CASA GRANDE — Lucid Motors Inc. is in talks with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund to build an electric car manufacturing plant in the kingdom, the Financial Times and Bloomberg reported th…
DETROIT -- General Motors, which only a few months ago was forced to ditch its plans to acquire an equity stake in troubled hydrogen truck startup Nikola, is ready to move on. Today, the automaker announced it was teaming up with Illinois-based trucking firm Navistar and OneH2, a North Carol…
FLAGSTAFF (AP) — A former paper plant near Flagstaff will be converted into a new sawmill facility, bolstering forest restoration efforts in northern Arizona, company officials said.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jungle Cruise, one of the original Disney parks' rides, is getting a 21st century remodel, criticized for its depiction of animatronic indigenous people as savages or headhunters.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is set to announce a wide-ranging moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on U.S. lands, as his administration moves quickly to reverse Trump administration policies on energy and the environment and address climate change.
TEMPE — Fulton Homes, a family-owned and -operated Arizona homebuilder, says it saw a 62% increase in housing starts in 2020 compared with 2019.
FLORENCE — A future high-tech manufacturing plant on 1,000 acres in Queen Creek has received support from the Pinal County Board of Supervisors for its application to be in a foreign trade zone.
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey announced an additional $1 million for a statewide program aimed at helping Arizona restaurants and other dining establishments expand outdoor seating and limit the spread of COVID-19.
WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices jumped in November at the fastest pace in more than six years, fueled by demand for more living space as Americans stick closer to home during the pandemic.
The Honda Civic has a reputation for being a quality economy car with a low $20K starting price. Then we have this Type R version, which costs a bit more at $39K. For this fee you get a potent road racer with 306 horsepower, a slick six-speed manual gearbox and a tuned suspension designed fo…
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two major casino companies announced deals Monday with daily fantasy sports providers as they seek to expand their reach and integrate different forms of fan engagement with professional sports into their gambling operations.
CASA GRANDE — Lucid Motors representatives appeared before the state Senate Transportation Committee on Monday afternoon to give a presentation on the impact the electric vehicle manufacturer is expected to have in Arizona.
NEW YORK — For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer giant isn’t advertising its iconic Budweiser brand during the Super Bowl. Instead, it’s donating the money it would have spent on the ad to coronavirus vaccina…
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — One of the keys to President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion clean energy plan could be a mineral that lies in a salt flat above a prehistoric volcano just south of the Oregon-Nevada line.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One winning ticket was sold in Michigan for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, making it the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
PHOENIX (AP) — Legal sales of recreational marijuana in Arizona started Friday under licenses approved by the state Health Services Department.
PHOENIX (AP) — Inside a nondescript block building near Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, workers pack hundreds of vacuum-sealed glass jars with high-end marijuana. They will sell for a steep premium at medical dispensaries across the state.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is reporting a surge in coronavirus unemployment claims last week for independent contractors, gig workers and the self-employed — the category of benefits blamed for much of the state's fraudulent payments.
PHOENIX — The Republican-controlled Arizona Legislature is moving to strip the state utility regulation commission of the power to require electric utilities to get a certain percentage of their power from renewable sources.
COOLIDGE — At the end of last month, the Coolidge Chamber of Commerce was awarded a grant in order to help small businesses in the area.
AppHarvest — an indoor farming company backed by Martha Stewart — thinks the agriculture sector is ripe for disruption. And now, its tomatoes are ripe for eating.
COOLIDGE — Nikola Motor Company’s first hiring event in downtown Coolidge drew more than 100 prospective employees on Saturday.
DENVER -- The world’s largest retailer and Western Union have announced a new agreement that will enable Western Union money transfer services at Walmart locations across the U.S.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — An auction house trying to raise money for a youth charity by soliciting bids to blow up a former casino once owned by President Donald Trump called off the effort Monday after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from conservative billionaire Carl Icahn.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Caesars Entertainment has announced plans for another round of remodeling at one of its downtown Reno properties, a $47 million renovation at the 25-year-old Silver Legacy Resort Casino, the Reno Gazette Journal reported.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks closed some New York City stores on Sunday “out of an abundance of caution” as cities across the U.S. braced for protests and potential unrest ahead of President-Elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Starbucks spokesperson Jessica Conradson said the Manhattan stores were …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic brought Las Vegas conventions to a jarring stop last year, but tourism officials hope trade shows gradually return in 2021.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The agriculture industry is asking Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee to move migrant farmworkers and food factory workers closer to the front of the line for the coronavirus vaccine because they perform work that cannot be delayed or performed remotely.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The pandemic and recession aren’t over by a long shot, but banks are feeling optimistic enough to start taking potentially “bad” loans off their books and move them back into the “good” pile.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin company launched a new capsule into space Thursday to test all the astronaut perks before people strap in.
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota lawmakers are ramping up efforts to prevent mining companies from gaining a foothold in Minnesota with legislation that aims to slow or ban copper-nickel mining on the Iron Range.
FLORENCE — If the federal government makes any further CARES Act payments to local governments for expenses related to COVID-19, Pinal County is asking for fairness.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With the widest reach of any lotteries in the U.S., Powerball and Mega Millions are designed to produce eyepopping jackpots that generate huge sales. It's safe to say it's working, as their combined jackpots reached an estimated $1.39 billion on Thursday.
SIERRA VISTA (AP) — A woman who handled payroll and payroll taxes for multiple businesses in the Sierra Vista area has been accused of embezzlement, according to police.