Saturday is the third annual Arizona Hip Hop Festival in downtown Phoenix. It’s a large all-day event that brings together the four elements of old school hip hop culture: rappers, DJs, visual artists, and dancers.
Both the Republican and Democratic national committees are looking for new chairmen. Reince Priebus will leave the RNC to become President-elect Donald Trump’s new chief of staff, and the DNC has had an interim chair since Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned over the summer.
Arizona voters approved Proposition 206 earlier this month, with more than 58 percent of the vote. The measure will increase the state’s minimum wage, phasing it in to $12 an hour by 2020; it also mandates paid sick time for workers.
The scandal involving Wells Fargo opening accounts without their customers’ permission has cost the bank $185 million in fines. New reporting from the Wall Street Journal finds some of the practices that got Wells Fargo in hot water started in Arizona.
University of Arizona is giving students the chance to take science lab classes without ever setting foot in a lab. Classes being offered at UA Online Science Academy will include biology, chemistry, physiology, space, atmospheric and environmental sciences.
For more than a year, one of President-elect Donald Trump’s most prominent campaign promises was to build a wall along the Mexican border. Some ranchers along the Arizona border took Trump up on his promise and want him to keep his word.
Whether or not the public is focused on a dangerous mosquito-borne illness, people still fan out across the country every day, collecting thousands of mosquitoes and testing them, to keep the public safe.
Newly released FBI statistics show Phoenix saw a significant rise in hate crimes in 2015. The figures also show the city has far more reported incidents than other comparable areas. But those numbers are a bit misleading.
Scientists last week conducted a survey, but it had nothing to do with public opinion — it had to do with fish. They were trying to figure out how many fish, and how many species are in the flowing stretch of the Santa Cruz River in the Tucson area.