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Colleges adding new courses in drone design, marketing

Stephen Rayleigh and Matt Lyon thought they were done with careers in drones after they left the Army in 2010 and enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.

May 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Future of drones: Farming looks to 'flying tractors'

Future of drones: Farming looks to 'flying tractors'

Drones in the tens of thousands will be in the skies by 2030, the Federal Aviation Administration predicts. But where some may fear precision weapons or flying spy cameras, Steve Markofski sees flying tractors.

May 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona expected to see a boom in drone businesses

Arizona expected to see a boom in drone businesses

After the high-profile shooting of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in 2010, Scott Rollefstad felt he had to do something to help keep other agents safe.

May 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

GAO: High turnover among AZ safety agents

WASHINGTON - Arizona's safety inspectors are some of the least-experienced in the nation, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office.

May 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Women owners expect growth, survey reveals

Women owners expect growth, survey reveals

WASHINGTON - Almost half of female business owners surveyed in Arizona expect their companies to grow over the next five years, a new report says.

March 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Ariz. companies fear big-time hit under sequester

WASHINGTON - A delegation from the Arizona Technology Council came to Washington this week hoping to persuade Congress to stop automatic spending cuts that would hurt state defense contractors and could lead to layoffs.

February 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Border towns urge steps to improve economies

WASHINGTON — Mayors from U.S.-Mexico border cities urged Congress to pass immigration reform and invest in improved ports of entry, moves they said would lead to greater diplomacy and help the economies of both countries.

January 20, 2013 2:02 pmLoading…

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