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Heres when AZ gas prices are expected to drop
National gas prices rose by 7 cents this week. In Arizona, the average price per gallon rose by 15 cents. Julian Paredes with AAA Arizona said an increase in refinery maintenance in California is the cause.
April 11, 2024
Arizona Cactus League attendance the highest since 2019
This year, the Arizona Cactus League drew its largest number of fans since 2019, the last season before the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 11, 2024
Abortion rights groups report increase in volunteer sign-ups following court ruling
After Arizona’s Supreme Court this week said a near-total abortion ban should take effect in the state, political groups looking to expand abortion access are reporting an increase in support.
April 11, 2024
Democrats seize on abortion ruling for major AZ ad push
Democrats are seizing on this week’s ruling outlawing nearly all abortions in Arizona to launch a major advertising effort in the crucial swing state. President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign reports it is spending seven figures to air ads on TV and digital platforms in Arizona highlighting reproductive rights.
April 11, 2024
Tohono Oodham chairman: Our police force spends about half its time on border issues
Indigenous leaders including Tohono O’odham Chairman Verlon Jose said they left the hearing, chaired by U.S Rep. Paul Gosar, afraid it was just another “check-a-box-off” exercise.
April 11, 2024
Hobbs signs bills adding limitations on using bots for online ticket purchases
Gov. Katie Hobbs has signed a bill into law that imposes limits on using bots to buy online tickets for concerts, sporting events and the like.
April 11, 2024
Chandler Unified increases funding for services to help students having suicidal thoughts
The Chandler Unified School District is increasing its funding for an organization that offers help to students who are having suicidal thoughts. The governing board voted Wednesday to add $175,000 to the budget for its partnership with The Hope Institute.
April 11, 2024
Pats Run commemorates 20 years in Tempe this weekend
The 20th annual “Pat’s Run” is this Saturday in Tempe. Nearly 30 thousand people will take part in the race honoring Pat Tillman, the Arizona Cardinals’ player who walked away from a lucrative contract to join the U.S. Army after 9/11. He was killed by friendly fire in 2004.
April 11, 2024
Rene Denfelds novel, Sleeping Giants, hits close to home for her
Rene Denfeld is a novelist based in Oregon and is also a licensed death row investigator and foster parent. In her newest novel, "Sleeping Giants," she tells the story of a young boy who disappears into the ocean.
April 11, 2024
Report: NHL deal could send Coyotes to Salt Lake City
Multiple outlets are reporting that the NHL is preparing a contingency plan of sorts — two schedules for next season: one if the Coyotes stay in Tempe and one if the team is sold and relocated to Salt Lake City.
April 11, 2024
Tucson City Council not ready to call for Gaza ceasefire
Councilmembers held a study session discussion on a potential ceasefire resolution earlier this week.
April 11, 2024
She never told anyone her story of fleeing Vietnam. Now, its the focus of a documentary
Long before Nina Newell was a pediatrician and writer here in Arizona, she and her family were refugees from Vietnam. She met filmmaker Cindy Lee in a writing class, and now her story will be featured at the Phoenix Film Festival.
April 11, 2024
No one understands exactly what that law is: Planned Parenthood AZ navigates new abortion ruling
This week's decision by the Arizona Supreme Court upholding a territorial-era near total ban on abortion has led to questions about what the legal landscape will look like in the short term.
April 11, 2024
Phoenixs strong local dining scene helped bring more celebrity, high-end restaurants
Jeff Green, a partner in Hoffman Strategy Group, joined The Show to talk about high-end restaurants from celebrity chefs like Giada De Laurentiis that have recently opened in the Valley.
April 11, 2024
How Arizona is spending $1B in opioid settlement money
The state is getting more than $1 billion from a settlement related to opioid manufacturing and distribution. Zac Ziegler, a producer and reporter at Arizona Public Media, has been looking into how much of that is being spent and what it’s being spent on.
April 11, 2024
Suns superfan arrested on child sex crime charges
A Peoria High School boys basketball coach and popular Phoenix Suns superfan was arrested by Peoria police Tuesday night on charges related to child sex crimes.
April 11, 2024
Board of Supervisors sets behavior standards for attendees at meetings
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors took action Wednesday to formally define proper decorum for people attending its public meetings. The move comes weeks after the board tightened security based on advice from law enforcement
April 11, 2024
Phoenix police chief fires officer who shot Ali Osman
The Phoenix police chief has fired an officer who shot a man who was throwing rocks near 19th and Glendale avenues. The city already settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the man’s family for $5.5 million.
April 11, 2024
UA to host Indigenous data sovereignty, governance summit
This historic gathering has attracted hundreds of experts, scholars, researchers and activists to southern Arizona to establish a national standard for Indigenous data governance and help tribal communities protect their traditional knowledge.
April 11, 2024
New rideshare service for women, by women
A new rideshare service based in Maricopa and Pinal counties has begun offering safe rides for women, by women.
April 11, 2024

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