The economic downturn hit individuals and institutions hard, and Arizona’s three public universities were not spared. The state legislature cut millions of dollars in funding, and many students were forced to pay higher tuition.
Valley Fever Awareness Week started on Saturday with the goal of informing more people about the risk of the often-misdiagnosed illness and its impact on those of us who live in Arizona, especially Maricopa and Pinal counties.
The fight over how much the state’s largest utility has to pay for electricity generated by private solar roof top panels got under way today. The Arizona Corporation Commission kicked off a hearing on net metering.
Author and attorney Scott Turow burst onto the bestseller list more than two decades ago with courtroom thrillers like "Presumed Innocent" and "Burden of Proof." Since then, his popularity has remained steady as he has become more publicly involved with controversial societal issues like capital punishment.
The Arizona Department of Health Services is confirming that at least one person here is recovering after eating produce that has been recalled because of E. coli contamination. Doctor Joli Weiss says the victim involved ate a ready-to-eat salad.
Poor students now make up a majority of kids in public schools in the west. That’s according to a recent study from the Southern Education Foundation. But as the rate of poverty in schools has gone up, the amount of state funding for students hasn’t kept pace. So school leaders in Flagstaff are left to fill that gap.
Tempe-based US Airways appears headed to a merger with bankrupt American Airlines. In a preliminary deal with the feds and several states, the new airline will give up space at seven major airports, and it will keep hubs in Phoenix, Dallas-Fort Worth and other cities.
If you want to test drive a Tesla you will either have to go out of state, find a friend who will let you drive their high-end electric vehicle, or wait until the next manufacturer test drive in Arizona.