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Phoenix City Council
Despite some legal uncertainty, Phoenix leaders have approved an ordinance meant to ban housing discrimination based on a person’s source of income. “Source” encompasses a wide range — from paychecks to child support to pensions.
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Mar. 2, 2023
Some Phoenix leaders don’t like it, but the city will sell 1,400 firearms to the public. The handguns, rifles and shotguns were turned into police after courts ordered the owners to forfeit them. Arizona law requires cities to sell forfeited firearms or risk losing state funding.
Feb. 24, 2023
Rob Manfred at MLB Spring Training Media Day
Diamond Sports Group, the parent company of the 19 Bally Sports channels across the country, has missed a payment and could be moving towards bankruptcy. And that has some fans worried about being able to watch their teams’ games.
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Feb. 24, 2023
For nearly four decades, The Festival of Japan, better known as the Arizona Matsuri, has celebrated the “Land of the Rising Sun” in many ways. The festival returns in-person this weekend to Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix.
Feb. 18, 2023
Young woman smoking cigarette
Tempe is considering making retailers buy a license to sell tobacco in the city. A proposal from a council committee calls for a citywide registry of businesses that sell tobacco, along with a process to revoke licenses for retailers who repeatedly sell to minors.
Feb. 17, 2023
A sign welcomes Super Bowl visitors
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport reported more than 200,000 travelers the day after Super Bowl LVII.
Feb. 16, 2023
Kris Mays and Katie Hobbs
Mayes contends that if the merger goes through, it would raise fears of workers over their stores staying open in addition to prices being raised.
Feb. 16, 2023
water faucet
Phoenix is considering substantial changes to the way it charges people for water. Compared to five years ago, the city’s Water Services Department says it’s paying 35% more for raw water, 136% more for chemicals and 38% more in personnel costs.
Feb. 15, 2023
Tesla charging station
Mexican officials are touting potential plans for electric vehicle maker Tesla to set up shop in the country.
Feb. 15, 2023
Eagles helmet at Super Bowl LVII Experience
Fans of the Philadelphia Eagles didn’t get to leave Glendale with the Super Bowl LXII win. But the NFL had plenty of celebratory merchandise on hand. Now, a Virginia-based non-profit called Good 3-60 is distributing that merchandise overseas.
Feb. 14, 2023
Blackberries, strawberries and other cartons of produce sit in a row
The Phoenix City Council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a plan to attract specific proposals to 24th Street and Broadway Road.
Feb. 14, 2023
Sparkbox shipping container living space exterior
About 2,000 shipping containers used by former Gov. Doug Ducey to keep people out of Arizona could soon be used to house people. In late December, after the Biden administration filed a lawsuit, Ducey agreed to remove the metal containers. They had been double-stacked to fill gaps along the border in Yuma and Cochise counties. Gov. Katie Hobbs has a new idea.
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Feb. 12, 2023
charging station
As the number of electric vehicle manufacturers and suppliers in Arizona grows, so does the need for workers. Scottsdale Community College will host an event with EV experts sharing career and business opportunities.
Feb. 8, 2023
money in cash register
State lawmakers are considering a few different proposals to exempt certain things from Arizona’s sales tax. What do these proposals say about the state’s priorities?
Feb. 6, 2023
a stack of plates at a restaurant
As pro golf and football fans begin arriving for the Phoenix Open and Super Bowl, restaurants in the Valley will experience a noticeable uptick of patrons.
Feb. 5, 2023
Tempe Town Lake bridges
The city of Tempe wants the Arizona Supreme Court to review an appeals decision about a proposed development project known as the South Pier at Tempe Town Lake.
Feb. 4, 2023
Phoenix police officers on bicycles
Phoenix taxpayers will contribute millions of dollars to support Super Bowl events. The city is preparing for more than 200,000 visitors at various downtown events through Sunday. Police Commander Brian Lee said providing adequate security means pulling department employees from other duties.
Feb. 3, 2023
State Farm Stadium
Sports fans still thinking of buying tickets to attend this year’s Super Bowl will need to carefully consider the price. The current cost to attend the big game stands at about $6,000, according to an Arizona ticket broker.
Feb. 2, 2023
Arizona Diamondbacks Avnet jersey patch
The Arizona Diamondbacks will add a patch to their baseball jerseys showcasing a technology company.
Feb. 2, 2023
Soldier bomb-sniffing dog
Starting this weekend, Super Bowl-related events will kick off in downtown Phoenix, and the crowds will include bomb technicians and canines.
Jan. 31, 2023


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