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The state Industrial Commission voted Wednesday to impose the maximum permissible $559,000 penalty on the state Forestry Division after the deaths in June of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
In his Sunday Letter to the Editor, Mr. Rod Livdahl rages against the “Fair Tax” with an emotional vengeance. His diatribe appears to more based on feelings that facts. If he had gone to the website he should have caught the following facts.
Sheesh, what did they expect?
PHOENIX — There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005. But a new report Thursday shows it will take perhaps three more years for the state to hit its pre-recession employment peak.
“Do we have an absentee President who’s abdicated his responsibilities or one who does not care?”
Frustrated by the ease at which digital photos can be taken and doctored, some artists are kicking it old school: They've revived wet plate collodion photography, a medium invented and popular during the mid-1800s.
There are two kinds of people when it comes to reacting to a friend, neighbor, or colleague losing their job.
Come January, Arizona's minimum wage workers will be able to afford an extra Big Mac a week.
“The congressional gym remains open during the shutdown.”
Tom Hanks didn’t know where the cameras were.
“If you think Obama is weak on Syria and Russia, just remember Assad and Putin were the ones who came a knockin’. Obama has a poker face that would make McCain throw his phone away.”
After chopping the list from 21 to four, the Mesa City Council completed what Mayor Scott Smith called a “rewarding and very, very frustrating process” by selecting David Luna as District 5’s new representative.
RICHMOND, Va. — It's bad enough that back-to-school comes in June, and Halloween arrives in July. And of course we all know Christmas begins in September. But now even the craft beer industry is caving to seasonal creep. For this year, the beer drinker's harbinger of autumn — pumpkin ales — apparently couldn't hold off until the pumpkins actually ripened.
The newly opened Benedictine University in Mesa started classes the day after Labor Day with a touch more than 90 students enrolled.
After cutting the original list by 17, the Mesa City Council interviewed the four finalists to replace departed councilmember Dina Higgins as the city’s District 5 representative during a special meeting on Sept. 5.
Job hopping used to be the kiss of death on your resume. The candidate who only stayed briefly at a company, for a year or two, was considered to be potentially unstable. However, these days, and in certain industries, companies and recruiters are beginning to have a different view of the job hopper -- as someone who is young but wants to gain experience rapidly, who is also flexible, resourceful and learns fast.
This fall, the City of Phoenix is offering a range of hikes meant to help hikers explore South Mountain with the expertise of a park ranger to guide them.
This Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 photo shows pumpkin beers on display for sale at a Whole Foods Market in Richmond, Va. Labor Day may be considered the unofficial end of summer, but some craft brewers couldn’t even wait until then to roll out their pumpkin and other fall seasonal beers. Many already have been in stores and on taps for a month. (AP Photo/Michael Felberbaum)
This undated image made available by Schlafly Beer on Aug. 30, 2013 shows the company's Pumpkin Ale in St. Louis. Labor Day may be considered the unofficial end of summer, but some craft brewers couldn’t even wait until then to roll out their pumpkin and other fall seasonal beers. Many already have been in stores and on taps for a month. (AP Photo/Schlafly Beer)
This 2010 photo provided by the Southern Tier Brewing Company shows a bottle of their Pumking beer. Labor Day may be considered the unofficial end of summer, but some craft brewers couldn’t even wait until then to roll out their pumpkin and other fall seasonal beers. Many already have been in stores and on taps for a month. (AP Photo/Southern Tier Brewing Company, Nathan Arnone)
Hey, it’s Labor Day, everybody. Woo-hoo. Okay, we’re partying now. Throw your arms in the air and wave them like you just don’t care. Blow up some balloons. Tap a keg. Rip open a bag of chips. Because this isn’t a champagne and caviar kind of thing. This is the very definition of blue collar. If collars be worn at all.
Mothers took to the street in Tempe Monday bringing a different meaning to Labor Day by rallying for women’s rights when giving birth.
While I stand at the pump deciding whether my windshield needs cleaning or to wait until after the next monsoon storm, I am often reminded that gauging the reasons gasoline prices go up or down is no science.
NEW YORK — Participation in mud runs and obstacle courses such as the Warrior Dash or Tough Mudder is growing by leaps and bounds. With that come some carefully plotted training schedules, with extra sprints up neighborhood hills and well-balanced diets that revolve around trail mix and vitamin-infused water.
Gasoline prices at the pump around Arizona are lower for the fifth consecutive week.