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Arizona's copper economy (access required)

Where Copper is King • Solvent-extraction tanks of the BHP Billiton SX-EW facility sit below the hilltops of Miami, Ariz. The main driver behind the price increase for metals is increasing demand in emerging economies in the world. Even as ...

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AZ pro-bono attorneys honored (access required)

For the past 30 years, the non-profit arm of the State Bar of Arizona has been increasing access to justice for all Arizonans. The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education, a 501(c)3 organization, goes about its mission through providing ...

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The new lie detector? (access required)

A form of Magnetic Resonance Imaging called the "functional MRI," or fMRI, is being marketed to lawyers and judges as the real deal in lie detection.Unlike a polygraph, the fMRI looks directly at brain functioning, not secondary effects associated with ...

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Expunged records a thing of the past? (access required)

Arizona National Guard troops fed women and children In dozens of states across the country, individuals convicted of certain crimes can ask to have their criminal records wiped clean. By having their records expunged, they effectively get a new lease ...

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Art helps dementia patients (access required)

Bob Pheatt moves his hand along the smooth metal. Alvina Alvarez knocks on it with her knuckles. “They had to arc weld that from the inside,” Bob says confidently, admiring Tempe artist Gary Slater’s stainless steel sculpture in the Scottsdale ...

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