Air Force officials say if the shortage isn't addressed soon, in 18 months there won't be enough fighter pilots to fill combat front-line squadrons. Arizona's Luke Air Force Base has been tapped to help solve the fighter pilot problem.
Arizona’s grocery stores are at a three-year high for the amount of food sent to grocers, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau, which show $7 billion in foods shipped to stores in 2014. That’s up from $6.3 billion in both 2013 and 2012.
At the annual Arizona Farmer+Chef Connection conference, nonprofit advocacy group Local First Arizona connects our state’s food producers with suppliers. “We actually started our business at Arizona Farmer+Chef Connection,” said Emma Zimmerman, business manager of Hayden Flour Mills in Queen Creek.
In Tempe, the Graffiti Abatement program works to keep neighborhoods and streets free of graffiti and unlicensed posters and stickers. Today, we step into a day-on-the-job cleaning up graffiti with Phillip Chandler.
The concept of early voting has been embraced by 37 states, including Arizona. By most accounts, it’s been a success—at least to the extent that it increases scheduling flexibility for people who really want to make sure they vote.
A fashion design business incubator will set up shop in downtown Tempe in October. “The point for us is to make this affordable for emerging designers because our goal, our mission is to scaffold the industry here to support these emerging designers,” said co-founder Angela Johnson.
Forty may be the new 30, but 50 is the new entrepreneur. At least, according to the latest report by a market research company, which also says the face of the American entrepreneur is increasingly female and racially diverse.
Since June, Phoenix police have been asking the public to come forward and identify a serial killer they’ve connected to seven homicides in the city. But a 2011 University of Arizona study of SB1070's effect on young people found nearly half of participants would hesitate to call law enforcement.