A Utah concrete company with ties to a polygamous group has agreed to pay about $145,000 to settle a federal child-labor case alleging it put at least two underage laborers to work for long hours with little pay on job sites around the country.
It may not be at the top of the ticket, but key battles are being waged on many state ballots over the future of energy this year. As one of the top solar markets in the country, Arizona is ground zero for this fight.
Nations, communities, even individuals will mark major events or historical figures — or just someone they cared about — with a memorial of some kind. It can be a huge monument or statue or something a lot more subtle.
For decades, industries using rubber have looked for alternatives to supplement and back up their supply. Bridgestone Tires says a desert shrub could be the answer, and the company may grow and process the plants in southwest Arizona.
The Phoenix City Council has approved a new ordinance aimed at preserving historic buildings from demolition; a key component extends the amount of time between getting a demolition permit and wrecking balls hitting those buildings.