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Phoenix Needs More Workers Help Distribute Rent Relief
Phoenix is trying to hire more people to keep up with demand for utility and rent relief.
Downtown Phoenix Ambassador Dies From Injuries From Crash
Hans Hughes, who served as an ambassador for downtown Phoenix, died Sept. 21, about a month after he was hit by an alleged drunk driver while riding his bike home from work.
Sept. 24, 2021
The Kachina Is Back, And The Coyotes Hope It Attracts Fans
The city of Glendale says the upcoming hockey season will be the last one for the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena. The team is interested in putting together a new development in Tempe. And now, its popular Kachina-based logo is returning in the attempt to attract more attention to its on-ice product.
Sept. 24, 2021
Biden Unveils Plans To Keep Workers Cool In Extreme Heat
The Biden administration this week announced plans to implement new safety standards, aimed at protecting workers from extreme heat.
Sept. 24, 2021
Hotel Industry Projected To Lose Billions By End Of 2021
A new report shows the hotel industry across the country is projected to end the year down more than $59 billion in business travel revenue, compared to 2019 numbers.
Sept. 23, 2021
Get The Shot And Get Free Admission At Phoenix Sporting Event
Phoenix is offering free admission to a popular sporting event to people who get vaccinated on-site.
Sept. 23, 2021
$3.5 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Could Mean More Than $115B For AZ
Legislation that would add $3.5 trillion in spending over 10 years through budget reconciliation has run into delays. But a new report by ASU’s Seidman Institute shows that, if that $3.5 trillion is implemented, Arizona’s economy would be helped significantly.
Sept. 23, 2021
Sonora To Host U23 Baseball World Cup In City With Soaring Violence
Neighboring Sonora, Mexico, is set to host the U23 Baseball World Cup starting this week. But while officials are touting the major international event, they are also grappling with safety concerns.
Sept. 23, 2021
AZ AFL-CIO Sues To Prevent New Union Mandates
On Tuesday, a new law goes into effect imposing certain mandates on how labor unions in Arizona can operate. Arizona union organizers have filed suit to prevent the law from being implemented.
Sept. 22, 2021
Phoenix To Offer $100 Gift Cards To Get COVID-19 Vaccine
Phoenix will test a new incentive to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates. On Tuesday, the City Council approved a pilot program to fund up to a thousand gift cards worth $100 each.
Sept. 22, 2021
Sky Harbor Workers Could Get On-Site Child Care Soon
Some workers at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport could soon get help covering child care costs. The city will offer vouchers and consider opening a child care center on airport property.
Sept. 22, 2021
Arizona Citizens For The Arts Is Searching For A New Executive Director
The impact of the pandemic has been felt by all of us, including nonprofit arts organizations. Arizona Citizens for the Arts dramatically reduced its staffing during the worst of times last year, and now the statewide organization is searching for a new executive director.
Sept. 22, 2021
How Colorado Officials Are Reacting To BLMs Move Back To D.C.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters will return to Washington, D.C. The Show spoke with reporter Bente Birkeland to learn about the general reaction to this move in Colorado and among Colorado’s elected officials.
Sept. 22, 2021
Art Remains A Priority For The Roosevelt Row Community
Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation Tuesday night unveiled the results of its community survey at a fundraising event tying into the fall equinox. The final draft provides insights into the next stage of growth for the area.
Sept. 22, 2021
1,000 Phoenix Families To Get $1,000 Monthly Stipends
The Phoenix City Council approved a $12 million financial assistance program to provide monthly stipends to families for 12 months. The money comes from the federal American Rescue Plan Act.
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Sept. 21, 2021
Phoenix Approves $10M For Training, Education Stipends
Phoenix is working on a new program to get more people to work. On Tuesday, the City Council unanimously approved using $10 million in federal funds to provide training, education and monthly stipends.
Sept. 21, 2021
Will Immersive Art Be The Future For AZ Museums?
Immersive art is transforming the way we experience exhibits. Will it impact Arizona museums? The Van Gogh Immersive Experience is now showing in Old Town Scottsdale and it’s appealing to a younger generation.
Sept. 21, 2021
Flagstaff Ranks No. 1 For Rudest Drivers In Arizona
If you're on the road, you may have noticed more and more traffic in the mornings. But with increased traffic comes aggressive driving — and some downright rude driving.
Sept. 21, 2021
Phoenix, Tempe Host COVID-19 Testing, Vaccine Events
In an effort to boost immunization rates, Phoenix is adding vaccines to its COVID-19 testing vans and Tempe has scheduled four more testing and vaccination events through the rest of September.
Sept. 21, 2021
Heres A Look At Proposed Tempe Arizona Coyotes Arena
The Arizona Coyotes released renderings Monday of a recently proposed land development that would include a new arena in Tempe.
Sept. 20, 2021
Boas: We Need To Talk About Dark Side Of Sports Betting
Legal sports betting officially opened in Arizona this month, and early returns suggest it’s going to be very popular. Ads for companies offering gaming opportunities via a smartphone or tablet are ubiquitous — so if you’re interested, it’s going to be simple to make a bet.
Sept. 20, 2021