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The Coyotes said they remain committed to building Arizona’s first privately funded arena and will be exploring other potential sites, after a recent vote in Tempe denying the team a permanent home in that city.
Aug. 9, 2023
Open house
Maricopa County expects to help up to 83 homebuyers through a new assistance program, spending $500,000 in federal funds to help lower-income applicants cover down payments and other costs.
Aug. 9, 2023
ASU UA football game
The Show spoke about what the move to the Big 12 means for UA and ASU, as well as the future of the Pac-12, with Stewart Mandel, editor in chief of college football at the Athletic.
Aug. 8, 2023
John Giles
The Show spoke with Mesa Mayor John Giles about the recent bill Gov. Katie Hobbs signed that disallows taxes to be collected on residential rentals starting in 2025.
Aug. 8, 2023
a gas pump showing prices
Over the past week, the statewide average price for a gallon of regular gas increased by 6 cents to $3.88. AAA Arizona spokesperson Julian Paredes said another bump in crude oil prices has contributed to higher prices here and around the country.
Aug. 5, 2023
air conditioning repair
After recording the warmest monthly average temperature for any U.S. city ever in July, Phoenix remains under an excessive heat warning through Monday. For some older adults, that means finding solutions to stay cool and save money.
Aug. 4, 2023
Parking corral located at the Sixth Street and Forest Avenue intersection.
Tempe is installing parking corrals for shared bikes and e-scooters. The city had been fielding complaints from businesses and residents about cluttered sidewalks in and around downtown.
Aug. 4, 2023
person looking at a sports betting app
May numbers for sports betting in Arizona showed a more than 18 percent drop in revenue and taxes compared to May last year. The website called the decline atypical, as markets generally see year over year growth.
Aug. 3, 2023
A corner lot that’s sat empty for more than a decade is expected to be home to a new dining concept in downtown Chandler.
Aug. 1, 2023
Phoenix will soon begin accepting applications for its “Artists to Work” program. A committee will review applications and recommend artists to receive grants.
Jul. 28, 2023
people shopping for backpacks
A new survey reveals how inflation and higher prices are impacting back to school spending. More than half of parents will increase their budget, while 70% will look for deals.
Jul. 28, 2023
Window to the ice rink from Ice House Tavern
The Show's producers have taken trips to various cold places around Arizona where you can escape the heat. This time we look at a bar with one of the coolest views in town.
Jul. 28, 2023
June was the hottest month on record in the U.S. since at least 1850. It was also a record month for ransomware attacks. The rise in activity runs counter to the usual summertime lull that occurs as hackers take vacations.
Jul. 27, 2023
“The Bear,” “Futurama” and “The Witcher”
Even though many schools already started, it still feels like summer in Arizona. And that means there’s still time to catch up on all that TV you planned to watch while the temperatures were in the triple digits.
Jul. 27, 2023
Mark Armitage working on an ice sculpture.
The Show continues to look at cold places around Arizona to escape the heat and this time ventured to the studio of a Phoenix ice sculptor. He combines his love of art with sub-zero temps.
More stories from The Show
Jul. 27, 2023
A fridge filled with food and drinks.
Many Arizonans put a second fridge in their garage for convenient storage, but given recent heat waves, could this be damaging the appliance? Our Q&AZ reporting project found the answer.
Jul. 26, 2023
Flowers in cooler/display floor.
We're all exhausted from the heat, so The Show continues exploring cold places with a visit to the fridge at Arizona Flower Market in Phoenix.
Jul. 26, 2023
Pills in prescription medication bottle
Four major drug companies are suing to block the federal government from negotiating the price of 10 drugs as part of the Inflation Reduction Act.
Jul. 25, 2023
A plastic bag full of school supplies.
As the back-to-school rush starts, organizations around the metro Phoenix area and state are holding events to provide free school supplies.
More Arizona education news
Jul. 25, 2023
ALCOR cryogenics
The Show kicks off a mini-series visiting cold places around Arizona with Alcor Life Extension Foundation, a Scottsdale nonprofit that does work in cryopreservation.
Jul. 25, 2023


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