extensively.
Maybe you get a copy of The New York Times or The Arizona Republic every morning on your driveway. And you count on it to appear every day. What you might not know is the process starts well before the sun rises.
Some U.S. counties are rebounding faster and stronger than others post-Recession. Several by a lot. What these places have in common is what’s called a “super city,” or county, with certain characteristics that drive growth.
Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich was in Scottsdale last week for the annual Arizona-Mexico Commission summit. Pavlovich said she wants to focus on creating what she called "a mega-region" of the two states designed to attract companies interested in doing business on both sides of the border.
Forensic pathologists— you know, the docs who do autopsies— are in high demand these days. Nationwide, there are twice as many open jobs as there are people to do the work. That means attracting and keeping these physicians can be a challenge, an issue Maricopa County is currently trying to tackle.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week’s news: Invisi-bill, Scaredy Spice, Prime Purchase. Our panelists read three stories about someone with a real good reason to move out of their house, only one of which is true.