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Under several recently issued contracts valued at a total of nearly $18 million, Phoenix-based BAE Systems will continue to provide hard armor inserts for soldiers on the battlefield.
With growing confusion and much deliberation about the overpowering messages regarding “racism” in recent publications of the AFN, I am compelled to summarize:
Education administrators from the East Valley and the state highlighted their success and the challenges they face in their efforts to improve Arizona’s test scores during an event hosted by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.
With much at stake for Arizona, a group of very different interests recently gathered to best determine how to provide certainty for our energy future while balancing the environmental impacts on national parks in the Southwest — in particular the Grand Canyon.
President Barack Obama on July 31 announced his nomination of Kenneth L. Mossman, an Arizona State University professor of health physics and an international expert in radiation health and safety, to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.
Editor’s note: This is part four of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
An Ahwatukee couple’s youngest son was killed in Afghanistan this week when a suicide bomber attacked his unit.
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense operational committee, announced that three Arizona employers have been selected as semifinalists for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema joined local leaders, veterans administration officials and volunteer organizations at the opening of a transitional facility for homeless women veterans on Monday.
A lot of people like to make predictions on what is going to happen. Too few of us take responsibility for their successes and, yes, their failures. Here is what I forecast on December 23, 2011 followed by what actually happened and my report card:
Companies that hire veterans employ men and women who have received some of the world’s best skills and leadership training. They’ve been pushed to achieve high personal performance and know how to work in teams — they’ve had to cover someone’s back. They bring all this to work every day, along with their personal integrity and strength of character.
In the latest labor report, 368,000 more Americans have stopped looking for work, artificially skewing the unemployment stats down. The recent report of 8.1 percent tricks the brain of the casual thinker. Try thinking about this: 12.5 million of your fellow Americans are out of work (Labor Department). Perhaps you are one of them or your child. See: www.money.cnn.com (2012 August jobs report).
Attorneys for Arizona have asked a federal judge to reject a new bid to block a key provision of SB 1070 from taking effect.
Mayor Greg Stanton and Councilwoman Thelda Williams lauded the decision to locate the U.S. Air Force F-35 pilot training mission in the Valley. The F-35 program will bring 1,000 jobs to the region with the addition of 72 new jets and nearly 3,000 more construction jobs to renovate and expand Luke.
Civil and immigrant rights groups asked a federal judge late Tuesday to block SB 1070 from taking effect despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month siding with the state.
One of Gov. Jan Brewer's appointees to the Tourism Advisory Council quit Tuesday to protest her decision to strip benefits from the domestic partners of gay state and university employees.
Crime numbers have dropped significantly in Tempe over the last decade, according to Tempe Police Department data, and Arizona Mills mall — once one of the worst areas of the city for auto theft and other crime – has worked hard to fix its own safety status.
The nation's high court on Monday cleared the way for Arizona to force state and local police to check the immigration status of those they have stopped.
Arizona State University has been awarded a four-year contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency of the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a novel diagnostic technology called immunosignaturing for rapid detection of exposure to infectious disease agents before symptoms occur.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton signed on to a DREAM Act resolution along with Mayor Jonathan Rothschild of Tucson at a mayor’s conference Thursday in Florida.
Through a partnership between the Valley of the Sun YMCA and the Department of Defense (DOD), all 17 Valley of the Sun YMCA branches now offer qualifying members of the Armed Forces and their families access to youth development, family strengthening, and health and well-being programs.
The Obama administration’s challenge to the Arizona immigration statute SB 1070 is not about its popularity, or whether the statute is wise or unwise policy. Legislatures are permitted to enact laws thought unpopular or unwise by others. And as Chief Justice Roberts observed, and the administration’s lawyer agreed, the challenge is also not in any way about civil rights or racial profiling.
A judge denied a motion to set bond for Jeffrey Martinson, an Ahwatukee Foothills man accused of killing his 5-year-old son in 2004.