Nogales produce imports continue to rise as vegetable growing shifts to Mexico
NOGALES -- Produce imports through Nogales remain on the rise as the produce-growing industry shifts further into Mexico, despite concerns of inadequate customs staffing at the port of entry.
Chefs and restaurant inspectors share responsibility to keep food safe
Chefs and health inspectors approach dining out in different ways but share a common goal: to reward your trust in restaurants by making sure food is safe for you to eat.
Google takes Horizon Community Learning Center across the world
Faith Manegold, a ninth-grader at Horizon Community Learning Center, walks around a cathedral in Verona, Italy. She examines the details of the structure and imagines the scenes of Romeo and Juliet that she is learning in class. However, she hasn’t stepped foot outside of her school’s multipurpose room in Phoenix.
Auto title loans offer quick holiday cash but critics warn about mounting debt
The commercials and online ads for auto title loans make them appear especially enticing during the holiday season when many families need extra cash.
Developers turn historic Welnick Marketplace in downtown Phoenix into adaptive reuse project
The historic Welnick Bros. Marketplace building in downtown Phoenix has sat vacant for the past decade. But now, developers plan to restore it as an adaptive reuse project with restaurant, retail and entertainment space.
Heroin and meth seized in Arizona sets record in busy smuggling corridor
U.S. authorities seized a record amount of methamphetamine and heroin in the busy Arizona smuggling corridor.
WHO report: Bacon and other processed meats cause cancer
Before you throw the bacon on the frying pan or order the meat lover’s pizza you may want to reconsider, after you read about the risks. A United Nations agency report released Monday stated that processed meat causes colorectal cancer, and that red meat probably causes cancer.
More Middle Americans visit Mexico for low-cost medical care
A slew of dental offices and pharmacies line a block of shops selling metal lawn sculptures shaped like donkeys, and handcrafted red and white Mexican dresses popular with American tourists.
Report: About 40 percent of workers in state, U.S. have no paid sick leave
WASHINGTON - Close to half of Arizona's private-sector workers, more than 934,000 people, do not have access to paid sick leave, according to a report Wednesday by a group pushing for such laws.
Advocates call for state to expand participation in sex ed
Teen pregnancy in Arizona is a story of improvement and opportunity, advocates and experts say.
MLB’s pace of play changes won’t affect concession sales
During the fourth inning of the Diamondbacks game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 10, the line for the infamous Churro Dog ran only four deep.
Panel: Government should invest in video games to help students
WASHINGTON – A panel of experts was in Washington this week advocating for more fun in schools – more “hard fun.”