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Happy Tuesday everyone! Merichelle Norwood here to fill your inbox today with the top stories in the Valley of the Sun.

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Here are the top stories in Phoenix today:

1) With nearly 44 million square feet of industrial construction happening in Phoenix, important trends are impacting construction delivery.

The Construction Outlook delivery report analyzed the data, and top three trends are in construction labor, supply chain, and material labor.

(AZ Big Media)

2) Back to school – GCU hits a record high of new students this fall.

GCU welcomes almost 10,000 new students to school this year, with many of them
According to GCU, there will be a record-high 9,700 new students coming to the school this year. 25,000 additional students will be taking classes in-person.

(ABC15 Arizona at Phoenix)

3) Grab your popcorn! Celebrate National Cinema Day 2022 this weekend with $3 movie tickets.

Theaters, like Harkins Theaters, across metro Phoenix will be offering $3 movie tickets on Saturday, September 3.

(The Arizona Republic)

4) Time to jet set! Frontier offers $19 one-way tickets through today.

Visit destinations like Philadelphia, Nashville, and Seattle for only a few bucks.

(Daily Independent)

5) Rock out with Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, The Who, this fall.

Legendary rock band, The Who, comes to Phoenix’s Ak-Chin Pavilion on October 30.


Today in Phoenix:

  • 50 Years of Pizza and Pipes Calls for 50 Days of Anniversary Specials thru Oct. 8 (details)
  • Pork on a Fork Chandler Honors First Responders with Deep Discounts AUG. 30 and 31 (details)

From my notebook:

  • “We are HERE for YOU! Every single day, our officers have one goal in mind – to make sure you go to sleep at night knowing you are safe in our community. #WeAreHereForYou #KeepingYouSafe #HumanizeTheBadge #PHXPD #PhoenixPolice” (Phoenix Police Department via Facebook)

Photo by City of Phoenix

  • “Our libraries offer many wonderful resources besides books. The Agave branch is a beautiful modern building with an equally impressive interior. #library” (City of Phoenix, AZ USA via Facebook)
  • “Technical Rescue Teams from Phoenix along with Phoenix Firebird 10 have flown an overheated hiker off the Echo Canyon Trail at Camelback Mountain. Crews made contact with patient approximately 1/2 way up the mountain. β›°” (Phoenix Fire Department via Facebook)
  • “Mayor Kate Gallego is a Junie B. Jones fan! πŸ’—πŸ“š The mayor popped into Saturday’s Junie B. Jones Bingo program at Burton Barr Central Library. Looks like a fun time for all! #JustReadPPL #JunieBJones #BarbaraPark #PhoenixPublicLibrary” (Phoenix Public Library via Facebook)
  • “One dripπŸ’§ every second adds up to five gallons per day! Check your faucets and showerheads for leaks. Check the Smart Home Water Guide by AMWUA for step-by-step instructions https://bit.ly/3CNxV6m. #PHXWaterSmart # PHXWaterIQ” (City of Phoenix Water Services Department via Facebook)Photo by Arizona Humane Society
  • “Everyone at AHS is heading into Monday like 😁😁😁! That’s because 1️⃣7️⃣4️⃣ more pets are now in loving homes thanks to our #CleartheShelters adoption event on Saturday. We have to say a big thank you to all of the adopters.” (Arizona Humane Society via Facebook)
  • “If you know someone, including youth, who has made an impact on the quality of life of Phoenix residents, please nominate them for an award. Details about the MLK Awards Program can be found in the #PHXNewsroom” (City of Phoenix, AZ USA via Facebook)

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β€” Merichelle Norwood
About me: Merichelle has chronicled her many Arizona adventures since 2016. She is the founder of the local blog She Moves PHX. You’re most likely to find her munching on tacos on a Tuesday, sipping brews at a local cafe, or eating unicorn cakes.
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