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The home delivery market in the U.S. is estimated to be in the neighborhood of $30 billion, and drones have started to be a component of that. But according to new research, they’re being held back, in part, because of a lack of clarity over state and federal roles over drones and the management of airspace.
Mar. 24, 2021
Chandler's Mayor Kevin Hartke
Intel CEO Patrick Gelsinger announced a $20 billion investment the chip maker will commit in Chandler. The Show spoke with Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke for more about the impact this investment will have for his community.
Mar. 24, 2021
Intel
Intel will spend $20 billion to expand manufacturing facilities in Chandler. In the announcement Tuesday, the technology company said it plans to build two new facilities, which will produce advanced semiconductor chips used in modern electronics.
Mar. 23, 2021
Since late last year, nearly one in five small businesses has received financial help from the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program. That’s among the findings of a new Census Bureau survey.
Mar. 23, 2021
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Phoenix is accepting offers to redevelop a former bank building. The 1.55-acre property on 24th Street between Jefferson and Washington streets was designed by Kenneth Oberg and built in 1966 to house a First National Bank of Arizona branch.
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Mar. 23, 2021
Marijuana plants
When Arizona voters approved Preposition 207 last year, it not only allowed residents to buy marijuana legally from dispensaries — it also gave them the green light to grow it themselves.
Mar. 23, 2021
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Business losses were above national averages, and new business creation was well below the national average in Sonora.
Mar. 22, 2021
Arizona Speedway
It’s going to be a lot quieter in San Tan Valley soon. After decades of hosting fans and races, the Arizona Speedway and ET Motopark will close for good on April 4.
Mar. 19, 2021
Side view of Sky Harbor Airport
A regional airline that went out of business last year will pay Phoenix to clean up a fuel spill.
Mar. 18, 2021
Phoenix police headquarters
If the City Council approves the trial budget, Phoenix employees will get most of the projected $153 million general fund surplus.
Mar. 18, 2021
Morley Avenue Nogales
The restrictions, whose impacts largely fall on Mexican nationals, will have been in place for a year later this month.
Mar. 17, 2021
Phoenix mom, Cassandra Cardenas offers up the tiny home in her backyard as an Airbnb rental to make extra money while staying at home with her kids.
The coronavirus pandemic caused people from all walks of life to lose their jobs over the past year, but women departed the workforce at a much higher rate than men. Some of them are using the time at home to their advantage, earning an income through Airbnb hosting.
Mar. 17, 2021
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Starting Wednesday, Phoenix will begin reopening city athletic fields and sports complexes more than three months after closing them. With COVID‑19 case numbers dropping and vaccinations rising, Phoenix leaders say it’s safe to reopen park amenities with modifications.
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Mar. 16, 2021
Traveler at airport curb
As more Americans get vaccinated against COVID-19, there’s some thought that could lead to an increase in travel — specifically air travel. There’s even a name for it: revenge travel.
American, Southwest See Leisure Travel Rebound Faster Than Business
Mar. 16, 2021
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The Trust for Public Land issues an annual rating for cities’ and towns’ park systems; the group looks at four criteria: access, acreage, investment and amenities. And the ParkScore Index finds Arizona cities and towns are generally not in the top tier nationwide.
Mar. 15, 2021
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March 19 will mark one year since the pandemic forced The Breadfruit and Rum Bar in downtown Phoenix to close. At the same time, the Chicago Hamburger Company saw sales plummet 65%. Over the past year, KJZZ has been checking in with both restaurants and shares how the pandemic has changed the business owners professionally and personally.
Mar. 14, 2021
Camp Dreamtree materials
Spring Break 2020 was a real turning point. The pandemic shut down schools and life as we knew it. A year later, there’s cautious optimism that things might soon be back to normal. But for many, spring break still looks different. Knowing that, husband-and-wife team, and Valley-based artists, Roy Wasson Valle and Koryn Woodward Wasson created a camp experience that exists mostly in the mind.
Mar. 12, 2021
Shannon Steward
After saving a lot of money, in June 2019, Shannon Steward finally opened her shop, The Vintage Arizona. Less than a year later, she was forced to temporarily close because of the pandemic. But despite masks and distancing requirements, she’s figured out ways to connect with her customers, and the items she’s selling.
Mar. 12, 2021
The U.S. Capitol
With the new federal coronavirus relief package now awaiting President Joe Biden’s signature, Arizona is expected to receive funding for health care, vaccines, education, businesses and cities — not to mention the $1,400 direct payments to taxpayers that could start arriving as early as next week.
Mar. 11, 2021
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Arizona could become the first state in the country to allow app developers to use a third-party payment system, rather than the ones provided by Apple or Google.
Mar. 9, 2021

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