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Filipino restaurants expanding Asian food options in Valley
For lots of us, when we think about Asian food, we tend to think about Chinese, Japanese or Thai cuisine. But Andi Berlin, dining critic at the Arizona Republic, says that’s starting to change.
Aug. 3, 2022
One of the oldest independent record labels in the country is in Tempe
One of the oldest independent record labels in the country is right here in Tempe. We have more on this very special Valley gem.
Aug. 3, 2022
Super Bowl Host Committee opening up grant applications for nonprofits
Arizona is hosting the next Super Bowl, and applications opened Tuesday for a related program that will provide grants to state nonprofits.
Aug. 3, 2022
Survey: Homebuyers more optimistic about housing inventory
When it comes to housing availability, buyers’ expectations are improving for the first time since 2020.
Aug. 2, 2022
National labor board dismisses charges from Starbucks against union organizers
The National Labor Relations Board dismissed a charge filed by Starbucks against union organizers in Phoenix.
Aug. 2, 2022
From Top Gun to Thor, the summer blockbuster is back
The last couple of months may indicate that the summer blockbusters are returning as movies like "Top Gun: Maverick" and "Thor: Love and Thunder" have been booming at the box office.
Aug. 2, 2022
Schools still suffer from lack mental health providers
School counselors would like to see the one counselor in schools for every 250 students. Instead, in Arizona that ratio sits closer to 700 to 1.
Aug. 2, 2022
Phoenix candidate admits renting house for eligibility
A candidate for Phoenix City Council admits to renting a house in Ahwatukee so he would be eligible to run in District 6. An opponent has taken him to court claiming he’s not a permanent resident and should not be on the ballot this November.
More Arizona politics news
Aug. 1, 2022
68% of lottery revenue goes to Arizonas general fund
According to the Arizona Lottery website, revenue from ticket sales is disbursed in the state to benefit education, the environment, health and human services, and economic development projects.
Aug. 1, 2022
Group: National parks wont meet deadline to fix loud tours
An environmental nonprofit won a court judgment regulating helicopter and plane noise over national parks in 2020, but most parks have yet to comply with the judgment.
Aug. 1, 2022
Poll: AZ Voters say inflation is costing $200 more a month
Rising inflation is costing the majority of Arizonans at least an extra $200 per month.
July 31, 2022
High campaign spending keeps Robson competitive
Karrin Taylor Robson has spent $18 million in her bid to be the Republican party’s pick for governor. In contrast, former TV news anchor Kari Lake has spent just $3.8 million.
July 31, 2022
Congress sends bipartisan semiconductor bill to Bidens desk
The $280 billion package provides more than $52 billion in grants and other incentives for the semiconductor industry as well as a 25% tax credit for companies that invest in chip plants in the U.S.
July 30, 2022
Among Mexican border states, Sonora shows strongest growth
Nationwide, Arizona's neighbor to the south had the seventh fastest growth rate. Sonora’s economy has grown nearly 5% since the first trimester of 2021, the seventh fastest rate in Mexico, and the fastest among the country’s six border states.
July 30, 2022
Free tuition, books for eligible Maricopa Community Colleges students
Free tuition, books, and even monthly stipends to help cover transportation and childcare costs are available to eligible Maricopa County residents. Phoenix is using $7 million of its federal rescue funds to support a new program with the Maricopa County Community College District called “Route to Relief."
July 28, 2022
Rent prices are getting further out of reach for many Arizona workers
Minimum wage earners would need to work at least 73 hours per week to afford a two-bedroom rental in Arizona, according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
More Arizona housing stories
July 28, 2022
Exit Interview: Why comedian Michael Turner left Phoenix for LA
“This Week Sucks Tonight” comedian Michael Turner has a simple thesis on the Valley of the Sun: Phoenix doesn’t deserve nice things — nice things he says he tried his hardest to create here.
July 28, 2022
On location: Tempes Danelle Plaza
It’s not easy finding a location that does justice to all that is Playboy Manbaby, the TikTok-ing, fun making, super silly band whose frontman Robbie Pfeffer blew up on social media during the pandemic.
July 28, 2022
Ideas for Phoenix firehouse restaurant include old hoses as outdoor swings, keeping tower
Phoenix is accepting proposals to turn an old firehouse into a restaurant next to Margaret T. Hance Park near downtown.
July 27, 2022
Electric vehicle rides, charging stations and more at Tempe expo Friday
The latest electric vehicles will be on display at Tempe’s Center for the Arts this Friday as the city tries to increase EV awareness, interest and use.
July 27, 2022

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