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Earlier this month, Netflix leaders said the company was going to greatly expand its offerings by spending $8 billion on original content in 2018. And Netflix will be de-emphasizing some of its non-original movie choices. So what does that mean for subscribers and competitors?
Bank of the West is promising to bring hundreds of high-paying jobs to Tempe. In exchange, the city is offering the financial firm a government property lease excise tax. Called a GPLET for short, it swaps the property tax for a reduced rate.
The National Park Service is looking into raising fees at 17 national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion. The Park Service says the higher fees would bring in $70 million a year, which would help pay for deferred maintenance projects in the parks.
There is a deal at hand to fix the water problems faced by the communities of New River and Desert Hills. An agreement would bring water relief to New River and Desert Hills, but not something else residents want - relief from further development.
“We thought it would be more impactful for us to raise funds to address the underlying problem with people that are in need in our community,” said Kate Borders, executive director of the Downtown Tempe Authority.
In our society, aging is often framed as a process of losing independence — giving up your car keys. But technology is beginning to change that narrative. And entrepreneurs across the country and here in the Valley say tech has the potential to revolutionize how we age in the coming decades.