As a former room service worker at a Phoenix hotel, Daria Ovide said she saw housekeepers harm their backs, knees and wrists lifting dozens of heavy mattresses each day.Read More »
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Changing Hands Bookstore is set up for customers browsing its shelves in search of a good read, co-owner Gayle Shanks said.
But some of those roaming the aisles at their leisure return home to buy from online retailers that among other advantages don’t charge sales taxes for transactions.
Brent Fine took time off work and spent three months gathering 1,768 signatures in order to run as an independent candidate for state House in a Phoenix-area district.Read More »
With drivers in California paying more than $5 a gallon for gasoline after a sudden spike in prices, could Arizona motorists be next?Read More »
More construction jobs were added in Phoenix than all but two other metro areas during the past year, an industry group reported Thursday.Read More »
Those walking along Chicago’s chilly streets in the coming months will see a saguaro cactus, the Grand Canyon and Sedona’s red rocks on buildings and billboards.Read More »
Those depending on Arizona’s defense contractors and subcontractors, as well as its military installations, are looking warily toward year’s end, when automatic spending cuts will occur unless the White House and Congress agree on an alternative plan for reducing the federal deficit.Read More »
The Environmental Protection Agency’s strict enforcement of air-quality regulations in Arizona is stifling job creation and proving costly to businesses unable to meet the standards, U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake said Wednesday.Read More »