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Chandler film fest offers movies from AZ and 35+ countries
The first batch of titles for the Chandler International Film Festival have been released. Over 120 films from more than 35 countries will be featured, as well as a handful from Arizona makers.
Jan. 8, 2023
Tucsons plastic waste collection project exceeded goals for 2022
A program to collect plastic waste that began last August in Tucson has completed its first phase, and city officials say the results exceeded the program’s initial goals.
Jan. 6, 2023
Tempe forced hundreds of unsheltered people out of Salt River bed. Where did they go?
The city of Tempe declared the Salt River as a no trespassing zone. That meant that hundreds of people who once called the place home had to leave. What options were available to them and others in the city who are unsheltered?
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Jan. 6, 2023
Winter storms drive up Arizona, U.S. gas prices
Rising demand for gas nationwide has pushed prices up by over 13 cents in the last week. AAA spokesperson Julian Paredes says that a decrease is likely in the near future.
Jan. 5, 2023
Arizona egg prices are soaring. Heres why
It doesn’t take an eagle-eyed shopper to notice that egg prices are soaring. An outbreak of bird flu is behind the nearly 50% rise in price, according to Julie Murphree with the Arizona Farm Bureau.
Jan. 5, 2023
Laveen development will center around historic farmhouse
A major development coming to southwest Phoenix involves turning a 100-year-old farmhouse into a restaurant.
Jan. 5, 2023
Phoenix leaders helping mobile home residents
The Phoenix City Council approved a $300,000 contract Wednesday to provide legal services to residents of three mobile home parks being displaced for development.
Jan. 5, 2023
Hobbs signs executive order expanding discrimination protections for state employees
The order directs state agencies to eliminate all barriers restricting employment that are not directly related to the job. The expansion includes gender identity, political affiliation and marital status.
Jan. 4, 2023
Farmers market considered for city-owned property in south Phoenix
An area of south Phoenix known as the "Four Corners" could soon be home to a farmer’s market. It will mark the first project on land the city took control of more than 20 years ago.
Jan. 3, 2023
Volunteers needed for county homelessness count
The Maricopa Association of Governments is looking for volunteers to help count the number of people experiencing homelessness in the Phoenix area.
Jan. 3, 2023
Phoenix to vote on Goodyear Airport cargo facility contract
The Phoenix City Council is expected to vote Wednesday on leasing vacant property at Phoenix Goodyear Airport.
Jan. 3, 2023
Northern Arizona tribe to get federal aid for flood damage
President Joe Biden has approved a disaster declaration made by the Havasupai Tribe in northern Arizona, freeing up funds for flood damage as it prepares to reopen for tourists after nearly three years.
Jan. 2, 2023
Theres a major change to the way Arizona taxes are collected
With the new year comes a major change to the way state taxes are collected in Arizona that not many people are talking about. A new flat tax rate of 2.5% across the board takes effect in the state, replacing individual brackets based on income.
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Jan. 2, 2023
Phoenix commits $5.3M for refugee, immigrant services
Phoenix could provide more than $5 million in federal relief funds to support refugees and immigrants.
Jan. 2, 2023
Phoenix tests Senior Lockbox program to improve emergency response
A new program could help some seniors facing medical emergencies in Phoenix. The Senior Lockbox program is a way for emergency responders to gain access to homes when someone inside can’t open the door.
Jan. 2, 2023
Mesa breaks ground on police and fire facility
Construction is underway for a public safety facility in northeast Mesa. It will include the first new police substation in nearly 10 years. Since then, much of the city’s growth has been concentrated on the east side.
Jan. 2, 2023
Fiesta Bowls role in college football tournament may change in 2024
One of Saturday’s college football playoff matches took place between Michigan and Texas Christian University in Glendale, site of the annual Fiesta Bowl. However, changes are expected to alter the tournament format in the near future.
Jan. 1, 2023
Shady Park wins legal battle in dispute with Mirabella
A music venue near a Tempe retirement community has won its case to keep playing live music. On Thursday, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Shady Park over residents of Mirabella at ASU.
Dec. 30, 2022
Arizona Snowbowl opens 11 new trails after fresh snowfall
Stormy weather brought more snow to northern Arizona. Skiers and snowboarders headed north should expect to see several inches covering the slopes.
Dec. 30, 2022
Tier 2 water restrictions for Bullhead City starting Jan. 1
Tier 2 water restrictions will be in place for Bullhead City starting Jan. 1. The city’s code enforcement group will monitor water use activity.
Dec. 30, 2022