July 2019

light rail phoenix
Phoenix residents have the chance to vote on a proposed extension of the metro area's light rail line down Central Avenue, into south Phoenix. Early voting starts Wednesday and ballots containing Proposition 105 are in the mail.
July 31, 2019
Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey defended his role in the Arizona Commerce Authority’s decision to pull an incentive from Nike when reporters questioned him about the move Tuesday.
July 31, 2019
home for sale in phoenix
Affordable housing is being discussed all over the Phoenix area right now as rents rise and new condos and apartments seem to spring up every month. And, in Tempe, the problem is front and center.
July 31, 2019
Pac-12 marijuana
Recreational cannabis is legal in states that are home to nine of the 12 universities in the Pac-12 Conference, and the Arizona schools may soon join that list. But the conference doesn't have a policy on marijuana use among its student athletes.
July 31, 2019
MRCH
Glowy, dreamy, post-punk band, MRCH (“march”), has tickled the airwaves beyond Arizona. You might have heard them on shows like “The Vampire Diaries” and “13 Reasons Why.” Even The Guardian in the U.K. has clued into the pop pair’s sparkly sound.
July 31, 2019
underground needle exchange supplies
A funding shortage is limiting the ability of the organization, Shot in the Dark, to continue its needle exchange and syringe service programs in Arizona. Advocates say that could lead to increases in addiction and cause HIV and Hepatitis C outbreaks.
July 30, 2019
Sedona short term rentals map
Sedona has always been a tourist magnet, with its beautiful red rocks and Oak Creek Canyon. But today, it is facing a housing crisis.
July 30, 2019
brain scans of Alzheimer's patients
Alzheimer’s is one of the costliest diseases, not just to the individual or family that’s living it, but to society as a whole. A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease this week found that we could be grossly underestimating the true cost of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
July 30, 2019
Mesquite pods syrup
What is Arizona cuisine? That’s the question Phoenix New Times food critic Chris Malloy is attempting to answer in his year-long series “Sonoran Arcana,” and he brings The Show along with him on the journey each month. This time, the Show joined Malloy and Cotton & Copper chef Tamara Stanger to forage for mesquite pods.
July 30, 2019
keyboard showing online shopping
Most online sales in Arizona will be subject to state sales taxes after the Legislature and governor approved a plan to require online retailers who do more than $200,000 in sales in Arizona to collect the tax.
July 30, 2019

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