September 2016

As students are settling into their routines this school year, there’s a new effort in Tucson to help students who aren’t doing their learning in the classroom, but in a hospital room.
Sept. 27, 2016
A controversial advocacy group responsible for more than a thousand lawsuits against Arizona businesses has run into some trouble.
Sept. 27, 2016
phoenix fire department
Phoenix is hiring first responders, both the police and fire departments are looking to add new recruits, and Tuesday morning, some city councilmembers got an update on those efforts.
Sept. 27, 2016
In the past 20 years, Arizona’s Latino population has doubled and represents about 30 percent of the state. Recognizing the group’s economic power is an ongoing goal of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. On Tuesday, the Chamber released DATOS 2016, its annual report on the state’s Hispanic market.
Sept. 27, 2016
ground breaking ceremony
The vacant lots in south Phoenix will soon become new single-family homes. It’s part of the city’s larger South Phoenix Village infill project.
Sept. 27, 2016
south mountain park
South Mountain Park is a beloved destination for both local residents and tourists. Some of its facilities are almost a hundred years old and now it’s time to make some improvements.
Sept. 26, 2016
The 5-year economic census for U.S. mining shows the state in the lead in a number of key materials production. More than half of the 26 companies across the U.S. that mine for copper and nickel are here in Arizona.
Sept. 26, 2016
office mug
When it’s time for an afternoon pick-me-up, if you reach for your mug from the morning to rinse out and refill -- wait just a second. There might be something in that mug you don’t want.
Sept. 26, 2016
The Desert Botanical Garden 8
When it comes to Arizona music, one of the most recognizable names is Marty Robbins. The City of Glendale named a one-mile stretch of Glendale Avenue after the famous country musician on Monday.
Sept. 26, 2016
The U.S. National Parks Service is celebrating its centennial this year and there’s little doubt that the U.S. was the pioneer in that category. Other countries have also embraced the concept of national parks and developed their own unique heritages.
Sept. 26, 2016

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