Business Desk

The biggest winners in the mid-term elections may be the broadcast companies that reaped $3 billion in revenue nationwide over the last nine months.
Orpheum Theatre Named Arizona
Phoenix is a young city, and while its looking to be one of the nation’s more innovative places, its also taking steps to preserve its history. Recently, Architectural Digest compiled a list of the most beautifully-designed theaters in each state, and the Orpheum Theatre won the honor for Arizona.
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AZ Circle K
A new analysis from the Arizona Republic shows you’re much more likely to get your card information stolen by a skimmer at one specific type of gas station in Arizona.
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Phoenix Breaks With The League Of AZ Cities And Towns
Arizona’s largest city — Phoenix— has decided it no longer wants to be part of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns. Not surprisingly, leaders of the organization are disappointed by the council’s decision, including Ken Strobeck, executive director of the league.
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Why Some Products Succeed While Others Fail
There are countless gadgets, inventions and items that never make their way onto store shelves, or into our homes or onto commonly-used websites. Some aren’t quite interesting or practical enough, while others could only appeal to our imaginations.
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The Pulse: Why Put Carpets In Cars When They’re So Hard To Clean?
Why do most cars have carpets? Jason Torchinsky, senior editor of the car website, has been wondering that for a while.
As Economy Improves, Veteran Jobless Rates Improve
Several years ago, toward the end of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, veterans around the country had a hard time finding work. But today, as the economy has improved, so have those jobless rates for our nation’s veterans.
Boas On Arizona Election Races
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Phoenix Leaves
The League of Arizona Cities and Towns has lost its largest member. After more than 80 years, Phoenix has withdrawn from the group.
Report: AZ Tribal Gaming Impact Is $4.7B Annually
A new report says tribal gaming in Arizona has an annual economic and fiscal impact of several billion dollars.
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Has Record Growth, Adds New Airlines
The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport has been getting steadily busier — and that trend is set to continue.
Sky Harbor Ranked Best Airport In  U.S.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was ranked the best airport in the United States for air travelers for the second time in a row.
Ag Tech Company Moving Headquarters From Kansas To Scottsdale
AgJunction is moving headquarters from east Kansas to Scottsdale because, the CEO said in a statement, of the state’s focus on autonomous and ag tech industries.
Honeywell Aerospace To Relocate Albuquerque Operations
The Albuquerque Journal reports the company told employees Thursday that its Albuquerque operations would be moved to Honeywell sites in Arizona, Florida and Puerto Rico over the next year.
Former Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Fraud, Theft
The former treasurer of two northern Arizona organizations has pled guilty to fraud, conflict of interest charges and theft. More than $100,000 were mishandled.
How The Decline Of Local News Is Affecting Democracy
It’s no secret that newspapers are on the decline. But a new study from the University of North Carolina’s School of Media and Journalism shows that the problem is far more widespread than we previously thought.
Former State Senate Minority Leader David Schapira, and Kevin DeMenna, a senior advisor with DeMenna Public Affairs joined The Show to talk about the see-sawing US Senate race, as well as some of the others that are still too-close-to-call and lawsuits dealing with uncounted ballots.
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What Maricopa County
Earlier this year, the Census Bureau reported that Maricopa County was the fastest growing county in the U.S. last year, adding almost 74,000 people. With all of those people moving to the state and the Valley, what does that mean for the region and the kinds of services it provides?
Water Restrictions, Hot Temperatures Squeeze Arizona
As one of Arizona’s founding five C’s, citrus production predates statehood. Today, citrus trees still line roadways across the Valley, but the industry is stuck — and for one fruit, the market can no longer grow.
Corp Comm Allows Hookups In Johnson Utilities Area
The commission put a pause on new hookups in October to assess the potential impact on areas within the Johnson Utilities service area.
Arizona Senate Race Among Record Election Spending
A trade group says total spending on local TV ads for this midterm election set a record. Final numbers still need to be confirmed, but so far, local TV ads topped more than $3 billion across the country.