We hear about efforts to extend broadband internet to rural parts of Arizona.
The state budget plan is approved, Did You Know: Phoenix Wrigley Mansion, spark! art festival opens in Mesa, Ripley's Believe It Or Not comes to Phoenix, Arizona ranks high in cigarette smuggling, why states are trying to attract Tesla, Amy Silverman talks about life with daughter Sophie, Glendale City Council begins talks with the Tohono O’odham Nation on a casino, Arizona's public universities submit tuition proposals, high culture's space in our world of technology and PARCC field testing starts in Arizona schools.
Phoenix Bucket List: shopping for cowboy boots, the political dominoes fall with the scramble to fill Ed Pastor's seat, art exhibits that make you use all of your senses, St. Patrick's day celebrations this weekend, Did You Know: Arizona's lost country, Arizona ranks above average for healthy living, the past and future of performance enhancing drugs in baseball, NAFTA's 20th anniversary and the same sex lawsuits filed in Arizona are similar to some around the country.
Art events dominate this weekend, wildland firefighters participate in annual training, Did You Know: Arizona women governors, On The Ledge: Recapping the week's events at the state Capitol, what the Tale of 2000 Cities map says about our state, Arizona is designated a natural disaster drought area, venture capital madness, waiting times can affect your health, the rebuilding of CPS moves forward, Phoenix Bucket List: all things zen and "The Monument Men" author visits the Valley.
Did You Know: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Mayor Stanton talks about downtown Phoenix development, burros are being killed for target practice, Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers delivered his State of the City address, a Sun City neighborhood gets rid of citrus, who will replace Congressman Ed Pastor, an exhibit on Nazi propaganda, Robrt Pela on flower power, another item on our Phoenix Bucket List, rain is predicted this weekend, On The Ledge: SB1062 aftermath, Herberger Theater offers lunch and a show, a census report shows vacancy rate for rentals is up and a human trafficking ambassador visits the Valley.
Roosevelt Row plans for its future, On The Ledge: continued coverage of SB 1062 and business leaders' reactions, Robrt Pela's review of "The Whale," Phoenix Bucket List: visiting Cosanti, Safeway may be up for sale, a Mesa event gets residents involved, Kansas City was the first to have Google Fiber, new Phoenix city manager shares his goals, Did You Know: Marcos de Niza and Castle Springs resort is up for auction.
Did You Know: Arizona took 49 years to become a state, going behind the scenes at the Arabian Horse Show, Phoenix Bucket List: Barrio Café, Phoenix Suns surprise their critics, "MicroDwell" celebrates tiny homes, using cooking oil for fuel, Robrt Pela: a journey through books, housing development ads are prevalent, CVS announcement could affect state tobacco sales, a hipster thesis and Arizona will add more jobs in 2014.
Did You Know: Papago Park, Phoenix Bucketlist: Metrocenter Mall, the Arizona Diamondbacks report back early, Scottsdale Airport does not have plans to allow commercial aircraft, 52 films in 52 weeks, the Yuppie culture in Phoenix, violence in Indian Country hearing comes to Phoenix, On The Ledge: Medicaid battle and Milton Erickson documentary debuts this weekend.
Did You Know: University of Arizona's band played at the first Super Bowl, Threatened Places: Duppa-Montgomery Homestead still stands, "Cavedigger" and other Oscar short documentary nominees debut in Tempe, "immersive theatre" becomes popular in Phoenix, Arizona is a model for national voting reforms, Arizona's six federal judicial nominees are a diverse group, A U of A surgeon is working to advance organ transplantation, a new Roosevelt Row project has some critics worried, the Phoenix Open has an impact on local businesses, A Chandler hockey player heads to Sochi and reforms and a new monitor for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office come with a price.
Intel announced it would delay the opening of a massive $5 billion factory in Chandler, Valley Metro annual art contest, flu season in Arizona, Did You Know: Heritage Square, talking baseball statistics, Valley high school music educator up for a Grammy, Hot Corner: Pierce and First Streets, ballet box battle over early battle election law, giving high school athletes nutritional supplements, the president of Arizona State University African American Men group responds to the MLK party scandal and citrus donations can help homeowners and those needing emergency food.
