Route 66 was once known as Main Street of America. In its heyday, people drove cross country to “get their kicks,” as the song goes. But that all changed in the 1980s, when Interstate 40 bypassed 66. Dozens of places along the route went from boom towns to ghost towns. A federal grant program has tried to save them, but it’s accepting its last grant applications Friday.
Fairlife plans to build a new production facility in Goodyear to build their West Coast market. Fairlife Chief Operating Officer Tim Doelman said even though the dairy market is down, he thinks this facility will be successful in the long run.
A major call-center operator will lay off about 800 employees from its Tucson location. Concentrix Corp. recently filed a notice with the state, saying that 785 workers would be affected by a mass layoff.
The marketing prowess of Big Tobacco has been on display for decades. Some of the power, however, was diminished when regulations were put into place. But a new study from a team at USC has concluded that tobacco companies have turned to social media to attract young people
In 2016, the Arizona Legislature passed a bill known as the “menu option.” Public school boards could choose alternatives to the AzMERIT standardized test, instead opting for tests like the ACT or SAT. But, this has put Arizona in the crosshairs of the U.S. Department of Education.
When you think of post-traumatic stress disorder, war veterans might first come to mind. But there is growing recognition that it is something also suffered by parents whose children suffer from life-threatening illnesses.
Kirstjen Nielsen is leaving the Department of Homeland Security — but she may not be the only one. With The Show to talk about the upheaval at the agency was Melanie Zanona, a congressional reporter with Politico.
Ted Bundy, the notorious serial killer who killed at least 28 people in the 1970s, is getting a lot of renewed attention this year. Joe Berlinger is an Emmy-winning filmmaker, best known for his documentaries in the true crime genre. He directed both the documentary and the feature film.
Home prices in the Phoenix Metro area continue to steadily climb. According to the real estate website Zillow, the median price last month was a little more than $266,000. It says prices have gone up 7.1 percent over the past year and expects them to rise 5.5 percent within the next year.
Every state educational agency had to submit ESSA plans for approval to the Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, and she was less than happy about what she saw. And, at last year’s meeting of the Council of Chief State School Officers — attended by all the nation’s top school officials — she told them so.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the new label for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, or IRGC, which goes into effect in one week and represents the first time the U.S. has ever officially labeled part of another government’s military a terrorist organization.
Hidden away in a dusty neighborhood just south of the Arizona border, a group of women are creating a sustainable community for themselves at the DouglaPrieta Works cooperative in Agua Prieta, Sonora. → Hear More Untold Arizona Stories