September 2016

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The effort to kill a ballot measure that would raise Arizona’s minimum wage is now in full swing. Opponents are preparing a million-dollar ad blitz against the initiative which would raise the state’s lowest wages by nearly 50 percent.
September 20, 2016
ASU sign
The pardon is a powerful tool for presidents and can greatly affect the lives of those who are pardoned and for the legacy of the Chief Executives themselves.
September 19, 2016
Maybe when you’re driving along Camelback Road with a hot cup of coffee in your hands, you silently hope you don’t hit a bump in the road. Well, some Phoenix Street Transportation Department workers are motivated to do their jobs well by that same scenario.
September 19, 2016
We continued our occasional series by finding out what the New York Times’ Phoenix Bureau Chief Fernanda Santos thinks. Hint: she doesn’t mind Mondays.
September 19, 2016
Catherine Reagor
The Valley was one of the hardest-hit when it came to foreclosures and short sales. According to Bankrate, Phoenix is now the second-ranked city for U.S. homeowners.
September 19, 2016
Now, at 82, Steinem said she has discovered that we all need to travel and settle down. “Even birds have nests,” she said. “I needed a home of my own as well as the road.”
September 19, 2016
Arizona is trying to achieve a 60 percent level of residents with a college degree or certificate by 2030. A potentially audacious goal when the current figure is only 42 percent.
September 19, 2016
Pecos Road
Supporters and planners of the long-discussed South Mountain Freeway extension are hoping the actual building of the road is much smoother than the process that led to its construction, which starts Monday night.
September 19, 2016
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Google’s new fleet of self-driving cars is being tested in the Valley and the autonomous vehicle are finding Arizona drivers somewhat hard to navigate.
September 19, 2016
West MEC
Business, education and community leaders joined Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday to unveil “Achieve 60 AZ”. The initiative’s goal is to get 60 percent of Arizonans to hold college degrees or post-high school certificates by the year 2030.
September 16, 2016

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