SOCORRO, N.M. (AP) — Socorro is charged up about building its own electric utility to offer cheaper, cleaner electricity to local consumers than they get from the 75-year-old Socorro Electric …
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah high school where the Disney movie “High School Musical” was filmed over a decade ago has become a tourist destination, and the trend could grow with the premiere of Disney’s new streaming service series based on the film.
PHOENIX (AP) — A utility cooperative in the Phoenix area has announced plans to boost its solar power battery storage as part of a pledge to add 1,000 megawatts to its supply by 2025.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon is protesting the Pentagon’s decision to award a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing “unmistakable bias” in the process.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The chief of the U.S. Forest Service and New Mexico’s governor signed an agreement on Thursday aimed at strengthening relations as they work to represent diverse interests concerning natural resources on public forest lands.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen is making Tennessee its North American base for electric vehicle production, breaking ground on an $800 million (727 million euro) expansion at its plant in Chattanooga.
BERLIN — Germany on Wednesday hailed Tesla’s decision to build its first European factory in the country, days after the government said it would boost subsidies for buyers of electric cars.
TUCSON (AP) — An official for the company proposing to build an open-pit copper mine southeast of Tucson says construction likely will be delayed at least until 2023 due to a federal court ruling.
CHANDLER — With a Northrop Grumman missile at his side, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey formally inaugurated a new company facility Tuesday in south Chandler.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona water regulators have rejected an application by an electric company to use groundwater to cool the nuclear power plant west of Phoenix because the water is being used by nearby residents, officials said.
Dean Foods, America's biggest milk processor, filed for bankruptcy Tuesday amid a steep, decades-long drop-off in U.S. milk consumption blamed on soda, juices and, more recently, nondairy substitutes.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two well-known scientific groups have dropped job postings from their websites from Brigham Young University because of the school's LGBTQ policies, igniting a debate on whether research organizations should take a stance on social issues.
NEW YORK — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is being criticized for calling the murder of a Washington Post columnist "a mistake" and comparing it to the death of a pedestrian struck by one of the company's autonomous vehicles.
NEW YORK — Disney will sprinkle its pixie dust on the streaming arena Tuesday, as its Disney Plus service debuts with an arsenal of marquee franchises including Marvel and Star Wars, original series with a built-in fan base and a cheap price to boot.
NEW YORK — "The Simpsons," ''Cinderella" and several movies from the Star Wars and Marvel universes will share a streaming home Tuesday as Disney Plus debuts.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched 60 mini satellites Monday, the second batch of an orbiting network meant to provide global internet coverage.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — When University of Iowa Housing and Dining retail chef Michael Graham wants to order 250 pounds of locally grown red onions for a week’s worth of food for the cafes and marketplaces across campus, he doesn’t have to search for farmers who can meet that need. He just contact…
WILLCOX (AP) — A flat desert grassland in southeastern Arizona is being considered as a potential landing site for a new reusable spacecraft.
CASA GRANDE — The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved, with a few questions, a request to revert a large portion of the Dreamport Village project land back to its earlier zoning Thursday evening.
BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts authorities say a Buffalo Wild Wings employee has died and at least 10 people have been hospitalized following a chemical mixture at the restaurant.
TEMPE – Patrick Minnis knows his commercials are on television. A lot. He understands that the popularity of his co-stars, two of the NFL’s premier quarterbacks, is the reason the ads seem to air on a loop.
PHOENIX -- Two Republican legislators and Attorney General Mark Brnovich are taking the first steps to craft legislation to ensure that Arizonans with pre-existing conditions can still buy health insurance if federal courts strike down the Affordable Care Act.
SAN FRANCISCO — Saudi Arabia, frustrated by growing criticism of its leaders and policies on social media, recruited two Twitter employees to spy on thousands of accounts that included prominent opponents, U.S. prosecutors have alleged.
COOLIDGE — The Coolidge Planning and Zoning Commission has approved the site plan for a massive solar plant within city limits between Steele Road and Selma Highway.
COOLIDGE — After more than 12 years of offering home and auto coverage to area residents, John Hill, the owner of El Dorado Real Estate and Insurance has retired.
AURORA, Ill. — An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the restaurant chain Tuesday to make wholesale changes to avoid a discrimination lawsuit.
TUCSON — Vantage West Credit Union, southern Arizona’s largest credit union serving Pinal County from its Casa Grande Branch, recently won the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Award from the Mountain West Credit Union Association.
NEW YORK — Workplace couples are often romanticized — think Bill and Melinda Gates or Michelle and Barack Obama. But when the relationship involves two people with unequal power, it can also be fraught with peril, especially in the #MeToo era.
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — A concussive boom radiated out from the launch pad at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility as nine Arizona State University students watched four years of their work ascend into space Saturday.
For years consumers have been begging Jeep to bring out the prototype pickup truck that was shown at all the international car shows. It is now at your local dealer and is named the Gladiator. We put over 800 miles on one to see if it is worth the wait.
CASA GRANDE — An Arizona State University graduate from Casa Grande and his business partner are semifinalists in the fall 2019 Arizona Innovation Challenge.
WASHINGTON — Arizona farm groups said a proposal to expand the immigrant workforce and make it easier for those workers to stay in the U.S. is an important first step toward solving the problem of getting and keeping reliable workers.
PHOENIX (AP) — Managers of a three-reactor nuclear plant that went online in the 1980s are exploring whether production of hydrogen gas will be part of its future.
PAGE — One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the American West will close before the year ends and others in the region are on track to shut down or reduce their output in the next few years.
Google, the company that helped make it fun to just sit around surfing the web, is jumping into the fitness-tracker business with both feet, buying Fitbit for about $2.1 billion.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials disclosed another food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, but they said it appears to be over.
PHOENIX – A boom in manufacturing in Arizona – from electric cars to high-end golf clubs – is helping to lower unemployment in the U.S., Gov. Doug Ducey told business leaders this week, noting that manufacturing jobs in the state now outnumber construction jobs.
PHOENIX -- Attorneys for a major opioid manufacturer are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a bid by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to have the justices decide if the family members who own it are "looting'' company assets.
CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California's historic Hotel del Coronado could temporarily cut up to 160 employees as it prepares to shut down boutiques, a restaurant and its spa amid renovations.
WASHINGTON – Striking Asarco workers say contract talks with management have been set for Nov. 14, a month after close to 1,800 workers walked off job sites and onto picket lines at facilities in Arizona and Texas.
PHOENIX — More medical services will be available to Native Americans in metro Phoenix thanks to a $200,000 federal grant awarded to Native American Connections.
MILAN — Fiat Chrysler and France's PSA Peugeot said Thursday they have agreed to merge to create the world's fourth-largest automaker with enough scale to confront big shifts in the industry, including a race to develop electric cars and driverless technologies.
TUCSON (AP) — A New Jersey-based data company has announced plans to close one of its Arizona offices leaving 245 employees without a job.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos took in nearly $1.06 billion in winnings last month — a high for 2019 and a record for September in a key index of state fiscal health.