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

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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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APS Requesting Another Customer Rate Increase

by on November 1, 2019 0

Arizona Public Service Company (APS) is requesting another rate increase in customer bills. It will seek a $184 million increase in revenue, raising the residential customer bill by an average of 5.4 percent. In an executive summary released by the company, APS says most increases will range from 3 to 6 percent overall. The...

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