PHOENIX — The Biden administration threatened Tuesday to revoke the authority for three Republican-controlled states to handle their own workplace safety enforcement because they have refused …
TEMPE -- Since the 1950s, plastics have changed our lives. But these amazing materials are mostly made of fossil hydrocarbons like oil, gas and coal — and none are biodegradable. So, the vast majority of the 18 trillion pounds of plastic ever produced is now trash in landfills and oceans.
PHOENIX – More than a month ago, sports fans in Phoenix and around Arizona were introduced to a new digital media outlet that provides coverage of the Valley’s major pro sports teams, Arizona State and Arizona and sports betting.
CHANDLER -- The Gila River Indian Community plans to build a new casino on tribal property at the intersection of Gilbert Road and Hunt Highway near the Pinal-Maricopa county line.
We have driven plenty of ES sedans, and can say they are certainly the best luxury ride in the Lexus fleet and among the better on the market. There are now three versions to pick from. First is the ES 250. It has a small economical engine rated at 203 horsepower. Next up is the ES 350 with …
ORACLE — Increasing the resiliency of food production during ongoing climate change and bolstering renewable energy production are both fundamental challenges in today’s world.
The Ford Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, announced Monday that it will divest millions from fossil fuels, following similar investment decisions made by other sizable foundations in recent years.
DETROIT — Toyota plans to build a new $1.29 billion factory in the U.S. to manufacture batteries for gas-electric hybrid and fully electric vehicles.
LOS ANGELES — The U.S.' expanding legal marijuana market is helping drive strong sales and profit growth for multistate operators like Trulieve Cannabis Corp.
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating fuel pump failures in more than 600,000 diesel Ram trucks that could cause the engines to stall or lose power.
LONDON (AP) — Ford Motor Co. plans to spend up to 230 million pounds ($315 million) to turn a transmission factory in northwest England into a plant that will make electric power units for cars and trucks sold throughout Europe.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Farmers and Deere & Co. suppliers are worried about what the strike at the tractor maker's factories will mean for their livelihoods.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Economic Security is launching a program to provide $36 million of assistance to help needy households pay utility bills as a two-year moratorium on service cutoff ends.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Like other ranchers across the country, Rusty Kemp for years grumbled about rock-bottom prices paid for the cattle he raised in central Nebraska, even as the cost of beef at grocery stores kept climbing.
CASA GRANDE — The Esporta gym in Casa Grande may have closed, but phantom bills remain, even though the nearest franchise is almost an hour away.
WILLCOX — Decades ago, when he was a child growing up in a farming family, Rod Keeling was fascinated by grapes, especially those grown on his grandfather’s farm near Stanfield.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico judge on Friday denied a request by dozens of scientists and others at Los Alamos National Laboratory to block a vaccine mandate, meaning workers risk being fired if they don't comply with the lab's afternoon deadline.
WASHINGTON — U.S. health advisers endorsed a booster of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine Friday, citing concern that Americans who got the single-dose shot aren’t as protected as those given two-dose brands.
Amazon’s audiobook service Audible and phone apps for reading the holy books of Islam and Christianity have disappeared from the Apple store in mainland China, in the latest examples of the country’s tightening rules for internet firms.
PHOENIX — When construction worker Lorenzo Tejeda moved to Arizona in November 2019 after living in San Diego his whole life, he had to make a lifestyle change to properly adjust to working in the Arizona heat.
U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago should get a half-dose booster to rev up protection against the coronavirus.
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that it will stop raiding workplaces to search for undocumented immigrants and will focus instead on “unscrupulous employers who exploit the vulnerability” of undocumented labor.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday, the first major walkout at the agricultural machinery giant in more than three decades.
WASHINGTON — Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.
PHOENIX — Nikola Corporation has announced a collaboration with PGT Trucking Inc., an international multiservice flatbed transportation company, to advance electric-drive heavy-duty transport.
ORO VALLEY — The University of Arizona’s College of Veterinary Medicine is rolling into its second year of teaching and second cohort of future veterinarians with its different approach.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday blocked an order due to take effect this week that required California prison employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
WASHINGTON -- An online tool is now available to help ranchers document and estimate payments to cover feed transportation costs caused by drought, which are now covered by the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP).
WASHINGTON — Seven major offshore wind farms would be developed on the East and West coasts and in the Gulf of Mexico under a plan announced Wednesday by the Biden administration.
DALLAS — When Southwest Airlines canceled more than 2,000 flights over the weekend, citing bad weather and air traffic control issues, unsupported claims blaming vaccine mandates began taking off.
WASHINGTON — Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.
FLORENCE — Plentiful rain followed by heat stress weren’t the best things for Pinal County’s cotton crop, but growers are hoping for at least decent yields.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The postcard covered with images of syringes beckoned people to attend Vax-Con ’21 to learn “the uncensored truth” about COVID-19 vaccines.
WASHINGTON — Another surge in consumer prices in September pushed inflation up 5.4% from where it was a year ago, matching the highest shift higher since 2008 as tangled global supply lines continue to create havoc.
WASHINGTON — The White House said Wednesday it has helped broker an agreement for the Port of Los Angeles to become a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week operation, part of an effort to relieve supply chain bottlenecks and move stranded container ships that are driving prices higher for U.S. consumers.
CASA GRANDE -- To Scott Plachecki, beer isn’t simply a beverage. It’s a treat meant to excite the tastebuds. And it’s best when enjoyed properly.
COOLIDGE — With much of Arizona in a drought, the San Carlos Reservoir near Globe is no different and farmers are suffering with little water for their crops.
CASA GRANDE — The COVID-19 pandemic may have temporarily slowed fundraising by Pinal 40 for Pinal County youth activities last year but the organization is hoping to hit a cumulative total of a million dollars distributed to groups, youth scholarships and community grants in the spring.
ELOY — With researchers learning more about growing guayule as a crop, area field day events aim to keep area growers up-to-date on the latest information.
CHANDLER — Pinal County newspapers that are part of Kramer Publications won 15 awards in the annual advertising contest of the Arizona Newspapers Association, including first place in the overall General Excellence category for the Maricopa Monitor.
CASA GRANDE — In an effort to contend with the autonomous vehicle market and Tesla’s driver assistance programs, Lucid Motors announced the release of its own software, DreamDrive, on Tuesday.
ELOY — The five C’s of Arizona, cotton, cattle, copper, citrus and climate, long were considered top exports and have played important roles in Arizona’s economy. However, the flower industry, specifically roses, have been slowly creating a path to being a bigger cash crop for the state.
TEMPE -- A few weeks ago, Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory received a pleasant surprise — a $5 million surprise.