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A new report reveals that the Arizona Commerce Authority could not show that companies receiving nearly $11 million in incentives held up their end of the bargain by investing those funds or hiring workers at agreed-to wages.
Oct. 9, 2023
Grand Canyon National Park North Rim
Grand Canyon National Park will start winding down services at the North Rim for the season.
Oct. 5, 2023
$100 bills
Phoenix is prepared to provide millions in financial incentives to a Wisconsin-based company to grow locally.
Oct. 5, 2023
Mark Kondo
The Show spoke with Mark Kondo, chef and owner of Yatai Ramen, about what got him interested in food.
Oct. 5, 2023
Protesters holding signs
The Show spoke with Michael McQuarrie, director of the Center for Work and Democracy at Arizona State University and a former union organizer, about the history of unions in Arizona and the barriers to unionizing.
Oct. 5, 2023
Joe Faillace at Old Station Sub Shop
The Show spoke with Joe Faillace about being a business owner near "The Zone." He’s run Old Station Sub Shop on the corner of 13th Avenue and Jefferson Street with his wife, Debbie, for the last 40 years.
Oct. 5, 2023
Race car sitting on track
Phoenix will consider whether it makes financial sense to welcome another major sporting event. On Wednesday, the City Council approved funding a feasibility study to potentially host a Formula E race.
Oct. 4, 2023
recycled paper
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is restarting its recycling grant program, after a decade-long hiatus. ADEQ said it will grant more than $1 million in an effort to reduce waste, educate about waste reduction and conduct recycling research.
Oct. 4, 2023
Jenny Wells
The Show visited hairstylist Jenny Wells at Altered Ego Salon in Tempe to talk about the comeback of the mullet and watch the process of getting one.
Oct. 4, 2023
In 2020, Dwayne Allen launched Big Marble Organics, a Jamaican inspired line of organic soft drinks and mixers. Each bottle is produced in Phoenix, but now Allen says he’s ready to expand into Nevada and southern California.
Oct. 3, 2023
Rescue helmet used by the Phoenix Fire Department
Phoenix held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for Fire Station 62 at 93rd Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road. Two dozen firefighters are expected to work out of the nearly 21,000 square foot facility. It will include a new fire engine and ambulance to better serve the growing community.
Oct. 3, 2023
person shopping online
Arizona’s Kris Mayes and 22 other attorneys general filed a letter last week in support of a proposed Federal Trade Commission rule to combat deceptive customer reviews.
Oct. 3, 2023
Phoenix City Hall
Phoenix ended its last fiscal year on June 30, 2023, with a budget surplus of nearly $19 million but its economic forecast is gloomy.
Sep. 28, 2023
Someone holding a film slate on a movie set.
After nearly five months on the picket lines, the Writer’s Guild of America has struck a tentative deal with film studios. But union actors are still on strike. And the standstill in Hollywood is having some impact on Arizona.
Sep. 26, 2023
The Show spoke with director of Food Entrepreneurship for Local First Arizona Gabe Gardner about the new development his group is working on with the city of Mesa.
Sep. 25, 2023
a sign pointing to a hospital entrance
A rezoning referendum for building a new Flagstaff hospital campus near Fort Tuthill County Park will be decided by residents in November. Northern Arizona Healthcare, the organization in support of the campus’s development, will hold a forum to take questions about the project.
Sep. 23, 2023
Fair rides
This year's Arizona State Fair runs Sept. 22 through Oct. 29, with the usual range of rides and games in the Midway to the Coliseum concert series to demolition derby and rodeos in the grandstand.
Find more things to do this weekend with KJZZ Hotspots
Sep. 22, 2023
Eggo Brunch in a Jar Sippin’ Cream
Now you can get alcoholic coffee and tea drinks from Dunkin’ Donuts. Or if breakfast food is more your thing, you can try the frozen waffle-inspired offering from Eggo.
Sep. 21, 2023
Unleaded gas price read-out of $4.99
AAA Arizona spokesman Julian Paredes says the high prices are tied to the out-of-state refineries that supply our gas, in Texas and California.
Sep. 21, 2023
tracy dempsey
The Show continues its Saguaro Land series with chef Tracy Dempsey and how her desserts are intertwined with the Sonoran Desert.
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Sep. 21, 2023

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