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"Congress just needs to reauthorize the program and get it off of autopilot," said Arizona Public Health Association’s Will Humble. "And it’s just been on autopilot for 13 years and counties tell me it’s about to crash. But it hasn't happened yet, it’s just the warning lights are blinking."
Aug. 28, 2023
Backpage.com
The Show spoke with Arizona Republic reporter Richard Ruelas, who has been covering the Backpage scandal, about the trial set to begin in Phoenix on Tuesday.
Aug. 28, 2023
General Motors is cutting more than 900 jobs at its Arizona Information Technology Innovation Center. The city’s economic development director called it a complete surprise and said they’d recently been working with GM’s local team.
Aug. 24, 2023
Workers lay fiber-reinforced concrete
The Show spoke with Barzin Mobasher of Arizona State University's School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment about the benefits of using fiber to reinforce concreate instead of rebar.
Aug. 24, 2023
Chipotle restaurant
The Show spoke with David Frankly, a law professor at Arizona State University, about trademarks amid Chipotle Mexican Grill's lawsuit with Sweetgreen over the word "chipotle."
Aug. 24, 2023
Rendering of VAI Resort in Glendale
Economic justice activists led a drive to send Glendale’s updated development plan for a Vegas-style resort to a voter referendum. But the Glendale City Council has neutered their effort by reinstating the old deal signed in 2020.
Aug. 23, 2023
On Wednesday, the city and Arizona State University will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new E+I@ACIC coworking space.
Aug. 22, 2023
More hotel rooms are coming to downtown Chandler as part of the second phase of “New Square."
Aug. 22, 2023
Park visitors boarding the free shuttle bus at the Hermits Rest Stop
The National Park Service said annual visitor spending in Arizona topped a billion dollars. More than 10 million visitors spent a billion dollars in 2022, according to a report released by the National Park Service on Monday.
Aug. 21, 2023
Phoenix playground park sign
Phoenix wants to give qualifying neighborhood groups and nonprofits up to $10,000 to host events in city parks.
Aug. 21, 2023
Mattel Adventure Park VAI Resort Glendale rendering
The Glendale City Council is set to revisit an amended development deal during its meeting at 5:30 p.m.Tuesday. The body passed the deal unanimously passed in June.
Aug. 18, 2023
Aging hands
As Arizonans age, many will need some kind of long-term care or support at home. At the same time, it can be challenging for seniors to find employment after retirement — something many do to supplement their income. Now, a new business model aims to address both issues.
Aug. 18, 2023
A 1,700-acre ranch is now the most expensive property for sale in southern Arizona with an asking price of nearly $30 million.
Aug. 17, 2023
textbooks in a stack
Brewster Kahle’s Internet Archive is best known for its Wayback Machine, a kind of museum of the forgotten web. When the pandemic closed schools and libraries, the nonprofit vastly expanded how many people could borrow from its digital library – a move that sparked legal action by major publishers.
Aug. 17, 2023
Unemployment benefits
There are signs the labor market in Arizona has cooled as fewer hires are taking place and more people are applying for unemployment insurance.
Aug. 17, 2023
Billboards on Loop 101 in Glendale.
The unanimous decision by the three-judge panel said anyone who seeks to overturn board of adjustment approvals has to show they have suffered “particularized harm.”
Aug. 17, 2023
person looking at a sports betting app
More gamblers winning their wagers is how a state official explained a monthly year-over-year dive in sports betting revenue and taxes that Arizona saw in May. Newly released numbers for June suggest that fortunes flowed the opposite way.
Aug. 16, 2023
Mesa has a program to encourage library use and promote small businesses. Businesses can offer a special promotion or discount for customers who show their library cards.
Aug. 16, 2023
Mattel Adventure Park VAI Resort Glendale rendering
Glendale City Council members did not ask questions or talk among themselves before they voted unanimously to approve an updated development deal in June. Now an economic justice group says they’ve submitted enough signatures for voters to have their say on the massive resort under construction south of State Farm Stadium.
Aug. 15, 2023
Immigration Visa application
They say few young Americans are going into construction and manufacturing today. Meanwhile, immigrants who are ready and qualified are locked into a broken immigration system plagued by delays.
Aug. 15, 2023

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