Independence Day

Jul 2, 2019

Ducey pulls incentives from Nike over flag-sneaker flap

Gov. Doug Ducey nixed up to $1 million in incentives meant to help attract Nike manufacturing jobs to Arizona after the company decided to pull back a new shoe featuring a U.S. flag design credited to Betsy Ross.

Jun 30, 2011

Pima County sued over fireworks ban

A judge has upheld Pima County's ban on consumer fireworks.

Oct 20, 2010

Some communities moving to ban fireworks as state law looms

Payson is one of the first cities in the state to enact a local ordinance banning the use of fireworks that will become legal statewide on Dec. 1. Show Low and Queen Creek have also passed bans, and Flagstaff is considering regulation. Yuma is among cities taking a wait-and-see approach.