Arizona is one of many states to have a stand-alone child welfare agency, Gov. Brewer unveils her new budget proposal, continuing challenges in the US Airways and American Airlines merger, ASU's School of Arts moves some grad students to downtown Phoenix, Rush Club in downtown Phoenix is like a fitness-friendly "Fight Club," an original Valley high school musical tackles major issues, ads targeting Congressional candidates have begun, the future funding of biosciences, relief may come in the state judicial shortage, Did You Know: Hall of Flame Museum, a development in downtown Phoenix would link to the Grant Park neighborhood and some gay and lesbian couples are challenging the state’s definition of marriage.
Did You Know: Arizona Is A Top Rosebush Farming State, the city of Phoenix is figuring out what to do with its empty lots, Phoenix Coyotes are optimistic about their game attendance, state lawmakers return to the state Capitol on Monday, Mesa Mayor Scott Smith joins the race for governor, commentator Robrt Pela reviews Xanadu, some politicians file a lawsuit against Maricopa Community College District Governing Board expansion, comprehensive immigration reform has not yet happened and restoring money to highways is a legislative priority.
Preparing for our digital afterlife, Did You Know: 17 Arizona Symbols, expectations for Gov. Jan Brewer's budget proposal, new Phoenix City Council members sworn in including Kate Gallego and Petrified Forest expands.
Did You Know: 10th Cavalry Was The First Black Military Unit In Arizona, analyzing Phoenix's bond rating drop, targeting not just alcohol but other impairments this holiday season, Valley food banks stay busy this holiday season with donations as well as need and DUI prevention becomes a top priority for law enforcement during the holidays.
The Valley’s housing market seems to have slowed a bit, tasting and touring behind the scenes at Cold Stone Creamery, State Rep. Kate Brophy McGee wants to separate CPS and some related programs from the Department of Economic Security, a Rocky Point resident and American weighs in on the recent shooting, the effects of the new campaign contribution limits passed this week, an interactive map from "The Takeaway" shows median housecome income in Arizona, Did You Know: I-17 tree is mysteriously decorated every year, the U of A Wildcats are again the top-ranked team in the nation and the city of Glendale’s financial situation is not a great one right now.
Gustavo Arellano will speak at ASU's Hispanic Convocation next week, a concerted effort by the City of Phoenix and a number of organizations has been focused on completely eliminating homelessness among veterans, Arizona’s Medicaid expansion plan will have its first day in court Friday afternoon, come New Year’s Day, Arizonans could have a better sense of what it costs to see the doctor, Valley ice rinks thrive during the holiday season and Did You Know Monument Hill is the state’s initial point for the Public Land Survey System?
Two college basketball games, an arts festival, and a PAC 12 Championship football game, all in one town, on the same day! Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to flood the area around Tempe’s Mill Avenue.
Did You Know: Sky Harbor Airport Once Had A Nickname, the "Hot Strip" of Indian School Road and 38th Street in Phoenix, analyzing Black Friday shopping this year, lowering our expectations for the Phoenix real estate market and determining the relationship between construction, jobs and real estate.
A "Did You Know" segment about the Arizona navy, an update on the Child Protective Services hearing and backlash, One Valley girl's experience with English Language Learner instruction, Arizona's Indian gaming industry, air quality in Arizona, how the jury process differs in a re re-trial, the Republican Governors Association meets in Scottsdale, the California Channel setting a precedent for broadcasting government video, it's the digital age but not all government video is online, extreme rain over the weekend and commentary from Adriene Jenik of ASU's School of Art.
KJZZ's Nick Blumberg competes in a triathlon, the first IV opens in Scottsdale, Did You Know: St. Mary's Basilica, Mesa is on a roll with new development, Canadian snowbirds flock to Arizona, net metering debate ends with a compromise, new bill would give credit to nontraditional borrowers and museum event appraises American Indian art.
Did You Know: Japanese Friendship Garden, new standards could make roadways usable for all modes of transportation, Family Circus statue unveiled, Solana plant sparks questions, Phoenix City Council newcomers, Team Awesome helps politicians, support drops for nonprofits