Sunday, January 16, 2005
Two found dead in car owned by missing couple Two older adults who were found dead in a car Saturday are believed to be a Mesa couple who have been missing for several days. Explosion, fire at South Side plant A small explosion and fire at a factory Saturday near Tucson International Airport injured two employees and forced 60 more to leave the facility, officials said. The explosion occurred just before Judge blocks faith-based grant to Arizona group MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A judge has blocked the Bush administration from providing future "faith-based" grants to an Arizona mentoring group that injected religion into its publicly funded programs. County defends hiker's charges Coconino County prosecutors say they fairly presented evidence to a grand jury last summer that led to a second-degree murder charge against a former Valley teacher in a trail shooting north of Payson. Intel considers billion-dollar expansion in Chandler MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Intel Corp., the world's largest semiconductor company, is considering an expansion that could mean up to $5 billion in revenue for the city of Chandler, Intel CEO Craig Barrett said. Hispanic rights group asks for change in election laws PHOENIX -- A Hispanic rights group is asking federal officials to veto changes in election laws approved in November by Arizona voters. Cessna considers Williams Gateway Cessna Aircraft Company is expected to sign a lease Tuesday for a potential jet maintenance center at Williams Gateway Airport in Mesa. Group recruiting for a monthlong operation along the border in Cochise County TOMBSTONE - The U.S. government has failed in controlling the border with Mexico and in April a group of volunteers will highlight the federal fiasco by doing the job through aerial and ground surveillance, said an organizer of the monthlong event.