We did our regular check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. Our focus was on whether elected officials try to do too much and if communities would be better off if they were less ambitious. We talked about it with Phil Boas, director of The Republic’s Editorial Department.
You’ve heard about — and possibly even experienced — how divided a country we are, especially when it comes to political views and news media choices. But why do so many of us seem inflexible and not particularly willing to modify our perspectives, sometimes even in the face of cold, hard facts?
We recently featured a segment about the status of black women in the U.S. and the challenges they face. Now, a new report by the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality focuses on black girls. Like their older counterparts, these young women are subject to a number of stereotypes
Water flowed through all five floors, covering approximately 60 percent of the building, after a flexible roof designed to protect against storm damage broke a sprinkler pipe during a storm on Saturday.
Mutual fund company, Vanguard Group, is making changes to its executive team to address complaints by shareholders about the company’s management. The vote is scheduled for fall at a meeting in Scottsdale.
The Pioneer Cemetery is the final resting place for 400 explorers, scientists and Native Americans who made the Grand Canyon what it is today. And after almost a century, it’s at capacity. No more new plots. Some people aren’t too happy about that.
The $1.9 billion Rosemont Mine project southeast of Tucson has been facing questions of whether it will damage two Arizona streams. Now, Canadian company Hudbay Minerals is asking the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality for more, including a full review of required water standards in the state.
Nine people died and a 13-year-old boy was missing Sunday after their group of family and friends was swept away while cooling off in a creek that suddenly turned treacherous when a rainstorm upstream unleashed floodwaters.
Developers with eyes on downtown Phoenix have another year to convince city leaders to help them out. Since 2012, Phoenix has used a process for downtown development called RFP — it stands for requests for proposals. It allows a private property owner to pitch a project to the city and ask for financial help.
As the Arizona medical marijuana industry expands, the focus is now back on the fee that the state’s users are being charged. The $150 annual fee was set after the state’s medical marijuana law passed in 2010 and put in place to cover the costs of administering the program.