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HAYDEN - The copper industry, which has attracted wider attention in recent days because of a labor dispute here, has been at the core of Arizona’s financial fabric since at least the 1880s though its impact on the state’s economy has varied widely.
ON STRIKE: Striking mine worker Jason Collins, far right, and his niece Cami Winsor, third on right, join other Asarco mine workers in showing support for the strike near Hayden on Friday.
LOS ANGELES - Television and movie screenwriters said Thursday they would go on strike for the first time in nearly 20 years in a dispute over royalties.
NEW YORK - A federal judge blocked Northwest Airlines flight attendants from going on strike Friday, handing a victory to the airline just hours before a planned strike action that could have devastated the cash-strapped company.
At 5:30 a.m. Friday, it was pretty early for college students to be out of bed.
LOS ANGELES - Film and TV writers resolved to put down their pens and take up picket signs after last-ditch talks failed to avert a strike.
TUCSON - More than 1,200 workers at five Asarco coppermining facilities in Arizona were on strike Tuesday, with still others in Texas likely to join in, as the impact of a walkout started during the weekend continued.
Safeway and Fry’s stores expect to have enough workers to keep local stores open even if contract talks fall apart and a strike erupts.
Mesa resident Cathy Hounshell says she has been a Fry's customer "since there was a Fry's."
BAGHDAD, Iraq - American forces bombed a suspected hide-out used by associates of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in Fallujah on Tuesday, part of a campaign of airstrikes the U.S. military said has taken a heavy toll on the Jordanian-born militant's terror network.
September 28, 2004
October 13, 2004
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraq's interim prime minister on Wednesday threatened military action against the main insurgent stronghold of Fallujah if residents don't hand over Jordanian terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
April showers might bring May flowers in other parts of the country, but out here in the desert, it just doesn’t work that way — not if you’re talking about spring wildflowers.
KHYBER AGENCY, Pakistan - Pakistan's newly elected government launched the first major assault against militants in the country's volatile northwest on Saturday, destroying a militant leader's headquarters and shelling suspected hideouts of other fighters.
State senators crafted a deal behind closed doors Thursday that would extend Maricopa County’s transportation half-cent sales tax for another 20 years without a public election, and shelve the hot-button issue of light rail for now.
The supermarket strikes that have plagued Southern California soon could be replayed in the Valley.
Allegations reported in Thursday’s Tribune that the husband of adult-film star and Babe’s Cabaret co-owner Jenna Jameson assaulted one of the club’s strippers may provide a boost to those contemplating voting yes on Proposition 401.
After living in Arizona my entire life and having been around and working with Arizona sheriffs like Cochise County sheriffs Jimmy Willson and Larry Dever, Coconino County Sheriff Joe Richards and Maricopa County Sheriff Jerry Hill, and even Joe Arpaio on one of his good days, it’s hard to imagine the new face of Arizona sheriffs is Pinal County “Sheriff Underpants” Paul Babeu.
CHICAGO — Thousands of striking Chicago public school teachers packed a city park Saturday in a show of force as union leaders and the district tried to work out the details of a tentative agreement that would end a week-long walkout.
Support has died for funding a new Chicago Cubs complex in Mesa by charging a ticket surcharge at every Valley stadium that hosts Cactus League games.
LOS ANGELES - Producers of the Grammy Awards have requested an interim agreement that would allow striking Hollywood writers to work on next month's telecast, The Recording Academy said Tuesday.
Almost a year to date after his first attack, the man police say has raped five Chandler girls struck again Friday night.
PARIS - A nationwide strike shut down the Eiffel Tower and snarled air and rail travel for the second time in a week Tuesday while students barricaded themselves in schools to protest a jobs measure that has riven the country and put the government in crisis mode.