Aviators art piece
A contract worth a quarter-million dollars could lead to one of the best spots to take a selfie at Sky Harbor Airport. Part of Terminal 3’s modernization project will include a pricey pair of sunglasses.
April 28, 2017
Diane Douglas
Arizona schools chief Diane Douglas says she’s officially supporting the expansion of a state sales tax that funds education. If passed the proposal would generate about $400 million a year to fund things like teacher salaries and school buildings.
April 27, 2017
Stories of drug use, harassment and lewd comments came out during an economic subcommittee meeting in Phoenix on Wednesday.
April 27, 2017
billboard at night
The Arizona Senate gave final approval Tuesday on a bill that would allow electronic billboards near the Nevada border in Mohave County.
April 26, 2017
A jab at the state Legislature and business community came out during Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton’s State of the City address Tuesday.
April 25, 2017
Phoenix's mayor will present his State of the City address this afternoon. It will be Greg Stanton's 6th address before a group of business and political leaders at the Sheraton Grand Hotel downtown.
April 25, 2017
teacher with children
A new survey from the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association shows state schools are dealing with more teacher vacancies this Spring. That number jumped by roughly 250 when compared to last year.
April 25, 2017
city of phoenix logo
In 2015, the city of Phoenix approved Transportation 2050, a $31.5 billion, 35-year transportation bond dependent on a 0.7 percent sales tax running from 2016 through 2050. Now the first signs of improvement are being unveiled, and that includes a pub crawl this Friday night with VIPs like the mayor and vice cayor and City Council members.
April 24, 2017
Arizona Office of Tourism logo
There are indications that Arizona’s travel and tourism industry is off to a record start in 2017.
April 24, 2017
A man who fought the city over his downtown parking lot – and won millions - now wants to build a parking garage at the high-profile corner at Jefferson and First Streets.
April 24, 2017
books phoenix library
A new machine could change the way books are handled at Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix.
April 24, 2017
Animal abuse concerns have Mohave County leaders willing to consider a ban on traveling circuses with wild and exotic animals, but not rodeos.
April 24, 2017
New numbers are out from the Arizona Farm Bureau, but they have nothing to do with new production. It’s part of a research project in partnership with the University of Arizona to monitor and debunk misinformation.
April 24, 2017
wheelchair user
Senate Bill 1406 was supposed to be a compromise between the disability and business communities. But language was added that drastically changed the bill, upsetting many within the disability community. And last week it was signed into law.
April 24, 2017
The City of Phoenix announced its expanding its bike share program. The city council approved the expansion early last week.
April 24, 2017
Business owners and residents in South Phoenix are vowing to hold city leaders accountable over the light rail’s impact on their community. The city council approved a plan this week to help businesses in the path of the five-mile extension along Central Avenue.
April 21, 2017
Biosphere 2
This is a big year for Biosphere 2, the futuristic-looking campus northeast of Tucson. It’s been 10 years since the University of Arizona re-purchased it from Columbia University.
April 21, 2017
teacher with children
It’s no secret that Arizona has a problem with teachers. With years of stagnant pay, cuts to education and large class sizes, teacher retention and pay are at crisis levels in our state.
April 21, 2017
Arizona’s latest unemployment figures suggest the hospitality industry is leading the way when it comes to adding jobs.
April 21, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
A federal judge has granted Southwest Airlines’ request to transfer a lawsuit it faces over negotiations with the union representing its mechanics.
April 21, 2017

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