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Construction Industry Launches Climate Change Initiative
A trade group representing contractors launched a new initiative Tuesday to push for more environmentally friendly construction.
Aug. 3, 2021
Valley Metro CEO On Phoenixs Transportation Needs
In the Phoenix area, Proposition 400 — approved by voters in 2004 — led to advances in freeways and public transit. But as its expiration date approaches in the next few years, planners are trying to figure out what could be next — what the area needs and what is actually doable.
Aug. 3, 2021
Chris Paul Signs 4-Year Deal To Stay With The Phoenix Suns
Chris Paul proved to be an ageless wonder in his first season with the Phoenix Suns, leading the franchise to the NBA Finals for the first time in nearly three decades. Now he'll get another chance to push the Suns — and himself — to a long-coveted championship.
Aug. 3, 2021
More Evictions Expected As CDC Moratorium Expires
The federal order to protect renters from losing their homes during the pandemic has now expired. Housing advocates expect a wave of evictions to follow.
Aug. 2, 2021
Bus Shelter Pilot Project Tests Out Sun-Reflecting Film
Arizona State University is working with 3M on a pilot project to lower the temperatures at bus shelters in Tempe. Not only is the film able to keep the sun off the structure, it also helps to keep the structure cool.
Aug. 2, 2021
How Arizona Athletes Did In The Tokyo Olympics
The second week of the Olympic games is underway and the Grand Canyon State is well-represented in Tokyo this year. There are many Arizonans competing, and they are doing very well on the world stage. Here are the results so far.
Aug. 2, 2021
Job Recruiter On How To Keep Workers Amid Big Quit
Workers are leaving their jobs in big numbers, leading to what some are calling the “Big Quit.” But those companies need employees and, in some cases, are struggling to fill open positions.
Aug. 2, 2021
Want To Own A Food Truck? Phoenix Library Offers Help
Phoenix Public Library is offering new programs for entrepreneurs with specific interests.
Aug. 2, 2021
Why Metro Phoenix Woos Tech Startups
A Canadian-based company will locate its U.S. headquarters in Mesa. The move adds to the region’s growing reputation as an electric vehicle hub.
Aug. 2, 2021
Eviction Moratorium Ends, Aid Money Still Available
Federal lawmakers did not stop the national eviction moratorium from ending over the weekend, but there's aid money still available.
Aug. 1, 2021
Developer Breaks Ground For Downtown Phoenix High-Rise
A Chicago-based developer broke ground Tuesday for a luxury high-rise project in downtown Phoenix.
Aug. 1, 2021
Creighton Universitys Phoenix Campus Welcomes 100 Future Doctors
Creighton University’s School of Medicine students began their four-year journey by taking part in a traditional white coat ceremony. With the opening of its Phoenix campus, the Omaha-based university says it’s positioned to become the nation’s largest Catholic health professions educator.
Aug. 1, 2021
Life Is A Highway Among Winning Arizona Safety Signs
If you’re traveling on Arizona freeways Saturday, you may notice some new signs. Arizona’s Department of Transportation just posted the winning messages in its annual safety contest.
July 31, 2021
Chandler Offers $1,000 To Rent To Low-Income Residents
Chandler is boosting incentives to get more landlords to welcome lower-income renters.
July 31, 2021
National Evictions Ban Set To Expire Saturday
The national pause on evictions is set to expire Saturday. A local charity that helps people facing loss of their home says the average family that’s sought help is roughly a year behind on their rent and faces a major struggle to catch up.
July 30, 2021
U.S. Vows To Improve Protections For Wild Horse Adoptions
U.S. officials who are trying to adopt out wild horses captured on public land say they are tightening protections to guard against the illegal resale of the animals for slaughter, but advocates say the government needs to do more, including ending incentive payments for adoptions.
July 30, 2021
▶ This Weeks #AZNumber: 66.8
#AZNumbers is a weekly segment featuring thoughts and insight into Arizona's economic news. This week's number: 66.8. Listen to the KJZZ business block with Heather van Blokland weekdays at 6 p.m. on 91.5 FM or stream it on KJZZ.org.
July 30, 2021
Arizona Lawmakers Invest More In Private Prisons After Record-High Campaign Contributions
One year after private prison companies made record high contributions to Arizona lawmakers, the Legislature voted to increase the state’s investment in private prison beds. The new private prison beds will likely be more expensive than those in state-run facilities.
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July 30, 2021
Buckeye Announced As Site For New Kore Power Factory
A global company headquartered in Idaho plans to build a factory in the West Valley and make storage cells for rechargeable batteries.
July 29, 2021
Rapper Mega Ran Drops Single Godly Dreams For Novel
Last spring, The Show introduced listeners to Valley nerdcore rapper Raheem “Mega Ran” Jarbo. Now, Mega Ran has had the opportunity to create his first-ever videogame soundtrack — "Incarno."
July 29, 2021

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