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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
Syrian refugees learn English
Phoenix is using $8.3 million in federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act to support local nonprofits that serve refugees. And a state committee created this year will evaluate policies, address labor shortages and examine existing programs.
Aug. 10, 2023
Phoenix historic home for immigrants
Historic homeowners in Phoenix can apply for grants up to $20,000 to help fix up their houses.
Aug. 10, 2023
black hockey jersey with gila river resorts and casinos patch on top left
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


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