A state senate panel passed a measure Tuesday that would set up what critics call “predatory loans." But it’s not just the language in the measure that has some concerned. It’s how the bill came to be in the first place.
Thirty-two years ago, a Phoenix woman was abducted and sexually assaulted. The case went unsolved, and detectives couldn’t find the man responsible before the case was no longer prosecutable in 1990. DNA analysis has linked the incident to Mark Goudeau, the Baseline Killer.
A World Bank conference is underway this week in Washington D.C. discussing land rights issues worldwide. Research from the University of Arizona is being presented on how drones can be used to reduce poverty
Customers of Arizona’s largest utility are pushing back against its proposed rate hike. On Thursday, the Arizona Corporation Commission held one of several public hearings on Arizona Public Service's rate case.
“If It Wasn’t For the Irish and the Jews” … it sounds like the beginning of a joke. But in fact, it’s the name of a song from the so-called Tin Pan Alley era of American music in the late 19th century, when Irish and Jewish immigrants dominated the music industry in New York City.
IBM said it’s created the world’s smallest magnet, using one atom. And the company said it can store a bit of data on that single atom. To find out how big a deal this is, we talk to Richard Kiehl, a professor in ASU’s School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering.
The Tucson City Council Tuesday night approved a new ban on drivers using cell phones and other handheld devices. State Sen. Steve Farley of Tucson has pushed statewide texting while driving bans for the past several years in the state Legislature.
The fate of a bill in the state Legislature to expand Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts, or ESAs, to all public school students appears to be uncertain, with some senators expressing skepticism.
A lot of us can listen to a newscast or a lecture about global warming or the federal budget and hear numbers in the trillions mentioned and think we know what is being discussed. Yet it is really very difficult for the average human to conceptualize what these numbers really mean.
Supermarket competition in the Valley is continuing to grow, and that plethora of options is strongly affecting groceries’ bottom lines. To find out what’s in it for the groceries and consumers, we spoke with Phil Lempert. He’s the editor of Supermarket Guru and an industry analyst.