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The annual license will cost companies almost $7,888. They will also have to pay $1.06 a day per vehicle and be responsible for paying a $100 relocation fee if Tempe staff have to move scooters or bikes.
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Southwest Key Trying To Have Freeze On AZ Admissions Lifted
Southwest Key Programs has asked state health officials to start inspections of the shelter operator’s Arizona facilities. The move is a key step toward lifting a months-long, statewide freeze on placements of unaccompanied undocumented immigrant children at Southwest Key shelters.
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Americans For Prosperity Want Reform
In addition to Ducey's priorities, we wanted to find out what the Americans for Prosperity would like to see happen at the Capitol.
7 hours ago
New Book Highlights Struggle Of Old Industrial Cities
The population shift in the U.S., as more Americans head west or into the “Sun Belt,” has deeply affected older industrial cities like Detroit, Cleveland and St. Louis.
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The Takeaway: PG&E
On Monday, the Northern California energy provider PG&E signaled its intentions to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy, following two years of deadly wildfires. This isn't the first time PG&E has declared bankruptcy, and their history has left increasing ill-will among its customers.
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The Under-Reported Reality Of Abuse In Vulnerable Populations
As more details come out about the 29-year-old comatose woman gave birth to a baby at Hacienda HealthCare in south Phoenix last month, the story continues to shock disability advocates and the community as a whole. It has also exposed the public to something else — something horrifying.
What We Know About The Internal Investigation Of Hacienda HealthCare Facility
7 hours ago
St. Mary
There are almost 1,000 TSA workers in the Phoenix areas alone that have now gone without a paycheck in the new year. St. Mary’s Food Bank said it served about 300 on Monday. The food bank will be back to serve more if the government shutdown continues to strain the budgets of its workers.
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What We Know About The Investigation Of Facility Where Patient Was Raped
Hacienda HealthCare hired former Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley to conduct an internal investigation following the rape and subsequent birth of a child to a comatose patient. Romley called the incident a “horrendous sexual assault,” at a press conference Monday.
ASU President Crow: AG Lawsuit Unfounded, Strange
Last week, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich continued his battle against Arizona State University. He filed a second lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents saying ASU’s real estate deal with the Omni Hotel is an illegal use of tax-free land.
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McCain Mural In Scottsdale Sparks Debate Over Art, Property Rights
A battle over the proper way to pay an artistic tribute to an Arizona icon is brewing in Old Town Scottsdale. Last week, a privately-funded public mural honoring John McCain was put on hold by city leaders. The project is being reconsidered after complaints from a local business owner who insists his opposition has more to do with property rights than it does politics.
iPhone App Shows Hygiene Scores Of Businesses
The data from every public health inspection grade and violation over the past two years for more than 20,000 businesses that serve food in Phoenix to develop an overall score.
Comic Book-Themed Restaurant Picks Phoenix For First U.S. Spot
Four friends with a passion for good food and comics opened the first ComicX in Hermosillo, Sonora, in 2010. Since then it’s grown to 36 locations in Mexico. This summer, ComicX is expected to open at Desert Ridge Marketplace.
AG: ASU Can
The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Arizona Tax Court against the Arizona Board of Regents which oversees the state’s universities, and it’s over ASU real estate deals Attorney General Mark Brnovich says are illegal.
Phoenix Asks For Financial Details About Suns Arena Deal
Phoenix residents could be getting more financial details about the proposed arena deal between the city and the Suns. That appears to be a key takeaway for Phoenix leaders after holding five meetings to gather public input.
House Speaker Advises Taxpayers To Wait On Filing
The Arizona Department of Revenue is preparing new individual tax forms with instructions that are based on the possibility that lawmakers will agree to changes demanded by Gov. Doug Ducey.
AZ Federal Workers Brace For No Paychecks As Shutdown Continues
Under normal circumstances, Friday would be payday for many federal employees. But those who have been furloughed due to the partial government shutdown won’t be getting a check yet. And for Arizonans — both in rural and in urban areas — that won’t be easy to manage.
Partial Government Shutdown Harming Navajo Nation
Final Phoenix Suns Arena Meeting Draws Small Crowd
The fifth and final public meeting about Phoenix’s proposed $230 million plan to renovate Talking Stick Resort Arena attracted a small crowd Thursday night.
Andersen Windows Breaks Ground In Goodyear
The window maker Andersen will break ground on a new manufacturing plant Friday. It’s about 546,000 square feet. Andersen’s new plant will employ over 400 permanent workers.
MCCCD Facing Lawsuit Over Football Program Termination
The Maricopa Community College District is facing a lawsuit over its decision to end its football program. 2018 was the last season for those schools that had football teams.
Judge Rules Against Florence Over Mining Project
A judge has upheld a company's right to mine for copper, ruling that the town of Florence is bound by its approval of a 2003 development agreement with the property's former owner.
Phoenix Approves 12 Percent Water Rate Hike
The latest increase comes two years after the last water rate hike. And that’s why Councilman Michael Nowakowski joined Sal DiCiccio and Jim Waring in voting no.