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How Tempe businesses can get social media help
Tempe-based businesses that need help navigating social media can find support through a city resource center.
Dec. 30, 2022
Taking down shipping containers at border will cost $76 million
After months of scrutiny from environmentalists, immigration advocates and the U.S. government, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is taking down the shipping containers he had seemingly illegally put up.
Dec. 30, 2022
Ballet Arizona receives $600,000 in pandemic aid funds
Ballet Arizona was awarded $600,000 dollars from Gov. Doug Ducey’s office as a part of the American Rescue Plan Act to help overcome financial burdens it experienced during the pandemic..
Dec. 30, 2022
Phoenix aims to clean up messes around homelessness
Phoenix is working on a pilot program to help businesses dealing with ongoing trash and debris as a result of homelessness. Early ideas include providing dumpsters and cleaning space between the curb and the private property line.
Dec. 28, 2022
How Arizonas new minimum wage will impact long-term care workers
In a few days, Arizona’s minimum wage will rise to $13.85 an hour. Other cities will see higher increases, but what does this mean for the direct-care industry — those workers who provide hands-on care to older adults and people with disabilities?
Dec. 28, 2022
Southwest still struggling after holiday flight cancellations
Problems at Southwest Airlines continue to plague travelers. The airline canceled more than 60% of flights today Tuesday, including dozens out of Sky Harbor airport.
Dec. 28, 2022
These were KJZZs top 5 most-viewed stories in 2022
Over the course of 2022, KJZZ News covered a wide range of stories. As 2023 approaches, here's a look back at the five most-viewed stories on this year.
2022 in review: Politics | Local music | Arts | Sports | Books | Trends
Dec. 28, 2022
Phoenix considers 24-hour public restrooms downtown
Phoenix could follow Portland’s lead and install specially designed public restrooms open 24 hours. The freestanding restrooms have graffiti resistant coating and open grating at the top and bottom.
Dec. 27, 2022
These were the biggest Arizona sports storylines of 2022
Twenty twenty-two has been an eventful year for Arizona sports both on and off the field. And the big stories continued just about through the end of the year.
Dec. 27, 2022
Arizona to see influx of visitors for bowl games
Arizona will see an influx of travelers this week when college football teams square off in the Valley and Tucson for bowl games.
Dec. 27, 2022
As storms rage, airport delays spill into Sky Harbor
It was a warm and sunny Christmas in Phoenix, with temperatures reaching the mid-70s. But winter weather in other parts of the country had a cascading effect that reached Sky Harbor airport.
Dec. 26, 2022
Scottsdale short-term rental registration deadline nears
Property owners who offer short-term rentals in Scottsdale must register with the city by January 8th.
Dec. 26, 2022
Tempe voters will decide on Coyotes entertainment district plan
The plan to build a new hockey arena for the Arizona Coyotes in Tempe will now go to city voters. The the NHL franchise collected enough signatures to send the proposal to referendum, Tempe officials confirmed Friday.
Dec. 25, 2022
Inflation raises Arizona minimum wage starting Jan. 1
Starting Jan. 1, 2023, Arizona’s minimum wage will increase more than a dollar an hour. The hike is meant to keep up with the cost of living.
Dec. 24, 2022
Expect high COVID-19 vaccine costs when federal support ends
Arizona currently lags the nation’s already low 14% booster rate and faces one of this winter’s worst COVID-19 outbreaks. Now, an editorial in the journal JAMA Health Forum warns of an impending condition looming in the new year: sticker shock.
Dec. 22, 2022
How Phoenix is trying to recruit and retain for tough to fill positions
Bonuses, higher starting salaries and telework options are among tools Phoenix is using to recruit — and keep employees.
Dec. 22, 2022
Navajo energy company sues railway over transportation problems
One of the largest coal producers in the country has sued a major freight railroad, alleging it breached a contract to transport coal overseas.
Dec. 22, 2022
ASU and UA union workers want all campus employees to earn at least $25 an hour by 2025
A union of workers at Arizona State University and University of Arizona is petitioning the schools to provide better job security, paths to promotion and thriving wages.
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Dec. 21, 2022
Hudbay will not pursue legal challenge in mine ruling
In May, a federal appeals court upheld a ruling that blocked approval of the Rosemont copper mine in southern Arizona. Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals will not appeal the decision.
Dec. 20, 2022
Peoria ordinance requires permit, imposes new guidelines for short-term rentals
Peoria residents who want to use their homes as Airbnbs or other short-term rentals now have to apply for a permit to do so. A new ordinance requires rental property owners to get the free permit and comply with other neighbor notification and health and safety guidelines.
Dec. 20, 2022