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Tighter Security This Year At Newly Renamed Phoenix Comic Fest
Comic book revelers heading to Convention Center this weekend will notice the name and security changes at Phoenix Comic Fest.
May. 23, 2018
Phoenix Adopts $4.4 Billion Budget
The Phoenix City Council approved a new city budget for the upcoming fiscal year last evening. The nearly $4.5 billion plan includes money for public safety, trying to help the city’s homeless population and libraries among many other things.
May. 23, 2018
Uber Shutting Down Self-Driving Operations In Arizona
Operations had been suspended since March after one of the company's self-driving Uvehicles hit and killed a 49-year-old woman in Tempe.
May. 23, 2018
Forest Closures Hit Coconino And Gila Counties
Due to extreme fire risk, state-owned and managed lands in Coconino and Gila counties will be closed until further notice.
May. 23, 2018
Administrators say the school within Phoenix Maryvale High addresses a need in Phoenix's west side by targeting students looking for challenging coursework in public district schools without having to leave their neighborhood.
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May. 23, 2018
Phoenix Boosts Spending, Possible Rate Hikes
Higher water and solid waste bills could be coming to Phoenix. During Tuesday’s policy session, council members approved a budget for fiscal year 2018-19, which includes a temporary staffing increase to clean up more homeless encampments.
May. 22, 2018
Nonprofit Offers Loans For Citizenship Forms
A Phoenix non-profit, with the help of a Mexican foundation, is offering loans to help lawful permanent residents pay their U.S. citizenship application fees.
May. 22, 2018
Tempe Awards 9 Projects Money From
Tempe City Council has chosen nine projects to receive money from a one-time $500,000 Innovation Fund. The projects have diverse goals from helping people re-enter society after incarceration to learning more about the city’s wastewater.
May. 22, 2018
Phoenix To Join Lawsuit Against Census Question On Citizenship
Phoenix will wade into the legal battle to block a question about citizenship from the upcoming U.S. Census as the City Council voted Tuesday to join either New York or California in one of the ongoing lawsuits against the federal government.
May. 22, 2018
Tempe Installs New Technology To Help Hard Of Hearing
The city of Tempe will soon start installing a new system to help the hard of hearing while they visit the library. Hearing loops send a clear stream of audio from the person speaking into a hearing aid or cochlear implant.
May. 22, 2018
ASU To House McCain
Arizona State University will house Sen. John McCain’s complete archives.
May. 22, 2018
Ducey Talks Border Security With Trump At White House Dinner
Arizona governor Doug Ducey joined four other Republican southern state governors at the White House Monday to discuss border security over dinner.
May. 22, 2018
Over 4,000 Acres In Northern Arizona To Be Leased For Gas, Oil Exploration
Environmental groups are poised to block the the Trump administration's decision to auction off over 4,000 acres of public land for oil and gas development in northern Arizona.
May. 22, 2018
Book Explores The History Of Politics For Black Athletes
Since the 1960s, the U.S. has seen a number of African-American athletes who have been willing to express their political views — views that were often considered out of the mainstream or controversial.
May. 22, 2018
The Takeaway: Supreme Court Upholds Employer
The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, upheld a process known as 'mandatory arbitration,' which companies may use to bar workers from joining class action lawsuits.
May. 22, 2018
Biologist: Processed Food Isn
When you think about processed foods, you probably think about Cheetos or Doritos — the kinds of foods that you might not really know what’s in them. But processed foods aren’t all bad, according to biologist and science writer Nicola Temple.
May. 22, 2018
Amazon Prime Members To Get Discounts At Whole Foods
Amazon Prime members will soon have a new reason to shop at Whole Foods. The online giant says it’ll start giving Prime customers discounts at the grocer.
May. 22, 2018
Doctor: New Opioid Withdrawal Pill
The FDA has approved the first treatment to help people suffering withdrawal from opioids that is not, itself, an opioid.
May. 22, 2018
Phoenix Mayor Stanton
A temporary mayor will be needed until a new permanent one is elected and two sitting council members have expressed their intent to run for the position.
May. 22, 2018
Designer: Phoenix
Big changes are in the works for Margaret T. Hance Park.
May. 22, 2018

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