The Phoenix city council reached contract agreements with its union employees last night. After hours of testimony the council voted to approve new contracts even though not all the unions supported the agreement.
In 2012, containers and packaging made up the largest category of garbage in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. While packaging plays an important role in protecting products, companies and consumers are looking for ways to make it more sustainable.
Five former administrators at the state’s child protective agency said Wednesday they were wrongfully terminated. They were fired in late April for their alleged role in leaving thousands of child abuse and neglect cases ignored.
The city-owned Papago Golf Course in Phoenix lost money for years until a change in management in 2011. Revenue has increased since then, but remodeling was never finished. A proposed agreement with ASU might get the course the green it needs.
People like the Yazidis, Coptic Christians, and Assyrians, who have survived persecution over the centuries and are now threatened by ISIS, other Islamists or civil war. These ancient religions offer many clues about the past.