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Arizona joins federal antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation, Ticketmaster
The suit alleges that Live Nation has created a monopoly on live event ticket prices across the United States. The civil antitrust suit was filed in the Southern District of New York.
9 hours ago
Teen-led nonprofit donates 550 pairs of shoes to CASS
A local teen-led nonprofit donated 550 pairs of new shoes to Central Arizona Shelter Services’ main campus in downtown Phoenix this week.
May 22, 2024
Waymo crashes week after federal investigation launched into accidents
One week after a federal investigation was launched into accidents involving driverless Waymo vehicles, one of their vehicle was involved in an accident in central Phoenix.
May 22, 2024
Amazon expands its drone service. The AZ heat might cause problems
Amazon announced last month it was expanding its drone delivery service to the West Valley community of Tolleson. But the drones will have some limitations. Most relevant for the coming months here in the Valley is they cannot fly when the temperature is above 104 degrees.
May 22, 2024
Phoenix won’t spend $80M surplus despite resident pleas
Phoenix has an $80 million surplus going into its next fiscal year and some residents don’t like the council’s plan to save it for future years.
May 22, 2024
Hobbs signs ADU expansion measure over objections of municipalities
Over the objections of Arizona cities and towns, Gov. Katie Hobbs signed a bill Tuesday that aims to increase the state’s affordable housing supply through accessory dwelling units.
May 21, 2024
Startups are using AI to help connect people with loved ones whove died
A handful of startups are using technology to help connect people with loved ones who’ve died. Called “grief tech” or “grief bots,” the platforms can allow users to "communicate" with people who are no longer alive through artificial intelligence.
May 21, 2024
Magic United: Disneyland characters vote to unionize
Turns out, Disneyland is not the happiest place on earth. At least, it's not for some of the workers who walk around the park as Mickey Mouse and Elsa and Chewbacca and other beloved Disney characters.
May 21, 2024
Mayes suing to invalidate secrecy clauses in long-term care
Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes is suing to invalidate secrecy clauses in dealings with certain long-term care facilities.
May 20, 2024
Why GM Cruise autonomous vehicles picked Phoenix to restart operations
General Motors’ Cruise autonomous vehicles are starting to test their technology on Valley roadways. The Show talks autonomous vehicles with Andrew Hawkins, transportation editor at The Verge.
May 20, 2024
How Laveen development could impact future projects across Phoenix
A compromise over a major development in southwest Phoenix could impact future projects in the city.
May 20, 2024
A year after new groundwater limits, booming suburbs are looking for ways to keep growing
It’s been almost one year since Arizona’s governor announced new limits on some types of construction in the Phoenix area in response to projected groundwater shortages. But the announcement didn’t stop growth. And officials now think they have a water policy solution for communities most impacted.
Every last drop: Tackling big questions about Arizona's water future
May 20, 2024
Why the new Phoenix transit hub name is controversial
Phoenix City Councilwoman Laura Pastor is upset over her colleagues’ moves to name a new downtown transit center after a former mayor and current congressman.
May 16, 2024
AZ residents are fighting the SunZia project. Heres why
Wyatt Myskow covers environmental news in the Western U.S. from Phoenix as the Roy W. Howard investigative fellow, and has been following this story. He joined The Show to talk more about the project and why some Arizona residents continue to try to challenge it.
May 16, 2024
AZ Legislature sends bipartisan affordable housing bills to Hobbs
Older neighborhoods of single-family homes near the downtowns of large Arizona cities could see major makeovers into more dense developments of duplexes, triplexes and even fourplexes and townhomes under a zoning reform measure headed to Gov. Katie Hobbs’ desk.
May 16, 2024
Truck driver killed in incident at TSMC site in Phoenix
Cesar Anguiano-Guitron, 41, was taking waste material away from the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company plant site in a tractor trailer Wednesday, police said.
May 16, 2024
Here’s where light rail could be built in west Phoenix
Five years after rejecting a plan to extend light rail into west Phoenix, the city is changing direction.
May 16, 2024
Arizona attorney general files 2 lawsuits against Amazon
Attorney General Kris Mayes has filed two lawsuits against Amazon. The suits accuse the retail giant of engaging in deceptive and exclusionary practices to keep its grip on the market tight.
May 15, 2024
Phoenix will change bulk trash pickup to appointment system
Customers can schedule four collections per year for things that are too big for regular garbage containers, including furniture, appliances and tree and shrub clippings.
May 15, 2024
Chandler extends city-operated ride share service
The Chandler City Council has extended its contract for a city-operated ride share service. Chandler Flex is an on-demand, shared transportation service, where a minivan picks up passengers and takes them where they want to go.
May 14, 2024
Scottsdale’s rebate program encourages grass, pool and spa removals
Scottsdale is offering money to residents and businesses to remove grass, pools and spas.
May 14, 2024