96 Sears and Kmart Stores To Close

by on November 12, 2019 0

The company that owns Sears and Kmart will close one-third of its stores, citing “a difficult retail environment and other challenges” including factors like “increased competition.” Going out of business sales are expected to begin next month (Dec. 2). The company’s statement also says that owners, along with a third-party investor, have recently provided...

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ADOT Offering Programs For Construction Training

by on November 7, 2019 0

The Arizona Department of Transportation is offering two-week, full-time programs for construction training. Previously, the agency offered a 16-week Construction Academy program that held class three nights a week for three hours each. The training will be free of charge. It aims to help members of “economically disadvantaged groups” start careers in highway construction,...

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Poultry Recalled In Arizona

by on November 7, 2019 0

More than 2 million pounds of chicken products have been recalled in eight states over fears of contamination with foreign matter such as metal, federal health officials said. Arkansas-based Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. recalled the items produced from October 21 through November 4 this year. This includes 2,071,397 pounds of poultry products, including ready...

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Tucson Voters Reject Sanctuary City Initiative

by on November 6, 2019 0

Tucson is well known as the birthplace of the 1980s Sanctuary Movement, an effort by churches to help refugees from Central America and shield them from deportation. Now, as President Donald Trump’s immigration policies put renewed focus on the treatment of people who come to the United States without authorization, the progressive city once...

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