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The nationwide labor shortage will impact summer fun for untold thousands of Phoenix children and adults this summer after the city announced it can open only half of its pools beginning Memorial Day weekend.

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Although we have wonderful local options for hiking, when the warmer temps arrive, we try to head north in search of cooler weather. We’ve been over to eastern Arizona before but never spent much time in the town of Show Low. Mom and I went away together to enjoy some R&R. For us, that m…

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The Phoenix Police Department released a critical incident briefing video on April 28, offering more information about an April 14 officer-involved shooting near Cave Creek and Beardsley roads. 

A neighborhood center with a Fry’s Food Store and Fuel Center and other businesses is coming to North Phoenix, according to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.

Flush with a $76 million surplus from this year, Phoenix City Manager Jeff Barton is proposing $1.7 billion in general fund spending for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that includes the creation of 166 new positions at a cost of $21 million.

A 14-member ad hoc committee recommended to Phoenix City Council a broad range of initiatives for moving the city toward more electric vehicle use, urging the construction of 500 charging stations, buying 200 EVs for city use and even developing a ride-sharing plan to give low-income people …