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Jessica Boehm
5 hours ago - Business

Testing ChatGPT's Arizona knowledge

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence tool that launched late last year, is poised to transform how we learn, work and live.

State of play: ChatGPT has been used by real estate agents to write house listings, newsrooms to publish AI-generated stories and has even passed an MBA exam given by a Wharton School professor.

Jeremy Duda
5 hours ago - Politics

Stephen Richer and Adrian Fontes to talk AZ election reforms

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Photo: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (Richer), Rebecca Noble/Bloomberg via Getty Images (Fontes)

Democratic Secretary of State Adrian Fontes and Republican Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer will host a Wednesday discussion on whether and how to change the way Arizonans vote and conduct elections.

What's happening: Fontes and Richer will talk at Valley Bar in downtown Phoenix at 6:30pm for a discussion on one of the hottest topics in state politics — the election system.

How this year's Super Bowl will be different from those of Phoenix past

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Patriots fans before the 2015 Super Bowl. Photo: Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via Getty Images

Things change quickly in the Valley, and a lot has shifted over the three times we hosted the big game.

  • We took a look-back at 2015, 2008 and 1996 to see what's different.
Jessica Boehm
Feb 6, 2023 - Sports

What to expect at the Phoenix Convention Center's Super Bowl Experience

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Children at the Super Bowl Experience at the Phoenix Convention Center. Photo: Jessica Boehm/Axios

The Super Bowl Experience at the Phoenix Convention Center, the NFL's "football theme park," kicked off over the weekend.

  • It will be back Thursday-Saturday.

Last-minute Super Bowl hotel and Airbnb options

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

If you haven't found a place to stay in the Valley for your Super Bowl trip, all hope is not lost, but prepare to pony up for a place that probably won't be anywhere near the stadium.

Zoom in: Finding a spot near State Farm Stadium will be tough if you're trying to avoid breaking the bank.

Jeremy Duda
Feb 6, 2023 - Sports

Where Glendale locals recommend for Super Bowl visitors

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The Westgate Entertainment Center in Glendale. Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Are you in town for the Super Bowl? Now you can party like a local with Glendale's new guide to the city released in advance of the big game.

Catch up quick: Glendale asked residents for recommendations on their favorite restaurants, bars, stores, nightlife hotspots and other places around town.

Best Eagles and Chiefs bars in metro Phoenix to watch the Super Bowl

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Photos: Courtesy of The Rooster Tavern and Pub Rock Live

We may be more than a thousand miles from Kansas City or Philadelphia, but as a transplant town, we have a lot of their fans in the Valley.

  • Those non-natives have taken over a few metro Phoenix bars, which are guaranteed to be some of the best spots to watch the big game.

Ethics complaint filed against Sen. Kyrsten Sinema over staff tasks

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema at the U.S. Capitol on July 28, 2022, in Washington, D.C. Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

Thirteen advocacy groups filed a complaint with the Senate Ethics Committee this week, requesting an investigation into Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-Ariz.) and allegations about tasks she requires of her staff.

Driving the news: In a letter first reported by The Hill, Sinema is accused of requiring her Senate staff to "conduct a wide variety of activities unrelated to their job responsibilities," including personal errands, household tasks at her private residence and advancing their own money for her personal purchases.