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On Tuesday, the Phoenix City Council is scheduled to receive an update on the Talking Stick Resort Arena. Leaders are expected to hear from a consultant about different options and costs to renovate the 25-year-old facility or build a new one using taxpayer funds.
Senior housing is, and will continue to be a complex issue. There’s not enough inventory, it’s not always affordable, and land costs are rising. Needs and desires are changing - people aren’t only looking for the traditional retirement home anymore, and developers are creating alternative forms of housing.
And now for a horse of a different color. We’d like to introduce you to Jane Revercomb. Revercomb was a college student in Vernon, Texas, there on a rodeo scholarship — yes, city slickers, that’s a thing — and she saw a flyer for lady’s ranch saddle bronc riding. You can catch Revercomb on “Cowgirls” on the rodeo TV channel Ride TV.
When Pakistani journalist Hina Ali started her first job, her cousin told her “all the noble reasons a woman might have for earning her own living don’t matter. Once you start spending time outside the boundary of your house, you are an outside woman.” She didn’t understand what he meant at the time, but, today, 11 years later, she says, she is one of thousands of women like her who have had to become outsiders in order to pursue the kind of life they want.
Amazon is the world’s largest retailer, and part of why that is comes from businesses pitching their ideas to them. One of the nation’s largest apartment rental companies, based in Phoenix, did just that two years ago with a concept called Amazon Lockers, which is now spreading nationwide.
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. Over the weekend, Arizona law enforcement agencies — including the Department of Public Safety and the Phoenix Police Department — held a job fair in the attempt to recruit new officers. And a stronger, more concerted effort to recruit people of color is underway.
One of the things researchers struggle with most is taking large data sets, which often take months or even years to compile, and making them understandable. But one scientist found a way to do this — using music.
"Only the Brave," the dramatization of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, who died in the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013, opened this weekend. Their deaths were due in part to being cut off from their escape route.
It’s been a month since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, and still, most residents don’t yet have power back, cell service is spotty and bottled water can be tough to come by. We have two perspectives on disaster relief and recovery this morning.
The Phoenix Suns have adopted a strategy called #thetimeline, trying to encourage fans to be patient as the team slowly moves to end a lengthy playoff drought. But on Sunday, Head Coach Earl Watson’s timeline was snuffed out — after only 3 games this season, all losses by the Suns.