KTAR’s Main Street Minute focuses on local businesses that are hiring, opening and hosting events across the community. These stories air each weekday on KTAR at 7:27 a.m.
• Octane Raceway in Scottsdale is spending big bucks to enter the world of virtual reality. The Phoenix Business Journal reports the kart-racing facility will unveil a free-roam multiplayer VR arena, touted as the first in the western U.S. The addition is scheduled to open over Memorial Day weekend and cost $800,000.
• The Internal Revenue Service is accepting applications for 2018 low-income taxpayer clinic grants. The program awards matching grants of up to $100,000 per year to qualifying organizations to develop, expand or maintain a clinic. The application period runs through June 20.
• Tuesday is the last day to apply to be a Chandler police officer. Applications are available online.
- Main Street Minute: Barbecue spot to open in downtown Phoenix
- Scottsdale schools keeping kids inside to protect eyes during solar eclipse
- WalletHub study: Scottsdale ranks as fourth-best city to retire in
- Main Street Minute: Arizona Make-A-Wish receives generous donation
- Gov. Doug Ducey praises jobs program during prison visit