The world’s largest meat packer is selling off $1.8 billion in assets to pay fines associated with fraud charges. In Arizona, that includes the McElhaney Cattle Company, a feedlot in Wellton, Arizona, one of only four in the state.
Every three years, AARP looks at how states serve its older residents and people with disabilities. This year, Arizona ranks 26th when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of those populations, and it's a decline from 2011 when the state ranked 15th in the nation.
The Senate version of the American Health Care Act, Republicans’ plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, has been released.Senator John McCain has expressed concerns over those cuts to Medicaid included in the bill.
Businesses in the American and Mexican food and beverage industry are finding it difficult to swallow the new agreement for trading sugar between the two countries. But deal seems to be palatable for producers of alternative sweeteners.
The Coconino National Forest will switch to Type II fire restriction mode starting June 22. Even though forest officials had prohibited campfires starting June 15, they found 34 abandoned campfires last weekend.
Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury became the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer earlier this week. Her career has been full of successes. John Altavilla of The Hartford Courant has followed Taurasi’s career from its early stages, and he’s with me.