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In a unanimous decision, the court held that a jury could find that one of Mesa Air Group's pilots acted in a way that was racially motivated.
Aug. 17, 2023
Gas station sign with price of gas $4.19
Gas prices in Arizona have jumped 20 cents in the past week. The statewide average for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is up to $4.19, which is 31 cents above the national average.
Aug. 17, 2023
freeway sign illustrations
Out of more than 3,700 entries, just 10 remain. On Friday, the Arizona Department of Transportation released the finalists for its Safety Message Contest.
Aug. 11, 2023
ADOT wrong way driver sign
You may have been driving on the freeway when you saw an Arizona Department of Transportation that sign read: WRONG-WAY DRIVER AHEAD. Through KJZZ's Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked: What should I do when I see a wrong-way driver sign?
Aug. 10, 2023
Syrian refugees learn English
Phoenix is using $8.3 million in federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act to support local nonprofits that serve refugees. And a state committee created this year will evaluate policies, address labor shortages and examine existing programs.
Aug. 10, 2023
A plan to link northern and southern Arizona with a new freeway has met widespread local opposition and a legal challenge. But there’s a separate issue — Interstate 11 could also carve up the habitat of a colorful species of snake that eats scorpions.
Aug. 9, 2023
A row of bicycles
A nonprofit is challenging Park Service guidelines on the use of electric bikes. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) says the agency needs to revisit the issue and create a more thorough policy to help individual parks.
Aug. 9, 2023
butterfield trail map
The Show spoke more about Arizona's historic route with Helen Erickson, Heritage Conservation Program project director at the University of Arizona.
Aug. 8, 2023
Drivers will find detours over the weekend if they plan on using southbound State Route 143.
Aug. 4, 2023
Parking corral located at the Sixth Street and Forest Avenue intersection.
Tempe is installing parking corrals for shared bikes and e-scooters. The city had been fielding complaints from businesses and residents about cluttered sidewalks in and around downtown.
Aug. 4, 2023
dust storm
As dust storm season approaches, here's some tips on what to do if you're caught driving in the middle of one.
Aug. 3, 2023
This photo shows an inside view of an empty light rail car. The camera is positioned facing toward the back of the car, and toward several rows of gray plastic seats. Each row contains two seats.
After months of negotiations, state lawmakers finally struck a deal that will allow Maricopa County voters to decide whether or not to extend a half-cent sales tax earmarked for transportation projects. But Republican lawmakers did all they could to restrict how those tax dollars can be used to fund the Valley’s light rail system.
Aug. 2, 2023
Electric vehicle plug-in
The Arizona Legislature and the governor have agreed to bar the state from restricting the use — or sale — of a vehicle “based on its energy source.” This includes requiring vehicles to be zero-emission.
Legislature adjourns after Hobbs, Republicans cut deal on Prop. 400
Aug. 1, 2023
person riding a bike
When it comes to bicycling, Scottsdale wants to trade its gold-level status for a higher platinum-level.
Aug. 1, 2023
The Arizona Capitol Executive Tower
A monthslong fight over whether to allow voters in Maricopa County to vote on an extension of a half-cent sales tax came to an end Monday, as a deal cut between Republican leaders of the Legislature and Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs passed the House and Senate.
More Arizona politics news
Jul. 31, 2023
Arizona State Capitol building
It may be the middle of summer, but lawmakers are back in session with one big item on the table: Prop. 400. This is the half-cent transit tax in Maricopa County that has paid for 40 years of transit expansion and road improvements in the Phoenix area.
Jul. 31, 2023
Gas pump
The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas rose up three cents over the past week. Now, the statewide average stands at $3.81.
Jul. 29, 2023
Trucks on Interstate 9 in Arizona
Strong winds in La Paz County knocked over several semitrucks and blew some off of I-10 on Thursday. ADOT reported closures between Tonopah and Quartzsite, which lasted into Friday morning.
Jul. 28, 2023
uber driver
In 2018, a self-driving Uber struck and killed a woman walking a bicycle across a Tempe street. Now, a judge has handed down a sentence for the backup driver of the SUV that hit the 49-year-old victim.
Jul. 28, 2023
airplane tail
The Show spoke with Dr. Bob Thomas, an assistant professor of Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach campus about issues with flying during periods of extreme heat.
Jul. 28, 2023

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