When big retailers merge, remodel or file bankruptcy, they often turn to auction houses to sell their furniture, fixtures and equipment. Demand has become so strong that Surplus Asset Management is expanding to Canada and Mexico.
The federal judge who found Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in civil contempt of court for violating his orders in a racial profiling case said at a Tuesday hearing that he is still considering whether to refer the sheriff and others for a possible criminal contempt prosecution. A final ruling on civil remedies is not expected until later this summer.
It’s kind of like the holy grail of medicine — not just a cure for cancer, but a vaccine to stop people from getting it in the first place. And, not just for one or even a few types of cancer, but all of them.
After more than a century, the Army is sending home the remains of children buried at one of the first federally-run Indian boarding schools. From the 1870s to the 1960s the federal government forced more than 800,000 Native American children to leave their families and attend boarding school.
Supporters of a major overhaul of Hance Park in downtown Phoenix shared their final update during a city meeting last week. While some say it’s important for the city to stay focused on downtown development, not everyone is sold on the massive makeover.