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Late with your early ballot? Here are tips for making sure your vote is counted

Late with your early ballot? Here are tips for making sure your vote is counted

By Rachel Lund

The Secretary of State’s Office named Thursday the “deadline” for mailing in early ballot so they will arrive in time. As of Wednesday, however, about 36 percent of Maricopa County early ballots and 44 percent of Pima County early ballots had arrived at election offices.

Study: Voice-activated technology doesn’t always make driving safer

Study: Voice-activated technology doesn’t always make driving safer

Vehicles equipped with voice-activated technology are designed to allow drivers to multitask hands-free and increase their safety behind the wheel. But a recent AAA study suggests that even with these features many in Arizona and elsewhere are driven to distraction.

Arizona schools look overseas for teachers to fill vacant positions

Arizona schools look overseas for teachers to fill vacant positions

School districts across the country have hired foreign teachers to fill jobs, get bilingual teachers and expose students to diverse cultures. And in Arizona, districts look overseas to fill chronic vacancies that educators say are aggravated by lingering budget cuts.

Shuffle elsewhere: Arizona does well on zombie attack survivability

Shuffle elsewhere: Arizona does well on zombie attack survivability

Arizona lures residents with its favorable climate and low taxes, but three new reports give the state a fresh appeal - zombie attack survival. They're the latest offbeat “best of” lists from companies seeking some. And Halloween got them thinking of zombies.

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