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The Show spoke with Amanda Kehrberg, a Ph.D. student at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication studying digital culture, about what the pop culture landscape will look like in 2024.
Jan. 3, 2024
Grand Canyon National Park
Rodenticides are already prohibited within Grand Canyon National Park and all its residences. A bobcat in South Rim Village was found dead recently with high levels of rodent poison in its system.
Jan. 2, 2024
$17 in bills
Flagstaff's minimum wage has gone up again. As of Monday, it rose to $17.40 from $16.80 an hour. The increase keeps the city ahead of Arizona’s minimum wage, which also slightly increased on Jan. 1.
Jan. 1, 2024
A gymnastics class for preschoolers
Starting Jan. 1, Peoria will collect sales taxes on dance, gymnastics, and martial arts studios that charge for dance, sports, athletic, or health-related instruction after. A random audit revealed the issue.
Dec. 27, 2023
Young woman and child making compost from food watse
Up to 400 eligible households in Phoenix can receive a yearlong composting service at no charge. Applications are being accepted through Jan. 5.
Dec. 27, 2023
Tamar Adler author of "The Everlasting Meal."
From turkey to cookies to maybe a whole lot of undrunk wine, Tamar Adler is here to say you can use those leftovers in a million different ways, with flavors that are wildly different from the original meal.
Dec. 27, 2023
Phoenix police
Two years after Phoenix police launched a pilot program focusing on less lethal weapons, the department has deployed them nearly 12,000 times, but used them far less.
More Arizona law enforcement news
Dec. 26, 2023
Hand holding sports tickets
The Federal Trade Commission is targeting the charges that are often hidden or don’t show up until you’ve decided to buy something. For example, resort fees for a hotel room or convenience fees for ordering online tickets.
Dec. 26, 2023
person counting money
For more than a year, the inflation rate in Phoenix was one of the highest in the country. But the latest Consumer Price Index report has good news.
Dec. 26, 2023
Starting December 26, residents in metro Phoenix can drop off live trees and wreaths to be composted.
Dec. 25, 2023
Maryvale Pool Phoenix
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is offering incentive pay to attract qualified managers, assistant managers and lifeguards to fill positions at the city’s roughly two dozen public pools.
Dec. 23, 2023
From a parking lot, the Thelma Williams Transit Center is the main focus of this image. It is a two-level open-air structure. One of two escalators is somewhat visible here. Construction materials lay in the foreground.
The latest expansion to Valley Metro light rail will open to riders at the end of January. An additional 1.6 miles of track will connect to a new transit center near the former Metrocenter Mall.
Dec. 23, 2023
Illustration of the planned Ashler Hills Park in Scottsdale
Construction is underway for a new park in north Scottsdale that voters approved as part of the 2019 bond election.
Dec. 22, 2023
a collage of five news stories: metrocenter, a field, tempe police officer, airport, buffalo sign
As 2024 approaches, here's a look back at the five most-viewed stories on this year.
Dec. 22, 2023
Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka
Timothée Chalamet stars in a “WONKA,” prequel of sorts to the famous “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” But he’s not the first star to take on the role. Why do we keep returning to this odd and interesting character?
Dec. 21, 2023
21st Annual Juried Exhibition at FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel
The Show spoke with Catrina Kahler, CEO of the nonprofit Artlink, about what she thought about the Phoenix arts scene this year.
Dec. 21, 2023
Ozempic pen and box
Banner Health’s Poison and Drug Information Center has seen a significant increase in calls related to the weight-loss drug semaglutide, which you may know by brand names such as Ozempic or Wegovy.
Dec. 20, 2023
Five $20 dollar bills on table
This time of year, many groups are asking for donations, often highlighting tax advantages before the year ends. But taking charitable deductions isn’t for everyone.
Dec. 20, 2023
Sky Harbor
This holiday season could be one for the record books. AAA expects 7.5 million people will fly over a 10-day period starting Dec. 23. That tops the previous record set in 2019, just before the pandemic.
Dec. 20, 2023
st marys volunteers pack boxes
The Show spoke with Josh Stine of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley, and Jeanne-Marie Hill, who runs the AmeriCorps Seniors/RSVP Program for ASU, about the recent decline in volunteering in the U.S.
Dec. 20, 2023


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