Phoenix-based minerals and mining giant Freeport McMoRan received a one-two punch Wednesday with an update to an export request and its latest earnings announcement. But, the company is pushing ahead with a positive 2017 outlook.
As we awoke to freezing temperatures across the state, volunteers in Tucson continue to count the homeless. The numbers still need to be tallied and validated before they're submitted for federal aid. But Anne Scott with the Maricopa Association of Governments went out with more than 300 volunteers and professionals.
A new fissure has been discovered south of Arizona City in Pinal County. Mike Conway with the Arizona Geological Survey says it’s about 1.8 miles long. That’s almost a mile longer than other fissures in the same area.
President Donald Trump announced that he intends to stick to a cornerstone promise of his campaign for a wall along the entire U.S.-Mexico border. The president vowed to bring on 5,000 new Customs and Border Protection officers and agents and finish a wall along the Mexican border.
Every year, there are 26,000 babies who die at birth in the United States. Stillbirths are 10 times more common than having a child die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. One mother who’s suffered this loss is ASU health researcher Jennifer Huberty. She spoke with The Show’s Lauren Gilger about the loss of her daughter, Raine.
Earlier this month, University of Arizona Athletic Director Greg Byrne decided to leave Tucson for the University of Alabama. Byrne was highly-sought after in this changing world of college athletics because of a combination of skills.
Phoenix Comicon has exploded in popularity — sort of like the way Superman’s home planet blew up but better. But complications can arise when things grow, and for Phoenix Comicon, that came in the form of staff management.
In response to the election of Donald Trump, progressives are taking a page out of the Tea Party’s playbook to start to organize in opposition to the new president. It started with the Indivisible Guide, which started popping up on some social-media feeds after the election as a practical way to resist the Trump agenda.
Members of the Congressional Western Caucus, led by Chair Paul Gosar of Arizona’s Fourth District, are calling on the new administration to appoint people with experience working on western issues to positions that impact this region. To talk about some of those western issues is Seth Cothrun with the Sonoran Institute.
It’s early in Arizona’s legislative session, but local businesses that provide care to those with developmental disabilities are already making their voices heard. On Tuesday, representatives of the industry, their clients and advocates called on lawmakers to push for more funding in the state budget.