TUCSON, Ariz. — The Arizona State Forestry Division could face $559,000 in fines after a state safety commission found fire officials had committed two serious workplace violations during the Yarnell Hill fire that killed 19 firefighters in ...
The city's two police radar vans are scheduled to snap photographs of speeders at these locations today:5 to 8:30 a.m. near Whitmore Elementary School, in the 5300 block of East Glenn Street; and near Walter Douglas Elementary School, in the 3300 block of North Flowing Wells Road.9 a.m. to noon on Speedway west of Wilmot Road; and on Prince Road near Fontana Avenue.1:30 to 4 p.m. near ...
A project designed to add foliage to a stretch of local parkway while offering folks a chance to memorialize loved ones is holding a tree dedication ceremony on Friday.The public is invited to attend the dedication of more than two dozen commemorative trees at Pantano River Park.The event runs from 11 a.m. until noon at the Garden of the Families, 2500 S. Pantano Parkway, just north of Golf ...
couldn't pronounce the name of her favorite fairy tale character when her family went to the county animal shelter to pick out a puppy.Cinderella simply became Bella, her father, Chase, explained, when they took the chocolate Labrador retriever home from the Pima Animal Care Center.This is just one story of how the name "Bella" became so popular with Tucson-area dog owners.An ...
fears the worst may be yet to come.The father of four won't treat patients whose parents have chosen not to vaccinate their children because of a personal belief. He has been kicked off a Facebook page for taking on an anti-vaccine parent.And he has been relentlessly outspoken about his contention that Pima County is using a weak standard for figuring out what constitutes a whooping-cough ...
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December 4, 2013: Dan Parker, right, the father of Wade Parker, who died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire, receives a hug following an Industrial Commission of Arizona hearing in Phoenix. The commission approved a nearly $560,000 fine on Wednesday against the state Forestry Division after the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health agency found that officials put protection of property ...
A British man was one of two skydivers who died after colliding in midair and plummeting to the ground, it has been confirmed.Keiron O'Rourke, 40, was among 200 experienced skydivers taking part in a jump in Eloy, Arizona, in ...
PHOENIX -- Arizona forestry officials put the protection of structures and pastureland ahead of firefighter safety during a raging wildfire that killed 19 members of an elite firefighting crew in June, a state health and safety investigation said on Wednesday. Arizona's Division of Occupational Safety and Health also found that the Arizona State Forestry Division committed other ...
An Arizona commission that oversees workplace safety blamed the state's Forestry Division on Wednesday for the June deaths of 19 firefighters, saying state fire officials knowingly put protection of property ahead of safety and should have pulled crews out earlier. The ruling by the state Industrial Commission came after its investigative agency, the Arizona Division of Occupational ...
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Two skydivers who died after colliding in midair and plummeting to the ground in a jump earlier this week in Arizona were a Briton and a German, police said on ...
Phoenix hunger-striker breaks fast after 22 days, but immigration protest continues WASHINGTON – Erika Andiola came to Washington expecting it would be the place to make a difference in the immigration reform fight – until the immigration fight hit closer to home. Andiola on Wednesday said she quit her job in the office of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, to go home and focus on ...
Freezing temperatures could be in store for the Tucson area Thursday night.The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning from 10 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.Overnight lows could dip to 29 degrees in some areas.In addition, rain showers are likely throughout the day, with a 60 percent chance in the forecast.Highs are expected in the low- to mid-50s. That's about 15 to 20 ...
PHOENIX -- An economic researcher said Wednesday that Arizona's economy is expanding at a slow but steady pace with population and employment growth rates that outpace most other states.Arizona State University research professor Lee McPheters said the recent progress, however, remains slower than the state's long-term averages."While growth is slow compared to past recoveries, we ...
PHOENIX -- A state safety agency recommended fines totaling $559,000 against the state's Forestry Division on Wednesday, saying the agency wrongly put the protection of "structures and pastureland" ahead of the safety of firefighters battling a wildfire in Central Arizona last summer, including 19 who died while trapped by the flames on a ...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals' offensive line regressed a bit in Philadelphia after a series of solid performances. Next up is a formidable challenge against the fierce pass rush of defensive end Robert Quinn and the rest of the St. Louis Rams. When the Rams beat Arizona 27-24 in the season opener in St. Louis, Quinn had three sacks, two forced fumbles and four quarterback ...
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Arizona Diamondbacks slugger Paul Goldschmidt took part in a series of hitting challenges with Sydney Sixers cricketers at the SCG to promote their historic series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, which will open the MLB season at the same ground in March.
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The 26-year-old has just claimed the Hank Aaron Award for the best offensive player in the MLB, adding to the Golden Glove award he received as the best defensive player, the report said.
It makes him one of the favourites to take out the most prestigious gong of the lot, the MLB's coveted Most Valuable Player, the report added. (ANI)
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