The Grand Canyon is most often associated with tourism in our state, but Arizona’s wine industry is flexing more muscle. A new report finds the annual economic impact of wine tourism is $56.2 million, up nearly $20 million since the last study in 2011.
For our Friday NewsCap, we discussed former Sheriff Joe Arpaio being found guilty of criminal contempt and the reaction to Senator Jeff Flake’s new book "Conscience of a Conservative." Our guests were former GoDaddy executive and former congressional candidate Christine Jones and former legislative leader Chris Herstam.
There’s always one, right? You know, that person, who’s kind of a jerk, and probably doesn’t care about it? Well, as it turns out, that person may be on to something, at least in the short term — is polarizing the new popular?
Arizona has had its fair share of accusations that it’s a place that fosters racism. Now, a new documentary is telling the stories of minorities in our state — and exploring issues of racism, sexism, and bigotry here. It’s called “You Racist, Sexist Bigot.” And it was made by Pita Juarez and Matty Steinkamp.
The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved a delay on EPA standards passed during the Obama administration. The change would lower the acceptable levels for ground-level ozone to 70 parts per billion from the current standard, passed in 2008, which allowed 75 parts per billion.
The Tucson native started riding professionally at 16 years old and went on to win 3,769 races and purse earnings of more than $205 million. Friday, he will receive horse racing’s highest honor, an induction into the sport’s Hall of Fame.