Every month the Federal Aviation Administration receives more than 100 reports of unmanned aircraft sightings from pilots, police and citizens. As the federal agency tries to send a message that flying drones without authorization around airports is dangerous and illegal, it’s also turning to the private sector to help spot – and possibly stop – drones from getting too close.
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell wrapped up her visit to the Southwest at the Grand Canyon. She talked with the park’s new superintendent and staff about the park's culture of sexual harassment and hostility.
Just over 468,000 Arizonans, or about one-fifth, live in a single parent household, according to the U.S.Census Bureau’s American Community Survey released earlier in July. Children living in single-parent households are more likely to need state and federal assistance to provide for general living standards, including childcare, the data showed.
Next month golf is coming back to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1904. Despite the triumphant return, many golfers have decided to keep their clubs in the bag. Several big names dropped out citing Zika concerns, but factors like money and prestige may also be in play.
The state budget signed by Gov. Doug Ducey in May included $1.5 million for the Arizona Commission on the Arts—double its previous year’s funding. That gave the Commission the opportunity to pass out many more grants, in this case, to 239 groups.