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Arizona Chamber CEO: Tariffs Would Be
President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum has some people concerned about retaliation from other countries and the effect on the U.S. economy.
Mar. 8, 2018
Chandler-Based Orbital ATK Division To Build New Heavy Rocket
Last month, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket made headlines as the first privately built heavy lift rocket to enter space. Now, Orbital ATK’s Chandler-based Launch Vehicle Division plans to join them.
Mar. 8, 2018
The Takeaway: Long-Awaited Tributes To The Women Who Never Got Them
How do we as a society honor the lives of remarkable women throughout history? That’s a question on our minds here at The Takeaway on this International Women’s Day.
Mar. 8, 2018
Arizona Flirts With Tourists From Central Mexico
Foreign visitors to the United States are on the decline after six straight years of growth. And that includes a drop in Mexican travelers, Arizona’s biggest source of international visitors.
Mar. 8, 2018
Arizona Committee To Discuss Potential Barriers To Voting
The Arizona Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a public meeting Friday to talk about potential barriers to voting in the aftermath of a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Mar. 8, 2018
Cato Institute Finds Flaw In Arizona Inmate Study
More holes are shot through an illegal immigration crime study quoted as fact by conservative leaders.
Mar. 8, 2018
Lawmakers Support County Sales Taxes For Road Improvements
State lawmakers are debating legislation that would allow Arizona's counties to better fund critical road and transit issues.
Mar. 8, 2018
Legislature Wants Cities To Hold Elections On Even-Numbered Years
Arizona Republican lawmakers voted Wednesday to set up a system that could force cities to move their elections to even-numbered years — but there’s a catch.
Mar. 8, 2018
Arizona Could Be Next State To Add Medicaid Work Requirements
Arizona could soon join a growing number of states to require some of those enrolled in Medicaid to work.
Mar. 8, 2018
Phoenix Considers Changing Mayor, Council Elections
Phoenix is considering changing the way city elections are held and it could involve council and mayoral races appearing on the same ballots with state and federal races.
Mar. 7, 2018
Canadian Company Acquires AZ Medical Marijuana Company
A Canadian company is acquiring an Arizona-based medical marijuana operation for $15 million.
Mar. 7, 2018
ASU Scientist: Sinking Ground Will Worsen Rising Seas In Bay Area
Experts estimate coastal flooding will pose the largest socioeconomic impact of sea level rise in this century. But forecasting flood hazards related to climate change requires looking somewhere beyond the sea.
Mar. 7, 2018
Legal Expenses For Arpaio Tenure Exceed $90 Million
Joe Arpaio left office more than a year ago but for taxpayers, his legacy remains. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a $7 million settlement on Wednesday to resolve a lawsuit against the Sheriff’s Office from Arpaio’s time as sheriff
Mar. 7, 2018
Higher-Ed Experts Watching How GCU Nonprofit Deal Will Play Out
Higher-education experts across the nation are watching closely to see how Grand Canyon University’s change to a nonprofit plays out.
Mar. 7, 2018
Arizona Attorney General Reaches Settlement With General Motors
More than 30,000 Arizona consumers who bought General Motors’ vehicles are now eligible for millions of dollars in payments.
Mar. 7, 2018
Tourism Sparks Backlash In Some Destinations
Tourism is one of the biggest industries in Arizona, and is significant in lots of other places, as well. But the way in which people travel can sometimes spark a backlash by residents of those destinations.
Mar. 7, 2018
 Universal Standard Taps Into Fashion-Forward Plus-Sized Market
When it comes to fashion, only a few brands truly cater to plus-sizes. Many don't come close — or even care to try — at luxury shop Intermix, many large sizes stop at a size 8.
Mar. 7, 2018
 Army Having More Difficult Time Recruiting Physically Fit People
As more Americans are in worse shape, it’s getting more difficult to recruit physically fit people for the Army. And once soldiers actually enlist, they’re not necessarily exempt from their own fitness challenges.
Mar. 7, 2018
Aluminum, Steel Tariffs Could Become Bargaining Chip In NAFTA Talks
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says Canada and Mexico may be exempted from likely American tariffs on steel and aluminum, if talks on a renegotiated NAFTA go well. Here to talk about what the secretary’s comments may mean is Patrick Temple-West, a business reporter for Politico.
Mar. 7, 2018
ASU Puts Lawrence Krauss On Leave
ASU has put Lawrence Krauss on administrative leave, while the university investigates allegations of sexual misconduct; Krauss has denied all of the allegations. Here to talk about this is Peter Aldhous, a science reporter for BuzzFeed News, who first reported on the allegations against Krauss.
Mar. 7, 2018

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