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UPS Looking For 3,000 Seasonal Employees In Phoenix
A new survey finds many major U.S. retailers plan to hire more seasonal employees than last year. And, it’s not just in stores.
Oct. 22, 2018
Potential Closure Brings Change For Navajo
For four decades Navajo and Hopi tribes have relied heavily on the coal industry. It’s the best-paying job around. Even so, many of its employees aren’t waiting for a new owner.
Oct. 22, 2018
Japanese-American Family Remembers Baseline Flower Fields
In the 1960s, if you drove along Baseline Road, you’d enter a kaleidoscope of colors bursting from the dirt — they were flower fields that stretched for 300 acres. But today, the last reminder of those flowers is a modest shop called Baseline Flower Growers.
Oct. 19, 2018
Attorney: County Resolutions Against Prop 127 Illegal
A Chandler attorney says a handful of Arizona counties and towns broke the law in their effort to fight a controversial renewable energy ballot measure.
Oct. 19, 2018
Phoenix Economic Director Talks Tax Incentives
We spoke with Agnel Philip of The Arizona Republic about a piece he’d written about particular tax incentives used by cities around the state. To respond, The Show invited the community and economic development director for the city of Phoenix.
Oct. 19, 2018
Four Candidates Debate For Phoenix
KJZZ hosted a panel of the Phoenix mayoral candidates on Thursday at Rio Salado’s campus.
Oct. 19, 2018
AZ Unemployment Unchanged, Higher Than Average
The unemployment rate in Arizona is exactly where it was a year ago, 4.7 percent. The numbers released Thursday show that’s higher than the national average of 3.7 percent.
Oct. 19, 2018
Major Mining Conference Kicks Off Next Week In Hermosillo
Representatives of hundreds of mining companies the world over are descending on Hermosillo, Sonora, next week for a major conference.
Oct. 18, 2018
AZ To Vote On School Voucher Expansion
After Gov. Ducey signed into law last year a measure to expand the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account — or ESA — program, a new group formed to oppose it.
Oct. 18, 2018
Chispa Spending Millions On Dems In Corp. Comm. Race
More money is coming to the Arizona Corporation Commission race.
Oct. 18, 2018
Why Don’t More Apartments Offer Recycling?
A 2015 Arizona law bans cities from requiring apartment and condo complexes to recycle. ADEQ doesn’t track the percentage of apartments and condos that don’t offer recycling, but they do know the impact.
Oct. 17, 2018
Yuma Farmers Careful In Wake Of E. Coli Outbreak
Earlier this year, an E. coli outbreak was linked to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma. The CDC says the pathogen affected more than 200 people. As the new growing season is getting underway, we wanted to check in to see how that outbreak is impacting what farmers are doing now.
Oct. 17, 2018
What
We talked on The Show about the millions of dollars flowing in, both to support and defeat Proposition 127. But the opposition to 127 has focused a lot on the measure’s billionaire funding source — a name we’ve heard a lot.
Oct. 17, 2018
Activists Try To Stop Construction At Chinese Cultural Center
The Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center is back in the news again after activists and construction crews faced off Monday.
Oct. 16, 2018
Why Do We Keep Building Houses In Places That Burn Down?
It’s a real estate paradox: the most desirable places to live are also among the most susceptible to wildfires. Mansions in the Santa Monica Mountains, tiny cabins tucked into the Angeles National Forest, and houses at the very edge of subdivisions are all beautiful because they’re surrounded by undeveloped land. But what makes them beautiful is also what makes them dangerous.
Oct. 15, 2018
Is Housing Market Heading For Stagnation?
All signs say that consumer confidence is high and the economy is strong, but it turns out, the housing market is slowing, at least nationally.
Oct. 15, 2018
Arizona Lands Contracts To Build New Rockets
The Defense Department has awarded more than $2 billion in contracts to three companies to build rockets. Some of the build-out of those rockets is slated to happen in Arizona.
Oct. 15, 2018
Debating The Pros And Cons Of Clean Energy Measure
Supporters and opponents of a measure to increase the amount of renewable energy Arizona uses have spent millions and millions of dollars to try to influence your vote. It’s nearly impossible to watch TV for even a few minutes and not see an ad for or against Proposition 127.
Oct. 15, 2018
How Neighborhoods Bear The Cost Of Tax Incentives
Tax incentives have been used by cities and states for years in the attempt to attract businesses and generate a newer revenue stream. But critics have argued that the government is picking winners and losers, and the promised positive impact rarely, if ever, pans out.
Oct. 15, 2018
Glendale Gathering Public Input On Walking, Biking
Glendale is working on a plan to improve the way people get around without using cars or buses.
Oct. 15, 2018

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