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With its line of stevia products, the Gilbert-based SweetLeaf is capitalizing on Mexico’s growing demand for natural foods.
Nov. 1, 2016
E-Pollbook
Two experts contracted to analyze Maricopa County voting plans in the wake of long lines at polling sites in March, are predicting some voters could see long lines again on Election Day.
Nov. 1, 2016
golden barrel cactus
Multiple mesquite trees, ocotillo, and barrel cactuses are being uprooted and relocated in preparation for the building of the South Mountain Freeway.
Nov. 1, 2016
If you are still holding onto an early ballot at home, county election officials recommend you put it in the mail no later than Tuesday, Nov. 1.
Nov. 1, 2016
Senior housing is a growing industry in the Valley. And a lot goes into not only the development of a community, but also the look and feel. And that's where LuAnn Thoma-Holec of Thoma-Holec Design in Mesa comes in. She's in the business of designing senior housing.
Nov. 1, 2016
Mail In Ballot
As Election Day approaches, candidates have been pushing voters to vote early, and more than 1 million voters in Arizona have done just that.
Nov. 1, 2016
Water faucet
The switch comes as another West Valley city, Buckeye, is currently dealing with many water customer complaints.
Oct. 31, 2016
calaca mask
Zarco Guerrero creates calaca masks to celebrate Dia de los Muertos.
Oct. 31, 2016
Orkestra Mendoza
Tucson musician Sergio Mendoza is known for his loud, high energy, sweaty live shows and for creating a sound that incorporates elements of music from both sides of the US-Mexico border.
Oct. 31, 2016
More people — many of them Millennials — are moving into downtowns, and density is increasing. But others are leaving the concept of traditional suburban life behind for something that isn’t in the middle of the city, but does feature very close neighbors and communities.
Oct. 31, 2016
Gert Schuster
Stand-up comedians are in the business of making us laugh. But not every one is technically a “stand up.”
Oct. 31, 2016
Janet Napolitano
Surrogates for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been making frequent appearances in Arizona in recent weeks — including Donald Trump Jr., First Lady Michelle Obama and the vice-presidential nominees.
Oct. 31, 2016
Money
A number of polls show voters enthusiastically supporting the passage of Prop. 206 by double digits.
Oct. 31, 2016
AZ Technology Council
About a dozen Phoenix business leaders visited Google’s offices as part of a visit to Mexico organized by city officials, who are encouraging Mexican businesses to invest in Arizona -- and Arizona businesses to expand to Mexico.
Oct. 31, 2016
willow trees
In 2014, 160,000 acre-feet of water made its way from Morelos Dam near Yuma into the parched Colorado River Delta as part of a joint environmental effort between the United States and Mexico.
Oct. 31, 2016
minimum wage
Leading in the polls and with lots of money to spend, the group pushing to increase the minimum wage has now turned its sights to defeating political foes.
Oct. 31, 2016
Arizona’s minimum wage is 80 cents higher than the wage required by the federal government, but some say it’s not enough. If voters approve Proposition 206, the state’s minimum wage would gradually increase to $12 dollars an hour ($9 an hour for tipped workers) by 2020.
Oct. 31, 2016
Election Officials
More than 670,000 early ballots have been mailed in to the Maricopa County Recorder’s office since early voting began. After the county’s tabulation machines passed a state mandated accuracy test Friday, officials are now counting those votes. That test is one of a string of security measures the county goes through to ensure that each vote cast will be accurately counted.
Oct. 31, 2016
Jordan Family
The presidential candidates’ behavior — the lying, the racist comments, the name calling — isn’t allowed in most classrooms. But it’s all on display on the national stage. Many parents and teachers are having a hard time explaining it to children.
Oct. 31, 2016
ARad Workflow
The test, which ASU is now readying for evaluation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, uses changes in gene expression to gauge ionizing radiation dosage. The test is one of only a few that can accurately gauge exposure, as opposed to contamination.
Oct. 31, 2016

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