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Phoenix Rising
The highest-level professional soccer franchise in Arizona will soon call its namesake home. On Wednesday, the Phoenix City Council unanimously approved leasing Sky Harbor Airport-owned land to the Phoenix Rising FC.
Nov. 16, 2022
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Redevelopment plans for the former Metrocenter Mall are moving forward after a final vote by the Phoenix City Council on Wednesday.
Nov. 16, 2022
Developers looking for tax breaks in Phoenix will need to demonstrate a "true" public benefit, based on policies amended by the City Council on Tuesday.
Nov. 15, 2022
Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Zebra
Last month, sportswear giant Adidas cut ties with Kanye West, ending its popular Yeezy collaboration line. The Show spoke with Luis Torres of Nice Kicks to learn what this could mean for the sneaker market.
Nov. 8, 2022
Porch pirate package theft Ring
As the holiday season approaches, more online shoppers will begin to make purchases to be delivered to their homes. But items left on porches are vulnerable to being stolen. Phoenix police Sgt. Brian Bower suggests video monitoring devices to capture these porch pirates.
Nov. 5, 2022
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Kroger, the parent company of Fry’s Food and Drug stores, announced its plan in October to buy grocery chain Albertsons for about $20 billion. Several attorneys general are now suing to block Albertsons from paying a nearly $4 billion dividend to its shareholders.
Nov. 3, 2022
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Organized retail theft is a growing problem, both here in Arizona and across the country and around the world. A recent panel hosted by Arizona State University and the Arizona Chamber Foundation looked into the issue and ways to try to combat it.
Nov. 2, 2022
Park Central Mall
Phoenix leaders are re-evaluating how to use tax incentives to spur redevelopment and address the housing shortage.
Nov. 1, 2022
The first in a series of public engagement sessions for a large-scale downtown Glendale reinvestment project happens Wednesday night. The $70 million plan will revitalize City Hall, the parking structure, Murphy Park and its amphitheater.
Oct. 25, 2022
Tempe is seeking public feedback as it considers a total ban on the sale of flavored vape products.
Oct. 17, 2022
a garbage truck in the alley with little room between truck and block walls
Phoenix is unable to keep up with trash collection. The city’s solid waste division doesn’t have enough people to keep up with its scheduled bulk trash collection.
Oct. 7, 2022
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American Airlines says blended travel, a mix of business and leisure trips, is now responsible for nearly half its revenue.
Oct. 4, 2022
1040 form
A massive income tax cut that mainly benefits wealthy Arizonans that has been championed by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey will go into full effect ahead of schedule next year.
Sep. 30, 2022
Houses Under Construction in Goodyear, Arizona
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that homebuyers will be entitled to sue builders for hidden defects for up to eight years after a home is built.
Sep. 29, 2022
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Thanks to grants and programs, Phoenix helped many small businesses survive COVID-19, but higher housing costs could hurt future economic development.
Sep. 28, 2022
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The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates again in an effort to reduce inflation.
Sep. 28, 2022
map showing planned distribution center next to open land and master planned community
Phoenix-based Shamrock Foods has bought 81 acres of land for a distribution center in southern Arizona. The center will be built just off Interstate 10 in Marana, about 20 miles north of Tucson.
Sep. 22, 2022
black hockey jersey with gila river resorts and casinos patch on top left
The Gila River Indian Community becomes the first Native American tribe to advertise on a National Hockey League jersey.
Sep. 22, 2022
children lined up to view electric school bus
The largest school district in the Navajo Nation has received its first electric school buses. Some students in the Chinle Unified School District experienced their first rides in electric vehicles this week.
Sep. 15, 2022
Women shopping in Downtown Mesa
Mesa is accepting applications from small businesses in need of education, training and one-on-one consulting.
Sep. 15, 2022


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