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Why A Frys Grocery Store Is A Big Deal To Downtown Phoenix
After four years of planning and building, a brand new Fry's grocery store is open, and it's being welcomed as a sign of downtown's continued growth and ability to grow while also addressing the area's longstanding status as a food desert.
Oct. 23, 2019
Board Of Supervisors Moves To Suspend Assessor Paul Petersen
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to notify Assessor Paul Petersen that it plans to consider suspending him for up to 120 days. The board is required to give Petersen five days' notice. It can't remove him from office and he's refused to resign.
Oct. 23, 2019
Study: Average Arrest Costs An Immigrants Family $24,000
How much does an immigration arrest cost the family of the person detained? That’s one of the questions researchers aimed to answer in new data released Wednesday.
Oct. 23, 2019
NAU Sees Drop In Enrollments, Adding To National Trend
Enrollment at Northern Arizona University has dropped for the first time in nearly 15 years, and that is a significant development, but it’s not necessarily unique.
Oct. 23, 2019
AZ Secretary Of State Requests Budget To Fix Mismanagement
Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is asking for more money in the next state budget, especially in an election year, that’s not terribly surprising.
Oct. 23, 2019
Former Sniper Works To Curb Rhino Poaching
Though numbers indicate poaching of African rhinos has leveled off, the problem is still dramatic. Figures from “Save the Rhino” show that two and half rhinos are killed every day in South Africa, often by poachers who want to take their horns and sell them.
Oct. 23, 2019
Navajo Commission To Assess School Abuse
The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission will be holding several public hearings to assess the mistreatment of Native Americans in schools on and off the reservation.
Oct. 23, 2019
Phoenix Suns Begin Season With Hopes Of A Turnaround
On Wednesday night, the Phoenix Suns begin the 2019-20 season with a game against the Sacramento Kings. It’ll be the first chance to see whether the organization’s latest reset is successful.
Oct. 23, 2019
Businesses, Leaders Prepare For Light Rail Construction
Now that construction of the Central Avenue light rail extension is underway, The Show wanted to find out how south Phoenix business owners are responding and how the city plans to support them.
Oct. 23, 2019
U.S. Public Transportation Sees Dip In Ridership
Fewer people are riding buses and light rail systems in Phoenix, a trend seen nationwide. From 2010 to 2018, metro Phoenix saw a 12% drop, and only three major cities saw increases.
Oct. 23, 2019
Phoenix Council To Re-Vote On Airport Rideshare Fees
The Phoenix City Council will have to vote again on a proposal to raise fees on rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport due to an administrative error.
Oct. 23, 2019
Douglas HS Implements Clear Backpack Policy
This week, students at Douglas High School returned from fall break sporting a new look: clear backpacks. This new, mandatory policy was implemented after a weapon was brought on campus.
Oct. 23, 2019
Former Rep. Shooter Hires New Legal Help, Claims Wrongful Ousting
Former Arizona state Rep. Don Shooter maintains his claim that he was wrongfully ousted from the House. The former Yuma lawmaker has hired new legal help.
Oct. 23, 2019
Ruling Overturns Arizona Law Capping Restitution Amounts
An Arizona court has overturned as unconstitutional a state law setting a $10,000 cap on criminal restitution for certain driving offenses.
Oct. 23, 2019
The Takeaway: The Key Factors for Protests Around the World
At the heart of many of these protests are the increasing level of inequality and distrust, and disgust, with the inner workings of government.
Oct. 23, 2019
AIA Completes Investigation Into Former Mountain Pointe Coach
An investigation into the activities of a former Mountain Pointe High School coach is now complete. Former assistant football coach Justin Hager was fired about three weeks ago for sharing player information with other teams.
Oct. 23, 2019
Downtown Phoenix Frys Grocery Store Opens
The first grocery store in decades to serve the downtown Phoenix community opens Wednesday morning. The new Fry’s store, located at First and Jefferson streets, will eliminate a food desert in one of the fastest growing parts of the Valley.
Why A Grocery Store Is A Big Deal To Downtown Phoenix
Oct. 23, 2019
WATCH: Trump Syria Announcement
President Donald Trump made an announcement Wednesday about Syria amid controversy over his policy there and a back-and-forth over whether the U.S. is withdrawing troops. Watch his remarks from the White House.
Oct. 23, 2019
Word S2 E4: On The Roads
In this fourth episode of Season 2, we celebrate Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac who died 50 years ago this month and whose legendary novel, “On the Road,” which encapsulated the Beat Generation was published 62 years ago in September.
Oct. 23, 2019
On The Colorado River
In a park, nestled in a red rock canyon outside Moab, Utah -- a short drive from a giant pile of uranium tailings — a crowd gathered for a celebration. Elected officials and community members mingled, and enjoyed refreshments. Volunteers placed pieces of yellow cake in small paper bowls.
Oct. 23, 2019

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