KidsCare, Arizona’s Children’s Health Insurance Program, has been frozen since January 1, 2010. Monday, supporters gathered at the Capitol to rally together and urge lawmakers and Gov. Doug Ducey to lift the freeze.
Bee populations have taken a hit over the last decade and researchers have identified several culprits, one of which is a specific chemical widely used in lawn and garden care products. Now, a leading pesticide company has announced it’s dropping the chemical.
The Phoenix Suns are bringing their farm team closer to the Valley. The NBA franchise announced Tuesday that its Developmental League squad will call the town of Prescott Valley home starting next year.
A group of Mexican workers has signed an agreement with their former employer, the multi-national company Lexmark, ending a five month protest camp outside a factory in Ciudad Juárez that gained international attention.
Bee colony populations have dropped more than half during the last decade but are slowly making a comeback. While scientists are not exactly sure what is causing this decline, Arizona researchers are pushing the limits of baby bees to see if it makes them stronger adults.
Traditional stores still make up the overwhelming majority of sales in the United States. But online purchases are climbing faster-- rising nearly 15 percent last year compared to just 1 percent for retail. So some online retailers are opening brick and mortar locations, while other stores are pushing omnichannel retail.
Voters in Maricopa County will now have more polling locations to choose from in next month’s special election. The Recorder’s office increased the number of polling places in Maricopa County from 62 to 116.
Americans drink a lot of wine. According to the California-based Wine Institute, Americans consumed more than 760 million gallons of table wine in 2014. And with wine consumption dipping in some European countries like France and Italy, that means all the more for us, especially for those who collect it. But what to do with all that vino? Some aficionados are forgoing home cellars for something a little more social.