Arizona's Office of Economic Opportunity released the seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate at 4.7 percent. Spokesman Doug Walls said construction employment has recovered 37 percent since the recession hit and housing bubble burst.
More people visited Arizona last year than ever before and spent record amounts of money, according to research released Wednesday. The state welcomed 43.9 million overnight visitors in 2017 and those visitors collectively spent $22.7 billion during their stays.
Climate has always been one of Arizona’s selling points, but this time of year, it can feel like more of a downside. There are efforts to deal with the heat and, in some cases, reverse the warming trends.
In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1 into space, the first satellite to orbit the earth. The success triggered the Space Race and ushered in a wave of investment by the U.S. into science and technology. Now, we need another “Sputnik Moment” according to Robert Manning.
Arizona Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim was pulled over on the Fourth of July, and the blood test he agreed to take revealed a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit — in the range of an extreme DUI.
Nearly three-quarters of registered voters in Arizona cast a ballot during the 2016 presidential election. But, during the last mid-terms in 2014, voter turnout was less than 48 percent. In a recent ranking of states with the highest and lowest voter turnout, Arizona was ranked 43rd.
An informal collaboration between an Tucson’s Borderlands Brewery and Hermosillo’s Buqui Bichi Brewing has grown into a serious partnership that is helping both grow on each side of the international boundary. More News From Hermosillo →
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Lend Me Your Ears is a podcast exploring how Shakespeare’s works have shaped our modern views on politics. In this episode, it looks at one of Shakespeare’s most accessible works: Julius Caesar. Why was the Bard so fascinated with the fall of the Roman Republic?