Friday kicks off the 11th Modern Phoenix Week, a celebration of all things mid-century modern in the Valley. It includes tours, talks and presumably a lot of discussion of the last season of “Mad Men.”
A former aide to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the sheriff wanted to inform only a small number of officers about a 2011 court order that prohibited all his deputies from conducting immigration patrols.
This month the Navajo Nation started taxing junk food and soda. No other tribe and only one city has successfully passed such a law. Navajo leaders are trying to trim obesity rates that are almost three times the national average. But half of the tribe is unemployed and say they can’t afford more expensive food.
The Arizona Auditor General released the findings of its audit this week of the Arizona Medical Board, saying progress has been made to improve doctor licensing procedures but there’s still more work to do.