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Three people in Diamondbacks gear walk down the street
Downtown Phoenix bars and restaurants expect to generate major league cash this week.
Oct. 31, 2023
A Cruise driverless taxi operating in San Francisco
Andrew Hawkins, transportation editor at The Verge, talks with The Show about what Cruise suspended operations nationwide could mean for the autonomous vehicle industry.
Oct. 30, 2023
A federal judge in Arizona on Monday gave a Florida man 2-and-a-half years in prison for conspiring to commit computer fraud and steal cryptocurrency.
Oct. 27, 2023
Gas pump
Prices cool as refinery problems and heat come to an end.
Oct. 27, 2023
Kids teens using social media apps on smartphones
The Show spoke with Brad Snyder, host of the Talking About Kids podcast, about his research into young people's mental health and the current lawsuit against Meta.
Oct. 26, 2023
cigarette in an ashtray
The Tempe City Council is scheduled to vote Thursday, Oct. 26, on whether to raise the legal age to buy tobacco to 21 and creating a city registry of tobacco retailers that pay yearly license fees.
Oct. 25, 2023
a suitcase in a house
AI might soon come for our jobs, but first it’s going to shut down our parties – on certain rental properties, at least.
Oct. 25, 2023
judge's gavel
Gov. Katie Hobbs is directing $5 million toward the state’s legal aid services and is also raising the income cap to expand who qualifies for help.
Oct. 24, 2023
Documents about living wills and health care power of attorney
The Area Agency on Aging and the State Bar of Arizona are teaming up to help adults 60 and older with health care powers of attorney and living wills.
Oct. 23, 2023
Marijuana in a jar next to a cannabis joint on a countertop
A publicly traded company that makes marijuana products says it has closed the sale of its only licensed operation in Arizona.
Oct. 20, 2023
Bottle of prescription medication
The company Optum Rx opened its largest pharmacy fulfillment center in the country in Mesa this week. The facility is expected to employ about 300 people.
Oct. 19, 2023
A future child care facility will serve Maricopa County employees and their families exclusively.
Oct. 19, 2023
Hermosillio, Sonora
As Phoenix works to increase business ties with Mexico, Arizona’s largest international trading partner, the city is looking beyond the Mexican state of Sonora.
Oct. 18, 2023
internet cord
The Phoenix City Council recently approved using federal funds to expand a program to serve public and affordable housing residents.
Oct. 18, 2023
Starting in January, there’ll be a new, free option for Arizonans to file their federal income taxes with the IRS — an alternative to paying for software developed by companies like TurboTax and H&R Block.
Oct. 17, 2023
Encántame Towers outside Rocky Point
The Show spoke to Hector Vazquez, who runs Las Palomas Resort in Rocky Point, about what is affecting tourism and how much they rely on Arizonans to visit.
Oct. 17, 2023
"Welcome to Tempe" sign at the Tempe History Museum.
The Show went to the Tempe History Museum to check out a collection of signs from historic Tempe.
Oct. 17, 2023
Instrument in the conservation lab.
The Show took a visit to the conservation lab at the Musical Instrument Museum and spoke with conservator Rodrigo Correa-Salas and MIM curator Rich Walter.
Oct. 16, 2023
A Lyft driver
Sergio Avedian — senior contributor with the Rideshare Guy, which has a blog, podcast and YouTube channel on the gig economy — joined The Show to talk more about Lyft's new Women + Connect program.
Oct. 16, 2023
Phoenix bond ballot
The city of Phoenix is asking voters to approve a sprawling $500 million bond package to fund everything from a long-awaited Latino Cultural Center, affordable housing projects, a new senior center, new parks and library branches and more.
Oct. 16, 2023


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