Starting this weekend Arizona high school students are participating in regional robotics competitions. The goal behind the competition is to inspire students to explore careers in science and technology.
The plaintiffs who successfully sued Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in a racial profiling lawsuit are asking a federal judge to continue with an April contempt of court evidentiary hearing despite the sheriff’s request to cancel it.
An article this week in Forbes Magazine looked at why business leaders in Phoenix and the state are excited about this year, and quotes several of them about why Phoenix and Arizona are good for business.
Families of the 43 Mexican students who went missing last September are touring the United States and sharing their stories. Their goal is to take their case before the United Nations and Amnesty International.
It came as a surprise to many this week when Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio acknowledged he violated a federal judge’s orders in a racial profiling lawsuit and agreed to civil contempt of court charges. But some of the sheriff’s critics worry he is just trying to prevent the full story from coming out in court testimony.