ASU business program immersing high schoolers in university life
Mark Remillard | July 24, 2015 8:07 am
Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business is giving some underprivileged high school students the chance to see what it is like attending a university.
Arizona DPS making changes: Officers become troopers, new vehicle colors
KTAR Newsroom | July 24, 2015 8:07 am
Officers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety’s Highway
Patrol are now being called “troopers” and the DPS is picking a new color
scheme for patrol vehicles.
Get out of town: Take advantage of great Phoenix-based airfare deals
KTAR Newsroom | July 24, 2015 7:07 am
The end of summer is on the horizon, but for savvy deal-seekers, the vacation season is only beginning.
Arizona officials: Slip among state-funded pension ranks no cause for concern
Nick Wicksman/Cronkite News | July 24, 2015 7:07 am
Funding for Arizona’s state-run pension funds fell by more than 20 percent from 2003 to 2013, but the almost 600,000 state workers covered have no reason to worry about their retirement, officials said.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona making trip to Africa with President Obama
KTAR.com | July 24, 2015 6:07 am
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona will be among a group of lawmakers making the trip to Kenya on Air Force One with President Barack Obama.
Weekend Valley freeway restrictions for July 24-27
KTAR.com | July 24, 2015 5:07 am
PHOENIX — Here’s a look at travel restrictions and roads to avoid for the upcoming weekend of July 24-27. • Southbound Interstate 17 will be closed between Dunlap and Northern avenues from 9 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday for pavement improvements. Southbound on-ramps at Cactus Road and Peoria Avenue will also be closed. • […]
Christmas in July: Phoenix Police raising funds for kids in need
Mark Remillard | July 23, 2015 6:07 pm
PHOENIX — It might be July, but Phoenix’s men and women in blue are already looking forward to making Christmas special for kids in need. The Phoenix Police Department is working to raise funds for three kindergarten classes at Capital Elementary School near 16th Avenue and Van Buren Street. The money raised will go toward […]
Arizona man with cancer checks meeting David Beckham off bucket list
KTAR.com | July 23, 2015 5:07 pm
An Arizona man diagnosed with a rare form of cancer was able to check meeting David Beckham off his bucket list after the soccer star paid for his family to visit him.
Seismic surveyors searching for oil and gas in Mohave County
Associated Press | July 23, 2015 4:07 pm
A group of seismic surveyors has begun searching
for oil and gas in Mohave County.
Phoenix light rail train involved in crash, at least 1 hurt
KTAR Newsroom | July 23, 2015 1:07 pm
At least one person was injured in a light rail accident Thursday in Phoenix.
Gila River leader: Lack of broadband is harming tribal, rural areas
Aubrey Rumore/Cronkite News | July 23, 2015 1:07 pm
The governor of the Gila River Indian Community told a House panel Wednesday that Indian Country is the nation’s “least served” area for broadband access, despite the “astounding” opportunity that it presents.
Arizona’s job growth speeding ahead of most other states
KTAR.com | July 23, 2015 12:07 pm
Business forecaster Kiplinger predicted Arizona will be one of the states with the fastest job growth over the next year.
Price of beer at Chase Field among cheapest in major leagues
KTAR.com | July 23, 2015 9:07 am
Prices at the concession stands at your nearby major league ballpark can equate to highway robbery.
Hot dog! The top 12 locations serving up the best franks in the Valley
KTAR.com | July 23, 2015 7:07 am
Outside of sun, if there’s one thing synonymous with summer, it’s hot dogs.
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