A disturbing crime led residents in a central Phoenix neighborhood to demand the city close their alleys. They’re getting their way, but they have to pay for it.
June 26, 2017
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A ticket to ride takes on new meaning in Phoenix. Council members just expanded a program to allow patrons at certain events to use their tickets to ride light rail.
June 26, 2017
Retailers in Phoenix that can’t keep shopping carts on their properties could soon pay more to get them back. The city is looking to double the fee for its cart retrieval program.
June 25, 2017
Eggs
The cost of your average backyard barbecue has gotten lower in Arizona. The latest survey for food prices in the state found that the cost of many grocery staples has dropped — including eggs and chicken breasts.
June 23, 2017
More construction is coming to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Council members recently approved four contracts totaling $99.6 million. The money will cover design and construction services to extend the SPHX Sky Train from Terminal 3 to the rental car center.
June 23, 2017
elderly patient
In a new survey released by Home Instead Senior Care, a senior care provider, nearly half of the 1,000 female caregivers surveyed nationwide say they sometimes have to choose between being a good employee and a good daughter.
June 23, 2017
Condor Airlines
Phoenix Sky Harbor will soon have non-stop flights to Germany.
June 23, 2017
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“We listen to our residents,as well as doing various park amenity audits,” said Chandler Community Services Planning Manager Mickey Ohland. He said the projects have been in the works for about two years.
June 23, 2017
Sasha Reyes
The best celebrity chefs aren’t just great at their craft in the kitchen — they’re great business people, too. But crunching numbers and balancing budgets isn’t exactly the same skill set as braising and searing. A new program at ASU aims to bridge that gap for local chefs. The Prepped Program targets mobile food entrepreneurs who need a boost to get their business off the ground.
June 22, 2017
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If you’ve been wanting to take a Tesla for a test drive here in Arizona — a ruling from an administrative law judge says now you can.
June 22, 2017
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The world’s largest meat packer is selling off $1.8 billion in assets to pay fines associated with fraud charges. In Arizona, that includes the McElhaney Cattle Company, a feedlot in Wellton, Arizona, one of only four in the state.
June 22, 2017
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
After 24 years, the Arizona chapter of the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation will close on July 31 because of dwindling donations and event participation.
June 22, 2017
A push to regulate chemicals in soaps is gathering momentum with a statement signed by researchers, medical professionals and scientists who are looking to garner support for a global ban.
June 22, 2017
Phoenix City Council
Phoenix will hire a consultant to help the city craft a new ordinance to regulate group homes. The move comes after residents pushed leaders to do more to prevent clustering in neighborhoods
June 22, 2017
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Medical Testing Company Theranos Inc has told its investors it has reached an agreement in principle to settle a lawsuit by Walgreens.
June 21, 2017
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Bank of America will repay released Arizona inmates for what advocates say were excessive charges on access to debit cards.
June 21, 2017
Amazon
Arizona’s latest quarterly survey of food prices are falling, increasing pressure in what is already one of the nation’s most competitive markets. The drop comes at the same time as new competition arrives on scene with Amazon’s buyout of Whole Foods.
June 21, 2017
Butcher
So younger workers maybe shouldn’t be looking to the civil service for a career. But it seems Millennials are starting to look to the past for work. Richard Ocejo writes about how that generation is moving into “Old Timey” jobs — think butchers, barbers and craft distillers.
June 20, 2017
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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling could set precedence for age discrimination cases in tiny towns across Arizona and the United States.
June 20, 2017
Phil Boas
There are new concerns about how port truckers are being treated by their employers. A recent USA Today Network special report looked at how immigrant laborers are being taken advantage of.
June 19, 2017

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