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View of the hallway and seating
The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport opened a new 30,000-square-foot concourse this week. The airport saw a more than 5% increase in travelers in 2023. With nearly 2 million passengers, it was the busiest year in the airport’s history.
Feb. 21, 2024
Jar of marijuana, marijuana on table
The Show spoke with Eddie Celaya, a reporter with KGUN in Tucson and former host of the podcast Here Weed Go! for the Arizona Daily Star, all about the marijuana industry here.
Feb. 21, 2024
For Sale sign outside a house
Asian and Hispanic homeownership rates have reached all-time highs, according to a new report by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). And some of Arizona’s numbers are stronger than the national data.
Feb. 20, 2024
Kids teens using social media apps on smartphones
The Show spoke with Danny Weiss, chief advocacy officer at Common Sense Media, about the approaches different states are taking to protect kids from the impacts of social media.
Feb. 20, 2024
CASS beds
Central Arizona Shelter Services, known as CASS, may soon have to cut services to people experiencing homelessness.
More Arizona housing news
Feb. 20, 2024
A mailbox in Mesa
Email was the favorite contact method used by scammers last year, but regular mail still remains popular. A recent example was mailing fake notices to small business owners.
Feb. 19, 2024
Thousands of people attended the International Franchise Association’s annual convention in downtown Phoenix.
Feb. 19, 2024
Woman's hands on steering wheel
The proposed 4-hour course to reduce vehicle collisions would be required to qualify for a Graduated Driver’s License for the first time.
Feb. 19, 2024
Electric vehicle plug-in
The bill's authors say it is to make up for the money EV drivers don't pay in gas sales taxes, which goes to maintaining roads around the state.
Feb. 19, 2024
A sample of native gold
Sen. Jake Hoffman's effort to launch a state-run bullion depository and exchange enabling people to use it to pay their bills comes down to what he said is distrust of government financial policy.
Feb. 17, 2024
Glasses, pen and calculator on bills
A FASTSIGNS franchisee with stores in Tucson is hoping Congress will act to keep the current rule made during the Trump administration.
Feb. 16, 2024
people sitting in room listening to author
Welz Kauffman will helm one of the biggest book festivals in the country when it returns to Tucson in March, featuring 300 authors, entertainment, food trucks and children’s activities.
Feb. 15, 2024
Dog paw in kennel fence
As Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is over capacity with dogs and faces lower adoption rates, its diversion program and local rescues aim to help keep pets and families together.
Feb. 15, 2024
Man holds signs reading "flight attendants save lives!"
Dozens of flight attendants from several airlines walked out at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Tuesday. At Terminals 3 and 4, they chanted and demanded better pay and working conditions.
Feb. 14, 2024
Bradley Gregor
The Show spoke with Bradley Gregor, a professor in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering at Arizona State University, about Elon Musk's new technological developments with his company Neuralink.
Feb. 14, 2024
Golfer swings
The Show spoke with Jack Hirsh, the assistant editor at GOLF Magazine, about how this past Waste Management Phoenix Open may have prompted changes for the future.
Feb. 14, 2024
Sign that says Galentine's Day
The Show spoke with Amanda Kehrberg, Ph.D. student at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, about the trend of celebrating Galentine's Day.
Feb. 13, 2024
SNAKES ALIVE sign on Chase Field scoreboard during 2023 playoffs
The Show spoke with Ted Ferris, former president and CEO of the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority, about how successful baseball teams are when they try to leverage success on the field for fixing up their building, or getting a new stadium or arena?
Feb. 13, 2024
Bunch of red Valentine's Day heart shaped Mylar balloons
Arizonans lost approximately $25 million to online "romance scams" in 2022. This Valentine's Day, the FBI is encouraging people to stay vigilant and report any scams to the Internet Crime Complaint Center.
Feb. 12, 2024
housing construction
A series of proposals designed to address Arizona's housing shortage by limiting city zoning rules are making their way through the Legislature this year.
Feb. 12, 2024


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