PHOENIX - Arizona Sen. John McCain is taking to Twitter to slam President Barack Obama, this time in an exchange with a star from MTV's hit reality series "Jersey Shore." In a preview for the show's next season, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi laments that she doesn't use tanning beds anymore because "Obama put a 10 percent tax on tanning." She says, "McCain would never put a 10 percent tax on tanning, because he's pale and he would probably want to be tan." McCain, a skin cancer survivor, replied Wednesday on Twitter, saying "u r right, I would never tax your tanning bed! Pres Obama's tax/spend policy is quite The Situation.
PHOENIX - A bill passed Monday by the state Senate would make it illegal in Arizona to text while driving.
PHOENIX - Avnet Inc. said Friday it has appointed the chief financial officer of FMC Technologies Inc.
PHOENIX - NBC newsman Brian Williams said Wednesday he's not sure if Walter Cronkite would have succeeded in the age of cable news, blogs and Twitter.