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Mifeprex mifepristone abortion pill package
Mayur Dev, head pharmacist at Phoenix's Fairmont Pharmacy, will be closely watching a case at the U.S. Supreme Court governing access to the abortion drug mifepristone.
Mar. 28, 2024
Immigration visa form with pencil
A new study from the nonpartisan National Foundation for American Policy says the U.S. GDP is growing more slowly than it has in the past because fewer working-age immigrants are coming here.
Mar. 27, 2024
$17 in bills
GOP lawmakers at the state Capitol are advancing a measure that would let businesses pay employees who work for tips less than the minimum wage. It’s a ballot referral that, if passed, would let voters decide the issue.
Mar. 26, 2024
Pile of gift cards
The Federal Trade Commission has pitched a rule to forbid so-called junk fees. A virtual hearing is scheduled at 10 a.m. April 24.
Mar. 25, 2024
Man in suit walks with people in construction safety gear
The funding comes from the CHIPS and Science Act passed by Congress in 2022 to pour more than $52 billion into projects to dramatically boost U.S. production of the tiny electronic devices found in everything from cars to cell phones to military weapons.
Biden, Trump cruise to victory in Presidential Preference Election
Mar. 20, 2024
Waymo vehicle
To talk more about the perception of autonomous vehicles, and their potential future, The Show spoke with Alex Roy, a former self-driving executive and now principal at the firm Johnson and Roy Consulting.
Mar. 20, 2024
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Several prominent Arizona business leaders called on lawmakers and Gov. Katie Hobbs to kill a package of immigration bills they say will hurt the economy.
Mar. 19, 2024
inside a waymo car
A recent survey by AAA shows that 66% of Americans are fearful of self-driving vehicles, but most people are receptive to assistive technologies like adaptive cruise control.
Mar. 18, 2024
Red rocks of Sedona
The Sedona City Council voted last week to provide a safe place to park for local workers living in their cars. The city will provide showers, bathrooms and trash services.
Mar. 18, 2024
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After many years of adding residents, restaurants and high-rises in downtown Phoenix, leaders are envisioning the next wave of economic development.
More Arizona business news
Mar. 18, 2024
Man gambling on sports betting online at home on his cell phone
State gaming officials have awarded one of four dormant sportsbook licenses to the Tonto Apache Tribe near Payson. Arizona has a total of 20 sportsbook licenses.
Mar. 15, 2024
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Gov. Katie Hobbs is taking credit for the positive economic outlook in Arizona, citing high job growth and a dropping inflation rate — a factor economists say the governor has little ability to affect.
Mar. 15, 2024
Nail salon ultraviolet UV light
The U.S. Attorney for Arizona created a team to focus on enforcing federal civil rights, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. The unit has reached a two-year settlement with a Chandler nail salon over allegations of discrimination against a would-be customer.
Mar. 15, 2024
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Owners of the company that caters the WM Phoenix Open and other big events say full-time employees are now earning shares in the enterprise. M Culinary Concepts has launched a plan to issue stock to workers that will grow in value over time.
Mar. 14, 2024
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Longtime Phoenix arts advocate Kimber Lanning joined The Show to talk more about iconic downtown gallery Modified Arts, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary show.
Mar. 13, 2024
Kris Mayes
Attorney General Kris Mayes said Monday that it’s illegal for businesses, like convenience stores and gas stations, to sell hemp-synthesized intoxicants without a license to do so.
Mar. 12, 2024
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Financial help is available for eligible Phoenix airport employees with young children.
Mar. 12, 2024
Circular Plastics Microfactory plastic pellets
Wyatt Myskow is the Southwest correspondent for Inside Climate News and told The Show more about what this new facility is all about and what will be happening there.
Mar. 12, 2024
Exterior of Chandler city hall at night
The event will include a competition where participants get five minutes to pitch their ideas. Winner will get up to $5,000 to support their venture. Booths and hands-on demonstrations will feature startups and prototypes.
Mar. 11, 2024
Dollar store shelves
SB 1613, approved by the Senate this week on a 16-14 party-line vote, extends current laws allowing citizen's arrests in felony theft cases, where the value is more than $2,000.
Mar. 8, 2024


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